Staged at Carriageworks, Sydney’s striking multi-disciplinary arts precinct, the Fair welcomes over 90 galleries from around the Pacific Rim with strong representation from Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

With a thriving contemporary art scene, Sydney is a dynamic cultural destination with an international reputation for presenting the very best in visual art through its leading commercial galleries, public institutions, private museums, festivals and Biennale. Defined by the vibrancy of its host city, Sydney Contemporary provides collectors, industry professionals and the art loving public access to cutting-edge art from some of the world’s most respected artists and galleries as well as the opportunity to discover new, emerging talent.

HIGHLIGHTS

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY TAKES OVER BARANGAROO

Sydney Contemporary takes over the city’s newest precinct, Barangaroo, with a series of large-scale public installations and a cutting-edge performance program. Joan Ross, the 2017 Sulman Prize Winner is taking over the waterfront with a month long residency where she will invite surrounding residents and workers to interact, contribute and sit within the work. Artists in this program also include: Amrita Hepi, Lara Merrett, Jason Phu and Justene Williams.

NIGHT CAP WITH RAMESH MARIO NITHIYENDRAN: ‘HIS BIG IMPORTANT BIRTHDAY’

Join celebrated artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran for night of festivities at The Old Clare Hotel. Night Cap is the final stop on your busy art journey throughout Sydney Contemporary’s art week. Ramesh’s Night Cap presents ‘His Big Important Birthday’ with cake, music and drinks selected for celebration as well as a large scale portrait of Ramesh by Jason Phu.