Spotlight Bunny Seedpod Amplified
Sun. 7th September 2014, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
@ the rotunda, Botanical Gardens, Castlemaine
Sydney-based artists Julie Vulcan (theatre designer/performer) and Ashley Scott (sound design/performer) spent six weeks in Castlemaine working with local community groups, developing the second Seedpod Amplified for 2014.
This ambitious, multi-site ‘visual theatre’ performance took place on a sunny Sunday early-Spring afternoon, at the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens. The aim was to insert audience members into what might be considered a “real life film set”.
Three simultaneous performances were scheduled across the afternoon, at hourly intervals. Four different cars were parked in three different locations around the Gardens. After meeting at the central Rotunda, audience members were duly sent off to sit in their assigned cars – ‘venues’ - after a brief introduction from Julie requesting that “if possible”, participants “not speak during the performance”. Rather they were to quietly observe what might unfold in front of them, outside of their respective car windows, to be open to catch whatever might come their way… READ MORE...