The Journey of Extraordinary Encounters

When:
Multi-day event from Thu 18 March. Details below
Presented By:
The School of Lost Arts in partnership with Deakin University, Tract Consultants Geelong, OneMap and CartDeco Cartographics Geelong
Location:
Johnstone Park, Little Malop Street precinct and the Geelong Botanic Gardens
Cost:
Free
Event Type:
Exhibition,Experience
Event Topic:
Sustainability: Human, social, economic, environmental and ecological
  • Thu 18 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Fri 19 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Sat 20 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Sun 21 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Mon 22 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Tue 23 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Wed 24 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Thu 25 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Fri 26 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Sat 27 March, 8am - 9pm
  • Sun 28 March, 8am - 9pm

Enter the world of nature’s design principles, following an interactive trail to uncover biophilic design in the city and experience what nature can teach us about how to live better in the urban environment.

This event is a deconstructed exhibition and experience across three locations, Johnstone Park, Little Malop Street precinct and the Geelong Botanic Gardens.

Read about the Journey HERE.

Go directly to the online map HERE or scan the QR code below. This event is accessible 24/7.

The trail includes direct experiences of nature, hidden design gems and the work of leading artists and designers in windows and places in the city, bringing these exciting ideas to life.

The interactive map, with augmented reality and a website-based App leads adults and children on an exciting design journey inviting us to imagine Geelong as one of the great nature-based cities of the world.

This event is presented by:

The School of Lost Arts

Deakin University, Live + Smart Lab and IT Dept. Launch Pad

Tract Consultants Geelong

OneMap

CartDeco Cartographics, Geelong

This project is supported by the City of Greater Geelong through the Arts and Culture Arts Industry Commissions.

As part of this event, there will also be opportunities for the public to participate in an artist talk, performance, guided walk and mural painting. These will be free but bookings are required.

The Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, Biophilic Walk

Join this guided walk, led by the curator, and uncover biophilic design in the city, experiencing what nature can teach us about how to live better in the urban environment. It features direct experiences of nature, hidden design gems and the work of leading artists and designers in windows and places in the city.

Saturday 20 March and Saturday 27 March

11am – 11:45am, departing from the Rotunda in Johnstone Park

Click HERE to book.

The Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, ‘Feeling Nature’ performance

A 45-minute interactive experience with artist Rea Dennis. Come down to Johnstone Park and explore the way our bodies communicate with the natural world and how nature restores us. Capture a moment and post on our Instagram channel which will be exhibited as Feeling Nature (digital) at Platform Gallery. 

Saturday 20 March and Saturday 27 March

12 noon – 1pm, at the Rotunda in Johnstone Park

Click HERE to book.

The Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, live street art and mural painting

9am | Friday 19 March and Saturday 20 March (weather permitting).

Come and watch mural artist Sai Neoh and GenU artists from James Street Gallery transform a wall into a biophilic designed space.

Location: James Street Gallery (side wall), Geelong.

No bookings required for this event.

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