Walk, ride, drive and tram through this free outdoor digital art gallery. Light and images as animations, digital stills, digital art, and projected site- specific works transform Gertrude St, and show different perspectives on the theme Hidden.
Some of the Festival’s showpieces are installations revealing the hidden history of Fitzroy. These emotionally and spatially moving works reveal Gertrude Street’s important and sometimes hidden Indigenous history.
Projector Bike is a mobile projection system; comprising a three-wheeled cargo bike, high output video projector, sound system and a deep cycle battery. This highly mobile and flexible system enables us to tour the streets and project onto a wide range of surfaces.
Taking cinema to the streets we work with local filmmakers and artists to bring cutting edge image making to the buildings and back streets of the city.
Arts in Action is a Melbourne based film screening initiative that presents local and international art and social documentary films which focus on creating social change, in particular the work of art and video activists, photo philanthropists, videographers, street, and other artists whose work makes a difference by challenging perceptions and raising awareness of social, health and environmental issues.
Arts in Action will officially launch with a screening of Manufactured Landscapes an award winning documentary film about the work of photographer and 2005 TED Prize winner Edward Burtynsky.
JAPANESE music, film and culture will take over Fed Square in a bid to raise funds for earthquake and tsunami survivors. The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association will host Anime in the Arvo, from 3pm.
Entertainment will include Japanese taiko drumming, local musicians, cosplay, anime cartoonists and a film showing courtesy of the Melbourne International Film Festival at 5pm. More info here