River Inside the Skin

Rural Residency Program 2011

The Cad Factory Rural Residency Program, invites three national and one international artist per year to work at the Old Birrego School, a remote, disused, one room school built in 1886. The project aims to increase opportunities for exposure to high quality artistic programming in regional Australia and allow communities to engage with artistic process during the creation of major site specific artwork(s).

RIVER INSIDE THE SKIN: site-specific performance 1

A performance commemorating the native fish that once thrived in this waterhole before the carp. Poison Waterhole creek was chosen for it’s beauty and for it’s many truths buried in the mud and collective memory of local people. The European carp acts out historical violences that continue to threaten and defeat us all.

Saturday 29th October
a durational performance leading into a 5:30 – 6:30pm sundown

Location
Poison Waterhole Creek, Sturt Highway, near Narrandera.

Go to The Cad Factory website where a Google map will be available for exact location.www.cadfactory.com.au

ROADSIDE FREQUENCIES: site-specific performance 2

A performance for unexpecting passing traffic. Victoria Hunt and Vic McEwan, an upright piano and an illuminated plastic gown embedded on top of two dam walls. An installation on the horizon with audio being broadcast to passing cars through radio frequencies. An unexpected snippet of performative installation on a long journey.

Go to The Cad Factory website where a Google map will be available for exact location.www.cadfactory.com.au

Sunday 30th October, 2011
6 – 6.45 pm sundown

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