West Projections Festival 2016 is a free projection festival which returning for the third year in a row to light up Footscray’s streets.
From Monday 15 August to Sunday 11 of September 2016, be immersed in the colour blue through a series of video projections and sound pieces in the streets of Footscray. States of Blue: West Projections Festival will illuminate creative spaces, VU campus, businesses and public places. Discover 18+ unique sites, each showing specially commissioned artwork.
Jo Skladzien (Small Scapes) and I are screening a video based on Lost In the Shadows, a shadow puppet workshop we held while we were artists-in-residents in the Artsbox. The projection will be exhibited every evening inside Footscray florist Botanicals on Barkly.
States of Blue: West Projections Festival program includes four free guided walks every Saturday with artist talks and performances. Jo and I will be presenting a shadow puppet play experience in a secretive location as part of the walk designed for families on Saturday 3 September. The walk is free but bookings are essential as there are only 20 spots available. It’s currently booked out but get on the waitlist!