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While the World Waits (Portland)

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While the World Waits (Portland)

Sat 24 September - Sun 16 October

FREE

While the World Waits touring exhibition is heading to Portland as part of a 12 month tour across the NSW Central West.

ARTS OUTWEST PRESENTS
WHILE THE WORLD WAITS EXHIBITION

The Foundations of Portland

Opening event Saturday 1 October 2-4pm

Exhibition:  1 October –  23 October, daily.

The opening event will include live music from Nerida Cuddy (who appears on the album) and coincide with the markets.

In 2021, Arts OutWest commissioned 15 central west songwriters across 11 local government areas in the region to each write a song reflecting their experiences of 2020 and created a compilation album of original music. It was titled While the World Waits. We heard what it felt like. Now show me what it feels like…

In 2022, artists from across the Central West have been asked to use the CD as a jumping off point and inspiration for new work. This unique opportunity for regional visual artists to create artworks in response to regional music has been a labour of love for Arts OutWest. While the World Waits Exhibition is a curated exhibition in which selected artists each respond to one or more tracks, title or words on the album.

The exhibition will showcase work from across all mediums. You will see painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, moving image, animation, photography, glass and textiles.

THE ARTISTS
Gus Armstrong l Laura Baker l Helen Carpenter l Steven Cavanagh l Gemma Clipsham l Heather Dunn l Lise Edwards l Harrie Fasher l Robert Hirschmann l Cate McCarthy l Hugh McKinnon l Christine McMillan l Shani Nottingham l Timothy Seager l Henry Simmons & River Yarners l Bridget Thomas l Jane Tonks l Heather Vallance l Stephan de Wit.

Details

Start:
Sat 24 September
End:
Sun 16 October
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:

Organizer

Arts OutWest
Phone:
02 6338 4657
Email:
artsoutwest@csu.edu.au
View Organizer Website

Other

Local government area
Lithgow
Artforms
Visual arts, Music, Screen

Venue

The Foundations of Portland
Williwa St
Portland, NSW Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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