#sheppfest 3 - 19 March 2017
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73 Fryers St
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia

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March 2017
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Cartonography Exhibition

March 3 @ 11:00 am - March 19 @ 10:00 pm
Outside Courtyard Aussie Hotel, 73 Fryers St
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Cartonography is the name created by artist Sean Rafferty to describe the process of collecting and mapping Australian fruit and vegetable cartons. In his practice, Rafferty uses processes of collecting, mapping and archiving to search for meanings in the ways that places are represented. The Cartonography collection of fruit cartons, which is mapped in various ways, functions as a research archive of fruit carton artwork that speaks – both knowingly and unconsciously – for where the cartons are from. In…

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Opening Night

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Outside Courtyard Aussie Hotel, 73 Fryers St
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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While traditional road maps have been replaced with global positioning systems and remotely piloted aircraft (drones) are a familiar device, maps still play a significant role in our lives. The Opening of the 21st Shepparton Festival considers a ‘Festival as a Map’ and the process of being ‘mapped’ and ‘mapping’. Join us for the opening of Sean Rafferty’s Festival commissioned Cartonography exhibition. See the premier of Matt Head’s Sound Map and be entertained by a series of special Inventi Ensemble…

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Slam in Shepp Workshop

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Outside Courtyard Aussie Hotel, 73 Fryers St
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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It’s a festival wrap with a difference. We’re partnering with Melbourne Spoken Word to bring you four powerhouse poets introducing you to the art of slam poetry. Slam originated in Chicago as a way to make poetry live again, a fun competition that birthed a new breed of poets who were exciting, loud, performative, provocative and often political. All you need is your voice. No probs. No costumes. Rik The Most, Abe Nouk, Joel McKerrow and Soreti Kadir will treat…

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It’s A Wrap/Slam in Shepp Performance

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Outside Courtyard Aussie Hotel, 73 Fryers St
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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It’s a festival wrap with a difference. We’re partnering with Melbourne Spoken Word to bring you four powerhouse poets introducing you to the art of slam poetry. Slam originated in Chicago as a way to make poetry live again, a fun competition that birthed a new breed of poets who were exciting, loud, performative, provocative and often political. All you need is your voice. No probs. No costumes. Rik The Most, Abe Nouk, Joel McKerrow and Soreti Kadir will treat…

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