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Event Spotlight: MILF! Camp

March 22, 2017

Self-proclaimed ‘yummy mummies’, Vivian and Susan are serious about showing people the real lives of MILF’s. Think being a MILF is all about babies, binkies and brunch? Think again! We caught up with Vivian and Susan to talk MILF Camp! Hi Vivian and Susan! Firstly, what inspired you to create MILF Camp? SUSAN: Great question […]

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Artist Spotlight: Effie Dee

March 20, 2017

We caught up with Effie Dee, the mad genius behind YAH17 installation PlasticScene 17, which will be showing in the Festival Hub Space throughout the festival. Tell us about the idea of the uncanny valley? What attracts you about working in this space? The uncanny valley is basically the hypothesis that the more realistic a […]

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YAH17 Volunteer Callout

March 14, 2017

We’re on the look out for volunteers for our 2017 festival! Volunteering for You Are Here is a great way to see shows, meet people and get involved in the local Canberra arts community. The festival celebrates our city and contributes to its revitalisation by providing art in unexpected places. This adds to the spontaneous, […]

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YAH17: From the Producers

March 12, 2017

Canberra! What an extraordinary twelve months it has been at home and abroad. We cannot believe it’s already time for the next installment of this fabulous festival! Despite what may be happening around the world, our city continues to change and grow in exciting ways. You Are Here remains a great piece of the Canberra […]

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Is it you we’re looking for?

November 26, 2016

You Are Here is on the hunt for some rad new staff to help create the 2017 festival! We’re looking to fill a range of roles to work with the rest of the You Are Here team over the next few months in the lead up to the 2017 festival happening 5-9 April. More info […]

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2017 festival call-out now open!

October 3, 2016

YAH is now on the hunt for artists and ideas for the 2017 festival – hitting Canberra from 5-9 April! You Are Here is a free five-day curated festival of independent and experimental arts in the Canberra CBD. Popping up in shopfronts, alleyways, cafes, streets, car parks, galleries, museums, cars and pretty much any place […]

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Event Spotlight: Pieces for cars, tunnel and hexagonal vents

April 16, 2016

On Sunday, experience Rabaul Lane in a whole new way with experimental music event, Pieces for cars, tunnel and hexagonal vents. We caught up with Ben Drury to find out more:   Hi Ben, tell us a bit about yourself and your practice! Hi, I am currently a composition major at the ANU School of Music working […]

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Artist Spotlight: Eleanor Malbon

Meet Eleanor Malbon, You Are Here 2016 artist, and one of the artists participating in the Ready-cut Residency:   Hi Eleanor! What was your experience in Namadgi? How did the landscape inspire you? The residency at Ready-Cut cottage was cancelled because the main road through Namadgi, Boboyan Road, was closed due to controlled burning. So instead […]

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Artist Spotlight: Pablo Latona

April 15, 2016

Meet Pablo Latona, the artist behind Dangerous Territory commission Project VirtualEyes [Phase 2: human trials]. It’s all very top secret, but we managed to corner Pablo to find out more: Hi Pablo, tell us a bit about yourself and your practice: Over my unlustrious career I’ve been called these things: Clown; director; circus performer; physical […]

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Event Spotlight – Metasystems: Duplication

Metasystems: Duplication is part of a series of five short works about the construction site. An observation of the built environment, the work invites viewers to reflect on their everyday encounters with the local environment. We caught up with choreographer James Batchelor to find out more:     Hi James! Tell us a bit about […]

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