BLINDSIDE FESTIVAL: EVERYWHERE BUT HERE
2 – 11 August 2012
Curated by Claire Anna Watson, Shae Nagorcka, Natalya Maller, Andrew Tetzlaff, Blaine Cooper, Adele Macer + Elise Murphy.
Natalie Abbott, Laura Batch, Iain Bonner, Mary-Jane Caswell, Rebecca Daynes, jon hewitt, Kate Just, Bonnie Lane, Nic Low, Amanda Morgan, Hoang Tran Nguyen, Jon Mark Oldmeadow, Hannah Raisin, Dominic Redfern, Claire Robertson, Zoe Scoglio, Jessie Scott, Carl Scrase, Kate Shaw, Tania Smith, Hanna Tai + M T Walker
Is there somewhere you would rather be? The inaugural BLINDSIDE Festival themed Everywhere But Here is a multi-platform event where artists and the audience can connect, discuss, and imagine alternate destinations together.
With artists Natalie Abbott, Laura Batch, Iain Bonner, Mary-Jane Caswell, Rebecca Daynes, jon hewitt, Kate Just, Bonnie Lane, Nic Low, Amanda Morgan, Hoang Tran Nguyen, Jon Mark Oldmeadow, Hannah Raisin, Dominic Redfern, Claire Robertson, Zoe Scoglio, Jessie Scott, Carl Scrase, Kate Shaw, Tania Smith, Hanna Tai, and M T Walker
And also featuring artists: Santina Amato, Kartini Bell, Naomi Bishop, Nick Chin, Blaine Cooper, Martina Copley, Xanthe Dobbie, Brodie Ellis, Lucy Farmer, Greg Fullerton, Chelsea Hopper, Pearl Knitandrun, Ashlee Laing, Daniel Stephen Miller, Muduppy Infusion, Lauren Murphy, Pange, Dianne Peacock, Lynne Rahill, Samantha Riegl, Nellie Rogerson, Carol Rowlands, Richard Rowlands, Demelza Sherwood, Jenna Stacey, Jacinta Stevens, Adam Stone, Kate Teebe, Sandra Tobias, Jian X Yi, Britt Salt, Naomi Troski, Louisa Wang, Claire Anna Watson, Laura Williams, Eliza Adam, Karen Cromwell, Neil Delaney, Jen Fullerton, Sue J. Krucker, Yasmin Masri, Carolyn McKenzie-Craig, Sally Ridge, Stephen Spurrier, Kris Suparka, Jean Tai, Henry Jock Walker, Kate Wheeler, Hugin Por Arason, Syed Faraz Ali, Anna Fawcus, F. Pegaz, Eva-Marie Raab.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.
BLINDSIDE wishes to thank City of Melbourne, Candy Mitchell, Australia Council for the Arts, Emma Blong, Visual Arts & Craft Strategy, Xanthe Dobbie, Nicholas Chin and all the artists, presenters and posties involved in this project.
A special thanks to our festival interns Xanthe Dobbie and Nicholas Chin.