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FailureLab Sydney

Saturday, May 28, 2016

The Highs and Lows of the Creative Journey

THE STORYTELLERS

Six creative professionals each share a story of failure, joining Failure:Lab’s global mission to eliminate the fear, stigma, and isolation around failure which, in turn, helps remove roadblocks to communication, innovation, and community.

Failure:Lab is a raw and intimate event showcasing personal stories of failure. With a refreshing environment of openness, it helps pave the way for change by crushing the isolation and stigma around failure. Failure then takes its rightful place as the crucial first step to the next big thing.

Our storytellers share memories of failure in a safe space for mistakes – no lessons learned or talk of who’s to blame! The audience can reflect on Twitter using #failurelab during the moment of reflection between stories.

Performances follow each story to recharge the audience. Electro poetry, spoken word, ‘gyp-hop’, acoustic melodies and oscillating guitar strings will lift the air between stories.

Don’t let the name fool you – while the stories may be about failure, the event is really about courage, determination, and the strength to get back up.

Crush the stigma around failure. Embrace it, learn from it, build on it.

Hosted by Simone Sheridan

Marcus Westbury

Somaya Langley

Dr. Annetta Mallon PhD

Selina Miles

Chloe Beevers

Adam Monaghan

Jeremy Staples

THE ENTERTAINERS

Casio Gloria

DA Carter

Spindles

Brent Francis Clarke

Ebb Tides

Nic Alexander

Vivid Sydney

Now in its eighth year, Vivid Sydney is owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW, the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, and features large-scale light installations and projections (Vivid Light); music performances and collaborations (Vivid Music including Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House); and creative ideas, discussion and debate (Vivid Ideas); all celebrating Sydney as the creative hub of the Asia-Pacific region.

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