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Cultural extravaganza like never before seen

BANKSTOWN will come alive and experience an arts and cultural extravaganza never before seen.

The Art Nights: Culture Alive program will transform Bankstown into a spectacular hub of music, dance, art and culture over three memorable nights.
An outdoor augmented reality art walk, Hyperreal Amble, will weave its way through the City, connecting Bankstown Arts Centre, Incubate Studios, Paul Keating Park and Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre.
Visitors will be able to meander through the walk and experience site-specific installations and performances by Western Sydney-based artists, including Mah, Leyla Oz, Pandakero, Si Yi Shen and Travis De Vries.
The opening night on Saturday, January 27, from 5-10pm, will also feature art markets, live music, creative workshops and the launch of the Blak Flaneur exhibition by Travis De Vries.
The program also includes: Workshops offered by artists Anne Kwasner, Nadia Odlum and Karen Elias at Bankstown Arts Centre; art market stalls from emerging and local artists; live performances curated by Western Sydney Collective, Beat Kitchen Records; art Panel with exhibiting artists Travis De Vries, Molly Wagner, Bec Gallo, moderated by Creative Producer Kath Fries; movie screenings at Bryan Brown Theatre; and live performance art and video artworks across sites.
Mayor Bilal El-Hayek encouraged everyone to come along and experience what Bankstown’s thriving arts community had to offer.
Bankstown Arts Centre Director and event curator Rachael Kiang said the program was a fun, sensorial smorgasbord that was multi-artform and multi-layered.