Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 to Sunday, 6 October, 2019
Indigenous Performers at Arts Ablaze. Image by Scenic Rim Regional Council.
The Arts Ablaze conference runs from Wednesday, 2 October to Friday, 4 October and is open to delegates from across Queensland and beyond.
The schedule showcases three days of conference-style events centred around: Transforming People, Place, Attitudes and Access.
Artistic highlights include projection works by Craig Walsh, performances by Goat Track Theatre Company, Opera Eagles Nest, The Music Doctors, Mzaza, The Ironing Maidens and ‘First Nation projects’ led by the local Mununjali community in collaboration with the cre8veunltd team.
In addition to the conference schedule the event will showcase two days of weekend festivities open to the public including bespoke adult artisan workshops consisting of bamboo flute making, blacksmithing, shibori dyeing, basketry, rug making, lino printing, puppet making, silversmithing, Aboriginal art, didgeridoo making, and limestone carving.
The complimentary weekend celebrations, open to the whole community include live music, roving performers, market stalls, culinary delights, fashion and a Be Healthy and Active Program.