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Strange Bedfellows


... StrANGE BEDfeLLOWs ...

... in The Body Festival October 11, 2015 7:30pm ...

St Saviors at Holy Trinity church, Winchester St.

$10 (door sales only)

a manifesto .... strange bedfellows ...

strange bedfellows is an exploration of the intersections between different art forms and the magic that can happen when we step out of our habitual ways of creating ...


pairs of artists are invited to work together for a two-week period in which their different art forms, backgrounds, approaches, media and processes rub up against one another and create sparks … or friction … magic … or mayhem … chaos … beauty … expressions of the ineffable … expressions of the mundane … things that cannot be named … things that give birth to other things … wondrous mistakes … unexpected epiphanies … a mess … or just the germ of an idea …

at the end of two weeks, an audience is invited to witness the results of this beautiful experiment … to share in the evolution of ideas … to be guinea pigs … to support the development of new ways of creating … to be amazed and inspired … or disappointed and aggrieved … by the successes and failures of the great experiment that is art-making … 

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Reusable cups

Only Globelet reusable cups are being used at the street party for ALL drinks and soup. Globelets are New Zealand-made and are recyclable, reusable, BPA-free. You buy your globelet for $2 when you buy your first drink, then the Globelet is yours to use for the night (you can even rinse it at our rinse station!). At the end of the night you can take it home or return it for a refund.

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