The Potato Shed is launching their 2017 season. With 2017 boasting an exciting array of dance, theatre and music from both professional companies and local artists, the Potato Shed is the arts hub of the Peninsula. Special guests include Mark Holden, Wayne Jury and Australian playwright Hannie Rayson. December 7 from 6pm – 7pm.
Ballarat’s Hot Temple are celebrating Christmas right through the Laneway. On December 9, they’ll be turning on their huge Christmas display (complete with Santa, hot chocolate and carols), which will continue to be turned on at 8pm every night until Christmas. Start December with a walk through their magical Laneway every night until Christmas.
Each year, the Odyssey Short Film Festival runs in Geelong, showcasing the work achieved through Year 11 and 12 studies at high school. Now in its fourth year, the film festival is set to run on December 3 with more than 10 schools (and even more students) showcasing their films.
Inspired by the centuries old tradition of trompe l’oeil painting (or ‘trick of the eye’), this exhibition showcases a number of contemporary artists takes on creating pieces that are illusionistic or play with perspective. Forté chat to the exhibition curator Lisa Sullivan.
“Pivot was born out of this idea that we can hold a world-class event in Geelong. We didn’t want to call it The Geelong Digital Summit – we wanted it to be something more forward thinking,” says Pivot Summit founder Leighton Wells.
Emerging Artists Geelong is a group ran by the Geelong Arts Society which focuses on hosting workshops, exhibitions and educating others on art for emerging artists each year. Forté chat to mentor artist Dare Tekin about the program and the upcoming exhibition ‘Anthropoid’.