Wynscreen

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Project overview

Welcome to Wynscreen – Sydney’s newest public art installation.

A Transport for NSW first, the screen will enhance the walk to and from Wynyard Station for Sydneysiders, commuters, tourists and art lovers alike.

Wynscreen is destined to become a dynamic local meeting point in our world class city, as it showcases a diverse range of specially commissioned works by a variety of Australian:

  • Artists
  • Animators
  • Designers
  • Choreographers

Immersive and inspiring, Wynscreen combines art, culture and technology to create a series of visual experiences. It brings the world of innovative art to everyone, every day.

Meet the artists

Robyn Backen

Robyn Backen with Ian Hobbs

Thought Train 2016

Duration 50 mins, looped
Commissioned by Transport for New South Wales

Robyn Backen is a Sydney based artist and an Australia Council Fellow.

Her recent body of work evolves from her research into the acoustics of ancient whispering architectures and their unique communication patterns of sending and receiving. Robyn has created many large public commissioned artworks, and her other works have been exhibited extensively, nationally and internationally. 

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Nancy Liang and Baron Chau

Nancy Liang and Baron Chau

Past Journeys of the Near Future 2017

Duration 6 mins, looped
Commissioned by Transport for New South Wales

Nancy Liang and Baron Chau are Sydney-based artists who operate together on a range of multidisciplinary art, media and design projects that often explore speculative, fictional worlds in-between the real and the imagined. Baron is interested in critical futures through design, while Nancy yearns for the past and nostalgia through illustration.

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For information on artists previous showcased see the Previous artists links.

About Wynscreen

Transport for NSW has created a unique opportunity for media art to light up a public meeting place in the most compelling way. Some of Australia’s most captivating moving image art will be showcased on this distinctively-shaped screen located on the mezzanine level of Wynyard Station’s Clarence Street entrance.

Wynscreen facts

  • Over 20 metres wide
  • Almost three metres high
  • On show for over 30,000 passersby every day

Purpose-designed and dedicated as a public art site, Wynscreen video art will explore themes of time, travel and place through our Indigenous history, multicultural personality, and creative imaginations. It engages with the ways our past has shaped who we are, where we are and what we may become.

You can keep up to date by following us on social media via #wynscreen

More information about the Wynyard Walk project.