Geelong After Dark Artist Callout

Submersion - Jasmine Pilcher

Expressions of Interest are now being sought from individual artists, groups and artist collaborations to be involved in the major art event - Geelong After Dark 2017.

Geelong After Dark is now in its fourth year, with last year’s event attracting around 15,000 people and bringing the heart of the city to life with free pop-up performances, mini-exhibitions and installations.

The theme for 2017 Geelong After Dark, to be held on Friday 5 May 2017, is ‘The Sound of Light’.

Air by Eben Greaves. Photography by Ferne Millen

“This year the application categories have expanded, which is essential for emerging and established artists and to continue to grow this major cultural community event,” said Mr Brett Luxford, General Manager - Investment & Attraction, City of Greater Geelong.

The 2017 categories include:
Category 1: $200 - $500 (up to 25 projects will be selected)
Category 2: $1500 - $2000 (up to 5 projects will be selected)
Category 3: $3000 - $5000 (up to 3 projects will be selected)
Please email your proposal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 January 2017.

“We are looking for performers and artists to get involved with this one-night-only event next year. Now is the time to express your interest and be a part of this night of discovery of arts,” said the City's General Manager of Investment & Attraction, Brett Luxford.

Photography by Ferne Millen

Geelong After Dark is a curated event, encouraging artists to submit proposals for a short performance, installation or concept to be located across the Geelong city centre. The event is a project of the City of Greater Geelong produced by the Arts & Culture Department in partnership with Diversitat as the Creative Producer.

For more information please contact Luisa La Fornara, Geelong After Dark Creative Producer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download the expression of interest information at

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