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YO U A R E H E R E APRIL 13 -17 2016 YOUAREHERECANBERRA.COM.AU YOU ARE HERE ORGANISATION AND CREATIVE ACT TO CREATE EXPERIENCES.
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POPPING UP IN SHOPFRONTS, ALLEYWAYS, C A F E S, S T R E E T S, C A R PA R K S, G A L L E R I E S, MUSEUMS AND CARS, YOU ARE HERE IS PLAYFUL, IRREVERENT AND LO-FI. WE CREATE IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE AND ENGAGING EXPERIENCES FOR OUR AUDIENCES, EXPLODING THE MYTH THAT THERE’S NOTHING TO DO IN CANBERRA. EVERY YEAR WE PRESENT THE YOU ARE HERE FESTIVAL, A 5 DAY CURATED S H O W C A S E O F I N D E P E N D E N T, EXPERIMENTAL ARTS AND CULTURE IN THE C A N B E R R A C B D. T H E F E S T I VA L F E AT U R E S P R I M A R I L Y N E W W O R K S, C R E AT E D B Y A C T, INTERSTATE AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS UNDER THE UNIQUE RESTRAINTS OF THE F E S T I VA L A N D T H E C I T Y E N V I R O N M E N T. WE SUPPORT OUR ARTISTS WITH INTENSIVE PRODUCTION AND CURATORIAL ASSISTANCE. WE ARE EMBEDDED IN OUR LOCAL ARTISTIC COMMUNITY BUT A L W A Y S H A V E A N E Y E T O T H E N E A R B Y, T H E NATIONAL, THE GLOBAL. DETAILS CORRECT AT TIME OF PRINTING, PLEASE REFER TO WEBSITE FOR CHANGES A N D U P DAT E S. U N L E S S OT H E RW I S E S TAT E D, ALL EVENTS ARE FREE. YOU ARE HERE WISHES TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS OF THE LAND THAT WE WORK ON. WE WISH TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND RESPECT THEIR CONTINUING CULTURE AND THE CONTRIBUTION THEY MAKE TO THE LIFE OF THIS CITY AND THIS REGION. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ALL IMAGES SUPPLIED BY THE ARTISTS. DESIGNED BY NEW BEST FRIEND | N E W B E S T F R I E N D. C O M . AU
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C A N B ERRA K E E P S ON GET T I NG BET T ER A ND I’ M D EL IG H T E D TO SE E T H E YOU ARE HERE F ESTIVAL LIG H T E N UP O UR C I T Y WI T H A SH OWCASE OF IN D EPE N D E N T A N D EX P ERI M ENTA L A RT S.
Canberrans should prepare to be surprised, challenged and inspired over five days by the performances and creations of some of our most talented emerging artists. The You Are Here festival is building a strong reputation for presenting new and experimental work to a wide and engaged audience. Last year, more than 9,000 people participated, and this year we’ve got our sights set on reaching 10,000 people during the festival. Importantly, You Are Here also provides critical professional development and career pathways for artists and production staff – creating a talented and experienced pool of arts practitioners who can enhance the ACT’s cultural growth and energy.
You Are Here is yet another valuable contributor to our city’s diversity and vibrancy and the ACT Government is very pleased to support the festival through both the ACT Event Fund and the ACT Arts Fund. AND REW BARR MLA
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We’re living in a city that is changing rapidly. Most of the time these seem like large, monumental changes created by newly poured concrete and fresh steel. But with this change, the fine grain of our everyday interaction with these spaces also shifts. And in the background there is the ever present squawk of the cockatoo and the hum of the bush.
You Are Here festival is a small piece of this puzzle, exploring the spaces between; the urban and the bush, the domestic and the democratic. All with an eye to the playful and absurd parts of life that put a skip in our step and a twinkle in our eye. This year’s program brings you an incredible collection of artists, working across and between art forms, creating unique experiences that might only be able to exist with your help. We’re going to be occupying some familiar places steeped in nostalgia; with our main festival
venue The Club in the old North Bar on Northbourne Ave and a big night out in the grimy yet intriguing Verity Lane that runs behind it. We’re looking farther afield than we ever have before with a series of events in a private home in O’Connor and a residency at the Ready-cut Cottage in Namadgi National Park. Our artists will be popping up in local businesses, public spaces, laneways, carparks and theatres. Expect some spirited debate and some serious party. You can also expect a genuine commitment to accessibility, with more information about how to access the festival than ever. As always we would love your feedback on what we do. So come with us, follow us into the back streets, the suburban corners, the abandoned spaces and our favourite places. Climb on your bike, rev up your car, take a walk or hop on our boat (seriously, there’s a boat this year) and we will see you there. AD ELAID E, VANESSA, MORGAN, RO CHELLE AND AMELI A
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What? You Are Here is an experimental arts festival. There are a few things that make us unique: › Many of our events take place in unusual spaces like laneways, cafes, and carparks › You might not always be able to describe an event as ‘dance’ or ‘visual art’ because often our events are a combination of one or more types of art › You might be asked to participate in some way to make the events happen. This is usually very simple and won’t be scary at all – we promise!
When? The festival pops up between Wednesday 13 April and Sunday 17 April 2016. On weekdays, most of our events happen between 6pm – 10pm. On weekends our events start around 10am and can run until midnight.
Where? The Club is our central festival venue, located at 46 Northbourne Ave, Canberra City. Pop in to grab a program, get answers to questions and see many of our festival events. Our other venues are marked on the map at the front of this program.
Many of our events happen in public space, which can make them hard to find. Start by checking our map in the front of the program or on the website. If you’re still not sure, contact us or drop into The club our central festival venue at least 30 minutes before the advertised start time for directions. P A G E NO. 10
Transport Most of our venues are within walking distance of the Canberra CBD. We encourage you to take public transport or ride to the festival. Use Google Maps, choosing the public transport or bicycle option to find the best route. If you’re driving, check the website for a map of parking options near our venues.
Attending the festival All of our events (except for one) are free! Events which are ticketed are clearly marked in the program. If you would really like to attend a ticketed event but cannot afford the ticket price, please get in touch. Some events require bookings, especially those which are one-on-one or are for small audiences. These are clearly marked on the event listing. YHA Canberra City is offering discounted accommodation to festival guests – quote “YAH16” to receive a 10% discount when booking.
How to read the program This program is alphabetically organised by event title. If you know the name of an event, flip to the section for the first letter of the event title. If you want to know what’s on, flip to the back of the program for our schedule. Then you can refer back to the individual event listings. The program is also available on our website: youareherecanberra.com.au
Need to get in touch? You can send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Drop into our main festival venue, The Club at 46 Northbourne Ave, Canberra between 11am – 10pm from 13 – 17 April. Call us on 0426 067 550
Can I bring the kids?
Send us a letter: 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon ACT 2612
None of our events are specifically made for kids, but lots of them are kid friendly. If you’re not sure, check our website or contact us.
You want to make a donation?
