Sydney Film Festival and Sydney Contemporary to bring new exhibition to the Festival Hub

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Set to open at the official Sydney Film Festival Festival Hub in Town Hall is a special video exhibition staged by Sydney Contemporary. The Sydney Contemporary Video Exhibition will open at the hub on Thursday 4th June and run for the duration of the festival (until 14th June), showcasing works from 12 video artists from leading Australian and international galleries.

Artists from around the globe, like Juan Pablo Langlois from Chili and Allison Schulnik from the U.S, will have their works displayed in the free-access Festival Hub, giving guests a close look at many different perspectives from artists at the forefront of their field. Ranging from performance art and elements from classic Hollywood films, to digital and stop-motion clay animation, the works will be amongst the warm and relaxing atmosphere of the hub each day of the festival.

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Still from Heath Franco’s “Home Town”

Artists include:

John Azzarella (USA)
Heath Franco (AUS)
Deborah Kelly (AUS)
Christian J Heinrich (AUS)
Juan Pablo Langlois (Chile)
Nicolas Superby (Chile)
Jess MacNeil (AUS, UK)
Baden Pailthorpe (AUS)
Cameron Robbins (AUS)
Joan Ross (AUS)
Allison Schulnik (USA)
Grant Stevens (AUS)

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Allison Schulnik’s “Eager 2”

The 62nd Sydney Film Festival runs from 3rd June to 14th June 2015. More information and tickets are available at www.sff.org.au

Headline picture: Joan Ross “The Naming of Things from the Claiming of Things (2012)”