Program 49-23 Arts Friday on Eastside

Conversations and Connections Documentary Festival brings together doco-makers and industry professionals, academics and the public to explore the power of today’s creative documentary forms at the State Library NSW. Hear an insightful overview from Dr Karen Pearlman writes, directs and edits screen productions and is to Deputy-director of the Creative Documentary Research Centre. AGNSW presents Louise Bourgeois: Has the Day Invaded the Night or Has the Night Invaded the Day? Justin Paton, the curator of international art at the Art Gallery of NSW talks us through what we can experience. ArtScreen is a program supporting artists with disability or who are d/Deaf to develop their creativity and careers through producing new video artworks which are screened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in celebration of International Day of People with Disability, which is on Sunday, December 3rd. Guy Morgan were selected for the 2023 ArtScreen program. His video, ‘Written with a finger on a steamed-up window’ has its premiere and we receive a preview.

Produced and presented by Angela Stretch, from GADIGAL country, we acknowledge First Nations peoples as the sovereign custodians of Country, and pay respect to Elders of past, present and to future generations. We acknowledge and value the distinct culture, customs and practices present in the many and diverse tribal nations across NSW. 


I Just Want To Wake Up With You by Helado Negro (int)
Release: PHASOR
INTERVIEW: Dr Karen Pearlman, Deputy Director of the Creative Documentary Research Centre, Macquarie University by Conversations and Connections Documentary Festival (loc)
Release: – 1 December 2023 – State Library of NSW
Ain’t No Place by United Freedom Collective (int)
Release: Vast Oceans, Empty Skies
INTERVIEW: Justin Paton, Curator of International art at the AGNSW by EXHIBITION: Louise Bourgeois – Has the Day Invaded the Night or Has the Night Invaded the Day? (loc)
Release: AGNSW – 28 April 2024
Bring The Storm by Bronwyn Eather (loc)
Release: Brave Old World
Summer Rain by New Visionaries (int)
Release: Roadmaps
3301 by Cykada (int)
Release: Metamorphosis
INTERVIEW: Guy Morgan, artist by ArtScreen Premiere at the Museum of Contemporary Art – (loc)
Release: Video: Written with a finger on a steamed-up window
Liminal Space by Ego Ella May (int)
Hawk Island by Mr Beatnick (int)
Release: Single
Feedback of Silence (ft. Benjamin Herman) by THYSENTERPRISE (int)

Edited story excerpts:
Justin Paton: Music by Brian Eno, Webb, Nerve Net (1992). All rights reserved.
Guy Morgan: Written with a finger on a steamed-up window. All rights reserved.

National Art School GRAD SHOW 2023

National Arts School Graduation Exhibition for 1-10 December 2023, presents 140 students and we hear from six of them on the preview night. For more information on the GRAD SHOW, visit: