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Immerse pop ups

Enjoy surprising activations, performances, and projections across Knox this winter, as part of Immerse.
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2 large colourful light filled parrots at night

Night Parrots, Chalk River Labs

Night Parrots

Night Parrots by Chalk River Labs is an award-winning projection sculpture of a parrot sheltering a fellow parrot with its wing. The two-metre tall, fibreglass sculpture comes to life through a vibrant kaleidoscopic animation of projection mapped, hypnotic colour. Inspired by the ground-dwelling, nocturnal Australian species once believed extinct, Night Parrots celebrates the resilience of nature. 

  • Friday 28 June to Sunday 7 July
  • Projection shows between 5:00 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Knox Ozone, 509 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
  • Supported by Westfield Knox.
     

thoughts on destiny

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2 performers embracing each other

 thoughts on destiny (Image: Shannon May Powell)

Thoughts on destiny is a trilogy of choreographic duets, designed in response to three significant works in the Knox Public Art Collection. Contemporary dancers, Carmen Yih, Harshil Vora and choreographer Jonathan Homsey invite viewers to gather in the round as they use street, contemporary, and waacking dance styles to create uncanny synchronicities.

Hippopatami (sculptures), Peter Corlett OAM and Louise Skacej

  • Saturday 29 June, 12 noon to 12:20 pm
  • Tuesday 2 July, 12 noon to 12:20 pm
  • Thursday 11 July, 12 noon to 12:20 pm
  • In the playground of Marie Wallace Reserve, 799 Mountain Highway, Bayswater.

Aeroplane Boy (sculpture), Matt Calvert

  • Saturday 29 June, 2:40 pm to 3 pm
  • Tuesday 2 July, 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm 
  • Saturday 13 July, 4:30 pm to 5 pm
  • In the entrance of Bayswater Train Station, 750 Mountain Highway, Bayswater.

Tanz (sculpture), Martin George

  • Thursday 11 July, 6:30 pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday 13 July, 2:30 pm to 3 pm, 7 pm to 7:30 pm
  • In the entrance of the Knox Community Arts Centre, 790 Mountain Highway, Bayswater.
     

Water and Light

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A large quary at nighttime, with projections over the walls of the quarry

Water and Light (Image: Ivan Masic)

Immerse yourself in the enchanting magic of Water and Light, a family-friendly light show celebrating the local environment and the evolution of the Dandenong Ranges. Appreciate the beauty of Ferntree Gully Quarry and see a 100 metre-wide plus projection illuminating the quarry cliff. Created by Little Projector Company, Water and Light features spectacular projection mapping, a cinematic soundscape and colourful works by local artists. This is an event not to be missed!

  • Friday 26 and Saturday 27 July, 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Ferntree Gully Quarry Reserve, Quarry Road, Ferntree Gully
  • Water and Light will be screened every half hour, starting from 6 pm.
     

Yomeci Fields

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Children playing outside, with chalk drawings on the pavement

Yomeci Fields activation 

Yomeci Fields is a sound-based interactive artwork where colourful chalk drawings reimagine everyday footpaths into playable spaces. A chalk track will be drawn onto a footpath, similar to a hopscotch course, where passersby can interact with the track. As players interact with the drawings, audio compositions and tunes are activated ‘following’ people’s movement.

Knox Westfield

  • Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July, 11 am to 1 pm
  • Knox Ozone, Melbourne Street.

Tim Neville Arboretum

  • Saturday 20 July, 11 am to 1 pm
  • 98 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully.

Wellington Village

  • Sunday 21 July, 10 am to 1 pm
  • 1100 Wellington Road, Rowville.

Wally Tew Reserve

  • Saturday 27 July, 11 am to 1 pm
  • 1010 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully.
     

About Immerse

Immerse is a month-long arts event in Knox from 28 June to 28 July 2024.

Venue accessibility

These venues may not all be wheelchair and pram accessible.

We aim to ensure that everyone in Knox has equal access to Immerse. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact [email protected] with your request or questions, so that arrangements where possible can be made.

COVID

If you have COVID-19 symptoms, we ask that you please stay at home.


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Details

When

Friday, June 28, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Where

Locations for each pop up event are listed above.

Cost

Free

Contact

For further information, call the Arts and Events team on 9298 8000 or email [email protected]

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