Big Fag Press is an artist-run printing collective that’s been independently producing a special limited-run press for about 10 years. They’ve recently moved to a brand new location on the …

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Published: 15 Jul, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

In partnership with some incredible architects, we’re very excited to be recognised by the state’s architecture body, the Australian Institute of Architects Awards NSW, for three projects. Pictured are our …

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In her other-worldy, atmospheric installations, Lynette Wallworth is said to create, moments of transfiguration that come wholly unlooked for, as puncturing instants of experience…instants of shift that slip in under …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

From colonial edifices, grand fountains and murals by Indigenous artists, to kinetic sculptures and neon buildings, the preservation work of our public art collection has our City Art team up …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

‘Cultural Chernobyl’ is the term that’s been brazenly thrown at the stretch of Elizabeth Street between Campbell and Goulburn Streets. Indeed, walking past the bleak, brown-bricked parking lot as buses …

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Heffron Hall is perched on the corner of Burton and Palmer Streets and beside Albert Sloss Reserve, a small hidden playground in Darlinghurst. Built in the 60s, Heffron Hall has …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

At dusk, stroll down Glebe Point Road. You’ll hit Bicentennial Park, which has a great view of the Anzac Bridge. As you walk along the water’s edge, you will spot …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

In case you missed the news, Green Square’s industrial landscape is undergoing a major makeover. We’re working on a $440 million project to redevelop the area over the next 10 …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

This year’s smart ARTS exhibition, as part of Pine Street’s smart ARTS youth festival, brought together around 80 young artists from across Sydney. Artists between the ages of 15 and …

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Published: 29 Apr, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

There’s no shortage of design talent in Sydney, but the reality of running a business can deter talented people just starting out. One of our latest short-term creative tenants, The …

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Published: 29 Apr, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

It’s no secret that the historic Royal South Sydney Hospital at Green Square is undergoing a major transformation. Located on the eastern side of the Green Square Town Centre currently …

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Published: 29 Apr, 2014 | 0 Comments

Australian historian Robert Musil once said: “There is nothing in this world as invisible as a monument.” This is ironic, considering commemorative public art is both ubiquitous and familiar; looming …

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Published: 18 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well, we’re right in the thick of one of the biggest city-wide art events of the year. You’ve loitered around some of our best galleries, glass of white wine in …

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Published: 18 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

If you are working on a cultural project with a public audience, listen-up as applications for our annual Cultural Grants Program are now open. We are offering funding over $5,000 …

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Published: 18 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month’s Instagram gallery shows our city’s coolest shade. Next month, we’ll feature the a to z of Sydney’s typography. If you want to see your Instagram photo here, use …

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Published: 20 Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We may not have Copenhagen’s magnificent Black Diamond library, or an outdoor collection where the books are catalogued according to the feeling they arouse – but we do have a …

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Published: 14 Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

The Year of the Horse is fast approaching. As a large portion of our Asian community celebrates one of the biggest events of the year, we’re excited to see the …

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Published: 14 Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

If you’re partial to taking voyeuristic adventures through some of the best interiors in the country, you surely know about hugely successful design blog, The Design Files. Just looking at …

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Author: John Wardle, Live Music and Live Performance Taskforce chair

Guest Author: John Wardle, Live Music and Live Performance Taskforce chair It’s no secret that live music in Sydney has seen better days. In light of this, a series of …

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Published: 2 Dec, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , | Author: John Wardle, Live Music and Live Performance Taskforce chair

We spend a lot of time talking about festivals and new arts and cultural projects, but the memorable and enduring urban design and architecture that makes up much of the …

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Published: 2 Dec, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

The cost of rent in Sydney is a justifiably popular conversation topic at the moment. Particularly for artists and others working in a creative field, living in the inner city …

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Published: 28 Nov, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags:

You may have noticed we’re in the midst of a plague. The city’s being overrun (although ‘run’ is probably a bit ambitious!) by gigantic neon snails. But before you reach …

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Published: 24 Sep, 2013 | 1 Comment | Tags: ,
Author: Esther Bailey, Sustainability Manager

We are in the most important race of the century – a sprint to create a low-carbon city by 2030. Our target is pretty ambitious – a 70% reduction in …

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Published: 23 Sep, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , | Author: Esther Bailey, Sustainability Manager

Ever thought about what that little green man that blinks you to walk looks like in Dresden or Montreal? The universally rendered ‘man’ is both symbolically identical across the world …

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Author: Barbara Flynn, City Centre Curatorial Advisor

Over the next ten years, our City Centre and George Street in particular, will be transformed through one of the most significant public works projects to occur in Australia in generations. In …

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Published: 9 Sep, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , | Author: Barbara Flynn, City Centre Curatorial Advisor

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