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Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

PHANTASMAGORIA: site-responsive festival

PHANTASMAGORIA re-imagines Bogong Village through the lens of absence, disappearance and loss. This site responsive festival uses contemporary art practices to create illusion and spectacle in order to trace the vanishing individuals and communities that have marked the alpine region. It draws on local knowledge, historical documentation, artefacts, dreamtime stories and folklore to help construct a social context and landscape ecology for artworks focusing on the ephemeral, evanescent and sublime. Where the village itself is transformed into a world of shadows, murmurs and dreams.

Artworks include, video and sound works, installations, interactive artworks, site responsive performances, QR technology, and an immersive sound garden comprising commissioned compositions.

Featured artists include Atticus Bastow, Matthew Berka, Peter Blamey, Elise Bonato, Sharyn Brand, Katharina Brauer, Ben Byrne, Christophe Charles, Madelynne Cornish, Melissa Deerson, Lesley Duxbury, Sarah Edwards collaborating with Kim Lane and Mt Beauty Secondary College, Kylie Esler, Aidan Kelly, Daniel Lercher, Willy Merz, Harry Nankin, Overtone Ensemble, Charinthorn Rachurutchata, Geoff Robinson, Philip Samartzis, Gabi Schaffner, Jacqui Shelton, Utako Shindo, Erin K Taylor, Michael Vorfeld and Bryden Williams.

Festival dates:

Opening Friday 7 April (8pm onwards)
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April

Exhibition dates:
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April

Bogong Alpine Village
Bogong High Plains Road, Bogong

Accommodation
Bogong Village - when booking quote BCSC14

Image: Charinthorn Rachurutchata

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Event starts
Friday 7 April, 2017
Event Ends
Sunday 30 April, 2017
Venue
Bogong Village
Venue Address
Bogong Village
Location

Victoria, Bogong Village

Website
Bogong Centre for Sound Culture (opens in new window)
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Festivals & Programs
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