Some of our events happen in 18+ venues. Our map and each event listing will show if the venue is 18+.
Well, that’s nice of you! Check our website for details about making tax deductable donations to You Are Here.
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Acces sibilit y T H IS YE A R W E A RE MAKI NG A SERI OU S C O M M I T M E N T TO ACCESSI BI LI T Y – BECAU SE EVER YON E SHO UL D BE ABLE TO TAKE PA RT IN O U R A RT S A N D CU LT U RE. WE’RE DOI NG O U R B E ST M A K E I NF ORMAT I ON ABOU T H OW YO U C A N ATT E N D T H E F EST I VAL CLEA RLY AVA ILA B L E . T HI S I S NEW F OR U S SO WE’RE PR EPA R E D TO G E T I T WRONG SOMET I MES, A N D YOUR F E E D BACK WI LL BE I MP ORTANT TO U S A S WE L E A R N.
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Wheelchair access Events that are wheelchair accessible are shown with this symbol . The map at the front of this program also shows which venues are wheelchair accessible. If a venue is not listed as being accessible but you would like to attend the event, please contact us and we will do our best to make it possible.
Please see our website or contact us for a list of accessible parking spaces available near festival venues.
This program is available on our website in HTML format for use with screen readers. We are trying to caption all of our videos and make audio available as text this year. If we miss something, please let us know.
Questions? If you have any questions about the accessibility of the festival or want to make a booking for an event requiring registrations, please contact us.
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A hearing loop will be available in The Club, the main festival venue. Check the website for a list of other festival venues where a hearing loop is available. If a venue does not have a hearing loop and you believe you will require one, please contact us and we will do our best to make it available.
you would like a large print version the program please contact us. can then email or post it to you. will also have a copy available The Club, our main festival venue 46 Northbourne Ave.
AUSLAN interpreting A selection of events will have AUSLAN interpreting available. Please check the website or contact us for more details. If you would like to request that an event be AUSLAN interpreted, please contact us and we will do our best to make it happen.
You can send us an email to email@example.com You can call us on: 0426 067 550 If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service. For more information, visit: www.relayservice.gov.au Ask for 0426 067 550.
The Club, our main festival venue is a key information point with staff or volunteers on hand to assist you. Come in to 46 Northbourne Ave, Canberra City.
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Event s 30 Sec ond Talent Slam WHEN
Wed 13 April, 6:00–7:00pm
W H E R E The Club A R T IS TS The talented
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What better way to open the festival than to show you, in multiple rounds of 30 seconds, what we have in store for you. And more! Witness amazing feats of endurance (in 30 seconds), be wowed by the unparalleled skills of Canberra artists (in 30 seconds), be captivated by delicate and unique displays of artistic prowess (in 30 seconds). It’s the 30 Second Talent Slam, where we ask artists to show us what they’ve got. Plus, there will be wildcard slots for budding talent fiends in the audience.
A KREWD Embrace WHEN Sat 16 April, 9:00–10:00pm WHERE Garema Place
ARTISTS KREWD in association with
4 Eyes, 4 Minutes WHEN
Wed 13 April, 11:00–1:00pm
W H E R E Garema Place W H E N Sun 17 April, 11:00–1:00pm W H E R E The Club A R T IS TS Affective Labourers Union 2016 PROGRAM
Before there were words there were eyeballs. 4 Eyes, 4 Minutes is an invitation to a tête-à-tête without words, where discourse is not conversation but observation – silent and prolonged eye contact. P A G E NO. 14
Shadow House Pits A journey of love, violence, sex and romance. A dance with death. Falling in love with a man is war. KREWD is a Canberra-based experimental theatre and entertainment company, creating performances that are always confrontational and unapologetically feminist. KREWD never fails to shock, entertain and provoke discussion. A DA NGERO U S T E RRI TO RY CO M MI SSI O N .
WH E N Throughout the festival WH E R E Various locations, check the
website or ask at The Club A R TIS TS Rosalind Lemoh
According to the Experts is a guerrilla advertising campaign that explores consumer culture. Posters advertising the launch of new packaging products will appear in shop fronts and walkways around Canberra, constructed and photographed by a new company called Packet Architects. According to the Experts promises to deliver more packaging than product, image over substance.
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WH EN Sat 16 April, 9:00–10:00pm WH ERE The Club ARTISTS David Finnigan, Reuben Ingall
What happens when the unstoppable force of climate change meets the immovable object of Australian federal politics? As Fleetwood Mac take the stage in Parliament House’s main hall, 96 armed eco-terrorists storm the building and threaten to execute everyone unless Australia stops climate change. Tonight. David Finnigan invites you into the high-speed, blunt-force trauma of Kill Climate Deniers. This is a trip behind the scenes of the play, featuring a dancefloor-ready mix of classic techno by Reuben Ingall.
WH E N Throughout the festival WH E R E Various locations A R TIS TS Affective Labourers Union
The Affective Labourers Union takes seriously the idea that feeling is work - valuable work that might save the planet. We’re interested in ways of being and feeling (or ‘affects’) that are usually pathologised as mental illness. We want to see what happens when you use art to figure these states as work. Check out our interventions happening throughout the festival and our zine ‘The Prescription’.
IMAGE CRE DIT Sarah Walker
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Ac c ording to the E xper t s
(An At tempt to Per form) Kill Climate Denier s
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ANU E xperiment al Music S tudio: At Home W H E N Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm W H E R E A performance as part of
Let’s Stay in Tonight (pg.27). Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor A R T IS TS ANU Experimental Music Studio
The ANU Experimental Music Studio want to play your living room. They will bring with them an arsenal of bows, sticks, mallets, e-bows, vibrators, contact microphones and other devises for making household objects (some ordinary, some extraordinary) move. Through excitation, amplification and observation the mundane becomes beautiful. Bookings required — go to youareherecanberra.com.au
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I M AG E CR EDI T Adam Thomas
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Appropriate Kissing for All O c c asions WH E N Wed 13 April, 7:00–8:00pm WH E R E Canberra Museum and
Gallery Theatrette WH E N Sat 16 April, 8:00–9:00pm WH E R E The Club A R TIS TS Written by Isabelle Martinez
and David Finnigan. Performed by Isabelle Martinez Kissing IS fun. What’s not fun is the sneaking suspicion that maybe, just maybe, the other person thinks we’re terrible at it. And maybe they’re right. Finally, after waiting what feels like your whole miserable life for help, we have for you a LECTURE on HOW TO KISS.
Ar tis t s on Fac ebook Chat SPOTLIGHT
W H E N Wed 13 April – Sun 17 April, 1.00–2.00pm W H E R E The Club
A R T I S T S You never know who’s going to be online
Using Facebook Chat as a space for spirited conversation between artists, Artists on Facebook Chat creates an alternative format for the artist talk. Only probably with more memes, gifs and emojis. The ultimate source of mindless distraction put to good use.
