SOOB 2004:: SATURDAY 11th, 2004
Check out our program highlights.
THE POSITRONIC DUFF HAS BEEN CANCELLED. it's just too wet ...
but it has been replaced by ...
Nuetronic. warehouse vibes party in westend.
$20 entry, Positronic presolds accepted of course.
The Cold Rooms - 371 Montague rd West End
Phoenecia (usa - schematic/warp)
Nexus Crawler (melb - psyneumatix)
Dr Zaius (melb)
Sam I Am
travelling kaleidoscopic candle bonanza, jean poole, optik nerv, enchanted forest, spatial anomaly, shelly
estimated playing times:::
9-10 dr zaius
1-2 nexus crawler
4-5 paul abad
12.00pm ? 2.00pm :: TC Beirne Centre
Through experiment, project, exhibition and publication, the Artscience Interface is a new creative domain resulting in the development of new technological resources, intellectual explorations of the interface between the arts and sciences, and the design of publishing, exhibition, and performance projects. This panel discussion will investigate the historical and theoretical underpinnings of Artscience, present project work and introduce the public to the proposal for INCEPTA ? the establishment of an
Artscience pilot research laboratory in Brisbane.
FEATURING: Dusan Bojic, Kate Barnes & Keith Armstrong
THE ROLE OF INDEPENDENT PUBLICATIONS IN A ONE PAPER TOWN
12.00pm ? 2.00pm :: Performance Space
When you live in a city with only one major newspaper, how important do
publications like street press, independent newspapers and free magazines become? What role do they play ? or should play. Speakers from a selection of indy print media sources discuss their media visions and broadsheet critiques.
FEATURING: Tim Milful, Kate Scott, Sophie Ham and Samantha Ryan.
FASHION IN THE BAG!
12.00pm ? 5.00pm :: Festival Club
Fashion in the bag! is a fun challenge disguised as a workshop. Each participant is given a bag with an assortment of different design materials that they must then use to construct something, anything! By learning to use what we already have and not what has to be bought we can not only save money but often come up with far more interesting and exciting designs.
FEATURING: Bronwyn Watson, Kate Geck and Rosie Lawson (Mombasa).
2.00pm ? 4.00pm :: TC Beirne Centre
proppaNOW Aboriginal artists collective is a dedicated group of individuals whose urban expression questions the position that is ascribed to boriginal
people and culture within Australia. This panel will discuss the beginning of the collective, their projects and recognitions and explore themes such as urban expression, notions of national and cultural identity and space based on Aboriginal identity. The collective will also speak on their individual artistic practices in relation to the Brisbane, national and international contemporary art scenes.
FEATURING: Vernon Ahkee, Tony Albert, Bianca Beetson, Richard Bell, Andrea Fisher, Fiona Foley, Jenny Fraser, Gordon Hookey, Jenny Herd and Laurie Neilson.
LET?S WRITE ABOUT SEX, BABY
2.00pm ? 4.00pm :: Level 2/Judith Wright Centre
Issues of male sexuality are always dif?cult to write or talk about. Among us,
however, there are so-called sexperts, who take on these challenging topics with their literary prowess. Walk the ?ne line with a few writers as they pound out the issues facing sexperts.
FEATURING: Elliott Bledsoe, Adam Gollschewski, Grant Kennet and Richard Watts
UP AND COMING
2.00 ? 4.00pm :: TC Beirne Panel Room
Fresh Cuts in nature, this panel will unveil the future of Brisbane?s arts scene. Artists included have been plucked straight from their studios and QUT& QCA?s graduating exhibitions. This panel is all about ? rsts for the artists, but it?s also your ? rst chance to meet and greet Brisbane?s future arts superstars.
FEATURING: Graduating QUT and QCA visual artists and local emerging artists.
GETTING IT OUT THERE
4.00pm ? 6.00pm :: Level 2 / Judith Wright Centre
Are you an unpublished genius? Come along to hear a panel of successful
authors from different backgrounds talk about their methods of publication and self-promotion. Learn the tips and tricks of the trade that will give your manuscript the edge inside the slush pile, and how to maintain your momentum as a professional once you are published.
FEATURING: Stuart Glover, Craig Bolland, Alasdair Duncan, Anita Bell and Sam Wagan Watson
VI:IDEAS SHOWCASE ? VALLEY
2.00 ? 6.00 pm :: Café Jugglers, 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
All of VI:Ideas events celebrate young people, and showcase local talent,
passions and interests. With hands on workshops, performances and interactive art, VI:Ideas invites you to come along and play! WORKSHOPS: stencil art, recycled arts. RANT OFFS: the best of the best ranters will be on. CHAT & CHILL: Dj and live music. SCREENING ROOM: ? lms from the VI 24 hour Film Fest, Digital Stories and an exhibition from the Recreate Homelessness Project.
