13-16 SEPTEMBER 2018 | CARRIAGEWORKS

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FAIR PROGRAM

Sydney Contemporary celebrateS the vibrancy and diversity of contemporary art with art-inspired events and activations held across the city.

Sydney Contemporary's program presents a showcase of the very best visual art, current trends and emergent practices, as well as the cross-cultural dialogue it inspires with five days of curated exhibitions, ambitious installations, engaging conversations and cutting-edge performances that appeal to collectors and the art-loving public.

PROGRAM SECTORS

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY OPENING NIGHT

The Opening Night of Sydney Contemporary is one of the most anticipated events on Sydney's cultural calendar. Live performances, DJ's and Sydney's hottest eateries transform the Fair into an immersive, all-encompassing night of art, music and food.

INSTALLATION CONTEMPORARY

Installation Contemporary presents an exhibition of innovative, site-specific and interactive installations ranging from the minute to the monumental throughout the Carriageworks precinct. Click here to read more

VIDEO CONTEMPORARY

Video Contemporary showcases a ground-breaking and diverse selection of video works by artists at the forefront of their field. Click here to read more.

Paper Contemporary

Paper Contemporary returns for the third time as an important segment of Sydney Contemporary, with a strong representation of galleries, printmaking workshops and art publishers from Australia, New Zealand and the UK, featuring top modern and contemporary works of art on paper.

TALK CONTEMPORARY

Talk Contemporary features four days of free panel discussions and conversations that explore topical and controversial themes in contemporary art by leading figures across the creative industries.

PERFORMANCE CONTEMPORARY

Performance Contemporary places dynamic and diverse performance within Carriageworks and the Redfern precinct.

KID CONTEMPORARY

Kid Contemporary presents immersive play scapes and hands-on workshops for kids aged 1-10.

 

 

Tour Contemporary

Education is an integral part of Sydney Contemporary, and Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) will conduct free educational tours providing insight into contemporary art.

Double Take

Sydney Contemporary Principal Partner, Deutsche Bank, commissioned award-winning, Australian artist Robyn Stacey to create Double Take, a site-specific, walk-in 'camera obscura', which sat at the entrance to the Fair. Read more here.

Speculative Entertainment No. 1 Sydney edition

Supporting Partner, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, presented Speculative Entertainment No. 1 Sydney Edition by Indonesian artist Uji Handoko Eko Saputro, aka Hahan.

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