THE end of the Emergence Creative Festival will coincide with the launch of the Melting Pot Glass Studio’s new premises this Saturday night at Submergence, the official festival after party.
Emergence launches today and over the next three days will host a range of events with a focus the creative industries and their place in today’s society, featuring some the world’s foremost creative minds.
But on Saturday night the owners of Melting Pot are inviting everyone involved with making Emergence happen, as well as punters, to unwind with live art, live music and live food.
Melting Pot owner Margot Edwards said she and partner Gerry Reilly are excited to be able to launch their new premises to coincide with the closure of the festival.
“We have this amazing collective of young and emerging and established artists coming together to present Submergence,” Ms Edwards said.
On the night there will be live art from local artists Ian Mutch, Glenn Hegedus, Lauren Trickett, Cathy Anderson and Kash Rouw, live music from Sarah Gamble, Choc Boys in the Sun, Tony Lane Electric and Dallas Royale, and art installations from Keiron Broadhurst, Jo Richardson, Elaine Clocherty, Ned Reilly and Oli Hull, Woody Mellor, Michelle Troop and Gerry Reilly.
The art will come in the form of the painting of a large water tank, visual film projections, and the mysterious Martin Kippenberger 21cm Underground project.
For more information about Submergence visit www.artsmargaretriver.com and for more information about Emergence visit www.emergencecreative.com.