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1 - 23 Feb 10:00am 5:00pm

Zanny Begg’s practice incorporates film, drawing and installation, with a particular interest in exploring hidden or contested histories. 'The Beehive' is a non-linear experimental documentary exploring the unsolved murder of Sydney anti-development campaigner and glamorous style icon Juanita Nielsen in 1975.

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1 - 23 Feb 10:00am 5:00pm

Sonia Leber and David Chesworth are known for their distinctive, highly detailed video works developed through expansive research in places undergoing social change.

'Architecture Makes Us' is a mid-career survey bringing together six video works by the collaborative duo. The exhibition explores craggy geographies, territorialisation, surveillance, exhausted systems and future philosophies.

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1 - 23 Feb 10:00am 5:00pm

Oliver Beer’s practice engages with sound, architecture and the memory of objects. Impossible Composition reflects Beer’s experience as an artist in residence at the Sydney Opera House in 2018. The works draw on the design principles of its architect, Jørn Utzon, who saw the space ‘like a violin’. In turn, Beer sought to ‘tune’ the building, allowing Utzon’s labyrinthine structure to be played as an instrument.

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18 Feb 6:00pm 8:15pm

Join us for a screening of Ted Dintersmith’s thought-provoking documentary feature film Most Likely to Succeed. Most Likely To Succeed reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world.

The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionise education as we know it, inspiring school communities to reimagine what students and teachers are capable of doing. 

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21 Feb 4:00pm 5:00pm

Engaging gay Asian men: hard to research amongst the hard to reach?

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21 Feb 6:00pm 8:00pm

There Goes Our Neighbourhood 2018 documents the ambition, resilience and creativity of Sydney’s Waterloo community when politicians and property developers threaten to transform their neighbourhood. Introduction and Q&A with Director Clare Lewis. Presented with the support of the City of Sydney and the Juanita Nielsen Community Centre.

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21 Feb 6:00pm 8:00pm

Forgiveness is the Wrong Word: Trauma Testimonies as Public Narrative and Reparative Action
Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Stellenbosch University

Truth commissions provide an environment that allows victims to break their silence, transforming the wordless speech of trauma into publicly communicated speech acts.

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22 Feb 3:00am 5:00pm

If John Cage argued that all sound can be music, and if sound is but one form of energy among others, then what of energies and music?

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23 Feb 2:00pm 3:00pm

Bringing together range of Juanita’s contemporaries and others for whom Juanita’s disappearance has remained of great interest, this event will explore whether justice for Juanita Nielsen is possible and what it might look like today or in the future.

Exhibiting artist Zanny Begg will be joined by 'Killing Juanita' author Peter Rees; business partner, friend and lover of Juanita Nielsen David Farrell and more TBA. 

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26 - 28 Feb 7:30pm 9:30pm

A small-town-girl with big dreams joins forces with a budding journalist looking for his big break in this coming-of-age, nostalgia-drenched play set in the desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

It’s 1950s America and the thrill of television is all-consuming, "and that's where the fun comes in!". Willing contestants face public humiliation, actual slime, and endless live-to-air TV pranks that put a town on the map forever.

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28 Feb 12:00pm 1:30pm

Please join us for a special opportunity to hear about how the quality of research publications have been evaluated. Renowned expert, Associate Professor David Moher, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, will talk about his insights on best practices on evaluating the impact of publications.

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28 Feb 4:00pm 5:00pm

 

A Scientia Education Academy public lecture

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3 Mar 3:00pm 4:00pm
SOLD OUT
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6 Mar 6:30pm 10:00pm

Please join us for the 12th Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design, followed by the Master of Urban Development and Design (MUDD24) Program Exhibition Opening on Wednesday 6 March 2019.

Scientia Professor Mattheos Santamouris, the Anita Lawrence Chair in High Performance Architecture at UNSW Built Environment, will present on "Cooling Our Cities - advances in science and design for the mitigation of urban heat". 

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7 Mar 1:00pm 4:00pm

Rapid shifts between analogue, digital, and data technologies over the last 5 years have significantly challenged art and design. Based on previous creative experiments with mobile phones, CCTV cameras and robotics, the EEASI Toolkit: 360 Views workshop provides participants with the opportunity to use 360 cameras and to play with the fantasies, fears and narratives around data.

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7 Mar 6:00pm 8:00pm

The project centres on the creation of a digital exhibition that explores a single project within the practice of a number of individual designers. Through visually documenting each practitioner’s processes and design methods for a selected project, the exhibition will illuminate, and make tangible, the moments in creative practice when seemingly disparate ideas intersect.

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11 Mar 6:30pm 7:30pm
How did corporations come to possess rights? How did democracy come to be defined as selfish individualism? Or money as free speech? Most people would blame Trump, but the man himself is just a distraction from the deeper and more troubling right wing agenda.
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15 - 1 Mar 10:00am 5:00pm

Multidisciplinary designers Elliott Bryce Foulkes and Maria Smit draw on a collaborative working process to explore the practice of graphic design within the museum.

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15 - 1 Mar 10:00am 5:00pm

The work of Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer considers the field of image production surrounding video games. Focusing on the culture of hacking and “modding”, it examines the production of fan-art and its appropriation of models and image assets from games.

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15 - 1 Mar 10:00am 5:00pm

'Rhythm Sequence' is the first career survey of Australian artist Gemma Smith. The exhibition traces the development of Smith’s practice since 2003 and its experimentation with the language of painting. It celebrates Smith’s reworking of abstract codes and styles, as well as the testing of colour and form, pictorial depth and formal and improvised gestures.

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