29 August - 18 October 2015
Floating Land: Reflect & Re-Imagine provides an opportunity to pause and reconnect with the grassroots beginnings of this event, exploring the connection between art, the environment and the local community.
Now in its 8th iteration Floating Land, an international event celebrating art and the environment, has a theme of Reflect & Re-Imagine. In 2015 Floating Land celebrates artworks, artists and locations involved in previous Floating Land events.
2015 Program will include:
- Artworks by commissioned artists placed in the enviroment to reflect and re-imagine Floating Land
- Retrospective exhibition at the Noosa Regional Gallery highlighting works from previous Floating Land events and the Artists-in-Schools program
- Boreen Point Program featuring four days of activities during the October Long Weekend
- Floating Land Forum at The J - exploring art in the environment and examining where to next for Floating Land
- Workshops, artists working, short films, music, demonstrations and more
The full program extends across two locations at Tewantin foreshore and Boreen Point.
2015 Floating Land Commissioned Artists
Nine new artworks will be installed in the environment along the Boreen Point and Tewantin foreshores. The artists are:
Kari & Ross Annels – Reflective Temple
Rene Bahloo – Inside Of The Outside
Leah Barclay – Wira
Lyndon Davis – Shell Midden Stories
Kris Martin – Earth Being
Simon McVerry – Beneath The Surface
Elizabeth Poole – Weyba Revisited
Lisa Brummel – Do Not Disturb
Julie Wall – Omega Voyage
Floating Land combines the creative community of Boreen Point with professional installation artists together creating a compelling atmosphere of activity in all the arts on the shores of Lake Cootharaba.
Boreen Point will host an installation event over the October Long Weekend, 2-5th October.
For all inquiries please contact our Libraries and Galleries Project Officer on (07) 5329 6253. or via email.
*Artists: Judy Barrass, Elizabeth Poole, James Muller-Michel Tuffery, Mandy Gunn
Image credits: Raoul Slater, Adam West