Every part of Australia is, always was and always will be, Aboriginal land. As a community gathering-place, a festival of arts, cultural exchange and celebration and as a site for the sharing of ideas and stories, Ten Days on the Island pays respect to the palawa – original owners and cultural custodians - of all the lands and waters across lutruwita/Tasmania upon which our Festival takes place.

Coral: Rekindling Venus

Coral: Rekindling Venus

Lynette Wallworth, New South Wales

 

Dive into the ocean’s depths on a mesmerising journey – before it’s too late.

Emmy Award-winning film-maker Lynette Wallworth’s immersive video plunges us into the ocean’s abyss to reveal an exquisite and fragile world fatally threatened by climate change.

Coral: Rekindling Venus dives in a dark realm of fluorescent coral reefs, bioluminescent sea creatures and shimmering marine life, shining a light on a complex submarine community.

Beneath the waves, we drift on mesmerising music and spellbinding visual imagery inside a watery world of abundant life – a world which, in 100 years from now, could be completely gone.

Coral: Rekindling Venus weaves together science, imagery and music from global artists including Gurrumul, Anohni and Max Richter to underscore the biodiversity and the fragility of the oceans.

Inspired by the international cooperation of 18th Century astronomers to witness the Transit of Venus, Coral: Rekindling Venus is a call to arms for our modern global community: A cry from the depths to act as one in the service of science, humanity and all life on Earth.

Wallworth’s creation engulfs us with a sense of wonder. A deep longing to protect the coral community. And a vast realisation that the coral’s survival is tied to our own.

Coral: Rekindling Venus is suitable for all ages
Focus Years 7 – Year 12

 

Hive Tasmania – Ulverstone Planetarium 
Thurs 9 March – Sun 19 March
Sessions run 10am – 4pm.
45 minutes.

 

Tailored Schools Packages are available for Coral: Rekindling Venus Sea of Light. Please contact our Ticketing Manager at bookings@tendays.org.au to discuss options for your school.

Image courtesy the artist and Felix Media

Tickets

Student $16

One teacher attends free with up to 10 students and one teacher free per 10 students after that.

Additional teachers charged at $16 per person.

Please contact our Ticketing Manager at bookings@tendays.org.au to discuss tailored package options for your school.

School Curriculum Information

TEN DAYS ON THE ISLAND is committed to exploring how we can support early childhood development and younger audience engagement with performance in inventive and fresh ways. How we learn, understand and deal with difference, our varying abilities, and be open to discovering new ways of seeing ourselves and each other.

Coral: Rekindling Venus is suitable for all ages, however it is recommended your secondary school students

Curriculum links: Focus Years 7 – Year 12

Learning areas: The Arts, Technologies, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), Science

General capabilities: Critical and Creative thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding

Event Warnings

Coral: Rekindling Venus is suitable for all ages

Venue Information

HIVE Tasmania – Ulverstone Planetarium

Thurs 9 March – Sun 19 March
50 Main St, Ulverstone

More information on the HIVE Tasmania can be found here

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Accessibility

Ten Days on the Island is committed to making our schools program accessible for all individual students, teachers and schools that wish to be involved. We encourage you to reach out to our Access Manager using the Expression of Interest form below with any specific requirements that would make any experience with the festival the most accessible for your body of students and staff.

We are prepared to work with school representatives to craft an accessible experience fit for those wishing to attend this event. Optional services include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Auslan interpretation
  2. Assistive listening
  3. Open captioning
  4. Tactile touring
  5. Audio description
  6. Lighting and sound considerations
  7. Relaxed performance
  8. Low-sensory/chill-out zone
  9. Pre-show guided tour
  10. Digital show viewing
  11. Facility animal support
  12. Support animal amenities
  13. Accessible viewing areas
  14. Unisex bathrooms
  15. Adult changing facilities

A teaching pack will be released after expressions of interest are collected including the following:

  1. Visual story (including pictures and descriptions of how to navigate the venue including any access features present and pictures and descriptions of any significant aspects of the show)
  2. Trigger warnings
  3. Visual ratings
  4. Educational resource pack (if available)

Please note that all schools will be notified of access offerings for each session once these offerings are confirmed.

