Grant Stevens – The Forest

While we've all been trapped away at home thanks to COVID-19 restrictions we're probably all longing to recapture a connection with nature. Sydney artist Grant Steven's new work The Forest should provide just that opportunity in a very unique manner. In The Forest an artificially intelligent camera roams endlessly through an idealised computer-generated landscape. The […]

Pool Noodles Enforce Social Distancing At Art Exhibition Launch

Renowned Sydney artist, David Art Wales launched Australia’s first contact free art exhibition, Going Viral, on June 6, with works inspired by COVID-19. Wales, who said the works were his way of “coping with lockdown,” will hold his exhibition at the DuckRabbit in Redfern until the end of June. Social distancing was ensured by X’s […]

ISOphotography And Reconciling With the New Normal

ISOphotography means exactly what you would think. A linking of objects or subjects in isolation through the lens of a camera. The concept is an idea that is based on mindfulness and is being explored as a means of self expression in a time when many of us are lost for words. Karen Merry, a […]

‘Paul Keating’ To Launch Online Arts Hub

Former Prime Minister, ‘The Hon. Paul Keating’ (*comedian Jonathan Biggins) is launching an online initiative called Dunera for members of the community to access live events that bring the world of art and culture online. Brought forward by the Australian Jewish community, specifically Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue, Dunera is free to all and features a mix of community […]

Head On(line) Photo Festival

Returning for its eleventh year, Head On Photo Festival will move completely online for this season’s festival, with immersive digital exhibitions and interactive talks and webinars. Featuring work from photographers from five continents, this year’s Head On festival will highlight over 100 exhibitions and will allow Australia’s leading photography festival to be accessible to more […]

City Of Sydney Increasing Support For Arts & Culture

The City Of Sydney Council has announced a second financial support package to ensure the immediate future of the city's cultural and creative industries. This second package is valued at $47.5 million, adding to the already announced $25 million first round of support to bring the total value to $72.5 million. As part of this […]

Germany Bails Out Arts

In Sydney we've seen the arts and cultural sector of our city become one of the hardest his sectors following the COVID-19 outbreak. Many people employed in this sector are casual employees or self-employed individuals who rely on income from gig to gig in order to survive. Over the past few days we've seen the […]

Biennale Of Sydney Goes Digital

Just last week the Biennale Of Sydney was determined and confident that would be able to proceed safely in the face of COVID-19. Sadly, as of Tuesday morning it became clear this would no longer be possible. The nearly 50 year long tradition will now be closure the doors to all of its public exhibitions […]

Sydney Biennale – NIRIN

The 22nd edition of the Sydney Biennale, which recently opened at six cultural venues across the city, challenges us to think about the world from a refreshingly alternative viewpoint. Curated by the internationally acclaimed, multi-disciplinary Indigenous artist Brook Andrew, it brings together 100 artists and collectives from 36 countries. Andrew has named the exhibition NIRIN, […]

Martin Smith – Bondi Dreams

Bondi Dreams is a photographic exhibition compiled by Martin Smith, a Bondi beach enthusiast from way, way back. Smith, has been taking photos of Bondi for 70 years to be exact and, his exhibition is a labour of love that documents his solo promenades along Sydney’s most famous beach. Also included will be photos of […]