The altitude project
sound installation, Linden ObservaTory
Saturday 4th November
5:30pm – 10:00 pm
To marshal in the summer team Galaxy is heading up into the mountains, to the history Linden Observatory. We'll be installing a sound installation as part of The Altitude Project's launch event.
The Altitude Projects is an exhibition of contemporary art installed on the heritage site of the Linden Observatory. BYO picnic under the stars while artists present works intersecting art, science and cultural history. Tours and full moon viewing through telescopes organised by the Linden Observatory Trust.
Book your free tickets here.
Performance at the ian potter museum of art
October 10, 7PM
A performance of A Galaxy of Suns will feature as part of the Melbourne Festival, in association with The Ian Potter Museum of Art's exhibition The Score.
To be performed across all three levels of the museum, we'll be working with singers from Melbourne's Concord Ensemble to sing the stars above Melbourne.
Tickets are available form the Melbourne Festival Website.
A Galaxy of Suns has been shortlisted for a 2017 CHASS Australia Prize! The awards honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sectors.
The awards will be announced on October 10 . We wish all nominees the best of luck!
The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
1 August - 5 November 2017
A Galaxy of Suns has been included in the exhibition The Score at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, from 1 August to 5 November. The exhibition will feature a screening of the app and a 5m long 'visual score' of star data.
8:15 PM Friday 7 April 2017, Kandos, NSW
We're really excited to be working with the Cudgegong Choir to present a performance of A Galaxy of Suns as part of Cementa 17.
For those of you unfamiliar with the event, Cementa is a biannual festival of visual art and performance in the regional NSW town of Kandos. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Cumber Melon Range and a short drive from Wollemi National Park it's a pretty special part of the world and well worth the trek. We're thrilled to be teaming up with local singers to present the work.
A Galaxy of Suns will be performed on the festival's opening night, with the performance commencing at 8:15PM on Friday 7th April in the Kandos Community Hall.
For more information about the festival, including the schedule and line-up of events head over to the Cementa website.
RED, GREEN, BLUE: A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN VIDEO ART
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, BRISBANE, 30 MARCH - 8 JULY 2017
We're thrilled that A Galaxy of Suns the app is included in the exhibition Red, Green, Blue: A History of Australian Video Art. Curated by Matthew Perkins the exhibition is being held at the Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, running from 30 March to 8 July 2017.
The survey showcases the work of over 60 Australian artists and it's exciting to have the app featured as part of this lineup!