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.

Intimate Epics

Alder Hey

Vic Mc Ewan

This work, improvised in the rubble of a hospital as it was being demolished, honours the histories of that place; the lives saved, the lives lost.

By drawing sounds out of this hospital bed, Vic is activating the voices held within its material structure, exploring the poetics contained within practical and functional objects and places. This work not only honours the human experience of illness, but the human experience of living.

“I could hear my entire career in the sound that you managed to play from that hospital Bed” was the response from a senior Intensive Care lead doctor at Alder Hey.

Credits

Artist Vic McEwan

Camera Darrin Baker

Camera Sarah McEwan

Production Assistant Caitlin Overton

Covid Info

Ten Days on the Island is closely following and implementing all restrictions and recommendations advised by National and State Governments regarding event operations, you can find the relevant government information here.

Contact tracing: Contact information for patrons attending this event will be collected at the point of online, phone or box office ticket purchase. This information will be held for 28 days, in accordance with Government requirements, and used for contact tracing if necessary.

Cloaking facilities: In the interest of maintaining Tasmanian Government hygiene recommendations, no cloaking facilities will be offered at this venue.

For more information on COVID-19 safety measures in place at Ten Days on the Island, follow this link.

Dates & Times

Willow Court Barracks Fri 19 March 2021 4:00 pm
Willow Court Barracks Sat 20 March 2021 10:00 am
Willow Court Barracks Sun 21 March 2021 10:00 am

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Venue Details

Willow Court Barracks

15 George St, New Norfolk TAS 7140

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