Colourise Festival 2016: eARTh – Pageant

The idea belongs both to time and to place;
for where one is shapes a fundamental relationship
between self and land that, in turn,
leads to a particular way of  formulating that relationship
in language
[or creActivity]
that corresponds to the matching of self and place.
Such correspondence may reach through time to take into account
how someone else used language
[or creActivity] in similar circumstances
and therefore, the forms by which language
[or creActivity]
is preserved through time
become the means of contact between persons
responding similarly to place and circumstance

Elaine Jahner Metalanguages in Narrative Chance, Postmodern Discourse
on Native American Indian Literatures,
Ed. Vizenor, Gerald, University of Oklahoma Press, USA.

A dusk to dark, Indigenous community-mobile-live-media-art event.
On warm evenings under a waxing moon participants
’creAct’  contemporary ceremonies –
courteous gestures honouring custodians –
with leisurely walks on Turrbal country,
to re-imagine Brisbane city through Indigenous eyes.
Join us in ’re-dreeaming’ the land as we care for country, care for kin.

Friday  14  October,   5.45 – 8.30pm   PAGEANT CEREMONY
South Bank Cultural Precinct, on the green, exterior “The Edge”
Workshop: 5.45 – 7pm
Head and arm band making with Maddie Hodge,
face/body and mask painting with Leah King-Smith,

while media-art screenings and sound touch our senses
of remembrance and survivance, strengthening our ethical
sovereign resolve.

On screen: Community video footage from Uniikup Optical Media Collection
and media-art – celebrating 30 years of creActivity

South Bank Cultural Precinct, on the green, exterior “The Edge”
Assemble for walk and light refreshments.
Walk:
7 – 8.30pm
cruise by the River on the board-walk, wonder across Victoria Bridge,
dance over Brisbane Square,
tread triumphantly down George Street
with mobile media-art projections, to a finale at the Gardens.
Care for country care for kin
(
You choose: return to South Brisbane via Good Will Bridge or George St.)

WHAT YOU NEED: comfortable shoes, water, snacks.

EVENT PROGRAM

BE SURE to book free tickets and invite your friends and family via Facebook Event

WEATHER PLAN: As this is an outdoor event we will reschedule if rain is expected. 

Sat  15  October,  6.00 – 9.00pm GUERRILLA  SCREEN II
Venue:       Greens Gabba Ward premises,
                  2/63  Annerley Road (Cnr Crown Street)
                  Woolloongabba Qld 4102
Screening Indigenous films, conversation, light refreshments;
share on country share with kin.
Curated by Jenny Fraser and Tamara Whyte.
SCREEN PROGRAM

BE SURE to book free tickets and invite your friends and family via Facebook Event

EVENT creActives

Workshop and Walk
Event Photographer LaVonne Bobongie-Wall,
additional photography Karen Batten, Aya Kagawa and Kym Reynolds.

Guerrilla Screen
Photography by Leah King-Smith

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Map to Pageant Ceremony

Proudly supported by 
BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL

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