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IMAGE CRE DI T Jordan Prosser
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BAD!SL AM!NO! BISC UIT! C anberra National Karaoke Video WHEN Wed 13 April, 7:30–11:00pm WHERE The Phoenix Pub ARTISTS BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! and
Adam Thomas, supported by You Are Here and Noted
BAD!SL AM!NO! BISC UIT! ver sus You Are Here
One of many problems with other national anthems is having to memorise them. But BAD!SLAM!NO! BISCUIT! has solved that with Canberra’s greatest video and photographic cataloguer of BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, Adam Thomas. BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! presents THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Canberra National Karaoke Video.
W H E N Wed 13 April, 7:30–11:00pm W H E R E The Phoenix Pub A R T IS TS BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! B
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! versus You Are Here. Since Poetry Slams began BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! has battled You Are Here, and 2016 is the middle of many final showdowns. Sign-up from 7.30pm to poetry slam, 8.00pm is the start, late is the end. With feature acts, 1st prizes, victory, defeat and alcohol BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! makes poetry make a difference to everyone.
I M AG E CR EDI T Adam Thomas
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IM AG E CRE D I T Adam Thomas
BAD!SL AM!NO!BISC UIT! C anberra National Masc ot SPOTLIGHT
W H E N Wed 13 April, 7:30–11:00pm W H E R E The Phoenix Pub
A R T I S T S Designed by Peter Kongmalavong as a co-commission
by BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, You Are Here and Noted Canberra’s Centenary Celebrations left Canberra with a huge hole in its heart and BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! fills that hole with the BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Canberra National Mascot. Be at BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! for the unveiling, witness history and wonder!
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Broken Bone B athtub WHEN Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm
Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm Sun 17 April, 4:00–6:00pm WHERE A performance as part of
Let’s Stay in Tonight (pg.27). Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor ARTISTS Siobhan O’Loughlin
After a serious bike accident, a young woman musters up the courage to ask for help, and for stories, in the search for healing. Exploring themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity and connection, lies and truths and gory details (literally) emerge as the audience assists the castclad artist in the actual ritual of taking a bath, and the actual experience of intimacy.
I M AG E CR EDI T Flickr - Jonathan Potts, Looking4poetry, and Michael Fleshman
Bite the Hand that Feeds You: Ta xpayer- funded Politic al Ar t
Bookings required — go to youareherecanberra.com.au
W H E N Sat 16 April, 2:00–3:30pm W H E R E Canberra Museum and Gallery,
Theatrette A R T IS TS Mark Fletcher, Ginger Gorman
Should taxpayer money be spent on ‘controversial’ art? Is political art compromised by taking money from the government? Ginger Gorman hosts a conversation between Mark Fletcher and another guest, that examines the media flurry that emerged around Kill Climate Deniers, and unpacks some of the hyperbole at the intersection of art and politics.
IMAGE CRE DIT Jason Speakman
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C oin Operated Poetr y Box WH EN Wed 13 April, 7:00–8:00pm
WH E N Thur 14 April, 8:00–9:30am
Thur 14 April, 4:00–5:30pm WH E R E Civic Bus Interchange A R TIS TS Affective Labourers Union
We’re all alienated - but we’re alienated together. Experience the tenderness of shared alienation with Interstrange, an intervention that gives you real time insight into the emotional undercurrents of strangers at the Civic Bus Interchange. You can participate anonymously by following our instructions, displayed on site at the Interchange.
WH ERE The Club WH EN Fri 15 April, 6:00–7:00pm WH ERE Verity Lane ARTISTS Amelia Filmer-Sankey
Is your inner poet trapped in a box? Yes we thought so. Fortunately, there’s a coinoperated cure for that. Come and meet your metaphor in person. Words and sense of the absurd provided free of charge – BYO mask.
C ompo sition for Amplif ied Body Par t s WH EN Thur 14 April, 8:00–9:00pm WH ERE Gorman Arts Centre,
Ralph Wilson Theatre ARTISTS E.B. Kerr (aka Liberty)
Small ultrasound devices are rewired allowing the intricate sounds of the human body to be amplified exposing the hidden sounds of the noisy, musical, examined body. This piece is an investigation into the intrigue of the body as instrument and the language of performance. P A G E NO. 21
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W H E N Thur 14 April, 7:00–9:00pm
WHEN Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm
W H E R E Ainslie Arts Centre A R T IS TS Otiose Trio and Reuben Lewis
with Louise Curham With an emphasis on new and original music, Confluence creates possibilities for striking compositions, exciting collaborations and sonic delicacies as curators Shoeb Ahmad and Thomas Fell break down the boundaries between jazz, contemporary classical, electronic and improvised music to showcase young talents, established artists and the new school in Australian and international art music once a month in the intimate settings of the Ainslie Arts Centre.
PRESEN TED BY AIN S L IE A ND GOR M A N A RT S CEN TR ES
Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm Sun 17 April, 4:00–6:00pm WHERE A performance as part of
Let’s Stay in Tonight (pg.27). Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor ARTISTS Solco Acro
Crepuscular animals come out at twilight, to forage and explore, avoiding both nocturnal predators and the heat of the day. Who are these critters that are present in the borderland between sun and moon? Solco Acro and friends will emerge from the lengthening shadows, crawling and climbing up into the night. Bookings are not required for this performance, however bookings are required for the subsequent performances taking place in the house. Go to youareherecanberra. com.au for more details.
CRN 203398380X WHEN Throughout the festival WHERE Check the website for details ARTISTS Affective Labourers Union
CRN 2033984380X will be stubbornly existing in her full humanity around Civic. CRN is “nobody”, has “nothing”. Fear of being CRN keeps the others on the mouse wheel. There will never be an Australian Story episode about CRN. It’s unclear if she is invited to the revolution. And yet…
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Dangerous Territor y WHEN Various times and dates WHERE Check the website for details
I M AGE C R E DI T Adam Thomas
A series of unique and eclectic commissioned works, Dangerous Territory takes performance out of the box. Site-specific and fiercely contemporary, this series of five performance works will transform the city spaces and venues you see every day. Running the gamut from joyful to raw, split-yoursides to no-holds-barred, join us for a series of game changing experiences. THE DAN G ERO US T ERRI TORY COMMISSIO N S ARE:
So Fresh Hungry Project VirtualEyes [Phase 2: human trials] A KREWD Embrace Twin Pedals
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NO STAG E . NO DANCE FLOOR. NO LI GH TING DE SK. NO DRES SING ROOM (EX CEP T THE IR CARS).
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Deadset! W H E N Thur 14 April, 8:00–9:00pm W H E R E Check the website for details A R T IS TS Christe Woodhouse,
Claire Stjepanovic It’s a vaudeville, cabaret, folk, country mash-up. It’s a meditation on Australian patriotism. And (lack of) women in it all. And pubs and RSL clubs. It’s got bush ballads, rock’n’roll, rascals and an unstoppable spinning wheel of fun with turns that might make your insides gurgle.
