Friday 15 January 2016

Woolf pack

Woolf Pack Zine Workshop

Zines, ideas and banter with this female and non-binary with this female and non-binary zine and collective.

Installations

The Basement

Samuel

Samuel Watson

Multi-award-winning Indigenous writer and poet Samuel Watson weaves new works throughout the festival.

Pop Ups

Pop Up

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The More I Think About It, The Bigger It Gets

A feminist multi-arts pop up performance featuring live classical music and sound art.

Music

Pop Up

Zac Priest

Lost in Translation

Examining patterns formed among and within repeating structural units of Proteins.

Installations

The Gallery

Cloud2

Cloud2 and Quantified Earth

Will we have to imagine life without water? Our planet’s water cycles are under threat and we have the data to prove it.

Installations

The Gallery

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Born Joy Dead

Formed by Ben Dalton (Hungry Kids of Hungary), Born Joy Dead exposes audiences to the experimental side of rock.

Music

10.30–11.00pm Carpark Stage

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Landings

Dynamic cohesion ignites with energy and intensity.

Music

9.45–10.15pm Carpark Stage

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Sisyphus

Drop in & out of this performance installation come endurance test inspired by the Greek myth Sisyphus.

Performance

9.00–11.00pm The Gallery

Taryn.2

The Girlfriend Experience

Step into a strip club after hours, when the patrons have left, and see it from a sex workers perspective.

Performance

9.00–10.00pm The Basement

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Gravity Wing by Clio Em

A science fiction love story through a blend of folk, electronic and classical music intertwined with abstract imagery.

Music

9.00–9.30pm Carpark Stage

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Georgia Mae Featuring Katy McHugh Design

Lusty grooves, magnetic vibes and the delicious vocals of Georgia Mae are paired with the vibrant poetic visions of Katy McHugh Design. Katy McHugh will compile a video of different collage pieces, all original works, are made specifically for this event.

Music

8.15–8.45pm Carpark Stage

Sonder line

The Mechanics of Entanglement

A piece about mathematics, the beginnings of the universe and the fundamental indeterminism of the quantum world.

Performance

8.00–8.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Glitter.3(2)

The History of Science & Glitter

Unravel assumptions we have about femininity, STEM and glitter.

Installations

The Basement

Flamin Eamon

Stand Back, I Know Science

Join Eamon and Melissa as they pit wits against each other in a cyclone of smoke, flames and gleeful mayhem.

Performance

7.15–8.00pm The Studio

DR Q

Dr Quixote

Wander around, talk about love, gender, science, and sentient microfungi.

Installations

The Basement

DYA sisters inside

Waiting and Searching

A birthday hug from Mum. A high five from your sister. A chance to learn from the one who knows you the best. Imagine if you had to wait hours for the one thing that most young people get to do everyday: talk to their parents. Waiting and Searching shares the untold stories of young people who are navigating their way through life and the unfair rules and regulations of the criminal injustice system. A part of Backbone’s 2high Festival at Metro Arts.

Performance

6.00–6.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

El Telon

Lenguas Irónicas

This audacious proposal will explore, through a physical theatre drama, the behaving of a brain in a multi linguistic environment.

Performance

5.30–6.15pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Letters Installation

Installation inspired by stories and letters, previously untold, unwritten and silently contained within. Now brought into the world.

Installations

The Gallery

QUT Booth 3

QUT Booth on Safe Spaces

A portable structure using tangible and hybrid interaction to ask “Where do you feel safe in Brisbane?”

Installations

Foyer

selfie booth

I am Vital Selfie Booth

The I am vital selfie reminds EVERYONE that they are vital! #IamVital

Installations

Next to basement

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The Community Pulse

Our community has a pulse that spans time and space. Tap into the history and present of this festival and venue.

Ideas

4.30–5.30pm Carpark Stage

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The Cozy Corner

Have some down time away from the hussle and bussle. Mmmmm nice.

Installations

Foyer

Submerged

Submerged

Left alone, we become submerged in our thoughts. For some, this means freedom. For others, it is inescapable, overwhelming, suffocating.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Ruby.1

An Act of Intimacy

What are the conditions necessary for intimacy beyond the mutual desire to connect? A one-on-one encounter.

Performance

6.00–10.00pm The Cutting Bar

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Phoebe

Emotional, instinctive and honest – let Phoebe lull you into a peaceful serenity before breaking all the rules.

Music

3.30–4.00pm Carpark Stage

Opaeka

Opaeka

A blind punch of intensity through mellow seas, an experimental electronic project that combines hip hop, folk and pop influences.

Music

2:45pm-3:15pm Carpark Stage

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F-Word 101

Where do we start with all this Feminism stuff? If you are new to feminism, start here. All questions welcome.

Ideas

2:00pm-3:00pm The Basement

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Interrupting the Internet by YAK YAK YAK Youth Arts Kuranda

A new theatre work looking at regional young people’s relationship with the internet, handheld devices and families.

Performance

2:00pm-2:45pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Eden St James and Gala Vanting’s masterclass explores spaces of liminality, the intersectional and the emotive.

