The Rocks Pop-up – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, NSW Department of Planning

[ Matchbox Projects ]

2011 – 12, precinct revitalisation project and creative residency, AUS

Role: Inaugural Pop-Up Manager

The Rock Pop-Up was an initiative for activating temporarily vacant buildings by providing creative workers with access to affordable space to produce and showcase original work, and host unique events while a long term tenant is secured. Created in March 2011 by the Sydney Harbor Foreshore Authority and Arts NSW with the below objectives.

— To present The Rocks as a showcase for unique, bespoke and locally distinctive work and the home of innovation and creativity in Sydney.

— To activate temporarily vacant properties and bring activity to the precinct.

— To support emerging creative workers with access to affordable space to make work, run creative businesses, sell original products and host unique events.

— To connect the broader arts and creative community with the tenants and residents.