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(L- R) Artists Liz Payne, Barki Kocaballi and Thomas Thorbylister
.Events & Festivals

Artists not to miss at The Other Art Fair

The inconspicuously named The Other Art Fair is back. This year, it has set up in a great new space at COMMUNE Waterloo and features more than 100 emerging artists handpicked …

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.Events & Festivals

Top 5 picks for Antenna Documentary Film Festival

The best thing about a film festival is that you get to see brilliant films that may never be available through mainstream release. Antenna Documentary Film Festival will help you …

.Creative Spaces

Inside the artists’ block on William Street

Sydney artists Vanessa, Nat and Emma, who are taking part in our creative live/work program that offers a 12-month affordable apartment lease on William Street, take us into their homes. How …

.City Art

New public artwork brings Surry Hills voices to life

Taking inspiration from the moveable lettering often used by churches and art deco cinemas, artist Astra Howard has created a public artwork that reflects changing community ideas in Surry Hills. The words …

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.Events & Festivals

Your guide to the Sydney Fringe Festival

Sydney Fringe Festival is the largest platform for independent artists, spread across our parks, streets, pubs and theatres. It brings us a program brimming with surprising theatre, comedy, performances and …


A look into our industrial past

Industrial buildings contain a particular type of sublime. In Sydney today, they’re almost synonymous with conversions into designer loft apartments or slick, contemporary workspaces and cafes. But over their lifetime …

.City Art

Curator Hetti Perkins’ favourite public artwork

To get you acquainted with our public art collection, City Art, we’re running a series of short interviews with Sydney’s cultural thought leaders. We want to know about their favourite …