Vivid festival 2017

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Shepard Fairey: artist behind Obama 'Hope' poster unveils largest work to date in Sydney
On the side of 309 George St in Sydney, the street artist’s latest work has been unveiled as part of Vivid Sydney

Brigid Delaney

16, Jun, 2017 @10:19 PM

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Mountain review: a sublime rush of adrenaline and orchestral beauty from the director of Sherpa
Scored by a live orchestra at the Sydney Opera House, and narrated by Willem Dafoe, the film is not for the faint-hearted

Janine Israel

13, Jun, 2017 @3:22 AM

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Thomas Keneally: 'Cultural appropriation is dangerous'
Speaking at Vivid Sydney debate, Australian novelist says artists can ‘enter other cultures as long as we don’t rip them off’

Naaman Zhou

08, Jun, 2017 @4:37 AM

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Dappled Cities and Red Riders join forces for a night of nostalgia
Local indie stalwarts team up with indie legends to deliver a show where art rock and cerebral drama meet youthful exuberance and jangly guitars

Steph Harmon

05, Jun, 2017 @5:42 AM

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Goldfrapp review – electrifying performance marks a return to 80s futurism
Carriageworks, Sydney
Electronic duo deliver a gloriously slick show that maintains the energy of the dancing crowd

Stephanie Convery

03, Jun, 2017 @3:09 AM

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Bill Callahan review – intense, spellbinding singer at his deadpan best
Singer-songwriter’s pared-back blues makes a ferocious impact in show that celebrates his classics and dry sense of humour

Pádraig Collins

03, Jun, 2017 @2:13 AM

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Vivid Sydney: the Avalanches' block party with DJ Shadow shuts down just as it's revving up
It takes a couple of hours to get going and then shuts down abruptly, but at its best, the Since I Left You block party is infectiously energetic and upbeat

Stephanie Convery

28, May, 2017 @4:07 AM

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DJ Shadow: 'Music has never been worth less, and yet sampling has never been more risky'
In Australia for a ‘block party’ curated by the Avalanches at the Sydney Opera House, the pioneering DJ spoke about the evolving challenges of his craft

Stephanie Convery

24, May, 2017 @2:32 AM

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