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Vivid LIVE Presents Bill Callahan At the Sydney Opera House

28 May - 29 May, 2015

By Benjamen Judd The Vivid LIVE line-up is getting hotter by the minute with Bill Callahan confirmed to perform at the Sydney Opera House’s Joan Sutherland Theatre on May 28 and May 29. With 14 albums spread over 25 years, Callahan is one of music’s most fascinating songwriters. His unique blend of underground rock with indie […]

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A Parallel Universe

05 May - 30 May, 2015

From Andrew Frost… There is something fundamentally intriguing about being able to see two worlds at once. Images of the Earth in space or the sky featuring both sun and moon at dusk or dawn are fundamentally fascinating glimpses of dual perspectives, images that give a sense of a bigger universe and the connections between […]

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Untitled (Flat Screens)

07 May - 30 May, 2015

From Andrew Frost… The sheer ubiquity of the flat screen television screen has made it all but disappear from view. Theses screens and sets can be encountered in just about any social context, from airports and shopping centres to waiting rooms and bars, from train stations and cafes to your lounge, kitchen or bedroom. The […]

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Decookolisation | Work

05 May - 06 Jun, 2015

From Sharne Wolff… Most of us are familiar with images of Captain James Cook, ranging from the eighteenth century depictions by John Webber and Nathaniel Dance to more recent work of contemporary artists like Jason Wing, Daniel Boyd and Ben Quilty. . In his new exhibition of photographs, James Tylor uses daguerreotype and wet plate […]

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Japan: Australian Perspectives

06 May - 24 May, 2015

From Sharne Wolff… Presenting the work of seven Australian designers and architects, Japan: Australian Perspectives considers the influence of Japanese art and culture in Australian art and design. Curated by Mark Stiles, the work of participating architects and artists Adrian Boddy and Tony Caro (photography), Ro Cook (textiles), Tony Coote, Diane Jones and Keith Pike […]

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Grab Your Heels – Fashion Weekend is Coming

14 May - 17 May, 2015

By Benjamen Judd We sincerely hope you didn’t exhaust your style-bones at the recent MBFWA because the Sydney’s biggest pop-up store, Fashion Weekend, is coming to Moore Park’s Royal Hall of Industries from May 14 until May 17. Fashion Weekend is four days of fashion and beauty from over 100 of Australia’s most-loved designers, all […]

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Byron Spencer’s “YOU” at Leonard Mattis Studio for Head On Photo Festival

07 May - 18 May, 2015

By Benjamen Judd Ahead of this year’s Head On Photo Festival, I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with Sydney-based photographer Byron Spencer who’s exhibition of intimate portraits, “YOU”, will be showing at LEONARD MATTIS STUDIO from May 7 until May 18. Read my interview with Byron below.   One of the fascinating […]

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Kiki Sjoberg’s “Lay of the Land” at Leonard Mattis Studio for Head On Photo Festival

19 May - 01 Jun, 2015

By Benjamen Judd As part of the Head On Photo Festival running from May 1 to May 31, I was privileged enough to be able to interview Sydney-based photographer Kiki Sjoberg for LEONARD MATTIS STUDIO. Kiki’s latest exhibition “Lay of the Land” will be launching at LEONARD MATTIS STUDIO Tuesday May 19, and will run […]

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Courtney Barnett Announces Second Show at the Metro Theatre

07 May, 2015

By Benjamen Judd Good news for lovers of indie folk vocalist and all-round good person Courtney Barnett – the Melbourne-based singer has announced a second show at the Metro Theatre on Thursday May 7. In the short time that Barnett has been at the forefront of mainstream attention, she has already packed in a wallop […]

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Grace Jones Confirmed as Part of Modulations

31 May - 01 Jun, 2015

By Benjamen Judd   HOLD THE PRE-PAID PHONE! Singer, avant garde performer, actress and fashion icon Grace Jones has been confirmed to perform at Carriageworks on May 31 and June 1 as part of Carriagework’s Modulation Series in tandem with Sydney’s Vivid Festival. Acknowledged as one of the most influential music and fashion icons of the […]

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