PACT 2019 Program

Watch this space! Full program coming soon…

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PACT Salon 1

Date: Saturday 23 March, 6pm to 10pm
Venue: PACT
Curators: Carla Zimbler and Callum Mooney.


Carla designs and build sensory experiences and meditative spaces for audiences through projection, sound, touch and vision. Callum brings together his choreographic and film practices to create dance theatre, video art and projection work for live dance.
 

PACT Salon 2

Date: Saturday 4 May, 6pm to 10pm
Venue: PACT
Curators: Steve Wilson-Alexander and Georgia Cranko

Steve is a theatre maker working independently and in collaboration with other artists including re:group performance collective and Fast Princess. Georgia is an innate social agitator, a wannabe poet and an incidental artist with a sharp wit and passion for challenging the normative social consciousness. 

 

PACT Salon 3

Date: Saturday 27 July, 6pm to 10pm
Venue: PACT
Curator: Ayeesha Ash, Artistic Director Blackbirds


Ayeesha was born in St. George’s, Grenada to parents of Grenadian and Māori heritage. She is a performer, director, poet and Artistic Director of Black Birds, a performance collective founded in 2015 in response to the lack of representation and consistent misrepresentation of Women of Colour in Australian Arts.

 

PACT Salon 4

Date: Saturday 9 November, 6pm to 10pm
Venue: PACT
Curators: Cheryn Frost and Alex King


Cheryn is a proud Yuwaalaraay woman. She is an emerging artist, lighting designer, theatre technician and currently one of PACT’s Resident Artists. Alex is an actor, writer and filmmaker. Since graduating from the International Screen Academy in 2017, Alex has performed in many acclaimed stage and screen productions.


KEY DETAILS
Tickets: $15 online pre sale | $20 at the door *
Salon Festival Four Pack: $40 online pre sale only *

PACT accepts Companion Cards

*Online sales incur a $2.50 booking fee per transaction. Ticket will go on sale in January 2019


AUDIENCE ADVICE
PACT Salons are wheelchair accessible however it is a promenade performing involving audiences walking through the PACT building, standing and/or sitting on the floor. Please contact PACT staff before the event to discuss your access requirements. 

AUDIENCE WARNINGS
PACT Salons contain haze, strobe light effects, nudity, adult themes and some content that may be unsuitable for people under 16.


PACT SALONS
One-night mini-festivals showcasing new works by Sydney's most compelling early career performance, visual and media artists. Salons are where art, party and critical dialogue collide to a unique interactive experience. Salons encourage artists and audiences to be curious, daring and inquisitive. PACT is producing four Salons in 2018, each one programmed by a different curatorial team.

 

PACT Salons are supported by the City of Sydney through the Festival Grants Program, the NSW State Government through Create NSW and the Erko Hotel.