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Sugar Mountain 2013: Visual Arts lineup

Sugar Mountain, Melbourne's boutique music and arts festival, has announced its visual art programming and satellite events


Sugar Mountain, Melbourne’s boutique music and arts festival, has announced its visual art programming and satellite events.

Curated by artist and festival Creative Director Pete Keen, Sugar Mountain’s visual arts line-up showcases a selection of truly talented local and international art makers. In 2013, Sugar Mountain explores the union and juxtaposition of light and movement. Entitled A Light, Bend & Stretch, the visual arts programming is a salute to local visionaries using light as tool within their creative practice, and their relationships with choreographed dance and movement, interactive installation and live musical performance.

The visual art lineup includes: Australian-born director and producer Kris Moyes, best known for his innovative music videos for The Presets, The Softlightes, Wolfmother and Sia; Melbourne artist Hamishi, who will collaborate with musician and sound artist Henry Finn Madin (The Harpoons); renowned independent contemporary dance choreographer Anthony Hamilton, who will collaborate with Melbourne band Forces; one half of clothing label and published PAM, Misha Hollenbach; audiovisual artist Kit Webster returns to provude visual splendour for Action Bronson and Dirty Projectors; Markus Hofko (GER/NZ), independent designer, who will provide interactive live projections for ESG and Woods; Melbourne-based artist Keith Deverell; emerging multidisciplinary visual artist Thomas Russell; Phantôscopia in collaboration with Vincent Vendetta of the Midnight Juggernauts; and artist Jeremy Earl.

Sugar Mountain will be held over multiple days in January 2013, with the main event taking place at The Forum Theatre on Saturday 19 January. The Festival will also utilise Rooftop Bar, Polyester Records, Schoolhouse Studios, Lamington Drive, Chapter House Lane, Abbotsford Convent and The Bottom End to showcase an impressive array of local and international creative talent.

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Tickets for the 2013 Sugar Mountain Festival are on sale now via The Forum Box Office, Ticketmaster and Polyester Records.



January 19, 2013
7:00 pm - 11:55 pm


The Forum Theatre
154 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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