The Stream / The Boat / The Shore / The Bridge

In a world where we all want something, but don’t always know how to get it you’ll have the chance to see the world from four perspectives - The Stream / The Boat / The Shore / The Bridge - and add your thoughts, your voice and your hands to the action. Sometimes connected, sometimes divided, you’ll have some questions to answer and decisions to make.

Water flows through the city. Where did it come from? Where will it go? Will you go with the flow?

About the Artist

Dan has created works in Australia in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Launceston and in the UK with the Live Art Development Agency, Glastonbury Festival and Edinburgh Fringe. Performances have taken place in diverse places like working launderettes (2004), a vintage caravan (2007) and as a festival delivery boy for Wish We Were Here (2010-11). Dan has also been a Project Manager for Sydney Festival (2010), Producer at Brisbane Powerhouse (2008-9) and Assistant Producer at BAC, London (2005-7), including work on site-specific BAC/Punchdrunk Theatre co-production The Masque of the Red Death (2007).
Lauren’s recent projects include the (non)dance work Where We Begin for Under the Radar (Brisbane Festival 2011), Pin Up Your Doodle – a four day fundraising exhibition/pop up bar/ auction at Donkey Wheel House and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, and CROSS-STITCH: No Pluto, Just Stars – an evening of immersive installation, commissioned as part of Metro Arts’ FreeRange 2010. With extensive experience in Front of House Management and Production Coordination, Lauren has recently been employed by organisations and festivals including Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane Festival, Garden of Unearthly Delights/Adelaide Fringe and MONA FOMA.
Andrew studied Production Design at the VCA School of Production, graduating in 2004. Since that time Andrew has worked as a designer on productions including the hugely successful Songs for Nobodies (MTC), Joy of Text (MTC), Ruby Moon (MTC), A Streetcar Named Desire (MTC) and This is Our Youth (Inside Job Productions). His recent live art designs include the Green Room Award winning Southern Crossings and also Pillow Talk for onestep at a time like this. Andrew is currently the Production Design Coordinator at Melbourne Theatre Company.
Max Milne is a professional photographer based in Sydney. Max’s path has been formed by a Young Ambassadorship at the NGV(2007-08), Advanced Diploma in Photography at NMIT(2008-10) and now blistering towards working with Australia’s pioneers in photographic advertising and arts. Max has also shown in solo and group shows in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.
Georgina Humphries has completed a Masters of Art (Public Art) at RMIT University where she created public installations both locally and internationally at the Adelaide Fringe Festival (2011, SA) & Glastonbury Festival (2010, UK). Most recently Georgina has been commissioned for works at The Harvest Festival, (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, 2011) & Falls Festival (Lorne, Victoria, 2011-2012) and has received an ArtStart Grant, (Australia Council, 2012), Adelaide City Council Public Arts Grant (2011), and the Siemens RMIT Fine Art Scholarship Award (2008).
Caroline is studying a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) at RMIT after completion of a Diploma of Visual Art at Victoria Uni in 2010. Her current practice has a foundation in painting, but utilises her skills as an illustrator over a variety of mediums from detailed sketching to freehand cartoonish drawing. During the 2010 Next Wave Festival Caroline ran Front Of House activities for YOUTHvsPHYSICS at the Melbourne Docklands Shed 4.
Penny is an actor and theatre maker currently residing in Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Drama/ Journalism from the University of Queensland and is currently doing her Masters in Arts Management at The University of Melbourne. She has performed for various theatre companies in Brisbane and Melbourne including CrossDitch, The Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, The Good Room, Backbone Youth Arts and Underground Productions. Most recently, Penny performed a 240 hour durational performance piece, Deliverance, at the 2012 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Penny has also acted and written for She Said Productions, a company she co-founded in 2006 with Seanna Van Helten, which will make its Melbourne debut in October this year with a new work called Breaking.
Jamie has created work in Singapore, Melbourne, Brisbane, and India. Most currently exploring intimate one-on-one performances in rather public spaces, she is happy to work with any person/project that excites her. She mostly collaborates with Melbourne-based Transparency Collective, recently presenting Critical Boundary; an art laboratory (!Metro Arts Galleries, 2012), [untitled] at 3-day.05 (Dear Patti Smith, 2011), and another untitled work at the !Metro Arts Free Range Residency (2011). In development at the moment also, is City Shrines: Paper Pinwheel Project, a social collective performance and installation: a solo project first presented at Seed Festival Singapore (2011/12).

Dates: 19-21 May, 23-27 May

Location: Southbank Wharf, next to Southbank Pedestrian Bridge (tram routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72, stop 14)

Times: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Duration: 75 min per group rotation

Ticket Prices: $25 Full, $20 Conc

Bookings: Venue Tix 1300 30 40 72 or online (credit card only)

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Warnings: Due to the physical nature of the work, patrons with mobility issues will be unable to participate. This work requires you to move, engage and respond. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Part of the work will involve rowing across the Yarra River accompanied by the artist. Please note this is an outdoor event – please dress appropriately for the weather.

IMPORTANT NOTE: No latecomers will be admitted. No door sales – all tickets must be booked online or by phone by 3pm the day prior to the performance.

Due to the limited capacity per performance, if you have booked and are unable to attend please call Lauren Clelland immediately on 0414 781 204.

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