10 Years 10 Artists with James Nguyen

March 17, 2017

This year Underbelly Arts turns 10! To celebrate we’ve chatted to 10 bold voices from Underbelly Arts’ past about their projects back in the day, where they are now and what they are working on into the future. This week…

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You’re Invited

October 20, 2016

Please join us for Beneath the Surface, a special night of food, art, and conversation as we welcome new Director Roslyn Helper and recently appointed board members Sam Christie, Clare Cahill and Stuart Couzens to Underbelly Arts. 7pm, Monday 31…

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Underbelly Arts Welcomes Roslyn Helper as New Director

September 30, 2016

Sydney, 30 September 2016 Underbelly Arts today announced the appointment of Roslyn Helper as Director of Underbelly Arts. David Robb, the chair of Underbelly Arts, said Roslyn Helper has been appointed due to her strong understanding of the artist process,…

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director

May 12, 2016

Are you our next Executive Director or know someone who might be? We’re on the hunt for a new Director to lead Underbelly Arts in 2017 and beyond. Applications open now, close Mon 30 May. UNDERBELLY ARTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INFORMATION…

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Vote for us in the FBi Radio SMAC Awards!

December 9, 2015

We are super stoked that the fine people Sydney arts, music and culture industry have nominated us for Best Arts Program in the 2016 FBi Radio SMAC awards! If you had a great time at this years festival, we would…

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Time As Punishment: ‘Wait Until Called’ – UA15 artist Amy Spiers

July 30, 2015

“You will spend a very, very long time here” Wait Until Called is a participatory installation involving a room of seated, patiently waiting refugees. This year I have been invited by Underbelly Arts to restage the work in Building 140…

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Wine Sommelier Ambrose Chiang Meets Air Sommelier Emily Parsons-Lord

July 29, 2015

Underbelly Arts Festival celebrates bold new voices in contemporary art. One of the most exciting things is that these voices are not only bold, but curious about what each other are thinking and doing with their art. Sommelier at Momofuku…

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UA15 CHATS: Brienna Macnish x Nathan Harrison

July 24, 2015

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, water scarcity, air quality, Coal Seam Gas: this year’s Underbelly Arts Festival features several works that address specific environmental issues. Two of these artists, BRIENNA MACNISH and NATHAN HARRISON, spoke with ASH BERDEBES about art…

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Picks of the Underbelly Arts Festival

Had a look at our program and not sure where to start? We’ve asked some of our arts heroes for tips to help you navigate UA15, and start building your list of not-to-be-missed works. Lisa Havilah, Director, Carriageworks I always…

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