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PROGRAM BY GENRE: Art & Design
Thursday, May 17 2012
What is Australia For? Code: 18  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, History, Art & Design, Politics & Current Affairs, Business & Economics,

Frank Moorhouse, Nick Bryant and Robyn Archer, with Julianne Schultz.

Thursday, May 17 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Retro Code: 22  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Fashion, History, Art & Design,

Adrian Franklin tells why we love mid-twentieth century design.

Thursday, May 17 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
70/80/90 Iconic Australian Houses Code: 33  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: History, Fashion, Art & Design,

Karen McCartney, Peter Tonkin and Tim Hill discuss significant Australian houses of the past four decades. With Fenella Kernebone.

Thursday, May 17 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
The Chaser’s Empty Vessel Code: 70  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Art & Design

The Chaser, live at the Festival Club. It’s totally free – and worth every cent.

Thursday, May 17 2012 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Friday, May 18 2012
Book Design: The Story from Back to Front Code: 80  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Publishing Industry, Art & Design

Book designers tell us the secrets of their trade.

Friday, May 18 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
House Code: 82  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Art & Design, Fashion, History

Robyn Stacey, Jennifer Barrett and Scott Hill tell what happens when an artist reinterprets a museum collection.

Friday, May 18 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Doggie Style Code: 91  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Art & Design,

Steven Miller shows how Australian art went to the dogs.

Friday, May 18 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio  read more >
Government House Code: 93  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: History, , Art & Design, Fashion

Ann Toy and historian Andrew Tink talk about the role of the NSW governors and Government House.

Friday, May 18 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Surfer’s Paradise Code: 99  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Fashion, History, Art & Design

Tony Edwards, Phil Jarratt and Mark Sutherland recall the innocent days of the surfing industry. With Sean Doherty.

Friday, May 18 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Modified Tweet Code: 113  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Historical Fiction, , Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism, Business & Economics, Art & Design

@CatherineDeveny, @KathyLette and @Colvinius talk Twitter with @drplainenglish.

Friday, May 18 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Memoirs of a Young Bastard Code: 121  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Biography & Memoir, , Art & Design

Hilary McPhee tells Grame Blundell about Tim Burstall’s diaries.

Friday, May 18 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Saturday, May 19 2012
Warning: Incredibly Graphic! Code: W25  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Art & Design

An introductory workshop to graphic novels with renowned industry insider Chewie Chan.

Saturday, May 19 2012 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
DIY Code: 140  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Art & Design, Food

Indira Naidoo and Kelly Doust talk to Jason Di Rosso about the allure of the handmade and the home-grown.

Saturday, May 19 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Bell Epoch Code: 146  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Art & Design, Poetry, Fiction, Biography & Memoir

Our greatest interpreter of Shakespeare shares his insights with Ron Blair.

Saturday, May 19 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Criticism and Witticism Code: 186  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, Fiction, Publishing Industry, Music, , Art & Design

Bruce Elder leads a lively debate with Jonathan Biggins, Parnell McGuiness, Barry Divola and John Newton.

Saturday, May 19 2012 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Sunday, May 20 2012
Same, Same but Different Code: 214  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Young Adult, Art & Design, Children's & Family

Oliver Jeffers talks to Annette Shun Wah about standing out from the crowd.

Sunday, May 20 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Subject and Self: Muslim Women Writers Talk Code: SR20  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Fiction, Art & Design

Randa Abdel-Fattah, Nasrin Mahoutchi-Hosaini, Eugenia Flynn and Samah Hadid talk about self-determination and the critical process of writing.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Free, bookings essential 9824 1121
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Casula Road, Casula  read more >
Art Writing Code: 229  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: History, Biography & Memoir, , Art & Design

Jill Bennett, Edward Scheer and Stephen Muecketalk to Prue Gibson about the empathy, performance and contingency of writing about art.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Hare with Amber Eyes Code: 231  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Biography & Memoir, , Art & Design

In his one and only appearance in Australia, Edmund de Waal talks to Caroline Baum.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Ticketed: $40/$30
Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre, Bennelong Point, Sydney  read more >
The Lives of Women Code: 240  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Biography & Memoir, History, Art & Design

Drusilla Modjeska and Anne Henderson talk to Jacqueline Kent.

Sunday, May 20 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >