Switch - a community digital arts facility is home to ICE, which generates creativity, artistic excellence and cultural empowerment with and for Western Sydney, working at the intersection of community cultural development, art and technology.
Events at ICE - Information and Cultural Exchange
Hubster Exhibition - emerging artist creative exploration
January 19 - January 27
9am – 5pm daily
An exhibition from the ICE Hub's creative enterprises in residence. Spanning the entire Switch Digital Arts Centre, this exhibition will give you an insight into some of the 2012 cohort's most outstanding creative explorations, a year of transition, definition and growth for our residents.
You'll be treated to a taste of the wide variety of hot-housed talents in the Hub, from a Kung Fu comedy web series to a laneway revitalisation and a courtyard Hip Hop soundscape. These’ incubated’ creatives have well and truly hatched.
Social Networking Chill Lab – Free Internet
January 19 - POP
4pm - 9pm
POP across the road to The Chill Lab @ ICE to meet your friends, check in on Facebook and Twitter, upload and tag your photos, chill out and generally have some tech time out from the festivities of POP.
The Lab @ ICE has 13 Apple Macs with free Internet use for social media. It’s fully air-conditioned, accessible and free. Whilst you’re here check out the exhibition from ICE’s Hubsters and browse our community based digital arts facilities.
Meet and Tweet up at The Chill Lab.
Car-Cophony Film Screenings
January 19 – January 27
9am – 5pm
Duration 12 minutes (looped footage)FREE
Car-Cophony is a unique sound art piece that is occurring on Opening Night where the public can listen to a symphony of car stereos by composer Matthew Timmis in Car-Cophony.
To complement this ICE has commissioned four local artists to create films about cars to screen live and online throughout the festival. Come into Switch Digital Arts Centre to watch these films on a loop and also check out our Hub Residents Exhibition.
For more information, visit the ICE website.