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Caravan


This collaborative project with artist run initiative The Wandering Room saw the creation of a temporary outdoor space as part of the 2012 Brisbane Festival.

Sharing a passion for enlivening underutilised public spaces and repurposing materials, the installation took place at the Brisbane Powerhouse’s Labyrinth site. The venue was entirely constructed from pallets and a shipping container. The building materials were returned at the conclusion of the festival, making this a near zero waste project.

A sculptural courtyard was defined by stacked elements, with perimeter seating giving visitors a place to linger and mingle, rest and reflect. A changing program of site-specific visual art included work by Carly Scoufos, Sophie Bottomley, Richard Stride, Dhana Merritt, David Creed and Angela Rossitto.

Thank you to sponsors Chep Pallets, Royal Wolf Containers, Jardan Furniture, Laminex, Bloc Builders, Fireworks Printing, QUT, Brisbane Powerhouse and Brisbane Festival.

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