Following a booked out series of talks at the Sydney Opera House, VIVID Creative Sydney present a weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Vivid Creative Sydney is a series of inspiring free events, exploring the potential of the creative industries to transform our society and reshape our economy.
Friday 10 June – Sunday 12 June, VIVID Creative Sydney will showcase an exciting and varied schedule of seven free events:
• LBF: The Music
• Debate: Is Sydney pricing creativity out of the picture?
• Panel: How does art help? Building creative cities around the world
• MCA Night Tour (SOLD OUT)
• Sydney Music Showcase: Broken Stone Records
• Portfolio Masterclass (SOLD OUT)
• FBI Music Open Day
POP ART FILM & MUSIC
Friday 10 June In partnership with Sydney Film Festival, this special event will screen the Australian premiere of Alex Munt’s pop art film: LBF followed by a night of free live bands featured in the film. Tickets for the screening available from www.sff.org.au
DEBATE: IS SYDNEY PRICING CREATIVITY OUT OF THE PICTURE?
Saturday 11 June Examine the challenges facing filmmakers, musicians, artists, designers, architects and digital producers in trying to launch and run innovative projects in Sydney, and meet people finding creative solutions.
PANEL: HOW DOES ART HELP? BUILDING CREATIVE CITIES AROUND THE WORLD
Saturday 11 June Explore the positive potential for art and culture to engage people and transform our cities, with Dieter Gorny from the European Centre for the Creative Economy, Katja Aßmann from the European Capital of Culture (Ruhr 2010) and artists directing ground-breaking projects across Europe and Asia.
SYDNEY MUSIC SHOWCASE: BROKEN STONE RECORDS
Saturday 11 June This free live music and art showcase features performances from Broken Stone Records artists: Sister Jane, Magnetic Heads, Caitlin Park and The Maple Trail. Presented by Pagesdigital.
MUSIC OPEN DAY
Sunday 12 June How do you get your music get on radio? Meet the people who decide what you listen to when FBi Radio and Music NSW’s Music Open Day comes to VIVID Creative Sydney.
VIVID Creative Sydney is a free annual event presented as part of Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music and ideas, May 27 – June 13, 2011.