Sydney Writers Festival 2013 – Arts based events – SPECIAL


All information has been taken from the Sydney Writers Festial Website for more click on picture that links you to their site

All information has been taken from the Sydney Writers Festial Website for more click on picture that links you to their site

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Sunday, May 19 2013
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Code: 6  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, ArtA toolset to create comics and communicate in the language of comics.

Sunday, May 19 2013 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013
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Code: 8  |  Type: Address   |  Genres: Fiction, ArtMaster storyteller Daniel Morden reminds us all of the power of oral storytelling.

Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Ticketed: $30/$25
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
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Wednesday, May 22 2013
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Code: 10  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Culture & Heritage, Nonfiction, ArtTony Moore traces the history of Australia’s bohemians with Elizabeth Farrelly.

Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
State Library of NSW, Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Street Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
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Thursday, May 23 2013
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Code: 25  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Art, Biography & MemoirExploring the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist’s reputation after he or she dies.

Thursday, May 23 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Ticketed: $14/$10
Richard Wherrett Studio, Sydney Theatre, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 48  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Science & Environment, Nonfiction, Travel, Art, Fiction, Biography & Memoir, History, Culture & HeritageAuthors discuss their shared passion for the Big White Desert.

Thursday, May 23 2013 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 62  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Art, Nonfiction, Publishing, History, Fiction, Culture & HeritageDamon Young gives a unique presentation about ancient bedfellows, gardens and literature.

Thursday, May 23 2013 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 The Loft, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The 61st Book Design Awards

Code: 71  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Publishing, ArtA celebration of the best in Australian book design.

Thursday, May 23 2013 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Ticketed: $82.5/$
Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo  read more >

Code: 72  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Art Artist Wangechi Mutu and Museum of Contemporary Art Senior Curator Rachel Kent in conversation.

Thursday, May 23 2013 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Free, no bookings
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks  read more >

Code: 75  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Art, Culture & HeritageJoin 702 ABC Sydney Evenings host Dominic Knight for a special live broadcast.

Thursday, May 23 2013 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance Lounge, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
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Friday, May 24 2013
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Mornings with Linda Mottram

Code: 79  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Culture & Heritage, Art Join 702 ABC Sydney Mornings host Linda Mottram for a special live broadcast.

Friday, May 24 2013 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 83  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Current Affairs, Nonfiction, ArtAuthors, academic and artist talk women and sex.

Friday, May 24 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Ticketed: $20/$14
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 87  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Art, Culture & HeritageABC Radio National’s Books and Arts Daily broadcasts live from Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Friday, May 24 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance Lounge, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 90  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Art, PublishingThe ins and outs of book design with a panel fresh from the 61st APA Book Design Awards.

Friday, May 24 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 103  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Culture & Heritage, ArtSelf-confessed ‘collectomaniac’ Claudia Chan Shaw shares the motives behind collecting.

Friday, May 24 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >

Code: 113  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Culture & Heritage, ArtJoin 702 ABC Sydney Afternoons host James Valentine for a special live broadcast.

Friday, May 24 2013 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
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Saturday, May 25 2013
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Code: 152  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Art, NonfictionA discussion about representations of conflict through art.

Saturday, May 25 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Ticketed: $14/$10
Richard Wherrett Studio, Sydney Theatre, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 157  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Nonfiction, Fiction, ArtWhat makes a person interesting? Q&A performance with Sheila Heti.

Saturday, May 25 2013 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Ticketed: $14/$10
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >

Code: 196  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Business & Economy, Science & Environment, Publishing, Art15 minute mentoring sessions at this women-only event.

Saturday, May 25 2013 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Free, registration pre-event is essential, email wowmentoringatswf@gmail.com. Once confirmed, please arrive on the day before 3.30pm.
Pier 2/3 The Loft, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
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Sunday, May 26 2013
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Code: 211  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Culture & Heritage, Indigenous, Politics, Art, Nonfiction, Food WritingNatasha Cica discusses the soft power of Tasmanian culture with Scott Rankin and Kathy Marks.

Sunday, May 26 2013 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
MCA

Code: 217  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Children & Families, ArtBrowse, buy and make zines at the sixth annual MCA Zine Fair.

Sunday, May 26 2013 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Free, no bookings
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks  read more >

Code: 242  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Art, New MediaAn Australian exclusive, cult icon David Shrigley and his quirky creative journey.

Sunday, May 26 2013 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Ticketed: $25/$20
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks  read more >

Code: 244  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: ArtAn interactive exploration of zines and artist books.

Sunday, May 26 2013 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Free, no bookings
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks  read more >

Adapting Reality: The Truth is in the Details

Code: 256  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Art, Indigenous, Current Affairs, Politics

A re-examination of the death of Cameron Doomadgee as retold in The Tall Man.

Sunday, May 26 2013 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
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