Posted by Kristian Hatton
16. Jul, 2012
|July 20, 2012|
The sun’s got about as much light as a 20 watt lightbulb right now in our Melbourne wintertime. However, there’s always a ray of light behind every cloud. Lighten up your life with this annual adventure into the possibilities of visual projection art, as presented by the Gertrude Association for our community to huddle together with each other in our darkest season.
Thirty sites get illuminated by award-winning artists and groups, on shops, pavements, trees and entire building walls, as well as other artwork being presented by RMIT Public Art Students and the Artful Dodgers Studio. Expect political satire and environmental issues to be well lit and animated, as inspired by the theme of the festival – Elements.
Established artists on showcase include Olaf Meyer, Richie Cyngler, Yandell Walton, Lindsay Cox and many more visual artists, projecting their mind, heart and souls into yours for the love of it. Priceless.
WHEN: Starts this Friday, 20-29 July, 6pm-midnight
WHERE: 69 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Red Stitch’s Grounded reaches deliriously dizzying heights.
It’s ballet, but not as you know it. Crazy-cool Chroma turns the classical craft on its head.
Office workers go walkies for an afternoon with the dogs.
Babes, beauty and greasy food.
Eliza Harrison's portraits are bold and full of Melbourne attitude.
Spanish photographer Elisenda Russell vibrantly explores the themes of life, death and re-birth through her work.