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Southeast – Aboriginal Arts Market

With the closure of the Ularu climb last week Aboriginal culture is once again in the cultural milieu. Coincidently this weekend Carriageworks will play host to a community curated arts market which celebrates Aboriginal the cultural heritage of South-East Aboriginal Australia. Curated by Hetti Perkins and Jonathan Jones the Southeast Aboriginal Arts Market brings together […]

Sydney Contemporary 2019

Australia’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries comes together at Carriageworks from today until Sunday. The Sydney Contemporary arts fair will transform the Carraigeworks precinct into a multi-disciplinary arts space. Showcasing over 95 galleries and the works from more than 450 artists from 34 different countries. Fair audiences will have the […]

The Voice Of Australia

By Madison Behringer This year’s NAIDOC Week runs until July 14 with the theme ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future’. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and showcases the work and lives of Indigenous Australians with a new theme curated each year. […]

New Breed 2018

New Breed is returning for its fifth instalment. Co-presented by Sydney Dance Company and Carriageworks with support of The Balnaves Foundation, New Breed 2018 showcases the stellar work of four Australian choreographers – this year being Katina Olsen, Prue Lang, Holly Doyle and Janessa Dufty. Each choreographer is given two weeks to develop and create […]

Another Day, Another CEO for the Powerhouse

By Kylie Winkworth After an international search for the next CEO of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), the government has appointed Lisa Havilah, current director of Carriageworks. Tasked with the controversial closure of the Powerhouse and establishment of the New Museum Western Sydney (NMWS), she will start at the museum in January. […]

Mardi Gras pride not for all

By Michael Hitch Rainbow flags, Drag Queens and a false sense of achievement? The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will return in 2019 to celebrate its 41st anniversary, but activists say the event is ignoring the suffering of queer refugees and forgetting its roots in protest in favour of commercialism. The theme next year […]

Daniel Buren – Like Child’s Play

Daniel Buren shows how simple forms and colour contrasts interact in great synergy together. By visiting the exhibition Like Child’s Play you feel like you are thrown back in time, entering a huge room of oversized wooden blocks which makes you believe you're a child again. Carriageworks and Buren created a small but awesome and expressive […]

Alison Wonderland

Alison Wonderland doesn’t even want to think about where she would be without music. Particularly after releasing her latest album, Awake, which was an incredibly emotional writing experience. “With Awake I genuinely feel like that album saved my life because I was coming to a lot of realisations about myself,” Wonderland explained. “I had hit […]

21st Biennale Of Sydney

By Rita Bratovich. The inaugural Biennale of Sydney was held in 1973, timed deliberately to coincide with the opening of the Sydney Opera House, which hosted some of the first Biennale events. Since then, the Biennale of Sydney has grown into one of the leading international contemporary arts festivals. This year is the 45th Anniversary […]

Chuck a wallaby on the BBQ

BY ALEC SMART The summer scent of pork, beef, lamb and chicken frying on Aussie barbecues may one day be a thing of the past, replaced by healthier native delicacies, like possum, wallaby and emu, if chefs promoting indigenous cuisine influence our eating habits. Kangaroo meat has already undergone a resurgence in the nation’s palate […]