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Milk Crate Theatre wins 2012 Macquarie Innovation Award

Milk Crate Theatre winner of the Macquarie Group's Australian Social Innovation Award
7 December 2012

Milk Crate Theatre were announced the winners of the Macquarie Group Foundation Australian Social Innovation Award for its contributions through theatre to the homeless communities of Sydney.


The Martian Embassy

Sydney Story Factory: First six months
July 21 to December 6 2012

An impressive snapshot of who came to the Sydney Story Factory in their first six months of operation, from July – December 2012 (terms 3 and 4 and the October school holidays).

Sun Yuen Peng Yu Old Peoples Home

Sherman Contemporary Art Exhibition

Project 15: Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture

15 September to 1 December 2012

In a unique collaboration - one exhibition, two cities - the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) presents contemporary Chinese portraiture drawn from the collection of former Swiss diplomat, businessman and art collector, Uli Sigg.

Richard in Action Peter Murphy

Sydney Story Factory
Now Open

The Sydney Story Factory is now open! Over 50 companies donated their goods or expertise to create The Martian Embassy at 176 Redfern Street, Redfern.  All teachers are invited to bring a class of students in for a two-hour book-making workshop.

Kate Mitchell Fall Stack Bakery Still

An exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art

4 October to 2 December 2012

In a world of Twitter and Facebook, 24-hour news cycles and two-minute attention spans, re- imagine the world from a slower and more considered perspective in Primavera 2012. Enter into the imaginary territories, spiritual landscapes and private interior realms of seven young artists from around the country and explore the way art can take us to realms that exist outside of the everyday.

John Wong Protesting against the Olympic Stadium which would have wrecked Centennial Park  1972 gelatin silver print; 11 x 16.4 cm Manuscripts Collection, MS 9982, Series 19 National Library of Australia

The Life of Patrick White
A free exhibition at The State Library of New South Wales

13 August to 28 October 2012

The Life of Patrick White exhibition marks 100 years since the birth of Australia’s first Nobel Laureate in Literature. This exhibition looks at White’s life through the places he lived and is drawn from the collections of the National Library of Australia and the State Library NSW mostly from the National Library’s collection of his papers and other items, such as his Nobel Prize medal and his writing desk. 

Curators Last Will Testament

A Curator’s Last Will and Testament
A film for Nick Waterlow OAM
by Juliet Darling in collaboration with Father Steve Sinn SJ

The 11½ minute film A Curator’s Last Will and Testament will be shown at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in the Yiribana foyer, lowest level 3.

The film will screen continuously during opening hours from 6th – 20th August 2012.

Milk Crate Theatre - Belonging

Carriageworks, Sydney 23 June 2012, 4pm & 8pm

Visible Theatre is primarily a mentoring initiative, resulting in two public performances at Carriageworks. This will be a verbatim theatrical work meaning that Milk Crate Theatre Ensemble's words and conversations will be used to generate a performance exploring the concept 'What is the opposite of loneliness?'

Jordana Maisie

Jordana Maisie: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Installation
June 2012, Federation Square, Melbourne

Jordana Maisie. Close Encounters is a large-scale (6.5m diameter) interactive sculpture, which takes the form of an unidentified flying object (UFO).

Milk Crate Theatre - Fearless

Carriageworks 13 - 22 September 2012

Fearless is a Milk Crate Theatre main stage production which investigates the many portals of loneliness. Eleven characters inhabit the world of Fearless, distilled by composer Daryl Wallis, chanteuse Christa Hughes and playwright Mirra Todd.

Legs on the Wall

21 JUNE 2012 TO 9 SEPTEMBER 2012

Legs On The Wall has been invited by the Arts Council of England to create a spectacular outdoor performance with UK based, Motionhouse Dance Theatre.Taking place in Victoria Square, Birmingham.

The Voyage will be performed on four consecutive nights from 21 – 24 June 2012.