Ta-ku Has Announced a Week-Long Creative Residency in Sydney

For one week only from April 11 in Sydney, producer/photographer Ta-ku will bring together global creative thinkers to curate a physical incarnation of his artistic process and world. A gallery exhibit of his Songs To Make Up To photo series will be running through the days, accompanied by nightly talks on different topics that fans can win tickets to. Hit the photo above to find out all the details.

Ta-ku In Residence

This week, Ta-ku announced “In Residence” – a weeklong creative residency in collaboration with Dropbox and Golden Age Cinema & Bar.

Along with such collaborators as sight and sound Create & Explore, Sydney-based chef Dan Hong, aspiring musician Kuren, and more, Ta-ku will centre his In Residence at the Golden Age cinema within the repurposed Paramount House building in Sydney’s Surry Hills, curating and collaborating with guests across the world.

The schedule is at follows:

– Gallery Exhibition | Monday 11th April – Friday 15th April.
Open to the public each day from 9am – 4pm.

– @takueats | Monday 11th April, 5pm
Ta-ku will host a talk featuring Sydney’s biggest culinary thinkers and innovators to discuss food trends, restaurants and @takueats.
Guests: Mitch Orr (Chef and co­ owner of ACME), Dan Hong (Executive Chef at Mr. Wong’s, Ms. G’s, Papi Chulo, and El Loco), and Andrew DJ Levins (DJ/Founder of Heaps Decent charity / radio host of “The Mitchen” & “Hay Fam”).

– Create+Explore Photo Walk | Tuesday 12th April, 11am
Following on from photo walks Create+Explore have instigated across the globe, Ta-ku and the CE team join educators from the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on a guided tour of the MCA collection and encourage others to join, capture images and share via the #createexplore hashtag. This falls as part of the #FCxMCA collab series with label Future Classic.

– @takubeats | Tuesday 12th April, 5pm
Ta-­ku will lead a conversation around emerging producers and beatmakers to discuss inspiration and where they are headed. Guests include Kuren (18-year-old NSW producer) and additional guests to be announced

– Create+Explore Photo Walk | Thursday, 14th April, 11am
Details TBA

– @takuspeaks | Thursday 14th April, 5pm
Ta-ku and acclaimed photographers will examine the power of social media in photography and branding using new artistic mediums. Guests include Denise Kwong (famed Instagram photographer known as @twistdee), KC Avila (Co­founder of creative agency Magic Birds of Jordan), Anthony Berlangieri (freelance photographer specialising in content creation for Google, Youtube, Spotify, Adidas) and more.

– @takufleeks | Friday 15th April, 5pm
Ta­-ku will head a talk regarding pop culture, fashion inspiration and sneakers with global creatives. Guests include Caroll Lynn (Illustrator and women’s footwear designer at Filling Pieces Amsterdam) with additional guests to be announced.

If any of the above appeals to you, tickets to the nightly events are FREE but with limited capacity, so entry is by competition entry, sign up here to win: futr.cl/ta-kusignup.

For those who cannot get along to the events, content produced as part of the residency will also be available to view at dropeverything.com.au.