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FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 AUG

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Main Exhibition Tour

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When: 4 - 6pm Where: Gregory Street Headland Learn how to vox pop and use professional journalism techniques to interview people to camera. Please bring a smart phone, iPad or camera.

When: 9am - 12pm Where: Beginning from the Rock Pool Tour of all of the works in Strand Ephemera will start at the Rock Pool near Erica Gray’s Venomous Blue and includes brief talks by participating artists at their works.

Pink Piano Performance JIG 'N' REEL

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When: 2 - 4pm Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park Enjoy the musical stylings of individual players and ensembles. The first Pink Piano performance is by JIG ‘N’ REEL, treating audiences to Irish music to dance and sing to.

The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

PUBLIC PROGRAM GUIDE

Vox Popping Workshops LensCap Crew

31 July - 9 August 2015

The North’s Sculpture Festival Proudly Supported by Glencore

PROUDLY PRESENTED BY TOWNSVILLE CITY COUNCIL GALLERY SERVICES

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

PRINT PARTNER

The program features drop-in workshops by some of the artists from Strand Ephemera, along with amazing performances at the Rock Pool during the first week of the festival, and a series of Fringe Events showcasing the arts and cultural dynamism of our region.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD SPONSOR

Over ten days, Strand Ephemera 2015 will offer so much more than just an amazing line-up of artworks to admire. The public program for this year’s Strand Ephemera features a variety of activities designed to complement and enhance the visitors’ experience of this wonderful ten-day event.

MEDIA SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS

(07) 4727 9011 ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au www.townsville.qld.gov.au PercTuckerTCC

SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Cnr. Denham & Flinders St Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun: 10am - 2pm

(07) 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au www.townsville.qld.gov.au PinnaclesTCC

ON THE BEACH-TOWNSVILLE

Pinnacles Gallery Riverway Arts Centre 20 Village Boulevard Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm

PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

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Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

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Townsville Artist Market

Sand Art Workshops

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Magical Travel Box La Luna Youth Arts

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Fringe Ephemera at The Village

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Magical Travel Box La Luna Youth Arts

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PE When: 9am - 12pm Where: Pier Headland The best local arts, craft and homemade produce together with live local music, roaming performers, and circus acts. Proudly sponsored by 4TO FM. Chalk Art Workshops

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Adjacent Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Join in and create pictures on The Strand, and see and learn some amazing techniques with this year's Strand Ephemera chalk artists.

When: 10am - 12pm Where: Strand Beach (central) Develop your sculpting skills - create, invent, build and enjoy sand art with this year’s Strand Ephemera sand sculptors.

When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Strand Park Participatory theatre – choose any place in the world, and any person you want to be, then create photographic proof of your transformation!

Workshops led by participating artists are

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Guided tours take in the artworks along The

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bookings essential). You can also join in a number of scheduled tours. The highlight tour as every year will be the Main Exhibition Tour, taking place from the Rock Pool at 9am Saturday 1 August, and featuring many of the participating artists speaking about their works.

Sand Art Workshops

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occur at various locations. Please refer to this Public Program Guide for times, locations, and further information regarding the activity. All workshops are suitable for both adults and children. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout workshops.

Performances and Events will occur regularly PE throughout the festival. Take in dazzling shows at the Rock Pool, catch some free music at the Pink Piano, discover and purchase some locally made arts and crafts at the Townsville Artist Market at the Pier Headland, or watch some short films created by local talent LensCap Crew.

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Strand Beach (central) Develop your sculpting skills - create, invent, build and enjoy sand art with this year’s Strand Ephemera sand sculptors.

Chalk Art Workshops

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Adjacent Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Join in and create pictures on The Strand, and see and learn some amazing techniques with this year's Strand Ephemera chalk artists.

The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

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When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

Moon Jellyfish Workshop Lesley Kane

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Pink Piano Performance Townsville Concert Band

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Create your own North Queensland stinger using disposable materials. Paint it so it glows in the dark.

When: 4 - 5pm Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park Enjoy the musical stylings of individual players and ensembles. The second Pink Piano performance is by Townsville Concert Band.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

The arts in Townsville truly comes alive during

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yourself in everything the region has to offer. Read expanded information about some of these great opportunities in the Fringe Events section of the Strand Ephemera publication. IMAGE TOP Main Exhibition Tour, Strand Ephemera 2013. Photograph: Mia Peronis

Trade Winds Polytoxic

When: 11am - 2pm Where: Wes Barrett Memorial Park The Village Oonoonba QLD 4811 Fringe Ephemera at The Village is on display throughout Strand Ephemera from Friday 31 July - Sunday 9 August. All are invited to join The Village and the participating artists for a special launch event. Free buses are available from The Strand: Pick Up: 10:15am: Picnic Bay 10:20am: Gregory Street Return: 1:30pm: The Village Return to Gregory Street bus stop, and Picnic Bay bus stop. At this launch event you can enjoy art workshops, live music, food and drinks, and vote for your favourite piece of artwork for the People’s Choice Award!

