October 2017 Program

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Showcasing work by over 100 contemporary artists, specially selected by an expert-led selection committee of contemporary art experts. Each edition of The Other Art Fair provides visitors with the opportunity to discover and buy art directly from emerging artists - your chance to invest in the maker!

Check out our 2017 artist line-up on Saatchi Art here

THE OTHER PROJECTS

We have a dynamic program of site specific art projects and installations for visitors to interact with and examine whilst roaming the fair. From the creation of a large scale installation by artist Mitch Thomas that speaks to the history of Redfern and its surrounds, to a Reflection Wall by Cliff Sandler which visitors are asked to write their thoughts on. You can also find at the fair VR experiences by The Guardian, panel talk series, a variety of tours, live performances and more!

SAATCHI ART LOUNGE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG

Panel talks will be held for visitors at the fair. Hear interesting and insightful thoughts on ‘The Business of Being an Artist’ chaired by Sebastian Goldspink from NAS and ‘The Evolution of Art’ based on Samsung’s newest product The Frame. Something not to be missed! 

KIDS CREATE

Our partners Chatty Feet have created a special Treasure Hunt for younger visitors and Partners to get involved with.

Can you find the Chatty Feet socks hidden in the fair by following their cleverly written clues? 

WORK-SHOP

With three different workshops available at the fair, there is sure to be one that takes your fancy. From Drunk Painting with Archibald Prize nominee and fair alumin Kim Leutwyler, Pop Art Painting and Clay Sculpture, everyone can be an artist at the fair.

Book online; limited availability. 

AUSTRALIAN FILM, TELEVISION AND RADIO SCHOOL (AFTRS)

Partnering with Australia's premier film school, The Other Art Fair and AFTRS present a curated selection of intriguing, evocative and overall outstanding short films, directed and produced by AFTRs students.

NATIONAL ART SCHOOL X THE OTHER ART FAIR

The National Art School (NAS) is proud to collaborate with The Other Art Fair to present a curated exhibition of emerging artists from NAS. This collaborative presentation will be a centerpiece of the Other Art Fair’s offering and feature a diverse range of works across the art school’s key disciplines of painting, ceramics, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography.

O.T.H.E.R. LIVE PAINTING

Don't miss our Opening Night when we have five fantastic streets artists creating a very special mural for the fair. Each artist will be given a letter to paint in their own style. Visitors are encouraged to come and see these masters at work. Once completed the letters will be brought together to create the word “OTHER”.

Our amazing street artists will be; Sid Tapia, Sam Shennan, Charlie Nivison a.k.a Tee Cee, Freda Chiu and Lotte Alexis Smith.

KIRIN BAR

Quench your thirst with refreshing beers and delicious cocktails provided by our brilliant bar partners.
Don't miss fair partners Epic Pizza on-site during the fair! Epic Art, Epic Hunger, Epic Pizza!! What's not to love?
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