Drumroll! This is Not Art festival have just released the lineup for this year’s four-day independent/underground arts, theatre, writing and sound extravaganza.
Our pick of the bunch?
– A solar powered sound workshop in Civic Park on Thursday the 29th of September for budding music/environment geeks who like BYO noisy beats.
– Fuzzy, fizzy electro duo Peon workshopping and performing at the Renew Newcastle Church on Thursday the 29th.
– Panel discussion “Culture Jamming in the Digital Age” on Saturday October 1 will feature the Chaser’s Dominic Knight and others on how to make trouble and be heard in today’s relentless swamp of spin and PR propaganda.
– Finally! The launch of Renew Australia – the nation-wide continuation of Renew Newcastle, at the crew’s Church HQ on Saturday October 1.
– One of the festival’s biggest shindigs, the Sunday Zine Fair and Artists’ Market in the Kings Street Car Park. How’s that for innovative use of dead urban space?
– A grant writing workshop on Monday October 2 at the Festival Club, for those who want to learn how to work less in pubs and more on their art.
– The Electrofringe sub-festival’s Electroprojections show of new single-channel video works sourced from an open international call, at the Festival Club on Monday October 2.
This is Not Art festival
Comprises of the Electrofringe, Critical Animals, Crack Theatre Festival, National Young Writer’s Festival
Newcastle, September 9 – October 2