Proximity 2015 Artist Announcement

Here they are folks! We’re excited to announce the artists for the fourth annual Proximity Festival – Phillip Adams (VIC), Jo Bannon (UK), Tom Blake (WA), Leon Ewing (WA), Jackson Eaton (VIC), Chloe Flockart (WA), Caroline Garcia…

APPLICATIONS FOR PROXIMITY CLOSE FRIDAY 15 MAY

The time is drawing near!  Applications for Proximity Festival’s one-on-one performance season at the Art Gallery of Western Australia close this Friday 15 May, midnight (WST). Proximity Festival is about diversity and being rigorous with your…

PROXIMITY FESTIVAL 2015 APPLICATION FAQ’S

If you’ve got the questions, we have the answers. Applications to take part in Proximity Festival’s performance program close midnight 15 May 2015. Have a read of our FAQ or get in contact if you want to have a…

EXPLORE OUR 2015 VENUE – ART GALLERY OF WA

Part of the 2015 Proximity Festival Forum included a venue tour, enabling artists to roam the three buildings making up Art Gallery of Western Australia in its entirety. If you were unable to attend this walk through…

INFO FORUM AT AGWA THIS SATURDAY 28 MARCH

Tomorrow we’re holding a free public forum and info session at our new home – the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Artists from all disciplines interested in applying for Proximity Festival 2015 are encouraged to come along…

PROXIMITY FESTIVAL 2015 VENUE ANNOUNCED

We have some exciting news to share with you! Following the successful 2014 Festival at Fremantle Arts Centre, we have found a new home in 2015 – the Art Gallery of Western Australia. For the first…

Proximity Festival 2014 has wrapped!

As we come to the end of our third Proximity Festival, we couldn’t be more proud of the extraordinary cluster of artists, practitioners, team, volunteers, supporters and audiences who were involved in making this year happen…

Party for 1 – you rocked it

On Saturday night the grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre lit up in celebration of the Proximity Festival opening weekend! Day Woo Entertainment Syndicate spun tunes whilst making delicious dumplings, Mei Saraswati performed bespoke songs written by our…

Proximity Festival 2014 is here

We’re throwing the gates of Fremantle Arts Centre open tonight for the third Proximity Festival season! For all the lucky ticket holders, you’re in for a treat. For those who missed out, we’ve still got you…

Meet the artists: Tarryn Runkel

Tarryn Runkel is one half of Toyi-Toyi Theatre (fellow collaborator Laura Hopwood is currently in London), a Perth-based dance theatre company making politically-charged work that subversively encourages us to consider our beliefs on how we relate to…