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Art and Design for all: Semi-Permanent

Art and Design for all: Semi-Permanent

Australia’s most seminal design and arts event Semi-Permanent will return this year, as a part of the Vivid Sydney line-up.

Above: Noah Taylor


With a number of high profile speakers in various fields still to be announced, first release tickets are on sale now.

The list of luminaries that hail from world over will include: Noah Taylor (Australian Artist/Actor), Ben Quilty (2011 Archibald Prize Winner) Anna Wili Highfield (Artist/ Sculptor), Patrick Clair (Emmy Award Winning Director and Animator), (Jason Woodside (LA based artist and collaborator), Craig Anderson (Professional Surfer), Hayden Cox (Photographer and Visual Artist), Murray Fredericks (Photographer/Visual Artist) and a first of its kind Stanley Donwood interactive and retrospective exhibition.

Above: Patrick Clair

Above: Stanley Donwood

Above: Ben Quilty


The above speakers will headline the annual event, Joined by a number of other masterminds in their significant creative fields. The event at Carriageworks will host two days of
presentations, exhibitions, installations, screenings and workshops, and is the opening event of Vivid Sydney. The event is again set to engage and inspire Australia’s creative communities, encouraging them to think global.


Above: Jason Woodside

Above: Hayden Shapes


“With nearly 10 000 people attending our previous events, we’re crafting our next Sydney event to be a bespoke experience that truly inspires and enables creative minds from both Australia and abroad. Our next event will have something for the prolific designer, and the every day passer by,” says event founder Murray Bell.


Above: Hayden Shapes

Above: Murray Fredricks


Semi-Permanent Sydney
22-23 May 2014
Carriageworks, Eveleigh Sydney

Semi Permanent