Port Macquarie
Lucy Frost Mar14 0001

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Part of our Courthouse Projection series, 'Connecting the Dots' - Mara Nyiirun.gay Barrayga Nyaagi Djuyal (Come With us on Country to See Story) is now projecting EVERY NIGHT onto our Historic Courthouse! It's FREE, and there's no need to book.

An enthralling bespoke sound and light installation, Connecting the Dots, is a highlight and features the many creative souls who call our beautiful region home.

Pictured: Artwork by Corina Latimore & Nardja Carter

This new projection is the next iteration of the highly-successful legacy installation Wakulda: a cultural tourism attraction created/developed as part of the Bicentenary Event Program in April 2020. Designed in partnership with creative design studio Esem Projects and projected onto the town’s Historic Courthouse, Wakulda is an ongoing immersive, nightly, 10-minute production that denotes the critical heritage and culture stories from both an Aboriginal and European perspective. And now, the new program will feature a jam-packed schedule of musicians, dancers, performers, artists, and writers lighting up the Historic Courthouse in Port Macquarie’s CBD.

  • Aunty Rhonda, local Birpai Elder
  • Lucy Gamsby-Frost, Performing Artist
  • Gordon Gamsby, Performing Artist
Part of our Courthouse Projection series, 'Connecting the Dots' - Mara Nyiirun.gay Barrayga Nyaagi Djuyal (Come With us on Country to See Story) is now projecting EVERY NIGHT onto our Historic Courthouse! It's FREE, and there's no need to book. An enthralling bespoke sound and light installation, Connecting the Dots, is a highlight and features the many creative souls who call our beautiful region home. Pictured: Artwork by Corina Latimore & Nardja Carter This new projection is the next iteration of the highly-successful legacy installation Wakulda: a cultural tourism attraction created/developed as part of the Bicentenary Event Program in April 2020. Designed in partnership with creative design studio Esem Projects and projected onto the town’s Historic Courthouse, Wakulda is an ongoing immersive, nightly, 10-minute production that denotes the critical heritage and culture stories from both an Aboriginal and European perspective. And now, the new program will feature a jam-packed schedule of musicians, dancers, performers, artists, and writers lighting up the Historic Courthouse in Port Macquarie’s CBD. Aunty Rhonda, local Birpai ElderLucy Gamsby-Frost, Performing ArtistGordon Gamsby, Performing Artist

Talent featured includes:

  • Aunty Rhonda, local Birpai Elder & Gathang language teacher
  • Mel Streater, local Wiradjury woman, Artist/Designer Marramarra Creative.
  • Brad Collins, Artist
  • Jo Davidson, Artist
  • Lucy Gamsby-Frost, Artist and performer, Good Time Merchant.
  • Jeff Streater, Artist
  • Josh Moses, Poet, Writer, Performer
  • Got Ya Back Productions, Performing Arts & Producers
  • Gordon Gamsby, Performer, Good Time Merchant.
  • Fiona Joy Hawkins, Musician
  • James Bennett, Musician
  • Nana Klumpp, Band/Musicians
  • Dhoongang Dancers
  • La Vive Studios, Dancers
  • Port Macquarie Performing Arts, Dancers
  • Josh Moses, Poet, Writer, Performer.
  • Fiona Joy Hawkins: Australian Pianist, Composer, Singer, Producer and recording/touring artist
  • Got Ya Back Productions: Tim & Steph Maddren are local performance artists and producers.

Funding Acknowledgements

This project receives funding from the NSW Government through the

Regional Events Acceleration Fund, which supports the development of unique and high-impact tourism and events infrastructure that helps boost local economies, create jobs, and ensure visitors to regional NSW have unforgettable experiences that encourage repeat visitation.

We respectfully acknowledge the Birpai people as the Traditional Custodians of the land, seas and rivers on which we work and live.

Talent featured includes: Aunty Rhonda, local Birpai Elder & Gathang language teacherMel Streater, local Wiradjury woman, Artist/Designer Marramarra Creative.Brad Collins, ArtistJo Davidson, ArtistLucy Gamsby-Frost, Artist and performer, Good Time Merchant.Jeff Streater, ArtistJosh Moses, Poet, Writer, PerformerGot Ya Back Productions, Performing Arts & ProducersGordon Gamsby, Performer, Good Time Merchant.Fiona Joy Hawkins, MusicianJames Bennett, MusicianNana Klumpp, Band/MusiciansDhoongang DancersLa Vive Studios, DancersPort Macquarie Performing Arts, DancersJosh Moses, Poet, Writer, Performer.Fiona Joy Hawkins: Australian Pianist, Composer, Singer, Producer and recording/touring artistGot Ya Back Productions: Tim & Steph Maddren are local performance artists and producers.Funding Acknowledgements This project receives funding from the NSW Government through the Regional Events Acceleration Fund, which supports the development of unique and high-impact tourism and events infrastructure that helps boost local economies, create jobs, and ensure visitors to regional NSW have unforgettable experiences that encourage repeat visitation. We respectfully acknowledge the Birpai people as the Traditional Custodians of the land, seas and rivers on which we work and live.