Cultural Festival

Thurs 28 Sept - Sun 1 Oct, 2017

This year TiNA will pop up in the streets and .....

thisisnotart2017

Thursday
28 September

Co•–st•–l W•–ve Tr•–nsl•–tor
10:00 - 16:30

Co•–st•–l W•–ve Tr•–nsl•–tor

Critical Animals

A live sound installation converting wave data collected from buoys near Australia’s offshore detention centres into an unrepentant, face-melting siren.

Newcastle Museum, Workshop Way Forecourt.

E-Lit Reading
17:00 - 17:45

E-Lit Reading

National Young Writers Festival

 

Whether it be twine game, chatbot, or hypertext poetry, these artists discuss the limitation, provocation and potential of digital meaning-making.


 

Letters to John
20:00 - 21:00

Letters to John

Crack Theatre Festival

Ever fallen for someone mortally offensive? Come on a “will they, won’t they” journey with flow charts, feelings and ukuleles.



Friday
29 September

What the Spewcastle?!?!
14:00 - 14:10

What the Spewcastle?!?!

National Young Writers Festival

Penis towers, obelisks, lighthouses like chess piece rooks ... a theme is emerging. Poets and writers scour Newcastle's streets, creating pieces on the urban landscape before our very eyes.

Meet outside Civic Digest. 

 

1/15 Ross Street Open Improvisation
Warning 12:00 - 14:00 13:00 - 15:00

1/15 Ross Street Open Improvisation

Crack Theatre Festival

Viviane and Kimberley create by long-form improvisation. Watch them find interactions between each other, found objects and the architecture of their new venue.


The 'Real' World
13:00 - 15:00

The 'Real' World

Critical Animals

Get diagnosed at the door and experience the interface with the 'real' world. An immersive, sensory journey explore disability advocacy.


Saturday
30 September

TiNA Talk: Art and Audience
11:00 - 12:30

TiNA Talk: Art and Audience

Crack Theatre Festival

Artists with a breadth of knowledge on Audience deliver a presentation before we launch into fruitful discussion.

SADISCO
11:00 - 18:00

SADISCO

Critical Animals

Conflating sad, sadism and disco, SADISCO explores an excruciating fusion of pleasure with politics, singing with liberation, glitter with guts.


Sunday
1 October

Kraken Play
10:00 - 17:00

Kraken Play

Crack Theatre Festival

Four artists wash up on the Newcastle shoreline and attempt to build a raft that will take them home.

 

 

Zine Fair
11:00 - 15:45

Zine Fair

National Young Writers Festival

Drop in and pick up the latest zines from around Australia and check out all that's groovin' DIY style.

 

Aerobicide: Feel Better
13:00 - 16:00

Aerobicide: Feel Better

Crack Theatre Festival

The last Wellness Solution you'll ever need! Your celebrity hosts will teach you the movements in a three-hour non-stop demonstration!



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