Issue 4: 2018
107 Presents takes audiences beyond the expected to experience a curated multi-arts program that is innovative, experimental, enticing and accessible. It celebrates the power of creativity to connect community, and showcases Sydney as a creative city to live, work and play.
In 2016-17, 107 Presents funded 10 new artist projects, welcomed 4,330 audience members and generated over $88,000 of value for participating artists, curators and creative workers. Read more in our annual report.
for Vivid Sydney 2018
June 2, June 8
Experience Sydney’s independent music culture, up close and intimate, in this special 107 Presents series. On June 2, Art As Catharsis present Sophie Hutchings, Eishan and Hashshashin. On June 8, three performances come together for In Frequency: an ensemble of musicians, dancers and a bush-poet explore cultural heritage; classical composers perform for a blindfolded audience; and new instruments push the boundary between body and art.
Liquid Light at Cockle Bay Wharf
25 May – 16 June 2018
This year we’re bringing you one step closer to the Vivid experience. At Cockle Bay Wharf you can help create an illuminated light display that is inspired by one of the most mysterious sea creatures, the jellyfish.
During a hands-on creative experience, you’ll discover what happens when art, science, nature and technology collide. Hint: it’s going to be an explosion of colour and activity!
107 Presents: Scott Duncan at Yulli’s
From 14 March 2018
107 Presents, in conjunction with 107 Objects, a special exhibition with Sydney ceramicist Scott Duncan. A chef by day, Scott is largely self-taught, and works out of his studio at kil.n.it in Glebe. His work mixes classical pottery with a healthy dose of whimsy and 1970’s kitsch. Best enjoyed with an ice-cold Yulli’s beer.
The Tree of Love at Cockle Bay Wharf
February 14-17 2018
107 joins Cockle Bay Wharf in celebrating all kinds of love for Valentine’s Day 2018. Visitors are invited to write a personal love note and hang it in the Tree of Love, to be collected by Cupid’s helpers at the end of the day. See the full gallery here.
Using the latest electronic tools Hack Sounds combines music education, collaboration, technology and inclusive design to explore accessible ways to create music.
Educators from Heaps Decent, Ableton and graduates from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, alongside our existing facilitators, will support basic introduction to the tools through to more sophisticated skills development.
Every second Wednesday
Art Somewhere is a safe place where everyone can experiment and learn creative practices in a non-structured teaching environment. All levels and abilities are welcome and participants can arrive with a creative intention or choose to be guided by the facilitators.
107 Presents Partners
These initiatives would not be possible without the power of partnership. All of the Partners are generously investing because of their commitment to creating places where people thrive and live creatively.