Full Program

19 February

SCRATCH WORKS: BALLOONS AND GRANITE


Liesel Zink @ Turbine Foyer | Brisbane Powerhouse

60 mins » 9:30am - 10:30am

Balloons and Granite is a series of durational dance and sound installations that investigate themes of persistence in political, social and environmental contexts.

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SCRATCH WORKS: I’VE BEEN MEANING TO ASK YOU


The Good Room @ Turbine Studio | Brisbane Powerhouse

60 mins » 10:30am - 11:30am

APAM 2018 marks the first development of I’ve Been Meaning To Ask You; a work conceived to travel and adapt across different cities - each with its own ensemble of young people, asking their own questions of the people bigger (and supposedly smarter) than themselves.

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WELCOMING WORDS


@ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 30 mins » 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Brisbane Powerhouse welcomes the world to its third and final Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM).

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FEAST


@ New Farm Park

1 hr 30 mins » 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join us by the Maiwar (Brisbane River) to mingle and feast.

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TRADITIONAL OPENING CEREMONY


@ New Farm Park

60 mins » 5:30pm - 6:30pm

APAM acknowledges and respects the Elders of the community both past, present and future, and welcomes local, national and international delegates to experience the culture of our Australian First Peoples.

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OPENING NIGHT PARTY


@ Turbine Platform | Brisbane Powerhouse

2 hrs 45 mins » 8:15pm - 11:00pm

Explore, dance, mingle and plan your week of APAM activities with colleagues and new friends.

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20 February

ZOOM IN: ON THE STATE OF CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE


@ Thyme² Restaurant| Sofitel Brisbane Central

2 hrs » 8:00am - 10:00am
A breakfast gathering

Contemporary circus in Australia continues to flourish and grow – check out all the latest in this Zoom In session.

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MEET THE MAKERS


@ St Germain Room | Sofitel Brisbane Central

30 mins per session » 9:00am - 10:30am
Tuesday & Thursday

Take a trip into the artistic minds of art-makers from around the globe.

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ZOOM IN: ON RESIDENCIES IN AUSTRALIA & ABROAD


@ Ballroom 2 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 15 mins » 9:00am - 10:15am

Everything you need to know about arts residencies from those in the know.

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SPEED DATING


@ Ballroom 1 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

2 hrs » 9:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday - Thursday

Take a ‘one-on-one’ date with a presenter and see where it leads…

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GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS: FESTIVAL EDITION


@ Ballroom 3 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 30 mins » 10:30am - 12:00pm

A snapshot into the creative visions of some of the world’s most dynamic festivals.

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WORKSHOP: HOW TO LISTEN WHEN YOUR DATA IS TALKING


@ Ballroom 2 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 30 mins » 10:30am - 12:00pm

Are your tickets talking to you? Do you know how to listen? Learn to take ownership of your data.

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THE ORIGINAL PEOPLES’ PARTY


@ Turbine Platform | Brisbane Powerhouse

2 hrs 30 mins » 9:30pm - 12:00am

Join us for the people’s party in celebration of all that is brown and down, bought to you by a smashing selection of artists from around the world.

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21 February

MORNING WATER WAKE-UP


@ Sofitel Pool | Sofitel Brisbane Central

45 mins » 8:00am - 8:45am

Need to clear your head before the biggest day in the APAM program? Then bring your favourite aqua-cozzie/togs/trunks up to the Sofitel Pool for some early(ish) morning water aerobics fun!

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ZOOM IN: BLAKDANCE PRESENTER SERIES


@ Ballroom 3 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 30 mins » 9:00am - 10:30am

Charting new territories with the BlakDance Presenter Series.

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ZOOM IN: THE BIG ANXIETY LONG TABLE


@ Bastille Room| Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 30 mins » 9:00am - 10:30am

You’re invited to take your seat at the Long Table to ask the big questions…

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SOFTLY SPOKEN, LOUDLY HEARD: THE POWER OF THE ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY


@ Ballroom 2 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

1 hr 30 mins » 10:30am - 12:00pm

This very special mid-week keynote welcomes Professor Cynthia Schneider to lead a critical and exciting dialogue, dissecting through relevant case studies the future of our softy spoken, but powerful industry.

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SIDNEY MYER PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS


Sidney Myer Fund @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 30 mins » 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The annual Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards recognise outstanding achievements in dance, drama, comedy, music, opera, circus and puppetry.

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A LITANY OF BROKEN PRAYER AND PROMISE


Cake Theatrical Productions @ Turbine Platform | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 30 mins » 9:30pm - 11:00pm

Step onto the Turbine Platform and spend the night immersed in Singapore art and culture.

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SCRATCH WORKS: STRONG FEMALE LEAD / W.O.W


Daniel Kok (SNG) & Luke George (AUS) @ Stores Studio | Brisbane Powerhouse

45 mins » 9:45pm - 10:30pm

Take a sneak peek at a provocative new collaboration in development.

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22 February

ZOOM IN: ON SINGAPORE


@ Bastille Room | Sofitel Brisbane Central

60 mins » 9:00am - 10:00am

Zoom In: On Singapore invites APAM delegates to a conversation about the latest developments in Singapore’s performing arts landscape.

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TALKING CIRCLES: APAM’S ROUND TABLE EVENT


@ Ballroom 2 & 3 | Sofitel Brisbane Central

2 hrs » 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join industry professionals at a round table session, your quick-fire conversation starter.

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A NIGHT ACROSS ASIA


@ Turbine Platform | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 30 mins » 9:30pm - 11:00pm

Brisbane Powerhouse’s Turbine Platform is transformed into an intimate club for a night of immersive, intriguing and entertaining performances from across Asia.

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23 February

CLOSING TIME


@ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

60 mins » 5:00pm - 6:00pm

It's time now to say goodbye and reflect on the past three APAMs held on Yuggera country. With excitement and good wishes we will formally pass APAM onto its new hosts.

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OFFICIAL APAM CLOSING PARTY


@ Blackbird Bar | Brisbane CBD

3 hrs 30 mins » 8:30pm - 12:00am

After five jam-packed days of showcases and events, and six amazing years of hosting the market, the APAM team cordially invite you to bid farewell to Brisbane as your host city.

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