For our first Late Night Library series in 2017, we’re teaming up with Sydney-based storytellers Little Fictions. Over 6 nights, prepare to be entertained by a talented team of actors, artists and musicians who’ll bring local tales to life through a mix of original multimedia and live performance.
Join broadcaster, Julian Day for a mesmerizing hour of multiplatform storytelling by actors, visual artists, filmmakers and musicians.
In ‘The Most Beautiful Story In The World’, Oliver Mol tells of migraines, Sydney’s lockout laws, love and mental health. His performance will be accompanied by a slideshow of quirky images by Carla Uriarte.
Sydney actor, Lauren Hamilton Neill will perform ‘These Are the Fox: Dream’ by Melbourne writer, Cynthia alongside Peter Humble’s soundscape and 16mm film footage.
In ‘Diurnal: Slurry Hills’, we present award-winning Sydney poet, Anna Kerdjick Nicholson’s word-portrait of her local suburb. The performance features new work by Iranian-born photographer, Damon Amb and narration by Sydney actor, Felix Johnson.
Experimental composer, Stephen Adams, Sydney flâneur, Jen Craig and videomaker, Jon Steiner collaborate to perform an excerpt from Panthers and the Museum of Fire – a fictionalised memoir which is as much about Sydney as it is about its author.
And film-maker Tyler Mahoney and musician Brendan Bourke present ‘A Fact’, a multimedia performance of Jon Steiner’s existential café conversation– featuring illustrations by award-winning graphic artist, Zoe Sadokierski.
Wollongong-based writer and musician, Josh Mei-Ling Dubrau and actor, Lauren Hamilton Neill will perform ICE ICE PARTY, Josh’s edgy monologue set in an intercity train carriage.
Emerging artist Emily Twomey and composers, Thomas Ross and Victoria Tran have produced unique story-poem films. These will be screened alongside live narrations by actor Adam Norris.
This series of Late Night Library is produced by City of Sydney and presented in collaboration with Little Fictions.
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