Elevator Vignettes WHEN Throughout the festival WHERE Canberra Museum and Gallery,
Ground Floor Elevator and The Club, 46 Northbourne Ave ARTISTS Daniel Savage
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Elevator Vignettes is an experimental video work that employs the opening and closing of elevator doors as a metaphor for the very small fragments we ever experience of another individual’s life. Each brief voyeuristic glimpse gives us a taste of a much more complicated whole, one that starts well before the doors open, and will continue once they close.
W H E N Sat 16 April, 10:00–11:00am W H E R E O’Connor Dog Park, Fairfax St
(near the roundabout at the intersection of Fairfax St and Dryandra St) O’Connor A R T IS TS Gillian Ferguson,
Lauretta Flack Give us a dog, we’ll spot it! Canberra’s most exciting pup culture podcast is graduating from dorm room recording studio to the big wide world. Join us for guaranteed wagging of chins and tails. Bring your dog! Please! 2016 PROGRAM
Catch up on previous episodes of DOGCHAT on iTunes. IMAGE CRE DIT Daniel Savage
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Ever y thing At Onc e and All Together WH E N Fri 15 April, 6:00–11:00pm WH E R E Verity Lane A R TIS TS All of them. Check the
website for a full listing of performances.
PRESENT ED WITH S UPPO R T F ROM THE K EIR F OU N DATIO N .
IM AG E CRE D IT Adam Thomas
Inspired by John Cage’s instructional work ‘Musicircus’, Everything At Once and All Together is the live art equivalent of your university share-house, but in a laneway. There’s music playing, people dancing, a choir singing, and that guy in the corner who noone knows. Let You Are Here take you on an adventure from the urban to the intimate, the broken to the bewitching. Featuring performances, music and installations from over 30 artists, it’s a party with just the right amount of art.
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YOU ARE HERE I M AGE C R E DI T Alison Bennett
E xpen$$$ive V.I.P Lounge
E xquisite C orp se WHEN Sun 17 April, 2:00â€“4:00pm WHERE The Club
W H E N Fri 15 April, 9:00â€“10:00pm W H E R E Verity Lane
ARTISTS Mary Popo and collaborators
A R T IS TS Kerith Manderson-Galvin,
Casey Jenkins, Emilia Athaniadis
Meet and greet with band and internet sensation Expen$$$ive in their very own V.I.P Lounge Online! An online appearance that goes beyond a backstage experience with Shameless Brynne, Teen Supreme Brynne and Fancy Bitch Brynne. The super-group welcome you into their home for an intimate and honest Q+A. All questions answered! Nothing is too shallow or deep!
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Exquisite Corpse is a collaborative drawing workshop, in which all materials are provided and participants are encouraged to play a game of chance. Working progressively with two or more pages, each person takes turns to draw, fold, then pass the drawing on - draw, fold and pass again and again before the image is revealed in full.
F Fir s t s
WH E N Sat 16 April, 3:00–4:00pm
or online throughout the festival WH E R E Meet at The Club for a
guided walking tour A R TIS TS Izzy Roberts-Orr
First thing’s first // This is my first time // You go first. A series of site-specific documentary audio stories that explore the layers of memory ingrained in place.
Gas tronomic a Apoc alyptic a WH EN Thur 14 April, 7:00–10:00pm WH ERE The Food Co-op ARTISTS Sophie Lamond
The year is 2036. Trade deals have collapsed, the climate has changed, protein is in scarce supply and there are newly mandated biodiversity laws. So what’s for dinner? Join us at Gastronomica Apocalyptica for a meal at the end of the earth. This event is free, but bookings are required as places are limited. Go to youareherecanberra.com.au
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Happy A xe x Gho s tNoise s W H E N Wed 13 April, 8:00-9:00pm W H E R E The Club W H E N Sun 17 April, 8:00–9:00pm W H E R E Smith’s Alternative A R T IS TS Happy Axe, GhostNoises
Canberra artists Happy Axe and GhostNoises join forces to deliver an ambient chamber/trip-hop with world-hip indie pop loop fusion that will in all likelihood baffle and delight audiences across the Oceanic region. These first time collaborators have developed a unique, never before heard set for You Are Here. Expect Pizzicato!
Humans in the Mids t W H E N Fri 15 April, 11:30am–12:00pm W H E R E Canberra Centre W H E N Fri 15 April, 12:00–12:30pm W H E R E Outside 221 London Circuit W H E N Fri 15 April, 12:30–1:00pm W H E R E Civic Bus Interchange A R T IS TS Amie Ilfield, Lisa Petheram,
Debora Di Centa and a collection of Canberra contact movers
Spontaneous and improvised interventions in public space using movement and ‘dance’. Human in the Midst aims to disrupt the public’s expectations of human connection with strangers and our environment to encourage critical and creative reflection on normal daily routine and behaviour in western public spaces.
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IMAGE CRE D I T Andrew Dallos (Creative Commons via Flickr)
Hung r y WH E N Fri 15 April, 9:00–10:00pm
Sat 16 April, 8:00–9:00pm WH E R E Meet at The Club
Hungry is a show about sex. Rachel invites festival-goers into her life and her bedroom to reconsider our consumption of the naughty, the nice and everything in-between. Uprooting the traditional positions of authority inherent in the sexual contract, you will be challenged to reconsider pleasure, power and reality. This show is only appropriate for audiences 18+ A DA NGERO US TER R ITO R Y COM M IS S ION
Imag ining Civic: Par ticipator y Urbanism Ideas Workshop WH EN
Sun 17 April, 11:00–1:00pm
WH ERE The Club ARTISTS Facilitated by Patrick Stein
From Times Square to Christchurch, both government and activists are promoting a new approach to urban development – place making that is bottom-up, community and artist led, experimental and iterative. Variously described as adaptive, tactical or participatory urban design this movement calls for your engagement. Join artists and designers to collectively explore our city’s creative potential. P A G E NO. 29
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Inaugural Canberra “It ’s in the Mayoral Pageant c omputer” W H E N Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm
WHEN Sun 17 April, 2:00–3:00pm
W H E R E The Club
WHERE Canberra Museum and Gallery,
A R T IS TS Created by You Are Here.
Designed with Heidi Lefebvre
Canberra doesn’t have a mayor. We’re going to find it one. Featuring a motely cast of contestants, a coiffured MC, a panel of catty judges, Canberra themed challenges and an audience with lots of opinions, the Inaugural Canberra Mayoral Pageant will crown Canberra’s first (and perhaps only) mayor. Come along to see how the contestants fare in challenges such as round-about navigation, APS acronym deciphering, magpie dodging, a winter woolies parade and the much anticipated 'special talent' contest. P A G E NO. 30
ARTISTS To be announced
Server farms and broken USBs, pixelated graphics and virtual reality, massively multi-player online games and bug-ridden code. How has the Internet changed the process of art-making and what is at the bleeding edge of current internet based arts practice? Join us for a discussion on the dematerialized and cyber-located in art.
