THE PULP FESTIVAL LOUNGE

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Ten Days on the Island presents

THE PULP FESTIVAL LOUNGE

Burnie’s iconic art deco APPM building was the beating heart of the town for decades. Now the
‘Pulp’ is back with a funky Festival makeover for the March long weekend as our pop-up social hub,The Pulp Festival Lounge…

The Pulp Festival Lounge is a relaxed, welcoming local place to meet friends before and after events, share a coffee, sit and read, enjoy a snack or a late-night glass of wine on the balcony.

Join Artistic Director Lindy Hume in conversation with Festival artists.

FRI 8 MARCH

12-1PM
DR GREG LEHMAN ON IN PURSUIT OF VENUS (INFECTED)

From the Venice Biennale to Burnie. Artist, curator and essayist Dr Greg Lehman answers Lindy Hume’s questions about Lisa Reihana’s internationally-acclaimed video masterpiece, in front of the work itself.

1-2PM
ROSIE DENNIS ON SHOREWELL PRESENTS

See your neighbourhood with new eyes. Rosie Dennis, Artistic Director of Urban Theatre Projects, in conversation with Lindy Hume about engaging local communities in the making of art projects, will share what she’s been up to for the last few months in Shorewell Park!

SAT 9 MARCH

1-2PM
DARCY GRANT ON OUT OF CHAOS…

Run away with the circus! Or at least meet someone who actually did. Darcy Grant is a circus performer and the Artistic Director of Gravity & Other Myths, the extraordinary team of physical daredevils who have created Out of Chaos. 

SUN 10 MARCH

9-11AM
THE PLACE OF ART IN THE ART OF PLACE, AND THEATRE-MAKING IN THE NORTH WEST

If you’re an art-lover and care about the cultural landscape in our region’s future, you’ll find like-minded people at the Pulp Festival Lounge. Join us for a strong coffee and lively conversation with players including Burnie Arts Council, the Ten Days on the Island team and local arts leaders about shaping some new directions for the arts and theatre in the North West.

1-2PM
SCOTT RANKIN ON CULTURAL RIGHTS AND ACOUSTIC LIFE OF SHEDS

For over two decades, Big hART has dominated the national community arts landscape from the NW of Tasmania. Festival Director Lindy Hume and Scott Rankin, the visionary leader of Big hART, are long-time colleagues and collaborators with a mutual passion for the creative opportunities of regional Australia, cultural justice, counter-urbanism and the beauty of sheds.  

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These concerts are for children and families. In keeping with the informal atmosphere, the audience will mostly be seated on the floor. Limited seats will be available.