Out-of-this- world-class contemporary dance, circus and acrobatics as well as eye-popping visuals set to a thumping hip-hop soundtrack.See some of Australia’s finest physical, visual and musical artists create a unique experience for local participants and community, on and around Bendigo’s iconic poppet head in Rosalind Park.
ENCOUNTER: is a common ground, a social and supported shared experience. A multi-generational performance event. _Crossing cultures and carving out new genres. _Crafting the digital and the handmade. _Cultivating collective confidence and human connection. _A colourful protest against the inexorable advance of technology itself. _Concerned with all aspects of contemporary celebration and ceremony.
This especially commissioned performance celebrates historical events relating to Bermagui’s fishing and coastal heritage from a range of different perspectives. Hear stories from members of the community told alongside original dance, songs and music performed by Festival musicians.
This is a collaborative, community event with people from the area contributing as dancers, performers, and artists. This opening performance is generously supported by Regional Arts NSW.
Regional Arts Australia – Bendigo Sept 2018
“The essential end to your day”.
Live performance and DJ’s, multi- instrumentalists.
A Counter-urban Night club.
Eclectic electronic music makers.
Singers and sound artists. Barefoot bowls and beats.
Celebrating Central Victoria’s serious amount of home-grown local talent.
Come on down kick back and relax.
: U.P.A : URGENT.POETIC.ACTION…
A live arts project cultivating collective joy through community celebration.
A colourful protest against the inexorable advance of technology itself.
Expressing personal gifts and natural abilities.
An activated creative process that is productive and resourceful.
A social and supportive shared experience.