Absinthe Minded at Soirée Bar for Biennale of Sydney

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has announced its sponsorship of Brisbane-based artist, Daniel McKewen as the 2014 Artist in Residence for Biennale of Sydney at a launch event held last night featuring his work.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth's Artist in Residence
Daniel McKewen, Sofitel Wentworth Artist in Residence

Running Men features a cast of male actors who have made their impact on the big screen, from Cary Grant, to Tom Cruise and Daniel Craig as James Bond. The video runs in endless loops, showing the men running towards the viewer but never getting caught.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth's Artist in Residence
Running Men by Daniel McKewen

McKewen is participating as an artist in the 19th Biennale of Sydney, supported by Sofitel. The visual art festival is Australia’s largest and is held every two years, running for a three-month exhibition from 21 March to 9 June 2014.

For the duration of Sofitel’s Artist in Residence program, Soirée Bar has created a cocktail inspired by Biennale of Sydney 2014 theme, ‘You Imagine What You Desire’. The Absinthe Minded ($18) is an easy-drinking mix of peach liqueur, sparkling wine, orange juice, strawberry puree and absinthe.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth's Artist in Residence
Absinthe Minded Cocktail

You can catch the video screening and the cocktail at Soirée Bar from 11th March until 31st May 2014.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.

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