When: 4 - 8pm | Where: Near Strand Park Participatory theatre – choose any place in the world, and any person you want to be, then create photographic proof of your transformation!

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When: 6.30pm and 7.30pm sessions Where: The Rock Pool Watch as two performers literally dance on the water illuminated by a world of exquisite animated projections. Each scheduled performance lasts approximately 25 minutes.

MONDAY 3 AUG

IMAGE RIGHT Trade Winds by Polytoxic. Visuals: Samuel Tupou. Photograph: Sean Young

Public Art Symposium

PE When: 1.30 - 4.30pm Where: The Banquet Centre - The Brewery The Strand Ephemera Public Art Symposium brings together some of the leading minds involved in public art to discuss inspirational projects, and get a clearer picture of the future for public art in Townsville. The Identity of Townsville | LensCap Crew

Weave the Reef | Love the Reef Fibres and Fabrics Ass. Inc.

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Park opposite Oxley Street Create coral reef structures using marine debris, ghost nets and recycled materials.

When: 6 - 8pm | Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

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Fishy Finger Puppet Workshop | Erica Gray

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Transform fish-inspired imagery into 3D paper cut-out ‘fish finger’ finger puppets, or ‘catch of the day’ hats to wear and display.

Trade Winds | Polytoxic

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

When: 6.30pm and 7.30pm sessions | Where: The Rock Pool Watch as two performers literally dance on the water illuminated by a world of exquisite animated projections. Each scheduled performance lasts approximately 25 minutes.

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WEDNESDAY 5 AUG

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Someone I Know Workshop Jan Hynes

When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Design and make a card sculpture cut-out of someone you know. Display it as part of Jan’s installation!

FRIDAY 7 AUG THURSDAY

Pink Piano Performance PINK LADIES

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When: 3 - 4pm Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park The third Pink Piano performance is a piano and flute session from PINK LADIES.

The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

Instagram and My Town Workshop | LensCap Crew

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When: 4 - 6pm Where: Gregory Street Headland Take a walk with artist Margot Douglas and Michael Bromage and learn how to photograph Townsville with your phone, iPad or camera and publish them on the ABC.

When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

Weave the Reef | Love the Reef Fibres and Fabrics Ass. Inc.

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Time Lapse Video Workshop LensCap Crew

When: 3 - 5pm Where: Park opposite Oxley Street Create coral reef structures using marine debris, ghost nets and recycled materials.

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When: Begins from 6pm | Where: Begins from St Patrick's College Join St Patrick’s Lantern Parade - a procession of students carrying hand-made paper lanterns starting at St Patrick’s College and moving along The Strand, before arriving back at the College at 6.30pm.

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When: Begins from 2pm Where: Beginning from the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Enjoy a guided tour of some of the works presented in the Strand Ephemera exhibition.

Stringing Along Workshop Elizabeth Poole

Guided Exhibition Tour

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When: Begins from 3pm Where: Beginning from the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Enjoy an informative guided tour of works presented in Strand Ephemera exhibition. Departs from the PBSLSC in the direction of the Rock Pool.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

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When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

When: 4 - 6pm Where: Gregory Street Headland Learn how to make fascinating time-lapse video and publish it on the ABC with artist Jesse Midgley. Please bring a phone, iPad or dSLR camera.

Lantern Parade | St Patrick's College

Guided Exhibition Tour

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Parkland opposite Oxley Street Learn new art techniques by threading string though mesh.

Pink Piano Performance Kathleen Pomeroy

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Trade Winds Polytoxic

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When: 4 - 4.30pm Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park The fourth Pink Piano performance is a selection of tunes by Kathleen Pomeroy.

When: 6.30pm & 7.30pm sessions (25 mins approx.) Where: The Rock Pool Watch as two performers literally dance on the water illuminated by a world of exquisite animated projections. Each scheduled performance lasts approximately 25 minutes.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

Pop-Up Ephemera | St Patrick's College

When: 6 - 7.30pm | Where: Verandah and Gardens, St Patrick’s College Join St Patrick’s Pop-Up Ephemera - celebrating the creative and performing arts in education. Guests can view student artworks and enjoy choir, music and drama.

