Art & Design

Tickets to the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair

By Ellie Schneider
5th Sep 2013

Sydney's first high-end art fair, Sydney Contemporary, will showcase the best in emerging and international artists from Australia and abroad and we want to shout you. Check out below to find out how you can get your hands on one of 20 double passes.

Housed in the dramatic 19th century Eveleigh Rail Yards, Carriageworks, 65 galleries will be on show, including leading Sydney commercial spaces like Olsen Irwin, Roslyn Oxley9, MCLEMOI GALLERY, Sullivan+Strumpf and Anna Schwartz Gallery.

Maya Hewitt, 'Ghost Ancestors', 2011, oil on canvas, 122 x 142 cm

Set within this distinctive industrial backdrop you can expect an assembly of multimedia, including: photography, painting, installation, moving image and sculpture.  

The international line-up is impressive, spanning 12 countries and four continents all in the one venue. Over the weekend you'll find works from Hong Kong's 10 Chancery Lane, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery from London, Auckland's Bath Street Gallery and Sundaram Tagore Gallery via New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Conceptualised by Tim Etchells, the co-founder of one of the world's leading art fairs ART HK, Sydney Contemporary will be staged biennially showcasing the best visual art, current trends and emerging practices.

Juan Davila, 'Untitled', 2011, oil on canvas, 302 x 781.2 cm

Over three days, from 19-22 September, Sydney Contemporary will host public programs, including guided tours, educational workshops and guest speakers. Artist-run-initiatives (ARI's) will stage emerging artists and experimental work, with programs from Sydney's ALASKA Projects, Chalk Horse and Firstdraft Gallery. Art lovers make sure you don't miss out.

Click here to WIN one of 20 double passes to Sydney Contemporary. TUL readers can also head here for 40% off tix.

Sydney Contemporary
19-22 September
245 Wilson Street, Everleigh NSW 2015

Top image: Sydney Contemporary 
Middle images:
Maya Hewitt and Juan Davila
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