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9/26/19 to 4/27/20

Sea Monsters at Australian National Maritime Museum

If you’ve ever watched “Animal Planet”, you’ll know that the murky depths of the ocean hold some of the most terrifying creatures on the planet. But on the bright side, things have only gotten tamer since prehistoric times, when predators were on balance larger, fiercer and more successful. The “...
11/30/19 to 4/26/20

John Gollings: The History of the Built World

John Gollings, Coogee House (Chen Chow Little), Coogee, New South Wales, 2016. Pigment ink-jet print, 47 x 70cm. Courtesy: the artist.

The work of architectural photographer John Gollings spans decades of transition within the Australian built environment. Not just notable for their historic value—mapping trends in the built world in places such as Sydney, Jordan and China—these photographs stand out from the chorus of purely...
3/5/20 to 4/4/20

Hamlet by Bell Shakespeare Company

Harriet Gordon-Anderson as Hamlet. Image courtesy: Bell Shakespeare Company.

Grief, betrayal, madness, loss—there are a lot of heavy themes to ponder in Shakespeare’s existential tragedy, “Hamlet”, the story of a young man traumatised by the death of his royal father, his mother’s remarriage to his uncle, and the looming spectre of his father’s ghost. Not only that, but the...
3/14/20 to 6/8/20

The Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN

Barbara McGrady, "Sister Girls stylin up, Mardi Gras", 2013.

A greenhouse where visitors are invited to enter and write their own memories on paper embedded with native seeds; a ceramic sarcophagus moulded from the living body of Sudanese artist Ahmed Umar, representing the coming out about his sexuality that rendered him dead to many family members; a hip...
3/14/20 to 6/8/20

The Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN

Barbara McGrady, "Sister Girls stylin up, Mardi Gras", 2013.

A greenhouse where visitors are invited to enter and write their own memories on paper embedded with native seeds; a ceramic sarcophagus moulded from the living body of Sudanese artist Ahmed Umar, representing the coming out about his sexuality that rendered him dead to many family members; a hip...
3/27/20 to 4/26/20

La Traviata on Sydney Harbour

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Photo: © Hamilton Lund.

Now in its ninth incarnation, Sydney’s outdoor event of the year—Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour—returns to its roots with a lavish new production of Verdi’s “La Traviata”. The story that inspired “Moulin Rouge”, “La Traviata” is the story of Violetta, a courtesan with a heart of gold. When a chance...