Underbelly Arts Festival 2013

On a nice and sunny weekend, Cockatoo island in Sydney hosted ‘Underbelly Arts’ – an event dedicated to experimental and innovative artworks and performances. Over 100+ artists, 30 artworks and 6000+ visitors, the festival filled the island with lots of actions and activities. Below are some photographs from the event.

Underbelly Arts, Art Festival, Art in Cockatoo Island, Underbelly 2013, MusselsMussels by Annika Blau & Lewis Dohert
Hundreds of motorised mussels pulsing and breathing on a handmade landscape.

Underbelly Arts, Art Festival, Art in Cockatoo Island, Underbelly 2013, My NouroozMy Nourooz by KINK Studios
The work explores the future of nuclear Iran hanging in balance just like this large-scale sphere.

Underbelly Arts, Art Festival, Art in Cockatoo Island, Underbelly 2013, Game ONGame On by Michaela Davies
A video game that replaced avatars with real people.

Underbelly Arts, Art Festival, Art in Cockatoo Island, Underbelly 2013, Tableau VivantTableau Vivant by Penelope Benton and Alexandra Clapham
The artwork of candy questioning mass-consumption.

Underbelly Arts, Art Festival, Art in Cockatoo Island, Underbelly 2013, Project HomeProject HOME by Abdul Abdullah & Abdul-Rahman Abdullah
The work explores memory, xenophobia and multiculturalism.

Event : Underbelly Arts
Location : Cockatoo Island, Sydney
Dates : 3rd and 4th August 2013

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