In late 2013, the renowned philosophers and authors Alain de Botton and John Armstrong released their much-acclaimed book, Art As Therapy. In it they raise the question of what the purpose of art really is, and propose that art can be looked to and enjoyed for its powerfully therapeutic effect.
The Point of Art guided tours seek to help us develop a deeper understanding of art and of ourselves in equal measure. The tours are an intimate experience in which you will be guided through unique interpretations of selected pieces at The Other Art Fair.
Sit back and enjoy a series of film shorts presented by Australia's premier film school, AFTRS.
Partnering with Australia's premier film school, The Other Art Fair and AFTRS present a curated selection of outstanding short films, directed and produced by AFTRs students from this past year.
Visitors could quench their thirst at our bar and taste "The Other" Gin & Tonic with DIY Noble Cut Gin Cocktails at the bar, which were hosted by our friends at Young Henrys.
The first edition of The Other Art Fair Sydney presented an immersive program of music and performances including Radio 2SER 107.3, who aired live music onsite.
Live DJ sets by DJ Ollie Henderson; DJ Paris; VOLKY; Huckleberry Hastings; Celina Sharma; Rainee; Phondupe
Colour Your World with Eckersley's Arts & Crafts were led by the eco-friendly Derivan Stencil Art Studio with artist Chris Tam, discussing how to use handmade stencils to create your own take home artwork, incorporating layering techniques for t-shirts, posters, stickers and large stretched canvases without using aerosols.
Live Performance Art by Powerhouse Youth Theatre, Rapid Response Team and 110% Collective.
Rapid Response Team
8 artists, 1 world event, 2 days to respond creatively
RAPID RESPONSE TEAM is PACT’s team of performance artists who have two days to respond creatively to the stories and events that are shaping their daily lives. RAPID RESPONSE TEAM is immediate, fast and furious performance making that occupies the theatre, the streets and online. RAPID RESPONSE TEAM present a Bulletin on the second Saturday of the every month up to November 2015. The 8 outstanding artists who are PACT’s 2015 RAPID RESPONSE TEAM are Aslam Abdus-samad, Nick Atkins, DA Carter, Marie Chanel, Stephanie King, Ryan McGoldrick, Kevin Ng and Claudia Osborne.
110% is the collaborative project of Kieran Bryant, Beth Dillon and Lachlan Herd, three emerging interdisciplinary artists working predominantly across the fields of performance, video, installation and sculpture.
Their collaborative practice questions what it means to be a professional artist in the 21st Century, probing the relationship between artists, audiences and the institutional culture that supports their practice.