The open day will allow the community to see the artists in their natural habitat, lurking behind the paint, or sticking that last little piece of silly string to the ceiling, in the open artist studios.
While soaking up some magical sounds from the days’ live musical act Nick Casey who will be performing a preview of his album, before its October 6th launch at 107. Visitors can also enjoy the first taste of the new show ‘masterclass’ with Charlie Garber and Gareth Davies and be treated to various poetry readings throughout the day.
‘Why White?’ showcases the work of some of Australia’s most promising artists including Hiske Weijers, Sean O’Connell, Jonathan James, Victoria Lobregat, Susan MacDonald, Louise Coxx, Bec Paton, Equilibrium Design Studio and many more.
Those looking for a more hands on experience can get involved in tote bag customisation or one of the multiple workshops that will be offered throughout the day.
There is currently no other place in Sydney that offers a comparable mix of activities, or a similarly socially supportive environment.
The space will set in motion much needed affordable creative studios and rehearsal space to the creative community, after the closure of the artist-run space 107/ 342 Elizabeth St in 2005, which was one of the most active artistic venues in inner Sydney.