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Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015
Lee Mingwei, 'Guernica in Sand', 2006 and 2015, mixed-media interactive installation, sand, wooden island, lighting,

THE FUTURE IS ALREADY HERE – IT’S JUST NOT EVENLY DISTRIBUTED

CARRIAGEWORKS AND 20TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY PRESENT

THE FUTURE IS ALREADY HERE – IT’S JUST NOT EVENLY DISTRIBUTED

Carriageworks will be transformed into The Embassy of Disappearance for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Artistic Director Stephanie Rosenthal presents 24 international and Australian artists who explore lost languages, fading histories and vanishing landscapes. Exhibition partners include Art Gallery of New South Wales, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and Cockatoo Island.

Exhibiting Artists: Lauren Brincat, Boris Charmatz, Chen Chieh-jen, Neha Choksi, Don’t Follow the Wind, Mette Edvardsen, William Forsythe, Yannick Dauby and Wan-Shuen Tsai, FX Harsono, Lee Mingwei, Charles Lim, Minouk Lim, Gerald Machona, Yuta Nakamura, Otobong Nkanga, Jamie North, Melik Ohanian, Bernardo Ortiz, Mike Parr, María Isabel Rueda, Aura Satz, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Yao Jui-chung, Robert Zhao Renhui

PUBLIC PROGRAM

Biennale Educator Preview
19 MAR 9.30AM,  $30/$20
A highlights preview for educators, featuring tours, presentations and key insights into artworks linked to the Visual Arts Syllabus. Presented in partnership with VADEA. Book tickets

Neha Choksi: In Memory of the Last Sunset
19 MAR, 09 APR, 28 MAY 11 AM, FREE
20 MAR, 10 APR, 29 MAY 2 PM, FREE
A performance by dancer Alice Cummins presented in direct engagement with Neha Choksi’s installation at Carriageworks. No bookings required.

Mette Edvardsen: No Title
19 MAR 5PM, FREE
As part of The Future of Disappearance, a project curated by André Lepecki, Mette Edvardsen presents No title, a simple performance focusing on an examination of everything that is not here. No bookings required.

Boris Charmatz: Keynote Address
19 MAR 6.30PM, $20
Renowned dancer and choreographer Boris Charmatz presents a keynote to open up questions with Sydney audiences, followed by a performance of his work manger. Book tickets

André Lepecki: The Future of Disappearance
20 MAR 3.30PM, FREE
André Lepecki, Associate Professor at the Department of Performance Studies, New York University will discuss the chronopolitics of disappearance by discussing the works of Mette Edvardsen and Ricardo Basbaum presented at the Biennale. No bookings required.

Poetry Readings: The Disappearing
2 APR 12PM, FREE
Experience the Embassy of Disappearance at Carriageworks, interpreted by young poets as they recite poetry in response to the exhibition. No bookings required.

Biennale Behind the Scenes at Carriageworks
20 APR / 15 MAY 11AM & 2PM, FREE
Artists and curators lead discussions about the conception and installation of artworks in the Embassy of Disappearance at Carriageworks. Book tickets

Lee Mingwei: Guernica in Sand
23 APR 12PM, FREE
Having re-created the exact lines of Pablo Picasso’s famous Guernica, 1937 with sand, during this one-off performance, the artist and his collaborators alter it. Members of the public are invited to first walk on the piece, which is later swept with bamboo brooms, by Lee Mingwei and friends. No bookings required.

In Conversation: Embassy of Disappearance
24 APR 11AM, FREE
Artists Lee Mingwei, Jamie North and others exhibiting at the Embassy of Disappearance discuss themes of absence, memory, and the economic realities of a world marked by rapid change and neoliberalist agendas. This discussion will be broadcast live on FBi’s Canvas.

Carriageworks Guided Tours
WED/SAT 11.30AM, FREE
These 45-minute tours every Wednesday and Saturday highlight a variety of works at Carriageworks, presented in partnership with UNSW Art & Design. No bookings required.

IMAGE: Lee Mingwei, ‘Guernica in Sand’, 2006 and 2015, mixed-media interactive installation, sand, wooden island, lighting, 1300 x 643 cm. Courtesy of JUT Museum Pre-Opening Office, Taipei. Photograph: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

18 MAR - 5 JUN 2016

18 MAR – 5 JUN 10AM – 6PM

ART MONTH 19 MAR 9:30AM – 10:30AM

Please note: Carriageworks will be closed on Friday 25 March, 2016.

FREE