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Sydney Contemporary 2017 Opening Night

Sydney's largest and most diverse art fair will kick-off with a seriously spectacular first night.
By Jonathan Ford
August 21, 2017
By Jonathan Ford
August 21, 2017

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On September 7, the Sydney Contemporary makes its return for 2017, and across the course of the opening evening, you'll be immersed in pure artistic talent. Performance Contemporary, curated by Emma Price, will warm Sydney Contemporary into Carriageworks, featuring artists Rebecca Conroy, Hayden Fowler, The Huxleys, Caroline Garcia, Garth Knight, Claudia Nicholson and Justene Williams. You'll experience intricate design, savage performance, comedy and virtual reality in this hugely varied selection of performances.

Music talent curated by Vice sees three Sydney artists, Ginger and the Ghost, Marcus Whale and Mossy, performing across the night. and you can rest assured, that the kick-off celebration will continue into the night.

The party doesn't have to end after leaving Carriageworks. Wander across to any (or all) of the after parties in Redfern for even more arty good times at 107 Projects, Arcadia Liquors, The Dock and The Bearded Tit, all sponsored by us, so you know you'll have a good time capping off a truly sublime night.

Also, we've secured a 20% discount on opening night for our readers, so make sure you enter 'CONCRETE' when you get your tickets. And, if you're still up for a party after opening night, you'll want to check out Sydney Contemporary's Night Cap series hosted at The Old Clare on Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays, with each event bringing a different curated night of arty debauchery.

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