Venture south and explore immersive public art in Tasmania’s Huon Valley. Project X presents a series of major artworks in the Huon, with the aim of bringing visitors back to the south in the wake of the bushfires that recently ravaged the island.
A DarkLab project, supported by the Australian government and the Tasmanian government through Tourism Tasmania, and Mona. DarkLab acknowledges the support of Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, and Events Tasmania.
Take a journey into the deep, dark wilds of the far south and follow your guide into the trees, where you’ll listen to 2000 ravens coming in to roost—an avian exchange of sound not usually witnessed by humans.
Thursday–Saturday, at dusk (times vary throughout the season) 1 August–26 October Hastings Caves, southern Tasmania
Meet at Hastings Caves Visitor Centre 15 minutes prior to start time
$45 / $25 for Tasmanians Under 15s freeTickets
Stay a night in the Southern Trove and receive two free tickets to Hrafn: Conversations with Odin. Only available on performance nights: Thursday, Friday and Saturday. See where to stay here.
Peer through observation ports cut into a forty-foot shipping container at a vast landscape in miniature: a desolate, mythical English town in the aftermath of a riot, where only police and media crews remain…
From the UK to Risdon Prison to Dark Mofo 2019, artist Jimmy Cauty’s dystopian creation continues its odyssey south with a twelve-month tour of the Huon Valley, starting in Geeveston.
Open 24-hours a day Friday 6 September–November Corner of Brady and Church Street, Geeveston, southern Tasmania Free
With the Children of the Aftermath Saturday 14 September, 12.30–4.30pm Thursday 3 October, 4.30–7.30pm
Then the ADP will tour to: Southport, Dover, Franklin, Huonville, and Cygnet.
Tour schedule to be confirmed. Subscribe below for updates.
Project X acknowledges and respects the palawa/pakana people as the traditional and ongoing owners and custodians of lutruwita. We acknowledge and pay respect to the Lyluequonny and Melukerdee as the traditional and continuing custodians of the land on which Project X artworks are installed. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future, and acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded.