2015 Spring Lab


  • Daylesford, Victoria Australia

Over four chilly days in September, TippingPoint Australia invited a small group of artists, scientists and other interested participants to Daylesford, Victoria to take part in Spring Lab 2015.Participants considered new approaches to art, activism, science and communication in response to climate change. The intensive creative laboratory/retreat was facilitated by Angharad Wynne-Jones, Matt Wicking and David Finnigan from TippingPoint Australia, with local hosts Artist as Family. The event included daily guided sessions, workshops, site visits and food gathering and preparation experiences. Participants also contributed a session or workshop to the creative lab program to share artist ideas and develop new collaborations.  

Open Call to Victorian based artists, scientists, activists and thinkers.

All applications need to be received no later than 9am Monday July 13.
If you have any queries please contact Angharad Wynne-Jones on 0421642012

Over four chilly days in September, TippingPoint Australia invited a small group of artists, scientists and other interested participants to Daylesford, Victoria to take part in Spring Lab 2015. Participants considered new approaches to art, activism, science and communication in response to climate change.

The intensive creative laboratory/retreat was facilitated by Angharad Wynne-Jones, Matt Wicking and David Finnigan from TippingPoint Australia, with local hosts Artist as Family. The event included daily guided sessions, workshops, site visits and food gathering and preparation experiences. Participants also contributed a session or workshop to the creative lab program to share artist ideas and develop new collaborations.

The four day residential camping lab was held in Daylesford, Victoria departing Melbourne 9am, Sunday 6th and returning around 5pm Wednesday 9th September 2015.

Successful applicants received an honorarium, transport to and from Melbourne and Daylesford, camp-style accommodation and home cooked meals. We will also ensure there are wet weather options, as springtime in Daylesford can be inclement, but we hope much of the activity will occur outside.

Alongside some invited guests there are places available through this Open Call.
If you would like to apply please send to tippingpointaust@gmail.com

• A current CV;
• A proposal outlining your research practice and proposed workshop session in no more than 500 words;
• Please feel free to include weblinks and URLs to your work but please do not include any supporting material.

This TippingPoint Australia project is generously supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

WHEN: Sun 6th - Wed 9th September 2015
WHERE: Daylesford, Victoria