Artist talk: Anne Samat

Gain insight into Anne Samat’s contemporary use of Pua Kumbu weaving, a traditional Southeast Asian weaving practice.

Artist talk: Freddy Mamani

Learn more about the practice of self-taught architect, Freddy Mamani. Known for creating the Neo-Andean style of architecture, Mamani’s buildings have been praised for their originality, cultural identity and social impact.

Artist talk: Kirtika Kain

Join us on the opening weekend of the 24th Biennale of Sydney to gain a deeper insight into Kirtika Kain’s practice. Reflecting her experiences in the Dalit diaspora, Kain’s art practice is influenced by her family archive and the history of anti-caste literature and song.

Artist talk: Hone Bailey

Join a discussion with artist Hone Bailey on the ideas and artworks presented by their collective Te Whā a Huna. Deeply rooted in the ancestral stories, histories and genealogies of the Ngāti Tūwharetoa tribe, Te Whā a Huna is a collective of weavers who emphasise the preservation and accessibility of their artforms for future generations.

Guided tour: 24th Biennale of Sydney

Tour the 24th Biennale of Sydney with one of MCA’s volunteer guides.

Sunday Screening: Nuclear Savage and Atomic Gods

Unpack themes of protest, community resistance and survival as part of the 24th Biennale of Sydney with a dual-screening of Adam Jonas Horowitz’s films.

Auslan tour: 24th Biennale of Sydney

An Auslan tour of the 24th Biennale of Sydney, led by artist educators.

Gain insight into the 24th Biennale of Sydney with artist educators, Angie Goto and Jeremy Lowrenčev. This tour is tailored for adults who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing.

Sunday screening: The Colour of Pomegranates

Unpack themes of protest, love and resistance as part of the 24th Biennale of Sydney with a screening of Sergey Parajanov’s film The Colour of Pomegranates (1969).

Artist Session: Kirtika Kain

Learn about materiality in printmaking from exhibiting Biennale of Sydney artist Kirtika Kain.

Drawing inspiration from her family archives and Dalit literature, Kain uses diverse alchemical and experimental printmaking processes to transform everyday materials into aesthetic objects of value. In this session, Kain will take participants through her approach to printmaking and facilitate practical experimentation with monotyping and stencilling.

Art, Activism and Identity in the Digital Realm

Join this virtual event, featuring Serwah Attafuah, Biennale digital artist and musician, Diana Sinclair, artist and curator of Digital Diaspora, and Mindy Seu, academic, artist and author of Cyberfeminism Index sharing experiences and insights into activism, collectivity and decentralisation in the digital realm.