Sunday, 19 March 2017

PHANTASMAGORIA



PHANTASMAGORIA is a free site responsive festival located at Bogong Village.

Curated by Madelynne Cornish and Philip Samartzis – PHANTASMAGORIA re-imagines and transforms Bogong Village into a world of shadows, murmurs and dreams. The festival uses contemporary art practices to create illusion and spectacle, tracing the vanishing individuals and communities that have marked the alpine region. It includes video and sound works, installations, interactive artworks, site responsive performances, artist talk and an immersive sound garden comprising commissioned compositions.

Featured artists include Atticus J Bastow, Matthew Berka, Peter Blamey, Elise Bonato, Sharyn Brand, Katharina Brauer, Ben Byrne, Christophe Charles, Madelynne Cornish, Melissa Deerson, Lesley Duxbury, Sarah Edwards collaborating with Kim Lane and Mt Beauty Secondary College, Kylie Esler, Aidan Kelly, Daniel Lercher, Willy Merz, Harry Nankin, Overtone Ensemble, Charinthorn Rachurutchata, Geoff Robinson, Philip Samartzis, Gabi Schaffner, Jacqui Shelton, Utako Shindo, Erin K Taylor, Diego F Terros, Michael Vorfeld and Bryden Williams.

PHANTASMAGORIA will open on the evening of Friday April 7, with light refreshments and performances and continue over the opening weekend Saturday 8 and Sunday 9. A residual exhibition consisting of the video and sound installations will remain in Bogong Village until the exhibition's closing date, Sunday April 30.


Festival dates:
Opening Friday 7 April (8pm onwards)
Saturday 8 (10am to 11.30pm)
Sunday 9 April (9am to 12.00pm)

Exhibition dates:
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April (12pm to 5pm)
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April (12pm to 5pm)
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April (12pm to 5pm)

Bogong Alpine Village
Bogong High Plains Road, Bogong

Accommodation
Bogong Village - or call 03 5754-1131 when booking quote BCSC14

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