Cane Curving Workshop MJ Ryan Bennett

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Bend and curve bamboo cane and be amazed at the organic sculptural structures that you construct.

The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

When: 6 - 8pm | Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections appearing at random locations along The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

Weave the Reef | Love the Reef Fibres and Fabrics Ass. Inc.

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Park opposite Oxley Street Create coral reef structures using marine debris, ghost nets and recycled materials.

The Shape of Things Workshop | Gabi Sturman

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Model and make animal shapes from clay. Explore the idea and ways of creating animals as silhouettes.

Twilight Exhibition Tour

When: Begins from 6pm | Where: Beginning from the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Enjoy an informed and interactive guided tour of some of the works presented in the Strand Ephemera exhibition. Departs from the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club in the direction of Tobruk Pool.

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The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Parkland opposite Oxley Street Model and make animal shapes from clay. Explore the idea and ways of creating animals as silhouettes.

Magical Travel Box La Luna Youth Arts

Vox Popping Workshops LensCap Crew

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When: 4 - 8pm Where: Near Strand Park Participatory theatre – choose any place in the world, and any person you want to be, then create photographic proof of your transformation!

When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, with answers screened with ABC Open documentaries.

When: 4 - 6pm Where: Gregory Street Headland Learn how to vox pop and use professional journalism techniques to interview people to camera. Please bring a smart phone, iPad or camera.

When: 6 - 9pm | Where: Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 482 Flinders Street, Townsville Light on the Fringe is a collaborative new media project featuring multiple digital projections, sounds and moving images illuminating the outside east wall of the Umbrella Studio contemporary arts building.

When: 2 - 4pm Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park JIG ‘N’ REEL return to treat audiences to Irish music to dance and sing to.

When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

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PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

Pink Piano Performance JIG 'N' REEL

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Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

Light on the Fringe | Umbrella Studio contemporary arts

The Shape of Things Workshop | Gabi Sturman

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Strand Beach (central) Develop your sculpting skills - create, invent, build and enjoy sand art with this year’s Strand Ephemera sand sculptors.

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The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

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When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, with answers screened with ABC Open documentaries.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

Sand Art Workshops

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Chalk Art Workshops

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Join in and create pictures on The Strand, and see and learn some amazing techniques with this year's Strand Ephemera chalk artists.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

Light on the Fringe | Umbrella Studio contemporary arts

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SUNDAY 9 AUG

When: 6 - 9pm | Where: Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 482 Flinders Street, Townsville Light on the Fringe is a collaborative new media project featuring multiple digital projections, sounds and moving images illuminating the outside east wall of the Umbrella Studio contemporary arts building.

Sand Art Workshops

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Strand Beach (central) Develop your sculpting skills - create, invent, build and enjoy sand art with this year’s Strand Ephemera sand sculptors.

Magical Travel Box La Luna Youth Arts

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When: 4 - 8pm Where: Near Strand Park Participatory theatre – choose any place in the world, and any person you want to be, then create photographic proof of your transformation!

Lantern Making Workshop Zhi Qi Luo

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Twilight Exhibition Tour

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When: 10am - 12pm Where: Parkland opposite Oxley Street Meet visiting artist Zhi Qi Luo. Learn how to make a lantern.

When: Begins from 6pm Where: Beginning from the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Enjoy an informative guided tour of some of the works presented in Strand Ephemera.

Chalk: An Australian Perspective | Film Screening (54 minutes)

Pink Piano Performance LETTUCE DANCE BAND

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The Identity of Townsville LensCap Crew

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When: 10.30 - 11.30am Where: Pathway between the Pier and Strand Park Enjoy dance music from the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

When: 6 - 8pm Where: Gregory Street Headland The LensCap Crew will interview visitors on The Strand, asking “What is your Townsville?” with answers screened along with ABC Open documentaries.

Chalk Art Workshops

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When: 3 - 5pm Where: Near Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club Join in and create pictures on The Strand, and see and learn some amazing techniques with this year's Strand Ephemera chalk artists.

Pico Projectors | LensCap Crew

PE When: 6 - 8pm Where: Random locations - The Strand Look out for mini projections at random locations on The Strand courtesy of the LensCap Crew pico projectionists – people with tiny projectors. Discover movies, art, and conversations about the identity of Townsville.

When: 7 - 8pm | Where: Gregory Street Headland - The Strand Share in the excitement as Jenny McCracken wins gold and achieves her dream of becoming the first Australian Madonnara. Narrated by Charles Waterstreet, this film explores the art of street painting and the passion these artists have for chalk.

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Strand Ephemera 2015: Public Programs Guide