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Let ’s S t ay in Tonig ht : Private Live s WH EN
WH E N Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm
Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm Sun 17 April, 4:00–6:00pm WH E R E Meet at the corner of
Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor Come over to our house for a series of intimate, immersive performances. Set against bushland, yet in the heart of the suburbs, these performances sit at the intersection between private lives and communal experience. Encompassing aerial dance, performance poetry, trances, theatre and experimental music this series of works exists as an embodiment of the bush capital. With a playful eye on the creatures that go bump in the night, and unflinching gaze on portrayals of secrets held close, join us as we navigate the distance between the domestic and the cosmic.
Crepuscular – Solco Acro Broken Bone Bathtub – Siobhan O’Loughlin Razing a Man – CJ Bowerbird Seventeen (visceral) – Eleanor Malbon
Let ’s S t ay in Tonig ht : E at In WHEN
Sat 16 April, 6:00–8:00pm
Crepuscular – Solco Acro Broken Bone Bathtub – Siobhan O’Loughlin ANU Experimental Music Studio: At Home
Let ’s S t ay in Tonig ht : Tr ans f ixed WHEN
Sun 17 April, 4:00–6:00pm
Broken Bone Bathtub – Siobhan O’Loughlin Stillness – Reuben Lewis, Tony Yap and Brendan O’Conner Crepuscular – Solco Acro Capacity is limited as this event takes place in a private home. Visit youareherecanberra.com.au to book.
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Let ’s S t ay in Tonig ht
Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm
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Lig ht Line s
Lis ten In
W H E N Throughout the festival
WHEN Thur 14 April, 9:00–10:00pm
W H E R E The Club
WHERE The Club
A R T IS TS Harriet Schwarzrock,
ARTISTS Lisa Sampson
Sarah Rice Light meets lines in this illuminating collaboration between poet Sarah Rice and glass artist Harriet Schwarzrock. During Festival (16-20 March), Sarah and Harriet began the process of converting Sarah’s words into glowing neon art. Witness the finished product at You Are Here.
A book club for those without a long attention span, Listen In invites you to share a song you love with people who appreciate good music and comfy couches. Bring along your track on a smartphone/ mp3 player, let’s listen, yarn about our favourite songs, and share a lovely evening.
Light Lines is a partnership between Noted and You Are Here, generously supported by the Canberra Glassworks and Arts ACT.
I M AGE C R E DI T Martin Ollman
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Love From WH E N Throughout the festival WH E R E The Club A R TIS TS Vivi Violette, supported
by Noted and You Are Here.
Love from is a social experiment and art installation exploring what a love letter written by the world would say. Love letters written by people with diverse life experiences are combined to form one long letter. Then taken to the streets, the letter is read aloud by the public to a camera. Love from is presented as a video installation projected in the street.
Met asy s tems: Duplic ation
WH EN Sat 16 April, 1:00–2:00pm
Sat 16 April, 4:00–5:00pm strip, opposite The Club I M AGE C R E DI T Lorna Sim
ARTISTS James Batchelor
Metasystems: Duplication is a contemporary dance performance about the construction site from Canberra-born choreographer James Batchelor. Four performers shift and negotiate 256 bricks in a mesmerising and rhythmic landscape of body and concrete. It contemplates our changing urban landscape and questions how and why we build.
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WH ERE Northbourne Avenue median
YOU ARE HERE
Née (born as) WHEN Thur 14 April, 2:00–4:00pm
Fri 15 April, 12:00–2:00pm WHERE Canberra Museum and Gallery ARTISTS Elly Kent M — N
Née (born as) is a conversation project that invites you to tell the stories of your names; the names of your family, the names you have left behind, the names you have embraced. We invite you join us in stitching your name/s on to a piece of fabric, while you share your story.
I M AG E CR EDI T Felix Vann
Mix t ape Chorus
No sewing skills or experience required.
W H E N Fri 15 April, 8:00–9:00pm W H E R E Verity Lane A R T IS TS Mixtape Chorus
Mixtape Chorus is Canberra's community indie pop choir, for everyone who loves to sing no matter their experience or ability. Mixtape Chorus will be bringing a selection of the best indie pop from the likes of Lorde, Grizzly Bear, Bat For Lashes, Mystery Jets and Florence + The Machine to You Are Here, as well as two very special songs by Canberra bands. P A G E NO. 34
I M AGE C R E DI T Adam Thomas
Not For Kids, Bring Your Kids WH E N Sun 17 April, 2:00–5:00pm WH E R E The Club
Join us for an afternoon of playful, fun and eclectic arts and craft workshops run by artists, for anyone who loves to explore their creative side. Open to all ages and skill levels, bring your kids or just bring yourself.
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Out of Spac e WHEN Wed 6 – Sun 17 April WHERE Forecourts, Gorman Arts
Centre ARTISTS Commissioned by Ainslie
and Gorman Arts Centres The Gorman Arts Centre forecourts on Batman St will by transformed by two ambitious and exciting temporary installations as part of a new public art project, Out of Space. See agac.com.au for more information and to book for public workshops.
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Piec e s for c ar s, tunnel and hexagonal vent s WHEN Sun 17 April, 3:00–4:00pm WHERE Rabaul Lane ARTISTS Benjamin Drury, Ben Harb,
Chloe Hobbs, Reuben Ingall, Charles Martin (with more to be announced)
Rabaul Lane is one of the strangest locations in Canberra, familiar to those who remember Toast nightclub, unfamiliar to anyone else. Taking advantage of the unique architecture of the terrace above Rabaul Lane, original electronic compositions by Canberra composers will played through car stereos in Rabaul Lane while you listen above on the terrace through the hexagonal air vents, moving through the space to hear the composition change and shift.
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Pit y Par t y WH E N Sun 17 April, 8:00–10:00pm WH E R E Gorman Arts Centre, Main Hall A R TIS TS Bron Batten, Lucy Nelson
This event is free, but bookings are required as places are limited. Go to youareherecanberra.com.au
IMAGE CRE DIT Bernie Slater, Power, 2016
Power WH EN Sat 26 March – Sun 5 June,
during opening hours WH ERE Canberra Museum and Gallery,
Gallery 4 ARTISTS Bernie Slater
Power is a unique exhibition in which viewers take home a retail style product containing printed artworks that lampoon power and privilege. Bernie Slater’s installation engages viewers with the titillation of consumption, the confusion of mediated information, the dynamics of power and his critique of the complacency in everyday life.
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Pity Party is an immersive dining experience where instead of wine (actually as well as wine) guests bring their failures to the feast. Pity Party investigates the experience and sharing of failure, over a delicious meal. Bring your saddest, silliest, most shameful anecdotes. And your stretchy pants.
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Project Vir tualEyes [Phase 2: human trials] W H E N Sat 16 April, 1.00–5:00pm
Sun 17 April, 1.00–5:00pm W H E R E Reload Bar & Games A R T IS TS Pablo Latona
Escape into reality. Hypercept LLC, in conjunction with You Are Here and Pablo Latona, are beta-testing their new VirtualEyes technology. The less said the better. It’s very top secret. To book your free 10-minute solo experience, visit The Club between 13 – 15 April. Places strictly limited. Stretch your senses. Join the resolution. Learn more at tiny.cc/veyes R
This event is suitable for people with a variety of abilities. Before booking, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs. A DA NG ERO US TER R ITO R Y C OM M IS S ION.
