At the midpoint of the Mountain to Mouth 2016, dancers will emerge from the darkness at Steampacket Gardens, as Canoe and its entourage of flag bearers and walkers arrive from their journey from the You Yangs. Weaving like threads through the central artwork, the dancers, made up of groups from across Geelong, gather the people of the city together. It's time to get up and dance.
For over 25 years, a locked wooden dresser sat in the family garage of broadcaster, Joel Carnegie - a once prized possession of his grandfather, Col Brain. Col was one of Geelong's most well-regarded musicians of his time - playing in and leading dance, swing, brass and jazz bands. But Col's dresser hadn’t been opened since he died. So what was inside?
Told through the eyes of his grandson, in a collaboration with the Geelong West Brass Band: herein lies the discovery of a time capsule of Australian musical life, in a quest to uncover what Col wanted us to know about his life, by the things he left behind...
This radio cabaret project will be recorded for broadcast on ABC Radio National.
3 performances: 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 9pm (show running time approx 28 minutes).
Image: Sarah Walker
The information membrane will offer an new information gathering experience to ensure you don't miss a thing... Supported by Geelong Connected Communities look out for them in each Zone.
The most revealing moment you will have this After Dark, Presented by The Grand Caravan, Blood.Sex.Tears. is an interactive, immersive sound installation in two parts. It is both conversational and confessional.
7pm The Voicing:
Have you 30 seconds to talk about blood? A story containing sex? A knowing of tears? Receive instructions, then privately record your voice.
A ghostly installation of rare and endangered Australian plants by Karen Richards. An installation of light reflective embroidery panels showcase endangered plants from around Victoria - with the light reflective thread only seen when hit by direct light...