2016 Program of Events
Western Lights (2016)
Artist Phil Lethlean will light some of our favourite industrial buildings and
spaces across the area of Hobsons Bay. Locals and camera buffs are invited
to step out after dark with cameras, tripods and smartphones to capture
some of these luminously-dressed industrial beacons. Find out more
18-27 Nov 2016.
Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners announced online after the Festival
IF: Industrial Fashion (2016)
Local fashionistas will create, design and build costumes inspired by our
industrial heritage. Experience a night of fashion in which our local
architecture takes centre stage in custom-created art. Find out more
Fri 18 Nov 2016. 8pm.
Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown.
Westside Cool (2016)
Discover our local makers and industrially enthused creators. Follow a new map
to all that’s hip from Spotswood to Newport to Williamstown and Altona. Find out more
Launch: Sat 19 Nov 2016. 4-7pm.
(back lawn, Quazi Design, 150 Hall Street, Spotswood).
Event hours: Sat 19 and 26 Nov 2016. 12-4pm.
Industria to Suburbia (2016)
Tony Mead will explore the people and industries that played a part in creating
the uniquely diverse area that is Hobsons Bay using the Mason Street Wall
Project in Newport as his canvas. Find out more
18-27 Nov 2016. 8pm.
Artist's Talk: Sat 19 Nov 2016. 10.30-11.30am.
17 Mason Street, Newport (side of building).
Talking Hands (2016)
View large format photographs of workers’ hands from a range of industries
by local artist Zoya Martin, then have your hands photographed. Find out more
Launch: Sat 19 Nov 2016. 2-4pm.
Sat 19 and Sun 20 Nov 2016. 12-4pm.
Sat 26 and Sun 27 Nov 2016. 12-4pm.
Woods Street Arts Space, 44 Woods Street Laverton.
Motorgenic is part human, part machine. A sound installation set in
The Substation’s gallery spaces, it aims to challenge the role of percussion
in modern music by expanding the physical capabilities of the instruments. Find out more
Fri 18 and Sat 19 Nov 2016. 11am-5pm.
22-26 Nov 2016. 11am-5pm.
The Substation, 1 Market Street Newport.
Anita Herman will work with photography teacher Helen Bacon and students from Williamstown High School to create a pop-up photographic art show across six venues, inspired by local industry. Find out more
Sat 19 and 26 Nov 2016. 12-4pm or during normal business hours.
Wear It - Share It (2016)
Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre hosts fabulous fashions hot from the
catwalk of the Art & Industry opening event, Industrial Fashion. Find out more
View the work:
19-24 Nov 2016. 12-4pm.
Meet the designers and learn their tricks of the trade:
Sat 19 Nov 2016. 12-1pm.
Wed 23 Nov 2016. 11.30am-12.30pm.
Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona.
Airtime is an ephemeral outdoor arts exhibition that highlights
the creative talents of young people in Hobsons Bay. Find out more
The flags are on display during the Festival.
Altona Meadows Skate Park, Queen Street, Altona Meadows
Qenos Mega Factory Open Day (2016)
On Sunday 20 November, Qenos will host an open day for the local
community to demonstrate how its scientists, chemists and plant
technicians add value to Australia’s natural resources. Find out more
Sun 20 Nov 2016. 10-3pm.
Tours will leave on the hour and we advise you
to arrive 10 minutes before your tour departs:
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm.
Bookings: (03) 9932 4074 or www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au
Qenos Pty Ltd, 611 Kororoit Creek Road, Altona.
Tools of the Trade (2016)
Tools of the Trade is an installation displayed within the Scienceworks
Collection Store. You are invited into the museum’s back rooms to
experience Jason Waterhouse’s series of industrial and everyday hand
and power tools which have been seamlessly modified through a
number of sculptural interventions. Find out more
Tools of the Trade Daytime Collection Store Tour.
Sat 19 to Sun 27 Nov 2016. From 2pm daily.
Tools of the Trade Artist Talk, Jason Waterhouse.
Sun 20 Nov 2016. 3pm.
Free. Capacity 150 people.
Tools of the Trade Night-time Collection Store Tour .
Mon 21, Wed 23 and Thurs 24 Nov 2016. From 6.30pm.
Phone: 13 11 02 (open 7 days a week, 9:00am-5:00pm)
Scienceworks Collection Store, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood.
Toyota Mega Factory (2016)
Toyota celebrates its life as part of the Australian community over the past
50 years. There are two ways you can join in, by viewing a photographic
exhibition or by invitation to the Toyota plant.
A Photographic Essay at The Substation (2016)
Three well-known Australian contemporary photographers, Jane Brown,
multiple Award-winning Jean-Marc La-Roque and Walkley Award-winning
Dave Tacon explore the daily working routines of employees and the
industrial technology and processes at Toyota’s Altona manufacturing plant. Find out more
22-26 Nov 2016. 11am-5pm.
Artist Panel Discussion: Wed 23 Nov 2016. 5:30pm.
Launch: Wed 23 Nov 2016. 6-7pm.
The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport.
An Invitation to the Toyota Plant (2016)
If you are one of 15,000 workers, contractors, family members and selected community groups who have accepted an invitation from Toyota, you will be able to attend the Open Day in which they will showcase the manufacturing of vehicles made at the Altona plant. Find out more
20 Nov 2016.
By invitation only.