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Badu Gili: Wonder Women

Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Best viewed from the top of the Monumental Steps

Every day, 6pm to 9pm Friday 23 April to Friday 22 April 2022

The Sydney Opera House's free, nightly First Nations sails lighting returns from Friday 23 April, with a vibrant new projection that celebrates the work and stories of 6 female First Nations artists.

Badu Gili: Wonder Women, curated by Art Gallery of New South Wales Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Coby Edgar, is a creative collaboration between the Opera House and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, to mark the Gallery's 150th anniversary.

The six-minute animation weaves together the work of artists from across Australia: Wadawurrung elder Marlene Gilson; Yankunytjatjara woman Kaylene Whiskey; Luritja woman Sally Mulda; and Western Arrarnta women Judith Inkamala and Marlene Rubuntja and the late Kamilaroi woman Elaine Russell.

The projection will appear hourly on the Opera House’s eastern Bennelong sail each night from sunset, enabled by the NSW Government’s Culture Up Late initiative.

Covid-safe information

The Sydney Opera House is open and operating in line with public health order requirements. We are continuing to closely monitor NSW Health guidelines and advice. 

Patrons and visitors who have recently attended any of the the NSW COVID-19 case locations, or other interstate case locations listed by NSW Health, must not visit the Opera House as per NSW Health advice.

If you are directly affected by this or concerned about attending, please contact our Box Office team on 02 9250 7777, or our dining venues directly, to discuss your ticketing or booking options. 

The health and safety of everyone on our site is our greatest priority. Face masks are strongly recommended for patrons aged 12 years and over while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance. All patrons and visitors must check-in via QR code on arrival.

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