Ideas

12:30pm-1:30pm The Basement

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Parental Guidance Recommended

With the influx of media, information freely flowing and safety alerts on high, step inside to see what it is like to be a child in today’s society.

Performance

12:00pm-12:30pm Sue Benner Theatre

If you've got it

If You’ve Got It

Welcome to “If You’ve Got It”, the game show that exploits the problems of real women for your entertainment.

Performance

6:30–7:15pm The Basement

redshift

Shadow Blisters

Shadow blisters is a generative animation using data and imagery reflecting the concept of the ‘shadow blister effect’, a natural phenomenon whereby shadows are known to bulge outward and towards each other.

Art

The Gallery

Saturday 16 January 2016

Woolf pack

Woolf Pack Zine Workshop

Zines, ideas and banter with this female and non-binary with this female and non-binary zine and collective.

Installations

The Basement

Samuel

Samuel Watson

Multi-award-winning Indigenous writer and poet Samuel Watson weaves new works throughout the festival.

Pop Ups

Pop Up

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The More I Think About It, The Bigger It Gets

A feminist multi-arts pop up performance featuring live classical music and sound art.

Music

Pop Up

Zac Priest

Lost in Translation

Examining patterns formed among and within repeating structural units of Proteins.

Installations

The Gallery

Cloud2

Cloud2 and Quantified Earth

Will we have to imagine life without water? Our planet’s water cycles are under threat and we have the data to prove it.

Installations

The Gallery

Airling October 2015 (1)

Airling

Local purveyor of dirt encrusted r’n’b, Airling is fast becoming one of the most talked about young artists in the Australian music industry with her own twist on modern pop music.

Music

10.00–10.45pm Carpark Stage

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Aquila Young

Ambient rock music takes shape through the powers of light and shade, visually representing the essence of her music.

Music

9.00–9.30pm Carpark Stage

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Fierce Mild

Fierce Mild form compelling songs speaking of the sinister and absurd. The narratives unfurl amidst rich soundscapes and intense visualisations.

Music

8.15–8.45pm Carpark Stage

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Quintessential Doll

Quintessential Doll combines brooding synths, glitchy beats and atmospheric strings with evocative poetry and visuals.

Music

7.30–8.00pm Carpark Stage

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Imago

Through various styles of dance, the human body will symbolize and explore life, preservation, metamorphosis, decay and death.

Performance

7.00–7.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Sex Politics

In a brave new world what is sex and consent? How do we navigate this brave new world and still have genuine encounters?

Ideas

6.00–7.00pm The Basement

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Hearts of Change

What happens when we embrace our vulnerability and allow it to fuel our actions and words when connecting with others?

Performance

6.00–6.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Pontouf

Versatile and immersive, they have the capability to make you dance, contemplate life and dance again.

Music

5.30–6.00pm Carpark Stage

Joel Gilmore

Experimenting with the Sounds of Music

Experience music through both science and artistic understandings with Joel Gilmore, Vocal Manoeuvres and instrumentalists.

Ideas

5.00–6.00pm The Studio

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Eye Resolution

An interactive live projection work illuminating how humanity is moved by the unseen, the space between and contagious blindsight.

Performance

5.00–5.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Jouk Mistrow

Blur the lines between art and music. Don’t expect to be wooed with love songs; this is pseudo-nihilistic sound.

Music

4.30–5.00pm Carpark Stage

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Don’t Read The Comments

Exploring the oppressive nature of freedom of speech online, using verbatim comments from media articles.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Science Texts That Changed the World

From The Origin of the Species to Andrew Wakefield’s notorious paper, join the discussion on big science texts led by Joel Gilmore.

Ideas

3.00–4.30pm The Studio

Woolf pack

Woolf Pack

This workshop takes you through the basics of making a one-page zine and turns your experiences into peepable zine goodness.

Ideas

2.30–3.30pm The Basement

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Celebrity Skin

I am doll parts. What are the risks in relying on celebrities to speak for the communities they are heralded as representing?

Ideas

1.00–2.00pm The Basement

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I Am

Celebrating inclusion through dance, this performance works to introduce society’s inexperience of disability.

Performance

12.00–12.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Taryn.2

The Girlfriend Experience

Step into a strip club after hours, when the patrons have left, and see it from a sex workers perspective.

Performance
Glitter.3(2)

The History of Science & Glitter

Unravel assumptions we have about femininity, STEM and glitter.

Installations

The Basement

DR Q

Dr Quixote

Wander around, talk about love, gender, science, and sentient microfungi.

Installations

The Basement

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Letters Installation

Installation inspired by stories and letters, previously untold, unwritten and silently contained within. Now brought into the world.

Installations

The Gallery

QUT Booth 3

QUT Booth on Safe Spaces

A portable structure using tangible and hybrid interaction to ask “Where do you feel safe in Brisbane?”

Installations

Foyer

selfie booth

I am Vital Selfie Booth

The I am vital selfie reminds EVERYONE that they are vital! #IamVital

Installations

Next to basement

cozy corner

The Cozy Corner

Have some down time away from the hussle and bussle. Mmmmm nice.