Credits

SCREEN AUSTRALIA, SCREEN NSW AND FELIX MEDIA present

CORAL: Rekindling Venus

Conceived, Written and Directed by LYNETTE WALLWORTH

Produced By
JOHN MAYNARD

Co-Producers
BRIDGET IKIN
DAVID METCALFE

Principal Cinematographer
DAVID HANNAN

Editors
ELLIOTT MAGEN KARRYN DE CINQUE

Sound Design and Mix
LIAM EGAN

Music by
MAX RICHTER

Songs by GURRUMUL YUNUPINGU, ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS, TANYA TAGAQ GILLIS

Additional music by
FENNESZ AND SAKAMOTO

Music Editor
ALAN JOHN

Originating Producer
SUE MASLIN

Production Manager
JODIE PASSMORE

Archival Researcher
RENÉE CREA

Post Production Supervisor
MEGAN YOUNG

Post Production Facility
DEFINITION FILMS

Director of Post Production
DAVID GROSS

Online Conform Editors
LIAM RODDEN
PETER SIMON

Colourist TRISH CAHILL

Titles
BEN BLICK-HODGE

Technical Advisor
WARIK LAWRANCE

Principal Scientific Advisor DR ANYA SALIH

Supported by Australian Film Television and Radio School Creative Fellowship & Melbourne Planetarium, Scienceworks, Museum Victoria

Fluorescent Footage Coral Morphologic LLC. Dr Anya Salih, Confocal Bio-Imaging Facility, School Science and Health, University of Western Sydney. David Hannan.

Micro CT Scanning Associate Prof Allan Jones, Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis, The University of Sydney

Fluorescent Footage
Liquid Motion Film

Thank you to
Monica Zetlin, Carter Emmart, Paul Bourke, John Charlie Veron, Charles Mazel, Glen Moore

Dermot Allen – Division of Microscopy and Imaging, Leica Microsystems Pty Ltd, Australia, Robyn Higdon and Exploratorium

Additional Footage by
Plankton Productions
Absolutely Wild Visuals
Getty Images
Footage Search
Thought Equity Motion

Additional Sound by
Robert Dziak, Matt Fowler CIMRS/Oregon State University,
NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Newport

Music (in order)

Ngarrpiya (Ambient)
Performed by Gurrumul
Written by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu Licensed courtesy of Skinnyfish Music Published by SonyATV

Found Song for P, Infra 3 Max Richter FatCat Records
Mute Song Publishing

The Twins (Prague) Max Richter
BBC Worldwide
Imagem Music

Organum,
Lullaby from the Westcoast Sleepers Max Richter FatCat Records
Mute Song Publishing

November, Laika’s Journey
Max Richter
BBC Worldwide
Imagem Music

Journey 2, Infra 1

Max Richter FatCat Records
Mute Song Publishing

Sila
© Tanya Gillis (SOCAN)
Used by permission of Jericho Beach Music

Sarajevo
Max Richter
BBC Worldwide
Imagem Music

Breather
© Tanya Gillis (SOCAN)
Used by permission of Jericho Beach Music

Last Days
Max Richter
BBC Worldwide
Imagem Music

Cendre
Christian Fennesz & Ryuichi Sakamoto  Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Touch 2007 ©

The Trees
Max Richter
FatCat Records
Mute Song Publishing

Rise
Antony and the Johnsons
© Rebismusic 2012 (Kobalt/ASCAP)

Marketing & Distribution
Peter Castaldi

Designer – Poster/Press Books
Jeremy Saunders

Press Book Content
Christina Andreef

Marketing Coordinator
Donna Chang

Production Accountant
Leah Hall

Legals
Caroline Verge (Verge Whitford & Co)

Australasian and UK distribution

Felixmedia International Sales
Sky-Skan

ISAN 0000-0003-226A-0000-3-0000-0000-S

FELIX MEDIA

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