BAZAAR DI­ARY

Harper’s Bazaar (Australia) - - Contents - Edited by ALEXAN­DRA ENGLISH

Your cul­tural cal­en­dar for the month.

The HER­ITAGE BANK FES­TI­VAL OF FOOD & WINE in Toowoomba lets you taste the best pro­duce South­ern Queens­land Coun­try has to of­fer, while lis­ten­ing to Cloud Con­trol and Augie March (Septem­ber 21–30; tcof.com.au). NEW SOUTH WALES: The STATE LI­BRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES cel­e­brates the open­ing of new gal­leries that dou­ble its ex­hi­bi­tion space with a free open day on Oc­to­ber 6, show­cas­ing 3000 items from the li­brary’s 192-year-old col­lec­tion of paint­ings, manuscripts and pho­to­graphs (sl.nsw.gov.au). EMI­RATES ONE&ONLY WOL­GAN VAL­LEY, the luxe con­ser­va­tion re­sort, has teamed up with Cham­pagne Krug to of­fer guests an in­dul­gent pic­nic in the Blue Moun­tains, com­plete with a 4WD jour­ney to a se­cluded lo­ca­tion, lo­cal pro­duce and a bot­tle of Krug Grande Cu­vée 166ème Édi­tion (one­an­don­lyre­sorts.com). AUS­TRALIAN CAP­I­TAL TER­RI­TORY: The Na­tional Por­trait Gallery’s 20th birth­day cel­e­bra­tions ramp up with­vol­umetwo of its ICONS col­lec­tion, fea­tur­ing im­ages of Aus­tralia’s most in­spir­ing fig­ures (un­til Septem­ber 16; por­trait.gov.au). VIC­TO­RIA & NSW: Kikki.k founder and cre­ative direc­tor Kristina Karls­son is host­ing a DREAM LIFE MAS­TER­CLASS along­side Dr Ter­erai Trent (Oprah Win­frey’s all-time favourite guest) and Win­ter Olympic gold medal­list Alisa Cam­plin-warner, to in­spire and help bud­ding en­trepreneurs (Syd­ney: Oc­to­ber 25; Mel­bourne: Oc­to­ber 29; kikki-k.com).vic­to­ria: MEL­BOURNE IN­TER­NA­TIONAL ARTS FES­TI­VAL takes over the city, turn­ing iconic lo­ca­tions into gal­leries and per­for­mance spa­ces (Oc­to­ber3–21;fes­ti­val.mel­bourne ). Pho­tog­ra­pher POLLYBORL AND, known for her pho­to­graphs of Queen El­iz­a­beth and Nick Cave, ex­hibits old and new work at the Na­tional Gallery ofvic­to­ria (Septem­ber 28–Fe­bru­ary 3; ngv.vic.gov.au). TAS­MA­NIA: DEVONPORT FOOD & WINE of­fers a month of cook­ing classes and wine tast­ings (Oc­to­ber 1–31; de­von­port­foodand­wine.com.au). SOUTH AUS­TRALIA: I’M A FEM­I­NIST BUT ... is a group ex­hi­bi­tion in­spired by Deb­o­rah Frances-white and Sofie Ha­gen’s pod­cast The Guilty Fem­i­nist, where fem­i­nist artists ad­mit their fail­ings (Walk­way Gallery, un­til Septem­ber 14; walk­way­gallery. com). NORTH­ERN TER­RI­TORY: PARRTJIMA – A FES­TI­VAL IN LIGHT re­turns to Alice Springs (Mparn­twe) for a 10-day cel­e­bra­tion of con­tem­po­rary Abo­rig­i­nal art (Septem­ber 28–Oc­to­ber 7; par­rtji­maaus­tralia.com.au).

Right: 1000 Doors, 2018, by Chris­tian Wagstaff and Keith Court­ney, at Mel­bourne In­ter­na­tional Arts Fes­ti­val. Be­low: Girl at Clovelly Beach, circa 1890–1910, by Wil­liam Joseph Macpher­son, at the State Li­brary of New South Wales.

2017, by Pa­tri­cia Ansell Dodds at Parrtjima – A Fes­ti­val in Light.

A Cartier hair­pin box from 1918 be­long­ing to Aus­tralian opera singer Nel­lie Melba at the State Li­brary of NSW.

Above: I’m a Fem­i­nist But Some Things Are Women’s Busi­ness, 2017, by Amanda Radomi.

Above: Lee Lin Chin, 2005, by Ing­var Kenne. Right: Women Col­lect­ing Wild Pas­sion­fruit,

Above: Pair XXVII, 2015, by John Steza­ker, at Mel­bourne In­ter­na­tional Arts Fes­ti­val.

Above: Pupa XIX, 2012, by Polly Bor­land.

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