Installations

Foyer

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Ella Fence

Introducing Cinematic Folk, the musical and visual that is Ella Fence, the front woman of her all female trio.

Music

2:45pm-3:15pm Carpark Stage

redshift

Shadow Blisters

Shadow blisters is a generative animation using data and imagery reflecting the concept of the ‘shadow blister effect’, a natural phenomenon whereby shadows are known to bulge outward and towards each other.

Art

The Gallery

Yoste

Yóste

‘Yóste’ is the solo electronic project of 20-year-old Brisbane producer Kurt Sines.

Music

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Carpark Stage

Sunday 17 January 2016

Woolf pack

Woolf Pack Zine Workshop

Zines, ideas and banter with this female and non-binary with this female and non-binary zine and collective.

Installations

The Basement

Samuel

Samuel Watson

Multi-award-winning Indigenous writer and poet Samuel Watson weaves new works throughout the festival.

Pop Ups

Pop Up

Zac Priest

Lost in Translation

Examining patterns formed among and within repeating structural units of Proteins.

Installations

The Gallery

Cloud2

Cloud2 and Quantified Earth

Will we have to imagine life without water? Our planet’s water cycles are under threat and we have the data to prove it.

Installations

The Gallery

Glitter.3(2)

The History of Science & Glitter

Unravel assumptions we have about femininity, STEM and glitter.

Installations

The Basement

Flamin Eamon

Stand Back, I Know Science

Join Eamon and Melissa as they pit wits against each other in a cyclone of smoke, flames and gleeful mayhem.

Performance

5.00–5.45pm The Studio

DR Q

Dr Quixote

Wander around, talk about love, gender, science, and sentient microfungi.

Installations

The Basement

DSC_0157

Letters Installation

Installation inspired by stories and letters, previously untold, unwritten and silently contained within. Now brought into the world.

Installations

The Gallery

QUT Booth 3

QUT Booth on Safe Spaces

A portable structure using tangible and hybrid interaction to ask “Where do you feel safe in Brisbane?”

Installations

Foyer

selfie booth

I am Vital Selfie Booth

The I am vital selfie reminds EVERYONE that they are vital! #IamVital

Installations

Next to basement

cozy corner

The Cozy Corner

Have some down time away from the hussle and bussle. Mmmmm nice.

Installations

Foyer

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Naked

Fracture. Buckle. Dislocate. Three collections of solo dance and circus performances that leave artists honest, open and bare.

Performance

7.00–9.30pm Carpark Stage

Surveilance party

Surveillance Party (Sydney)

Surveillance Party is a digital record label and warehouse party crew based out of Sydney’s infamous cultural hub, Newtown.

Music

7.00–10.00pm The Basement

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Brendan Maclean (Sydney)

After traversing the globe alongside Marcia Hines in Velvet, spend an intimate moment with Brendan as he leaves you wondering just what each second of passing time and heart beat is worth.

Music

6.00–6.45pm Sue Benner Theatre

DR Q

Dr Quixote

Out of body experiences are really not in keeping with lab safety guidelines, but Doctor Quixote brings back such stories…

Performance

5.30–6.00pm The Basement

Anthony Borsato

The Lolly Bishop Experience

Mathew works as a drag queen. One night the Diva Lolly Bishop appears at the club and she’s not happy.

Performance

4.15–5.00pm The Basement

Scott wings

The Idea

Part Ted talk, part physical theatre, part stand up comedy. Was Einstein really a genius or just good at listening to ideas? Enter the world of The Idea.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Young Goose Productions

Mess.

Lana and Eloise are the mess. On Eloise’s couch the pair discuss their meaningless lives, loves, jobs and complaints.

Performance

3.00–3.50pm The Basement

these violent delights

These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends

Burn out? Post show blues? Fatigue? Injury? Raise awareness about the mental and physical challenges of working in the arts.

Ideas

2.30–3.15pm The Studio

DYA aunties talking

Aunties Talkin’

If mothers know best, grandmothers know everything. A play created with an Indigenous grandmothers group with plenty of stories to tell.

Performance

2.00–2.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

You Mad Bro?

You mad, bro?

Exploring feminism and how it relates to the differently-abled woman with sass, charm, musical interludes and a sunny disposition.

Performance

1.45–2.30pm The Basement

Safe Spaces

Where do you feel safe in Brisbane? Our panel of inspirational women discuss a variety of tools to keep you and our community safe.

Ideas

1.00–2.00pm The Studio

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Letters I Never Sent

An introspective, heartfelt and playful look at what happens when you stop trying to force yourself into boxes that don’t fit.

Performance

12.30-1.15pm The Basement

Sweat of the earth

Sweat of The Earth

Climate Change: The most important and overlooked issue of our time?

Performance

12.00–12.45pm The Studio

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Joyride

A funny and personal look at life after the high school gates close. Follow a group of friends as they party and talk their way onto The Simpsons.

Performance

12.00–12.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

redshift

Shadow Blisters

Shadow blisters is a generative animation using data and imagery reflecting the concept of the ‘shadow blister effect’, a natural phenomenon whereby shadows are known to bulge outward and towards each other.

Art

The Gallery