7-10 SEPTEMBER 2017 | 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.

 The 2017 program will present 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 appeals to collectors and the art-loving public. The Program 2017 will be announced in June.


2017 Program

NIGHT CAP WITH RAMESH MARIO NITHIYENDRAN: ‘His Big Important Birthday’

Wednesday 6 September 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Art After Hours

Opening Night

Thursday 7 September 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art After Hours

VICE presents screening of artist profiles

Thursday 7 September 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Art After Hours

107 Presents After @ 107

Thursday 7 September 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Art After Hours

AFTER PARTY SERIES PRESENTED BY CONCRETE PLAYGROUND

Thursday 7 September 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Art After Hours

Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary presents Yellow House Sydney ’71 Yellow House Jalalabad ’17 | Opening Party

Friday 8 September 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art After Hours

ARTSPACE PRESENTS ARTISTS PARTY

Friday 8 September 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art After Hours

NIGHT CAP WITH HAHAN X 4A: VVVVVVVVVIP PARTY FOR EVERYONE

Friday 8 September 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Art After Hours

#WeLiveHere2017 Launch

Saturday 9 September 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Art After Hours

Interlude Presents Artist Cocktail Soirée

Saturday 9 September 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art After Hours

Night Cap: Birmingham Street Studios

Saturday 9 September 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Art After Hours

  • 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

    Curated by Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, Rachel Kent and Assistant Curator Megan Robson, 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

    Double Take

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

    Paper Contemporary

    Paper Contemporary returns for the second 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.

    Speculative Entertainment No. 1 Sydney edition

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

    VIDEO CONTEMPORARY

    Video Contemporary showcases a ground-breaking and diverse selection of video works by artists at the forefront of their field. The curator for 2017 is Serena Bentley, Assistant Curator for Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Click here to read more.

    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

    Curated by artist and creative enabler Emma Price, Performance Contemporary places dynamic and diverse performance within Carriageworks and the Redfern precinct.

    KID CONTEMPORARY

    Hiromi Tango, Japanese-Australian sculpture and installation artist, will create an immersive play scape with vibrantly coloured textiles 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 be conducting free educational tours providing insight into contemporary art.

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