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.
Free.
Email your photos to: entries@artandindustryfestival.com.au
Winners announced online after the Festival

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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.
$30/$20 conc.
Bookings:
www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au
Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown.

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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.
Free.

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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.

Free.
17 Mason Street, Newport (side of building).

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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.
Exhibition:
Sat 19 and Sun 20 Nov 2016.
12-4pm.
Sat 26 and Sun 27 Nov 2016. 12-4pm.
Free.

Woods Street Arts Space, 44 Woods Street Laverton.

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Motorgenic (2016)

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.

Free.
The Substation, 1 Market Street Newport.

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Zoom (2016)

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.
Free.

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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.

Free.
Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona.

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Airtime (2016)

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.
Free.
Altona Meadows Skate Park, Queen Street, Altona Meadows

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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.

Free.
Bookings: (03) 9932 4074 or www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au
Qenos Pty Ltd, 611 Kororoit Creek Road, Altona.

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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.
Free.

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.
$10.

Bookings:
Online: www.museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/whats-on/tools-of-trade-installation/

Phone: 13 11 02 (open 7 days a week, 9:00am-5:00pm)
Scienceworks Collection Store, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood.

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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.

Toyota Altona:
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.

Free.
The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport.

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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. 
Toyota, Altona.

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Industry Speed Networking (2016)

As part of the 2016 Art & Industry Festival, Hobsons Bay City Council will be delivering an Industry Speed Networking event to bring together leaders from local industry, encourage information sharing and promote collaboration between industry, Council and the local business community. Find out more

23 Nov 2016. 8.30-10am.
Free.

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Flurophone (2016)

Fluorophone moves between noise, theatrical music and virtuosic instrumentalism, in a synesthetic display of light and sound.   Analogue and digital fluorescent lights, the naked flame, strobe lights and custom-built LED discs are combined with percussion to create a program in which the music and lighting design are one and the same. The program features specially commissioned works by a prominent team of leading composers: Juliana Hodkinson (DEN/UK) ‘Lightness’;  Simon Løffler (DEN)  ‘b & e’; Damien Ricketson (AUS) ‘Rendition Clinic’ and Eugene Ughetti (AUS) ‘Pyrite Gland’. Find out more

23-25 Nov 2016. 8-9pm.
$30/$20 conc

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The Captain's Daughter (2016)

This collection of contemporary jewellery reflects personal histories of a seafaring Captain’s daughter. Find out more

Fri 25 Nov 2016. 6.30-10pm.
Sun 27 Nov 2016. 11am-4pm.
Wed 30 Nov 2016.11am-4pm.
Free.

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Spotswood Industrial Heritage Walking Tours (2016)

Spotswood was once the thriving industrial heart of Melbourne. The Art & Industry Festival invites you to join the Spotswood Industrial Heritage Walking Tour and find out more. Find out more

Thu 24 Nov 2016. 5.30-7.30pm.
Sun 27 Nov 2016. 9.30-11.30am.
Free.

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Spark: An Old Style Family Night of Fun (2016)

Seaworks, a popular local venue with its own pier, museum and tavern, plays host to Spark, an explosive extravaganza to kick off the final weekend of the Art & Industry Festival. Find out more

Fri 25 Nov 2016. 6.30-10pm.
Free.

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Shadow Puppets (2016)

Enjoy the thrill of old-style sideshows presented in shadow puppetry. Find out more

Fri 25 Nov 2016. 6.30-10pm.
Free as part of Spark.

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Sealegs: Stories from a Tug Boat (2016)

Sealegs, produced by Heather van Heerwaarden, is a short film about the skipper and crew of one of the tugboats that guides ships into our port. Find out more

Fri 25 Nov 2016. 6.30-10pm.
Free as part of Spark.

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Trucker Tales: Stories from the Road (2016)

Festival audiences are invited to climb into a truck cabin, sit in the trucker’s seat and experience what it feels like to ride high through the western suburbs. Find out more

Fri 25 Nov 2016. 6.30-10pm.
Free as part of Spark.

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