MOTEL Sydney, Town and Country Motel, Strathfield, February 27-March 3, 2019

Road trips without air conditioning, collapsing folding beds, Paddle pop sticks stuffed down the back seat of the car, minor injuries from tripping over a guy rope, variety packs of cereal, sunburn on sunburn, a banana lounge for a bed in an annexe, Chinese restaurants in country town, a room key and a carton of milk.

Join Tim Ross and Kit Warhurst for the premiere of the follow to their award winning Man About the House show. Step into a classic 1970s Motel, for a nostalgic, thought provoking and funny exploration of Australian holidays of the past. Using story telling and song they will take you on a sentimental motel journey.

This show will be performed in the period perfect Beppiā€™s Cocktail Bar at the Town and Country Motel.

Alongside the show a number of rooms of the motel will be reimagined with a series of art, film, photographic and automotive installations.

Contributors include artists Stephen Ormandy, Paul Davies, Claudia Damichi and photographer Derek Swalwell. These experiences will be curated by architect Tristan Wong, a director of SJB.

MOTEL is part of Sydney Design Festival 2019.





Images by the super talented Derek Swalwell