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Planet Nowra

Creating a Parallel Universe in the heart of Nowra!

This intriguing art event will bring Nowra to life through the eyes of over 80 local makers, artists and school students on 8-9 December 2017 in the Manse Gardens of St Andrews Presbyterian Church. Planet Nowra is a free event exploring the concept of ‘place’ through contemporary arts practice.

The vision of Theatre Kantanka director Carlos Gomes has led a team of cutting edge contemporary artists in the creation of a Nowra specific collection of artworks, installations and live performances. It’s a unique experience where visitors will travel through the Manse Gardens by entering a series of structures and domes housing the artworks. At dusk, the walls and surfaces around the Manse come to life with projections highlighting the unexpected beauty of the built landscape.

The team of artists have tapped into local talent who are at the heart of the project by running a series of fantastic workshops in 2017. Known for creating a spectacle Carlos Gomes, Alison Clouston, Boyd, Katia Molino, Kym Vercoe and Sean Bacon have brought to life a program including music, storytelling, projection and performance that will take place throughout the day and evening.

Planet Nowra is a family friendly, alcohol-free event and entry is free. There will be gelato, snacks, coffee and cool drinks available for purchase onsite. Bring an open mind and prepare to see your city in a whole new light!


PROGRAM

FRIDAY

6.00pm – Welcome and opening address in the garden

6.30pm – Storytelling – Pupils from North Nowra Public School and Terara Public School read their own stories to a captive audience in the St Andrews Church Hall

7.00 pm- 9.30pm – Artworks and projections in the garden and surrounding walls

8.30 – 10.30pm – Planetary Sessions: New Music, River Songs and more with The Shoalhaven City Stage Band directed by Dave Wilson and other guests

SATURDAY

12 noon – daytime installations in the garden

6.30 – 9.30pm – Projections on surrounding walls

 

Cost

Free

Location

The Manse Gardens, Nowra

Visiting

Friday 8 December 6pm - 10pm Saturday 9 December 12noon - 9:30pm St Andrews Presbyterian Church Manse Gardens, 3 Kinghorne St, Nowra

Dates & Times
08/12/2017 - 09/12/2017 The Manse Gardens, Nowra
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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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