Program 16-22 Arts Friday on Eastside Radio

Sydney Contemporary opens at Carriageworks with more than 450 artists and over 90 galleries. The program provides collectors, industry professionals and the art loving public access to cutting-edge art. It includes art performances, talks, food-and-drink. Hear from a number of those participating. blackbirds don’t mate with starlings is the first full-length collection of poetry by Janaka Malwatta. It’s a work of activism, fury and hope. Published by University of Queensland Press, the collection combines performance poetry with poetries of witness and memory.

Arts Friday acknowledge the custodians of the Gadigal lands from which the program has been produced and broadcasts from at Eastside Radio.

Produced and presented by Angela Stretch.


Sasha Berliner :: Crescent Park (In Elliptical Time)
Steve Alderton, National Art School :: Sydney Contemporary: Interview Artereal Gallery:
Listen Up: A Micro-Festival of New Music :: Allara, recorded live in Brisbane 2019 Ensemble OffspringLink here:
Mike Gowan :: Sydney Contemporary: Interview
Kalaha :: Deva TutkuApril Records
Side-Eye & Grace :: Percy Street Waltz IlluminateOntario
Sandy Edwards and Meg Hewitt :: Sydney Contemporary: Interview Arthere: paper section
Eliza :: Me vs Me A Sky Without StarsReleased September 16
Damien Minton :: Sydney Contemporary: Interview
Romare :: Walking In The Rain SingleLondon UK
Janaka Malwatta | :: Interview: Poet Black birds done mate with starlings published by UQP
The Brand New Heavies :: Never Stop Request by Janaka Malwatta