PREVIOUS LIVEWORKS FESTIVALS

Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art is a ten-day festival of experimental art from across Australia and the Asia Pacific. Each year thousands of audience members flock to Carriageworks to explore an extraordinary program featuring work by some of the most brilliant artists of our time.

Discover more about past festivals below!

 

 

  • LIVEWORKS FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ART
    18 – 28 OCTOBER 2018

    In 2018 audiences waded through wet foundations, got lost in otherworldly landscapes, witnessed bodies laid bare and broken, silently embraced strangers and escaped to a visionary future led by women of colour.

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  • LIVEWORKS FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ART
    19 – 29 OCTOBER 2017

    In 2017 audiences fell in love, wrestled with politics, faced the future, unearthed distant memories, got freaky with household appliances and flocked across Sydney.

  • LIVEWORKS FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ART
    27 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2016

    In 2016 audiences explored giant kinetic installations, listened to sonic sculptures, participated in performance, had sexy encounters, witnessed experimental choreography and captivating Indigenous stories.

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    LIVEWORKS FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ART
    22 OCT – 7 NOVEMBER 2015

    In 2015 audiences danced with robots, rocked alongside an all-girl art collective, witnessed electrifying movement submerged in water and were aroused by seductive dance blurring the boundaries of gender.

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STIFF GINS TOUR YIRRAMBOI FESTIVAL

STIFF GINS TOUR TO MELBOURNE SPIRIT OF THINGS: The Sound of Objects Melbourne Recital Centre 31 Sturt Street, Melbourne, Victoria… Read More

LIVEWORKS 2017 | WORKSHOPS

Get hands-on with the artists, educators and collaborators of Liveworks in this series of intimate and interactive classes… Read More

LIVEWORKS 2017 | KEYNOTE LECTURES

Join us to hear the most exciting voices in the Asia-Pacific discuss their experimental and multi-disciplinary practices, and… Read More

LIVEWORKS LAB

Performance Space presents the Liveworks Lab, an opportunity for artists from across Australia and the Asia Pacific to… Read More

ARTISTIC PROGRAM

  Experience the extraordinary at Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art from the 18th to the 28th of October…. Read More

EXPERIMENTAL CHOREOGRAPHIC RESIDENCY

Performance Space and Critical Path are excited to partner on the Experimental Choreographic Residency, a three-week residency focusing… Read More

QUEER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: STEPHEN CUMMINS RESIDENCY

Performance Space in association with PACT Centre for Emerging Artists present the Queer Development Program: Stephen Cummins Residency…. Read More

QUEER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: STEPHEN CUMMINS WORKSHOP INTENSIVE

Performance Space in association with PACT Centre for Emerging Artists present the Queer Development Program: Stephen Cummins Workshop… Read More

QUEER NU WERK PERFORMANCE PARTY

6PM – 10PM | SATURDAY 7 APRIL 2018 AT PACT CENTRE FOR EMERGING ARTISTS 107 RAILWAY PARADE, ERSKINEVILLE 2042… Read More

BLAK ARTISTS KINECTION

CALLING YOUNG AND EMERGING BLAK ARTISTS! Performance Space and Moogahlin Performing Arts are collaborating to present a new… Read More

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR EXCHANGE RESIDENCY 2018

Applications are now open for Exchange Residency 2018 – a new partnership between Performance Space and West Kowloon… Read More

SHARE THE LOVE – GIVE TO PERFORMANCE SPACE

Last year Performance Space invited you to fall in love at Liveworks, in the one-on-one performance Let’s Make Love… Read More