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Carbon Element

Carbon Element

Denmark is known for it’s amazing contemporary dance performances and this night will not fall short of that. Three world class Denmark dancers will explore the darker side of waste! 6th April, 9pm, Denmark Civic Centre,$15 Waged $10 Unwaged

Annette Carmichael (barely off the plane from a U.K. project) in collaboration with Circular Box (James Gentle, Jex Von Kobra, Ruth Maddren, Jennie Newman, John Briggs) and projection artist Tim Dunn will blow your mind. The group will explore the unseen world the inner workings of the things we surround our selves with in our every day lives.  The dark moody projection sets the scene Circular Box’s Intonarumori  start to grind/screech/plink/howl away taking you to another world. Then enter Annette enters it all drops back and well the rest is for you to see for yourself!

Plastic Fish from the amazing mind of Nari lee’s is a multi dimensional projection/ dance piece looking at our obsession with plastic’s effect on the ocean and ocean inhabitants. We are all having to look very carefully at the things we purchase what will happen at the end of theses products life. This powerful works is yet another reminder that we need to change and fast.

Sumer Addy(Dancer) with experimental musicians James Gentle Mark Gretton dig deep into the piles left by fast fashion. Every day huge amounts of clothing that is perfectly good goes into landfill. It’s time to stop! There is enough clothing on the planet at the moment to keep us going for a long long time

Harry Jakamarra and Elwood Grey

Harry Jakamarra and Elwood Grey

Not Waste Festival is very proud to have these two amazing brothers from Broome come and play as a part of there current tour. The two bring with them there original Kimberly style alt country with amazingly sweet harmonies with just enough grit and Pindan. The dark very Australian tinge to there music is spellbinding there songs are set to be around for a long time. These guys are on fire with rave reviews around the country. Not to be missed. See you there. 6th April, Denmark Civic Centre, 5:30pm, $20

The Final Week Not Waste Festival

The Final Week Not Waste Festival

The Friday night of the festival with the Denmark Up-cycle Collectives  “Up-cycled Fashion Parade”, “Possible Futures – Waste Reduction in Denmark – public Discussion Panel” Tipmass Carols sing-along with Eclectica and ” The Tip Shop Dj”. What a night!

Come Down and be there to discuss the future of waste reduction in the town. I know you all have a lot of questions! Now is is your chance!

Gertrude WellEase of the Chamber of Blessings with her amazing eye for fashion detail will lead you through the incredible range of up-cycled fashion being created and worn in this town. The clothing from a diverse range of talented local up-cyclers including Ruth Maddren, Shannon Hawks, Kamali and a selection of work from the up-cycled fashion workshops leading up to this festival and more. Based on last years parade its bound to impress. Some of the clothing will be for sale through the weekend at the Not Waste Bizarre. Last year the models loved the clothes so much many of them bought pieces. To top that off local original vintage 80’s Gamboy music for an all round funky up-cycled fashion parade. Huh what does that mean? ‘One Game Boy’ James Gentle’s electro act with all music written and performed on Gameboy, nothing but dirty old school beats.

The Tip Shop DJ has collected an eclectic collection of records to spin to keep you dancing. The Tip Shop DJ a former long term member of the 78’s records team knows what he is looking for as he trawls the second hand shops for those rare gems.

And that’s just the start of the weekend Saturday and Sunday morning we have workshops 9 till 12 that will help you rethink waste! The two arvo’s 1230 – 430pm the Not Waste Bizarre info stalls, activities, performances, food drinks, clothing, art and more………

 

Not Waste Festival is getting pretty close!

Not Waste Festival is getting pretty close!

I’m sure you are as excited as i am about the this years festival. In previous years we had such a great launch party! This year we are keeping that going all weekend. There are so many amazing ideas, workshops to try, world class performances, displays and just brilliant not waste innovations. We have tried to give you as broader range of local hands on waste diversion and reduction ideas as we can but still make it fun. Well how could it not be? This is Denmark after all we do have a world famous tip shop and a plethora of amazing creative people. Denmark this is your festival so come and get involved and maybe next years festival we will have you showing us your awesome ideas as well.

James Gentle

Not Waste Festival is getting closer

Not Waste Festival is getting closer

For every one who has not filled an application form to display there art and/or upcycling ideas yet time is running out. There are so many creative people in this region we would not want you to miss out. If you are in need of materials feel free contact us we may be able to help. [email protected] or 0421525153

Can’t wait to see what you come up with!