The Melbourne Fringe Festival is coming!! This years program is jam-packed with offerings from a host of NW artists past and present
NWF 2012 festival hit Blindscape is back to pull you into a dark alternate world, where the boundaries between reality and technology blur. With the help of your iPod Touch, you search for light, guided by the 3-D, audio-virtual reality that is created by the Blindscape app, to reveal the fragments of contemporary circus evolving around you.
Playing Sept 24 – 28 at Gasworks
Dance, live music and art installation come Together as One, to explore the boundaries of inhibitions and freedom in the political and cultural turmoil of 1975. Directed and choreographed by Jonathan Homsey (NWF 2012 intern), this three act work will take you through the troubled minds of Australian youth, as they battle through the Australian constitutional crisis.
Playing Sept 20 – 27 at Arts House Warehouse
Penny Harpham (NWF 2012) and Seanna van Helten from She Said Productions, have created a fresh new work especially for the 2013 Fringe festival. Laika and Wills is a story about love, destiny, and a little dog carried by a satellite across the Russian night sky.
Playing Sept 20 – 27 at The Loft, Lithuanian Club
Jude is alone in space, thanks to the Mars One program. Stuck on the red planet- How will she ever get home? Alice Williams (NWF 2012) brings her quirky humour to the Fringe this year with Jude the Obscure.
Playing Sept 26 – 28 at Tuxedo Cat
Rennie McDougall (NWF 2012) is embracing the unknown and letting his body do the thinking. Yes Dance is a new work that looks deeply into the surface of things and plays with the ridiculous.
Playing Sept 28- Oct 5 at The Warehouse
Phantom Limbs (NWF 2010) present two new works in TRTH+FNTSY. Fantasy Solo 5, by guest choreographer Luke George, allows one solo to shift the shape of five dancers between the real and the imagined. In Truth, Phantom Limbs fuses individual practice with the collective biography of the company, staying true to their experimental dance-making core.
Playing Oct 2 – 5 at Northcote Town Hall
Anabelle Lacroix (Text Camp 2012) curates Does it Matter? which marks the 10 Year Anniversary and Publication Launch for the Kings Artist Run Initiative. Through ideas of transformation, energy and matter, Does it Matter questions the significance of the Artist Run Initiative and provides an opportunity to position Kings in current and future artistic practices.
Showing Oct 4 – 5 at Kings ARI
There are heaps of other events on and even more independent artists to support, so head over the Melbourne Fringe site and view the full program here.