Razing a Man WH EN Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm WH ERE A performance as part of Let’s
Stay in Tonight (pg.27) Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor ARTISTS CJ Bowerbird
CJ Bowerbird explores masculine identity through his role as a father of boys. Through CJ’s words and voice, supporting music and contemporary dance, Razing a Man considers what makes a good man and how you raise a son to be one. It exposes a father’s emotions: pride, fear, anger and joy. It examines concepts of strength, control and letting go. It considers whether a man has to reimagine himself before he can guide his boys towards healthy adulthood. Bookings are required. More details at youareherecanberra.com.au
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WH E N Sun 17 April, 6:30–7:30pm WH E R E Smith’s Alternative A R TIS TS Cissi Tsang, Ellie Malbon,
Aaron Kirby In association with the ACT Parks and Reserves Service, You Are Here is excited to present our first Ready-cut Residency, pairing 2 ACTbased artists with an interstate artist in a ready-cut fashion, taking pre-existing arts practices and dovetailing them together for a short 4 day residency at the Readycut Cottage.
During the residency, artists Aaron Kirby (ACT), Eleanor Malbon (ACT) and Cissi Tsang (WA) will explore human interactions with the natural world, in particular traces of the past and suggestions of the future in the Gudgenby Valley, presenting their creative findings at a special Sunday evening event at Smiths Alternative.
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Situated in the Gudgenby Valley, the Ready-cut Cottage is a 1920s style pre-fabricated home built in 1927. Restored in 2006, the cottage is now a space for creative reflection. Set in the larger surrounds of the Namadgi National Park, the cottage is nestled in the mountains responsible for the cool crisp fresh water that supplies Canberra. Fostering an incredible and diverse ecology, Namadgi is the breathtaking bushland that surrounds our suburban lives and that offers up a ‘green prescription’ for the residents of the bush capital.
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I M AGE C R E DI T Flickr - Pascal Vuylsteker
Ready - cut Re sidency
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Relationship Anatomy W H E N Thur 14 April, 6:00–7:00pm W H E R E Canberra Museum and Gallery,
Theatrette W H E N Sat 16 April, 5:00–6:00pm W H E R E The Club A R T IS TS Written by Isabelle Martinez
and David Finnigan. Performed by Isabelle Martinez. How do you know this is the one? A question that everyone in a relationship, or who wants to be in one, always asks. A question that everyone thinks they have an answer to. Relationship Anatomy is your chance to bring out the love expert in you.
Seeking E xperienc ed Af fec tive L abourer s
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WHEN Sat 16 April, 1:00–3:00pm WHERE The Club ARTISTS Affective Labourers Union
Affect = feeling, hurt, distress, to move emotionally. The Affective Labourers Union is seeking candidates to fill positions of ‘Affective Labourer’. Imagine being valued on the basis of how well you fall apart instead of how well you keep it together. The workshop will assist people to develop their ‘applications’ for the position. Please refer to advertisements in The Club, YAH website and in local newspapers. 2016 PROGRAM P A G E NO. 40
Seventeen (visc eral)
IMAGE CRE DIT Adam Thomas
WH E N Wed 13 April, 6:00–8:00pm WH E R E A performance as part of
Let’s Stay in Tonight (pg. 27), Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor A R TIS TS Poetry by Eleanor Malbon,
Sit tin’ Sideway z
music by Andy Campbell
Bookings required. More details at youareherecanberra.com.au
WH EN Wed 13 April, 9:00–10:00pm WH ERE Meet at The Club ARTISTS Reuben Ingall
Reuben Ingall and friends play live electronic and electroacoustic music, amplified by car stereos tuned to portable FM transmitters. Rock up on foot or drive in and become part of the sound system. Expect adventurous freeform sounds and a little something to nod yr head to.
Smallsong s WH EN Wed 13 April, 7:00–8:00pm WH ERE The Club WH EN Fri 15 April, 7:00–9:00pm WH ERE Verity Lane WH EN Sat 16 April, 12:00–1:00pm WH ERE The Club ARTISTS Julia Johnson
IM AG E CRE D I T Adam Thomas
Bored with her own genre, singersongwriter Julia Johnson has devised a series of three one-song performances. Each seeks to find new ways to perform within the confines of voice and guitar. Step into the booth to be an audience of one, two or three for an exclusive concert. P A G E NO. 41
Swimming carnival. Blue light disco. Messy buns. It’s the aftermath of high school, it’s the relationships you form there, and how they fall apart in the decade afterwards. Expect puberty. Expect poetry. Don’t expect to be reminded of anyone. Srsly, don’t.
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So Fre sh
W H E N Fri 15 April, 7:00–9:00pm
WHEN Thur 14 April, 5:30–6:00pm
Sat 16 April, 8:00–9:30pm
WHERE Garema Place
W H E R E The Club toilets
ARTISTS Created by Alison Plevey.
A R T IS TS Emily Bennett
Like many Canberrans, Emily Bennett has extremely vague if not fond recollections of nightclub amenities. In an attempt to figure out how deep those D&Ms really were, she invites you to relieve your bowels as you relive the greatest hits. As you check yourself out in the mirror, or finally drop your dacks, update your status to see what your fellow un-underpanted patrons of the porcelain throne have tweeted from the toilet. A DA NG ERO US TER R ITO R Y C OM M IS S ION. S 2016 PROGRAM
I M AG E C REDI T Emily Bennett
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Performed by Alison Plevey and Olivia Fyfe
Sprout is a site specific dance and interactive performance work that comments on the modern day convention to design, create and control nature where the built environment dominates. Atop their garden stages the performers expose this constructed behaviour emphasising the importance of the delicate, symbiotic relationship between man/woman and nature.
S tillne s s
S tir Upload
WH E N Sat 16 April, 5:00–6:00pm
WH EN Sat 16 April, 10:00am–12:00pm
WH E R E Verity Lane
WH ERE The Club
WH E N Sun 17 April, 4:00–6:00pm
ARTISTS Stir is an initiative of
the CBR Innovation Network, designed by IMPIMG, in collaboration with the SHIFT ONE crew.
WH E R E A performance as part of Let’s
Stay in Tonight (pg.27). Meet at the corner of Nardoo Cres and Yapunyah St, O’Connor Brendan O’Conner
Stillness brings together two dancers, a trumpeter and a space to investigate the concept of stillness and implications of spontaneous movement. An improvised performance that responds to the constraints of the space in which it is performed, taking from Asian philosophical perspectives of stillness and trance kinaesthetic practice.
Do you have a great idea for a project but don’t know where to start? Stir Upload is a workshop session to guide you through the Stir project upload process. Stir is a crowd-voted micro-grants platform providing creative youth in Canberra with a simple process to develop a formal proposal for their personal projects, a way to promote them and the possibility of receiving some funding. S
A R TIS TS Reuben Lewis, Tony Yap,
Bookings required for Sunday performance.
