Make Art After Dark your new mid-week meet up. 

Every Wednesday throughout the exhibition from 5–9 pm you can experience the 23rd Biennale of Sydney at Barangaroo late into the night alongside a variety of weekly programs inspired by the works and themes of rīvus.

Stay the whole night and experience everything or choose your own adventure. Gather and walk with friends, participate in performance and watch cutting-edge contemporary films from around the world. 

Grab a drink at the bar with P&V Wines or at Galleria Campari and grab a burger at Mary’s in The Cutaway.


Art After Dark – Sustainable Existence 

Dates & Times
Wednesday, 4 May 2022

5–9 pm

The natural outcome of sustainable development is Sustainable Existence. When we carefully and consciously conserve resources and create alternative products and systems we are thinking beyond the self. We are thinking with nature, more than human and future generations.

5.30 pm – Gathering (walk) with Liane Rossler
The flow of the walk will unfurl interwoven stories of waters role in sustainable and regenerative practice. To think through and consider waters role in both deconstruction and reconstruction.

6.45–7.15 pm – Assembly (livestream performance) Walk of Life – Thukral and Tagra
Responding to the urgent response to this agrarian crisis, Thukral and Tagra Studio’s ongoing Farmer is a Wrestler series: Weeping Farm takes you to the journey of women farmers and how they battle out to survive against all the odds. Statistics reveal that every 40 mins, a farmer commits suicide in India, and women at large bear the severity of this grave concern.The work acts as an intervention to expand the intricacies and socio-political discourses faced by today’s Indian Agrarian society.

7–7.45 pm – Wednesdays Up Late at Galleria Campari  (live music)
Campari has collaborated with Sydney musician and composer Megan Alice Clune to bring you Wednesdays Up Late at Galleria Campari. Megan has curated a 13 week program of experimental, ambient and new classical music from both emerging and established Sydney/NSW musicians that will be framed with projections by artist, Carla Zimbler.  Join us in Galleria Campari and experience the diverse landscape of Sydney and NSW music alongside mesmerising projections. 

Performance by Wytchings starts at 7.15 pm.

7.45 pm – Projector (film)

Plastic China
82 mins
Director: Wang Jiuliang

This film tells a story about an unschooled 11-year-old girl Yi-Jie, she’s a truly global child who learns the world through the United Nations of Wastes while working with her YI minority parents in this recycle workshop thousand miles away from their mountain village home town.

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Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay Arts Precinct
Gathering (walk)

The Waterhouse at Barangaroo (Level 1)
Knowledge Holders (talk)
Assembly (performance)
Projector (film)

The Cutaway at Barangaroo (Ground Level)
Wednesdays Up Late at Galleria Campari (live music)
Mary’s and P&V

Free – including all programs and exhibition entry

Wednesdays Up Late at Galleria Campari is free to attend, no bookings required

The Biennale of Sydney strives to make all events accessible. You can advise us of your access requirements when booking online, by email or calling our box office on 02 8484 8702.

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Participant Biographies


Wytchings is a project from Western Sydney artist, Jenny Trinh. Growing up, she would often be found in the art room, headphones in and doodling until the blank pages of her sketchbook were filled up. Those times with her head in the clouds always brought her comfort – she has always been enamoured by the teleportive nature of music.
Since 2018, she has participated in New Age Noise (formerly known as All Girl Electronic) where she explored electronic music production properly for the first time, creating dreamy, film-inspired sounds evoking that of space and water. She is a member of the New Age Noise Collective and has also performed at a variety of shows from debuting at 2019’s ‘Club 4A’ to 2021’s ‘Behind The Lens’. Furthermore, she has co-produced Patamon’s debut single, “New Island”, and she has also contributed to compilations such as New Weird Australia’s ‘Solitary Wave (In)’, and mixes for programs like FBi Radio’s ‘Spin The Bottle’ and Naarm-based project, Bleus.
Her debut EP ‘Neptune’ was released in 2019 and her second EP, ‘Oculus’ was released in winter 2020 via Lazy Thinking Records. The final chapter of her ‘Neptune’ trilogy will be out soon.

Wang Jiuliang

Wang Jiuliang, Director of award-winning and impactful documentary film BEIJING BESIEGED BY WASTE. Wang graduated from Communication University of China, School of Cinematic Arts in 2007. From 2007 to 2008, he finished a set of photography work about Chinese traditional superstitions. He started investigating the landfill pollution around Beijing in 2008. In 2011, he finished BEIJING BESIEGED BY WASTE, a set of photography work and a documentary with the same name. His documentary film PLASTIC CHINA won the jury award in the Newcomer Section of the IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in 2016 and was nominated at the Main Competition Section at the Sundance Film Festival and for the Best Documentary Film at FIRST – International Film Festival Xining in 2017.

Liane Rossler

Liane Rossler is an artist, designer and curator who has worked in creative industries for over thirty years, and has spent the last fifteen years focused on projects that intersect art, design and the environment. Alongside her solo creative practice which is focused on beneficial and beautiful sustainable design, she is founder of Superlocalstudio which inspires collaborative, socially engaged cultural and creative projects for diverse audiences.

Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra

Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra work collaboratively with a wide range of media including painting, sculpture, installations, interactive games, video, performance, and design. Thukral & Tagra work on new formats of public engagement and attempt to expand the scope of what art can do, further emphasizing what the practice can do in a virtual context through their archives and publications. They break out of the mediated-disciplinary world, create multi-modal sensory, and storytelling in immersive environments. Their earlier work dealt with tropes of migration, mythological narratives, symbols of Indian identity, and motifs of a globally manifested consumer culture that enliven a largely pedantic and static area of cultural material.