About the Series
What is Genext? An award-winning program offering Sydney teenagers the chance to meet, explore and create with established artists and like-minded young people, after-hours at the MCA.
- 6–9pm Sunday 23 Nov Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists
NEXT UP….. Genext:Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists
Genext will return to the MCA on 23 November 2014, offering exclusive after-hours access to the exhibition Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists
- Access to Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists
- A fantastical participatory performance created by by Primavera artist Hossein Ghaemi
- Two stages for live music
- An array of brilliant hands-on experiences and art-making activities curated and coordinated by the MCA Youth Committee, including a silent rave, silk painting, a photobooth and a giant collaborative floor map
- The Genext New Media Festival – with prizes, including a Samsung Galaxy tablet, awarded for the most creative submissions
- Mouthwatering snacks and drinks by award-winning caterers Fresh
SEE YOUR WORK ON THE BIG SCREEN!
Submit your new media art, performance proposals, short films, animations, documentaries, photography and digital pieces into our New Media festival held 5 times a year as part of Genext. Fantastic prizes are awarded for the most creative submissions! Send your pieces to email@example.com
PERFORM AT THE MCA!
If you’re a young musician or performer aged 12–18, email links to your demos to firstname.lastname@example.org for your opportunity to play to crowds at Genext.
BUS SUBSIDY FOR GROUPS
The MCA is pleased to offer eligible organisations financial assistance towards the cost of transporting a group of young people to Genext events. Contact email@example.com for information.
PAST EVENTS 2013
PAST EVENTS 2012
16 December Volume One: MCA Collection
18 November Primavera, Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro
12 August 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations
24 June Transmission at Campbelltown Arts Centre
3 June Marking Time and Volume One: MCA Collection
22 April Celebrate the re-opening of the MCA!
For information regarding events prior to 2012, please contact the program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
genext is supervised by the MCA Learning team and is drug and alcohol free.
generationext 14 April 2013
with South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna
With the support of The Balnaves Foundation, generationext has been offering exclusive MCA experiences to young people since 2005.
For information regarding events prior to 2012, please contact the program coordinator at email@example.com.