WINDOW TO ANOTHER WORLD
4.00pm ? 6.00pm :: Village Twin Cinema
Wild Spaces Film Festival is Australia?s only festival of environmental and social justice ? lm and is organised by activists from Friends of the Earth, Brisbane. Wild Spaces sees is dedicated to screening works that highlight the underlying causes of oppression and injustice as well as positive developments and solutions for another world. WSFF screens in 30 locations around Australia and was recently invited to take part of the World
Social Forum in Mumbai, India
HACKLAB WORKSHOP: VIDEO TRACKING, PLAYING WITH LIGHT
4.00pm ? 6.00pm :: Hacklab, Visible Ink Building
A workshop on using video cameras to bring the player a the game or virutal
environment. Cameron Owen?s popular installation, shadowplay, which featured at SOOB 2003 will be in display.
FEATURING: Cameron, Mike Pelletier
LET?S WORK TOGETHER
4.00 ? 6.00pm :: TC Beirne Centre
Where have all the artist-run spaces gone??? This panel will take a look at
some Brisbane?s past artist-run initiatives (Soapbox), present artist run
spaces and projects (Local Art), and will introduce a future new media space that will be opening at Metro Arts, The Projection Room. Looking at how to set up and run an independent space, types of funding available for these initiatives, and the role of artists as curators / directors, this session is a must-see for anyone with an interest in artist-run spaces ? or plans to start one themselves!
FEATURING: Sally Brand, Charles Robb and Rob Kelly.
HARDLY NORMAL A GO GO
4.00 ? 7.00pm :: Performance Space
A psychedelic miasmia, an in-yer-face audiovisual barrage - sound, sight and samples revolving around the ?pornography of consumption?-the buying, selling, living and dying of the soul in today?s entertainment consumer electronics theme park complex. Archimedia?s ?top selling? Molly Hankwitz and David Cox bring laptops to the red light special table...and turn it around with multiple screens and multiple layers of sounds offering an offer too good to refuse ... its the Hardly Normal A Go-go.
FEATURING: Molly Hankwitz and David Cox (archimedia)
6.00 ? 8.00pm :: TC Beirne Centre
DorkBot is all about people doing strange things with electricity! Brisbane
celebrates joining the international dork- Bot online network with a workshop and presentation of new media technologies used by dorkBot?s visual artists. It?s your chance to go international without leaving home! www.dorkbot.org
FEATURING: Adam Margerison
REALLY DAMN BIG HIP-HOP GIG
6.00pm ? late :: Festival club
Presolds sold out! $12 at the door.
Australian-made hip-hop and lots of it.
FEATURING: TZU (Melb), Urthboy + Ozi Batla and Elgusto (The Herd, Syd), Combat Wombat (Syd/Melb), The Serenity, The Optimen, The Coalition, Liones, DJ Bacon, Robby Balboa, The Sewing Circle [Julez, Dragon? y + Af? x], 143 Crew, Rainman and Steve B. (Drop Zone), United Natives (Cairns), Blitz (Cairns), Tigermoth, Raman, Matty Manuva, Phat
Kontrola, Briztronix and an all-instrumental hip hop stage.
GETTING INTO GAMES: PORTFOLIO WORKSHOP AND ADVICE
6.30pm ? 8.00pm :: Village Twin Cinema
International Game Developer Association (IGDA) chapters connect game
developers in local communities around the world. This new chapter of the IGDA seeks to bring together game developers in the greater Brisbane area, including the Gold and Sunshine Coasts. This session invites you to come and see game designers portfolios, bring your own for some advice, gossip and socialise with the local IGDA and representatives from
different local games companies. Featuring a show-and-tell of works.
FEATURING: truna, g!, game artists, programmers, game designers and media practitioners and a show-and-tell of classic and not-so-classic games.
8.00pm ? 12.00am :: Brisbane Powerhouse, Visy Theatre
To ?nish up what has been an extraordinary year of avant sound, post-rock,
electronics and sound art, Fabrique presents Burnt Friedman along with
Clarinetist Hayden Chisholm, presenting works from the latest recorded venture due out shortly. Friedman has been behind some of the most important and innovative rhythmic electronica and dubinspired work to come out of Germany in the past decade..
FEATURING: Burnt Friedman and Hayden