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S treet Ar t Bingo W H E N Sun 17 April, 1:00–3:00pm W H E R E Meet at The Club A R T IS TS Byrd
Do you know your Abyss from your Houl, your Walrus from your Mr Manouk? This is your chance to show us what you know about Canberra street art, or discover what you don’t know. Travel through the city and see it through the eyes of Byrd, one of Canberra’s best known and most prolific street artists. Slow down, explore and be in the city with your eyes wide open. Oh, and did we mention the bingo? You’ll get a handmade bingo card to mark down all the artists whose work you see along the way, because, why not?
S tudio C onnec t W H E N Sat 16 April, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 17 April, 10:00am–4:00pm W H E R E The Club A R T IS TS Studio Connect.
Supported by ArtsACT
Studio Connect is a group of Canberra artists living with a disability or mental health issues, creating individual and collaborative artwork responding to Canberra and their personal stories. The theme ‘Invisible Disability’ will be explored through Art in Action and public events during You Are Here. IMAGE CRE DIT Adam Thomas
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IMAGE CRE DIT Flickr - Jana Reifegerste
The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be WH EN Sat 16 April, 2:00–5:00pm
The B aby freeze Fan Cruise of L ake Burley Grif f in WH E N Sat 16 April, 7:00–11:00pm WH E R E Departure from 51 Lawson
Imagining the future has been a pastime of artists and creatives, indeed most thinkers, since the future was a thing we could think about. While playing games might not save the world, it might just help to create some new neural pathways that will fire when the zombies start attacking. Join us for the best future focused board games, bring some friends or just yourself, we’ll be on your team.
Cres, Acton A R TIS TS Handsome Luke, Trendoid,
Fossil Rabbit and Babyfreeze Journey into the heart of darkness with Canberra’s most dangerous electro-dance-punk supergroup! Climb aboard the band’s own private micro-yacht for an intimate, noholds-barred fan club experience! This is a paid ticketed event and places are strictly limited. Book at youareherecanberra.com.au P A G E NO. 45
WH ERE The Club
YOU ARE HERE
The Philo sopher s Walk
timeof hex WHEN Wed 13 April, 9:00–10:00pm WHERE The Club
W H E N Sat 16 April, 12:00–2:00pm
ARTISTS Cissi Tsang
Sun 17 April, 2:00–4:00pm W H E R E Meet at The Club A R T IS TS Salma Osman
The Philosopher’s Walk uses the power of perambulation to bring people together. Partnered with a willing stranger, you will walk together, actively listen, write and reflect. Slow down, walk, share, be heard. Who knows what you might uncover. Places limited, book via youareherecanberra.com.au
The Pre scription W H E N Throughout the festival W H E R E Various locations A R T IS TS Affective Labourers Union
The Affective Labourers’ Union zine The Prescription gives a rundown of what we’re all about. ALU field officers will be conducting Random Feelings Checks and dispensing The Prescription to ‘at risk’ patrons at festival events. Also look out for copies at the The Club, the main festival venue and other festival locations.
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timeofhex is Cissi Tsang, a crossdisciplinary artist from Perth who converts photographs and video into music via hexadecimal data. The result is a blend of world music, dreamy synths, spoken word and environmental sound effects. Turning inorganic code into organic sounds paired with hypnotic visualisations and live guitar to create an audio-visual experience.
Trac er WH E N Wed 13 April, 8:00–9:00pm WH E R E Canberra Museum and Gallery A R TIS TS Owen Bullock, Louise Curham,
Tracer is a live performance of material poetics, hinging on memory and poetic experience. It’s a collaboration between a filmmaker, a letterpress artist and a poet. Super 8 film, letterpress texts on giant pages and voice intersect and relate to suggest juxtapositions of the city and the humans who inhabit it.
Unravelling WH EN Thur 14 April, 7:00–8:00pm
WH ERE Gorman Arts Centre,
C Block Theatre
WH E N Thur 14 April, 7:00–8:00pm
Fri 15 April, 7:00–8:00pm WH E R E Meet at The Club A R TIS TS Shoeb Ahmad, Kate Ahmad
A 60 minute narrative of the legendary duel between cyclists Greg LaMond and Bernard Hinault during the 1986 Tour De France, Twin Pedals is a site-specific sonic work composed by Shoeb Ahmad, centred around sinewy melodies, harmonic interplay and floating tempos, all illuminated by backdrops created by Kate Ahmad using the vivid colours of the peleton.
Unravelling explores the notion of personal storytelling; where do honest stories fit into our overstimulated lives? Clasp your light source close and venture into the labyrinth of stories. Stay for a night of tales, or leave when the light flickers out.
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You Are Here Po s t- mor tem Par t y WHEN Sun 17 April, 9:30pm-12:00am
W — Y
When We Fir s t Met
WHERE Smith's Alternative ARTISTS Whoever is still standing
W H E N Fri 15 April, 5:00–10:00pm
Sat 16 April, 10:00am–10:00pm Sun 17 April, 10:00am–6:00pm W H E R E Meet at The Club
We’re dead. Join us as we slice open You Are Here’s proverbial cadaver and examine its purple-red insides. What was the cause and manner of our death? You decide. Also there will be wine.
A R T IS TS Quindell Orton, Serena
When We First Met is a mobile dance theatre performance for one audience member, guided via headphones, where you, the audience member become a lead character in the story. This immersive and intriguing performance transports you and redefines the spaces of Canberra. You, a pair of headphones, the city as terrain, and the story that unravels. This event is for one audience member at a time, with sessions available on the hour, lasting for 40 minutes. Go to youareherecanberra.com.au to book. P A G E NO. 48
You Should Tr y... WHEN Thur 14 April, 7:00–9:00pm WHERE The Club ARTISTS Amelia de Frost
You Should Try… is an award winning YouTube series featuring celebrity microwave enthusiast and chef, Amelia de Frost. In a special, live television recording for the You Are Here festival, de Frost takes us on an electromagnetically charged culinary experience destined to transform the way you think about food forever.
Acknowledgement s P RO D U C E R S
You Are Here is presented with support from the ACT Government through Arts ACT, Events ACT and with sponsorship from Canberra CBD Limited and the Keir Foundation.
Morgan Little Rochelle Whyte Amelia FilmerSankey
You Are Here is supported by Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres, which are ACT Government Arts Facilities managed by Gorman Arts Centre Inc. a not-for-profit association.
O P E R AT ION S M A N AG E R
You Are Here’s official accommodation partner is Canberra City YHA.
