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Sydney: Creative Sydney 2010 – What’s On List of Events

June 8, 2010toJune 13, 2010

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Creative Sydney 2010 – music, design, architecture, events, photography, publishing, film, broadcasting, visual arts, advertising and interactive culture  Photos and story from the Creative Sydney 2010 launch party

  • 8 – 13 June 2010
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Circular Quay, Sydney

Creative Sydney 2010 – What’s On List of Events

TUESDAY JUNE 8
PANEL: LOCAL TALENT/GLOBAL MARKET
6.30PM – 8PM
Sydney as the world’s studio: what makes Sydney a good base (or a tough place) for global business? The panel explores the ways Sydney creatives reach an international audience. Speakers include Marty Wirth and Axel Moline (Modular Records) and Sean Ashby (Aussie Bum).

SYDNEY SESSION TWO
8.30PM – 10PM
A cross-disciplinary showcase of projects and films exploring how, where and why we create, and taking us inside the creative process. Participants include Paola Morabito (Working With Jane), Darren Price, Tim Rayner, Simon Robson (Coalition of the Willing) with more to be announced. Visit creativesydney.com.au for updates on participants and to register for sessions.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 9
PANEL: CREATIVE/COMMERCIAL
6.30PM – 8PM
How do you strike the balance between a pay cheque and a passion project – and do the two have to be mutually exclusive? The panel discusses how side-projects and side-stream income sources can finance creative risk. Speakers include Andrew Moffitt (Moffitt.Moffitt), Troy Lum (Hopscotch), Jess Cook (Token Imagination), Georgie Swift and Milenka Osen (TMOD).

SYDNEY SESSION THREE
8.30PM – 10PM
A lo-fi, hi-tech celebration of robots, sci-fi and radical visions of the future, featuring hi-tech wizardry from Dorkbot, lo-fi literary games and challenges from Even Books, and live performance from Australian Theatre for Young People’s Fresh Ink playwright program, along with more music and art guests to be announced. Visit creativesydney.com.au for updates on participants and to register for sessions.

THURSDAY JUNE 10
PANEL: THE NEW NICHE
6.30PM – 8PM
Going deep, not broad, to connect with your market: how do creative businesses and practitioners maintain authenticity while expanding audiences? The panel explores the shift from niche to major markets in skate, surf and cycle cultures. Speakers include Chris Searl & Campbell Milligan (Monster Children) and Alastair Walton (City of Sydney).

SYDNEY SESSION FOUR
8.30PM – 10PM
This Sydney Session features “Scratching the Surface”, an installation and live painting event exploring the quality and temporary nature of public art in Sydney featuring artists Beastman, Max Berry, Numskull, Phibs and Roach, and performances from Sydney band Cameras (Eleanor Dunlop and Fraser Harvey) and the Rapid Response project (directed by Laura Scrivano). Visit creativesydney.com.au for updates on participants and to register for sessions.
 
FRIDAY JUNE 11
PANEL: MAKING IT HAPPEN
6.30PM – 8PM
What do you need to know before you take on a large production, establish an event or start planning to get your work out there? The panel offers advice from promoters, producers and creative practitioners who carve out their own opportunities and bring challenging projects to fruition. Speakers include Brooke Johnston and Sarah Thornton (Finders Keepers), Liz Watts (Porchlight Films), Emil Vrisakis and Chad Ford (Bowl-A-Rama), Dean Sewell and Andrew Quilty (Oculi Photography Collective)

SYDNEY SESSION FIVE
8.30PM – 10PM
This performance and projection event features bands Parades (Dan Cunningham, Tim Jenkins, Michael Scarpin and Jonathan Boulet), filmmaker Husein Alicajic and performer Flutter Lyon (Robyn Wilson) collaborating across disciplines for this one-off event. Visit creativesydney.com.au for updates on participants and to register for sessions.

SATURDAY JUNE 12
CREATIVE CONNECTIONS
11AM – 5PM
Building a business or establishing a career in the creative industries requires guidance and a network of contacts. This focused networking event exposes opportunities and information sources, and (on registration) connects creative practitioners and entrepreneurs with industry organisations for one-on-one advice and recommendations.

DEBATE: IS SYDNEY FALLING BEHIND OR LEADING THE WAY?
1PM – 2.30PM
What does creative culture mean in Sydney? What are the wants and needs of Sydneysiders – and are they being met – in our night life, cultural institutions and entertainment quarters?

Leading figures debate the state of Sydney’s creative culture, exploring the sector’s contribution to our quality of life, commercial landscape and cultural diversity. They discuss what Sydney offers to engage the senses, inspire curiosity and fuel the imagination. Speakers include Richard Evans (Sydney Opera House CEO) and Tim Jones (Artistic Director and General Manager, Seymour Centre) with more to be announced.

SYDNEY SESSION SIX
8.30PM – 10.00PM
This feast for the senses features music soundscapes created live by Daniel Stricker, Jono Ma, Julian Sudek and friends, a supergroup curated by Mountain Fold Music Journal, artwork by Exquisite Corpse and much more to be announced… Visit creativesydney.com.au for updates on participants and to register for sessions.

SUNDAY JUNE 13

WRAP PARTY
6.00PM – 12.00PM
The Wrap Party is a free (18+) music event that will close the Creative Sydney program on Sunday June 13, at the MCA Foundation Hall. Registrations have been closed early due to an overwhelming response – lucky registrants will have to arrive at the venue early on June 13 to secure their place at this one-of-a-kind event.

If you didn’t register in time, you can still join the party from the comfort of your living room – the party is supported by FBi Radio – so if you can’t attend this unique live music experience, you can tune in at home to be part it.

The Creative Sydney Wrap Party will feature Sydney’s best bands, performers and DJs such as Cloud Control, Songs, The Paper Scissors, Richard In Your Mind, Shady Lane, Seekae and Pivot (PVT) DJ.

Creative Sydney 2010n website

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