A STRANGE SPACE X MIDSUMMA – Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 April 2021 6 pm – 12 pm
Presented from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 April 2021 6 pm – 12 pm
Launch Thursday 22nd April from 6:30 pm
Collingwood Yards, 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
A STRANGE SPACE is an open-air exhibition of site-responsive projection art, performance, music, dance and online interactive works by LGBTQIA+ artists and allies, presented within the Collingwood Yards courtyard, the Centre for Projection Art Studio and online.
Co-curated by Edwina Bartlem and Jacob Tolo for the Centre for Projection Art and Midsumma Festival 2021, the projection artworks and performances featured in this multi-arts program explore the theme of A STRANGE SPACE and the various forms, ideas and experiences that this concept evokes.
A program of site-responsive installations within the Collingwood Yards courtyard and adjacent buildings by artists Alison Bennett; Jane Crappsley; Wes Dowling; Jenna Eriksen; KP Finley; Susan Maco Forrester; Eric Jong; Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine; Drew Pettifer; Scotty So; Yandell Walton and Wendy Yu. Performances and live-arts events featuring dance, drag, music, animation and transmedia art practice will unfold over the four nights by Megan Beckwith; Jonathan Homsey; Scarlett So Hung Son and more. Online performances and interactive digital artworks can be explored through the project webpage by artists Alison Bennett; QueerTech.io; Leisa Prowd; Melinda Smith; plus an online collaboration with Susannah Langley, Ioannis Sidiropoulos, Warren Armstrong and Bridget Chappell.
Find out more about our program and artists here.