M A N AG IN G P RO D U C E R S
Vanessa Wright Adelaide Rief
Karmin Cooper P RO D U C T I O N M A N AG E R
Samantha Barrett T E C H N ICA L M A N AG E R
Michael Bye P U B L IC IT Y M A N AG E R
Chiara Grassia D IG ITA L M A R K E T I N G M A N AG E R
Jess Oliver P RO D U C T I O N D E S I G N E R
Patrick Stein P H OTO G R A P H Y
Adam Thomas S O U N D AN D L I G H T I N G
Dirty Deeds Event Sound D E S IG N ER S
New Best Friend
Thank you to all our artists, venues and supporters, particularly: Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres; Canberra Museum and Gallery; Canberra CBD Limited; Phillip Keir; BMA Magazine; Smith’s Alternative; The Phoenix Pub; Reload Bar and Games; The Food Co-op Shop; David Finnigan; Yolande Norris; Adam Hadley; Sarah Kaur; Andrew Galan; Nick Delatovic; George Rose; Zoya Patel; Shane Breynard; Michael Bailey; Caitlin Bladin; Jane Easthope; Monique Ribeiro; Nigel McRae; Deb Cleland and Jeff Thompson; Brett McNamara, Melissa Barton and the team at ACT Parks and Reserves; Yasmin Masri; Lucy Nelson; Bev Growden; Joseph Falsone; Adelin Chin; Marie-Louise Carroll; Ben James. LAST BUT NOT LEAST, THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING ARTISTS AND AUDIENCE.
WED 13 11:00 A M – 1 : 0 0 PM 4 Eyes, 4 Minutes
T H U R 14 12
8:00 - 9:30 AM Civic Interstrange
FRI 15 17
11:30 A M - 12:00 P M Humans in the Midst
SAT 16 18
10:00 – 11:00 DOGCHAT
10:00A M - 10: When We Firs
1:00 - 2 : 0 0 PM Artists on Facebook Chat
1:00 - 2:00 PM Artists on Facebook Chat
12:00 - 2:00 P M Née (born as)
6:00 - 7 : 0 0 PM 30 Second Talent Slam
2:00 - 4:00 PM Née (born as)
12:00 - 12:30 P M Humans in the Midst
10:00 A M - 12 STIR Upload
6:00 – 8 : 0 0 PM Let’s Stay in Tonight: Private Lives
4:00 - 5:30 PM Civic Interstrange
12:30 - 1:00 P M Humans in the Midst
12:00 - 1:00 P Smallsongs
7:00 - 8 : 0 0 PM Appropriate Kissing for All Occassions
5.30 – 6.00 PM Sprout
1:00 - 2:00 P M Artists on Facebook Chat
12:00 - 2:00 P The Philosop Walk
7:00 - 8 : 0 0 PM Coin Operated Poetry Box
6:00 - 7:00 PM Relationship Anatomy
5:00 - 10:00 P M When We First Met
1:00 - 2:00 P M Artists on Facebook Cha
7:00 - 8 : 0 0 PM Smallsongs
7:00 - 8:00 PM Twin Pedals
7:00 - 8:00 P M Twin Pedals
1:00 - 3:00 P M Seeking Exper Affective Lab
7:30 – 1 1 : 0 0 PM BAD!SLAM!NO! BISCUIT! Versus You Are Here
7:00 - 8:00 PM Unravelling C Block Theatre
6:00 - 11:00 P M Everything At Once and All Together
1:00 - 2:00 P M Metasystems: Duplication
7:30 – 1 1 : 0 0 PM BAD!SLAM!NO! BISCUIT! Canberra National Mascot
7:00 - 9:00 PM You Should Try…
7:00 - 9:00 P M So Fresh
2:00 - 3:30 P M Bite the Hand Feeds You: Tax funded Politic
7:30 – 1 1 : 0 0 PM BAD!SLAM!NO! BISCUIT! Canberra National Karaoke Video
7:00 - 10:00 PM Gastronomica Apocalyptica
8:00 – 9:00 P M Mixtape Chorus
2:00 - 5:00 P M The Future A What it Used
8:00 - 9 : 0 0 PM Happy Axe x Ghost Noises
7:00 – 9:00 PM Confluence
9:00 - 10:00 P M Hungry
1:00 – 5:00 P M Project Virt Eyes [Phase human trials
9:00 - 1 0 : 0 0 PM Time of Hex
8:00 - 9:00 PM Composition for Amplified Body Parts Ralph Wilson Theatre
9:00 - 10:00 P M Expen$$$ive V.I.P lounge
3:00 - 4:00 P M Firsts
8:00 - 9 : 0 0 PM Tracer
8:00 - 9:00 PM Deadset!
9:00 - 1 0 : 0 0 PM Sittin’ Sidewayz
9:00 - 10:00 PM Listen In
4:00 - 5:00 P M Metasystems: Duplication
5:00 - 6:00 P M Relationship A
SU N 17 AM
5:0 0 - 6 : 0 0 PM Stillness
THROUGHOUT THE FE STIVA L
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4 Eyes, 4 Minutes
13 - 17 A P RIL Elevator Vignettes
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Imagining Civic: Participatory Urbanism Ideas Workshop
13 - 17 A P RIL Love From
1:00 – 2:00 PM Artists on Facebook Chat
13 - 17 A P RIL CRN 203 398 380X
1:00 – 3:00 PM Street Art Bingo
13 - 17 A P RIL Firsts
00 P M st Met
6:0 0 - 8 : 0 0 PM Inaugural Canberra Mayoral Pagent
: 00 P M
6:0 0 - 8 : 0 0 PM Let's Stay in Tonight: Eat In
7:0 0 - 1 1 : 0 0 PM The Babyfreeze Fan Cruise of Lake Burley Griffin
8:0 0 - 9 : 0 0 PM Appropriate Kissing for All Occassions
2:00 – 3:00 PM It's In the Computer
13 - 17 A P RIL Studio Connect
8:0 0 - 9 : 3 0 PM So Fresh
2:00 – 4:00 PM The Philosophers Walk
13 - 17 A P RIL According to the Experts
8:0 0 - 9 : 0 0 PM Hungry
2:00 - 4:00 PM Exquisite Corpse
13 - 17 A P RIL Light Lines
9:0 0 – 1 0 : 0 0 PM (An Attempt to Perform) Kill Climate Deniers
2:00 – 5:00 PM Not for Kids, Bring your Kids
13 - 17 A P RIL Affective Labourers Union
M d that axpayerical Art
9:0 0 - 1 0 : 0 0 PM A KREWD Embrace
1:00 – 5:00 PM Project Virtual Eyes [Phase 2: human trials]
6- 17 A P RIL Out of Space
M Ain't d to Be
3:00 – 4:00 PM Pieces for cars, tunnel and hexagonal vents
26 M A RCH - 5 J UNE Power Gallery 4
M rienced bourers
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4:00 - 6:00 PM Let's Stay in Tonight: Transfixed
6:30 - 7:30 PM Ready-cut Residency
8:00 - 9:00 PM Happy Axe x Ghost Noises
8:00 - 10:00 PM Pity Party Main Hall
9:30 PM – 12:00 AM You Are Here Post-mortem Party
1 — 20 Reference map for location
You Are Here 2016 festival program