COVID-19 Support Reference Guide

A quick reference guide to the COVID-19 support packages that may be able to assist you and your organisation during the NSW Lockdown including income relief and business grants to meet expenses incurred during restricted trade. Read more

Skill-Up while in Lockdown

Presented by practicing artists from our local community Artist-2-Artist Professional Development Program sessions are now available on-line. It’s peer-to-peer training for and by independent artists and offers joyful experiences in making and creating so we are all encouraged to keep “doing". Read more

COVID-19 UPDATE (as of 28/7/21)

Stay At Home orders announced for the Greater Sydney area are in effect until August 30. Therefore our studios in Darlinghurst, St Leonards and Tempe will be temporarily closed until further notice. Read more

Introducing our New Access Consultant for Brand X

Brand X welcomes professional theatre director Dan Graham to the newly created position of Access Consultant. Dan will convene and lead an Access Panel of professional artists with a disability to audit Brand X and recommend accessibility improvements, guided by an Inclusion Action Plan which will set targets to ensure the organisation is inclusive for all professional artists in Sydney. Read more

Help Brand X continue our work in supporting Sydney artists

Last year, our community generously rallied around Brand X to turn the lights back on after lockdown. With your support, we reopened our rehearsal and performance venues on 1 July 2020 under Covid safe guidelines. DONATE NOW to help Brand X continue our essential work of supporting artists to experiment, innovate and create. Read more

BRAND X IS SEEKING A GENERAL MANAGER

Brand X is seeking a qualified General Manager to join our team during a period of exponential growth. The role will support the day-to-day operations of our facilities while fortifying our work with comprehensive strategies to sustain our growth. Read more

CREATIVE RETAIL RESIDENCIES

Brand X are calling for artists with fresh and innovative prototype concepts to access $2500 in seed-funding to make their idea a reality. Read more

Art & About Sydney 2021 program⁠ Apply now!⁠ ⁠

Art & About Sydney is looking for big ideas that will temporarily transform public and unusual spaces in the City of Sydney local area. ⁠ Read more

Applications are open for Play the City (Sydney): NSW Artists and Musicians Grants

The NSW Government, through Create NSW, will support individuals, venues, and arts organisations to present live performances in Sydney CBD over summer 2020/21 Read more

TINY TRANSFORMATIONS POP-UP WORKSHOP

In this workshop, students learn to listen to their bodies for creative inspiration and shape their impulses into rich, energetic, playful, and compelling characters. Read more

MEET THE ARTIST BY BRAND X LISA Shaunessy

Lisa Shaunessy is a film and TV Producer at her production company THIS IS ARCADIA, they are long-time residents at our Incubator studios and we’re so excited to see so many socially relevant, enjoyable, and successful films coming out from them! Read our interview with Lisa where she discusses her recent sci-fi success, being bold and what’s up next – did she say 15 projects?! Oh yeah, and some tips on how she gets shit done. Read more

CALLING ALL MURAL ARTISTS

THE ANNUAL DARLO X 4 PINES MURAL COMPETITION IS BACK! Darlo Bar is excited to announce with the help of their pals at 4 Pines they are able to get their mural competition going for a second year! Read more

Activation and Events Grant Funding Program

Sydney Olympic Park is Australia’s leading events precinct and is known for sporting, cultural, environmental, and recreational visitor experiences and major events. They are now keen to build on this rich legacy to illuminate, activate and build the identity of Sydney Olympic Park through the voices and vision of the people of Sydney and the Park’s fast-growing local community. Read more

TRANSFORMING DESTINATIONS - RECOGNISING OUTDOOR ART

See Australia first - that's what the Awards are driving Australians to do, and it's now more important than ever to showcase to domestic visitors all the wonderful art that they can find in your region or town. Read more

MEET THE ARTIST BY BRAND X Claire Conroy

Claire Conroy is a visual artist working in photography and installation who has a studio space in our Arts Incubator. Amoungst other things Claire constructs her own pinhole cameras and darkrooms from found objects, including a 1950s caravan, a water tank, and a three-tonne truck – very cool! Lately, she has been busy in the darkroom refining a series of sea monsters for her exhibition Monstrous at Rouge Pop-up Gallery in Redfern opening this Saturday 17th October. Read more

MEET THE ARTIST BY BRAND X James Douglas Cooper

Brand X welcomes painter and film-maker James Cooper as our newest resident Visual Artist in the Incubator studios. He has just launched a virtual solo show aptly named “The Great Pause” including works from his recent residency at Chateau d’Orquevaux and from his time in Sydney quarantine. Read more

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE NSW STATE GOVERNMENT FROM LIVE MUSIC VENUES ACROSS NSW.

Live music in NSW is under threat. Unless there is immediate government intervention, we risk losing 85% of the state’s live music venues within the next 12 months. Read more

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