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Special Event

generationext
– Special extended edition for the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations

FREE. Exclusively for people aged 12–18 years

The Biennale of Sydney comes to the MCA only once every two years. Come and celebrate this rare and exciting time in Sydney’s art scene with a special extended edition of generationext.

Celebrate the theme of the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations. Meet and connect with new like-minded people and create new relationships with art, artists and other teenagers through music, weaving, sculpture, photography, origami and more!

Here’s what to expect:

Bring an item of clothing to be mended in Lee Mingwei’s The Mending Project
•* Meet Volume One: MCA Collection artist *Matthew Hopkins
• *Join Young Guides on tours *of the galleries
Soak up chilled vibes from buskers
•* Enjoy food and live music* on the Sculpture Terrace
• *Create artwork *inspired by the ancient Chinese bottle-painting technique
• *Weave *a giant friendship bracelet
• Make origami and write a secret message inside
Hop in the generationext photo booth and see how many people you can connect to on the photo board
Take part in art and photography competitions for a chance to win awesome prizes
Take part in a mass drumming circle with Drum Safari
•* Design your own page* for the new generationext zine

Dress up theme: COLOUR BLOCKING! Dress all in one colour, and
connect with people in the same colour through games at the event

Stay tuned to the generationext Facebook page for event updates.

Click here to RSVP for generationext on 12 August now.
Click here to find out more about generationext.

No parents or teachers admitted. Supervised by MCA staff, generationext is a drug, alcohol and smoking-free event. *See website for competition details.



Image courtesy and © the Museum of Contemporary Art Limited Photograph: Adam Hollingworth

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