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Live Nights

Live Nights are one-off curated performance nights. These evenings focus on sound, performance and multi media practice. Our Live Night curators transform all four gallery spaces and courtyard.

For more information about Firstdrafts gallery space and access click here.

If you have any questions when preparing your application please email or call 02 8970 2999

Successful applicants receive

> $1500 curatorial fee per Live Night

> $3,500 artist fees per Live Night

> Additional production costs

> Access to Firsdraft’s equipment and resources

> Promotion through Firstdraft’s digital channels

Please submit 1 merged pdf with

> Proposal detailing your project title, concept and artists (max 1 A4 page)

> Curators CV  (max 1 A4 page)

> Up to 10 labelled images per application 

> Up to 1 multimedia work per artist (please provide link and password at end of proposal)

Further program details

> Collaborative applications from multiple curators/curatorial collectives are welcome, however this program cannot accommodate additional financial allowances. 


Until the Thaw, Firstdraft, 2018 Photo Rafaela Pandolfini
Eugene Choi, A Brace for Support (performed with Justin Shoulder), ‘Immaterially Yours…’, curated by Tulleah Pearce, 2019 Firstdraft, Sydney, Photo Document Photography
Tomorrow Girls Troop performing at Art Month Sydney East Sydney Precinct Party, 2018 Firstdraft, Photo Document Photography