“Confluence” Light Show Dinner 6pm 22 June 2018

Come join us at SoPYC for dinner and the best view of the “Confluence” Art In Place Light Show

Two dinner options are available; The Wardroom and the Quarterdeck. Both menus and all the event information are below.

ART IN PLACE: Confluence

A spectacular night-time celebration of light and art transforming where our rivers meet.

ART IN PLACE is the City of Melville’s new series of temporary public artworks.

Perth-based artists VJzoo (Kat Black and Jasper Cook) will collaborate with Kambarni (Kamsani Bin Salleh) to deliver the first project for ART IN PLACE. Their artwork, Confluence, will be an ephemeral projection-based installation across the body of water and illuminated on a fleet of boats, where the Swan (Derbarl Yerrigan) and Canning (Djarlgarro Beeliar) rivers meet.

Highlighting the historical and contemporary significance of the joining of the two rivers, known to the Bibbulmun people as Gabbi Kowangalup, ‘the place where the water comes out of the hole’, Confluence promises to be an unforgettable night-time experience for all ages.

Thursday, 21 June to Sunday, 24 June 2018, nightly from 6.00pm to 8.30pm

OPENING NIGHT & WELCOME TO COUNTRY: Thursday, 21 June, 6.00pm

Canning Beach Road foreshore, Applecross

(between the South of Perth Yacht Club and Dunvegan Road).

*Gabbi refers to water, whilst Kowangulup may have been derived from Kowain which can mean laughing or floating.

Further information:

https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on/confluence

https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/museums-arts-and-culture/art-events-and-programs

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

VJzoo is a partnership consisting of Kat Black and Jasper Cook. Since 2003 they have worked together performing and presenting their unique video, interactive and projection installations nationally and internationally. Working across a diverse range of media, the artists often explore themes in their work related to memory, the night, and a sense of wonder.

vjzoo.com | @VJzoo | @vjzoo

Kambarni (Kamsani Bin Salleh) is a Perth-based artist and illustrator descended from the Ballardong Noongar people of the South West and the Nimunburr and Yawuru people of the Kimberley. He believes in the importance of cultural preservation and expression while also challenging the notion of culture being trapped in the past. His artworks reflect an appreciation for the natural world emerging from both a cultural and biological fascination, often stylistically modernising ancient stories as well as attempting to re-contextualise Eurocentric works from an Indigenous perspective.

Kambarni.com | @kambarni