GRIFFIN STUDIO 2021⁠ Expressions of Interest Now Open!⁠

⁠Submissions are now open for artists based in Greater Sydney to take part in Griffin’s long-running Studio program! Read more

MEET THE ARTIST BY BRAND X TRAVIS DE VRIES

Travis’ work spans across a truly impressive range of areas, having a passion for the knowledge of how to create with different things he rebels against the idea that you need to specialise, and believes you can be a jack of all trades and still have mastery within that. Read more

Brand X presents THE FLYING NUN SEASON 5.2

Brand X today re-launched Season 5 of its contemporary performance program, The Flying Nun premiering at East Sydney Community Arts Centre from October – December 2020. Originally slated for February – May, but delayed due to COVID-19, Brand X is thrilled to finally present this suite of experimental new works in its intimate COVID-safe* Darlinghurst venue. Read more

P0$$€ – dance and reading group

P0$$€ – dance and reading group is a gathering for people wanting to spend time dancing and reading together. Read more

MEET THE ARTIST BY BRAND X SYDNEY PEMBERTON

Sydney Pemberton is a mixed media artist residing in Brand X’s TWT Artist Studios in St. Leonards. Sydney is currently working on a series about the ocean and what lies beneath and is exploring the possibilities of paper. Read more

Create NSW Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2020/21 is open for applications

Calling all artists, arts and cultural workers, practitioners, and organisations. Read more

Calling scientists and creatives for new residency at Sydney Observatory

Up until the 1980s, there was a government astronomer on-site conducting research, but in subsequent years the Observatory has played a more educational role. Now it is opening up its doors to the creative process too. Read more

ARTIST CALL OUT⁠

GIANT DWARF THEATRE in partnership with Neil Hendry & Jean-Claude Niederer is offering up to 9 performers/performance acts a unique opportunity to develop and show new work. Read more

Meet the Artist by Brand X Tina Fox

Tina Fox is a visual artist and designer working in textiles and craft, her current work explores hand crafted techniques to reflect on digital printing, manufacturing and the future of craft in the modern age. Read more

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

An opportunity has arisen for performing artists and community members who are seeking playful development - the Poetry of Nonsense Virtual Clown Lab. Read more

Introducing our new Marketing Manager - Jaz Lynch

Brand X are thrilled to welcome Jaz Lynch as our new Marketing Manager, taking the reins from Ricardo who is returning to his homeland of Spain. Jaz's interests lie in the arts, travel, fashion for expression, motion graphics, branding and e-commerce. Read more

"MEET THE ARTIST" by BRAND X: JIM DENLEY

Jim Denley is an artist working in experimental and improvised sound, he has a studio space at the old Tempe Jets club now managed by Brand X as an experimental music hub. Find out more about Jim Denley. Read more

"MEET THE ARTIST" by BRAND X: DAVID CLARKSON

David Clarkson is Artistic Director of physical theatre company, Stalker, who resides in Brand X creative offices in St. Leonards. David is also Artistic Director of Box of Birds, a company who integrates technology, audience interaction and physical performance into interactive experiences. Read more

BRAND X STARTS TO REOPEN ITS VENUES IN SYDNEY

Brand X is excited to announce the staggered re-opening of our rehearsal and performance spaces across Sydney. After three months of closure due to COVID-19, we are delighted to turn the lights back on at our studios to enable the creative community to return to their practice, following the easing of NSW Government restrictions on community spaces. Read more

MEET THE ARTISTS: Joey Pangilinan

Joey Pangilinan is a Freelance Drummer and Tutor who resides in Brand X’s Collective Sound studio in St. Leonards, Sydney. Here he talks to Brand X about his journey to professional practice, his favourite cymbals and his hopes for newborn baby cuddles post-Covid. Read more

Meet the Artists: Lisa Kotoulas

Lisa Kotoulas is a visual artist working out of Brand X Incubator studios in St.Leonards. Her work is haunting, playful, slightly unnerving and completely intriguing. Primarily working in oil on canvas her works use deep, rich colour, the human body, and sometimes involves installation and mixed-media. She is currently continuing a body of work she began at her Athena Standards Residency in Athens in 2018. Read more

Meet the artist: Warwick Levy, Lonely Kids Club founder

Warwick Levy is founder of Sydney fashion label Lonely Kids Club, a fully independent label that prides itself on being gender-neutral and ethically produced. Lonely Kids Club occupies a Brand X creative retail space in St. Leonards where he has a shopfront and printing studio. Read more

Information and funding support packages for local businesses and individuals

Due to COVID-19, Local, State and Federal Governments are offering different packages to support local businesses and individuals. Here is a quick list that can be helpful if you are after some advice or economic support. Read more

BRAND X RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Brand X considers the safety of its audience, artists and staff as our top priority. Understanding that social distancing is critical to slowing down the rate of COVID-19 infection, we have temporarily reduced our rehearsal and performance space services. CHECK WHAT WE ARE STILL DOING. Read more

Brand X launchs its "A2A Training": Artist to Artist professional development program

Free to Artist Pass holders, Brand X offer a program of peer-to-peer training for artists to build the practical skills required to work as a freelance multidisciplinary professional in Sydney. The program aims to foster self-reliance and self-determination for the sector by skill-sharing technical knowledge in different fields of the creative industry. Read more

LAST MINUTE BOOKING DISCOUNTS

We are testing a new text message service for performing artists who wish to make use of vacant rehearsal space when a last-minute cancellation is received. First-in responses can receive a 50% discount for their hire of otherwise vacant space. Register here! Read more

Flying Nun artist Tommy Misa talks about gentrification and queer nightlife at ARCHER MAGAZINE

Ahead to his new show "THEY TOOK ME TO A QUEER BAR", Tommy Misa writes about gentrification and queer nightlife through his own experience since he moved to Sydney from Canberra when he was 18 years old. Read more

The Flying Nun Season 5 is your antidote to the ordinary!

Brand X’s performance showcase is back again with our 5th season. 13 new performance projects will take over the space at the East Sydney Community & Arts Centre during the weekends from January till May 2020. Tickets on sale for only $25 (or $20 if you hold a current Artist Pass subscription). Read more