107 Presents: 2019 Program
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 2017-18, 107 Presents funded 7 new artist projects, welcomed 22,589 audience members and generated over $159,667 of value for participating artists, curators and creative workers. Read more in our annual report.
Chinese Calligraphy with Xueyi Bai: The Falling Strokes
6-7.30pm – 11 Jul 2019
107 Presents with support from the City of Sydney are bringing modern master, Xueyi Bai, to Joynton Avenue Creative Centre to teach Chinese Calligraphy.
Calligraphy is traditionally said to be like meditation, quieting the heart and calming the mind by moving its Qi or energy in rhythm with the movement of the brush.
Art for Brunch with Studio Artes
11am-2pm – 29 Jun 2019
Art Somewhere and 107 Presents bring you a series of hangouts in the rooftop garden designed to combat the winter blues.
Art, brunch, beats and blankets all provided to get you out of the house and keeping active during the cold months. Every Saturday a different artist will be running a drop-in style workshop.
Art Somewhere Green Square
March 23 – August 24
Supported by Mirvac and Landcom, Art Somewhere is a creative hangout where all levels and abilities are welcome to experiment and learn creative practices in a non-structured teaching environment.
The Green Thread – Taking Shape
‘The Green Thread – Taking Shape’, is an artistic example of how communities can gather together in celebration of significant events of the yearly calendar. Creative workshops hosted by Mirvac and 107 welcomed residents to decorate shapes that celebrate Green Square and it’s festivities. You can check-out the developing installation just off Ebsworth Street, near Green Square Station.
Through an ongoing series of artist residencies, 107 is able to support a diverse range of new Australian work. In 2019, residents include artists Nicole Monks (above, credit Alex Wisser), Jeff McCann, playwright Sarah Doyle and cinematographer Jamie Gray.
The New Plot Residency with Milk Crate Theatre
February – April
INTERIM, a new performance work written and developed in collaboration with residents of the Waterloo Housing Estates, is currently under development at 107 Redfern.
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.
Using the latest electronic tools, Hack Sounds combines music education, collaboration, technology and inclusive design to explore accessible ways to create music.
May 1 – 2
Produced by Milk Crate Theatre and supported under The New Plot Residency, INTERIM is a new performance work encompassing the stories and experiences of current residents of the Waterloo Redfern Housing Estates.
Green Thread Outdoor Cinema
April 12 & 13
Taking place during Youth Week, the Green Thread Outdoor Cinema will bring the Green Square community together for a free screening, popcorn, face painting & music.
Speakers’ Corner 2.0
March 17, April 7
Speakers’ Corner has been a Sydney institution since 1878. The first in a new series, Speakers’ Corner 2.0 will invite members of the community to get up on their (sometimes literal) soapbox and talk about the issues that matter to them most.
The Eviction Screening
The Eviction is the second in a series of free, open and inclusive film screenings for the whole community. Supported by WAGEC (Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre) and Two Good Co.
There Goes Our Neighbourhood Screening
There Goes Our Neighbourhood is the first in a series of free, open and inclusive film screenings for the whole community. Supported by WAGEC (Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre) and Two Good Co.
miyarnu bundara at Sculpture By The Sea: Cottesloe
March 1 – 18
Through sculpture and activation, miyarnu bundara invited audiences to look up at the night sky and share in the star stories and miyarnu* which unites us all. Supported under the 107 Presents Artist Residency Program, this participatory work on Cottesloe Beach celebrated the depth and richness of Aboriginal astronomy.
On March 2, Play Fare brought together more than 20 indie game developers to showcase their games and meet other members of the community. The program, supported by Mountain Goat Beer, included artist talks, live music, and a selection of classic arcade games provided by 1989 Arcade Bar.