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Biennale of Sydney forum

The amorous procedure

Saturday 3 May 2014, 10.30am

Duration 6 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings recommended

Lecture: Performance in public institutions

Stephanie Rosenthal, chief curator, Hayward Gallery

Sunday 4 May 2014, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings recommended

Lord Mayor's inclusion day

Access program for the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Saturday 10 May 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Artist talk: Khadim Ali

Khadim Ali in conversation with Sher Ali

Image: Khadim Ali Untitled 1 (from The haunted lotus series) 2013 (detail), Merino wool, cotton, 225 × 290 cm © the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Saturday 10 May 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary project space
Free

Art walk

Creative places and spaces around Chippendale

Image: InDesign Live

Saturday 17 May 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Colour collages

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski Sunrise c1965

Sunday 18 May 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

普通話導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Sundays 2pm, 6 April - 25 May 2014
except Easter Sunday

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Celebrity events: Biennale of Sydney

Artists, experts and comedians

Image: The Bedroom Philosopher

Wednesdays 7-28 May 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Biennale of Sydney

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 30 March 2014, 1.30pm
Wednesday 28 May 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

第19回シドニー・ビエンナーレ: 日本語による鑑賞ツアー

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Fridays 11am, 4 April - 30 May 2014
except Good Friday and ANZAC Day

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

시드니 비엔날레 한국어 안내 투어

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Fridays 11am, 4 April - 30 May 2014
except Good Friday and ANZAC Day

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

粵語導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Saturdays 2pm, 5 April - 31 May 2014
except Easter Saturday

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Sydney students speak

Explore works from the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Mircea Cantor Sic Transit Gloria Mundi 2012 (video still). Courtesy the artist; Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; and Magazzino, Rome. Sound: Semantron of Putna Monastery

Wednesdays 5.30pm
30 April - 4 June 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Acquisition party

Rally around to celebrate our new acquisition

Image: Nike Savvas Rally 2014 (detail)

Thursday 5 June 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Art and dementia tour: Biennale of Sydney

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Meriç Algün Ringborg The Library of Unborrowed Books, Section I: Stockholm Public Library 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist; Galeri NON, Istanbul; and Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm. Photograph: Jean Baptiste-Béranger

Thursday and Friday, 10.30am
3 & 4 April, 1 & 2 May, 5 & 6 June 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Zine-making workshop

Cut, print, stitch, staple

Saturday 5 July 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Exhibition talks: Sol LeWitt

Hear from curators and experts

Image: Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing 604H, cubic rectangle with color ink washes superimposed 1989 (detail), colour ink wash © Estate of Sol LeWitt. ARS, licensed by Viscopy

Last Sunday of the month, 1.30pm
23 February - 27 July 2014
23 February talk is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Contemporary art guided tour

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery, including current exhibitions

12pm daily
7.15pm Wednesdays

Duration 1 hour
Free