Strand Ephemera 2019 is the tenth instalment of the North Queensland’s sculpture festival.
Staged over ten days and nights from Friday 26 July to Sunday 4 August 2019, the festival transforms The Strand into a 2.2km exhibition space for all to enjoy. 28 artworks will be competing for the major $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence, once again displayed alongside a selection of curated and non-competitive artworks, and vibrant performances, projection artworks and workshops.
This year there are various ways you can explore the artworks on display in Strand Ephemera 2019:
- Maps and catalogues will be available at the Info Desks on The Strand for the duration of Strand Ephemera 2019
- An interactive Google Map will be available soon
- Downloadable PDF Map available on our Maps page
- Educational kits or students and resources for teachers will be available at our For Teachers page.
Several invited commissioned artists will have works displayed alongside the competing artworks in Strand Ephemera 2019.
These include performances by Erth Inc. in the Spiegeltent, 2 international and 4 Australian artists, as well as 3 projection artists.
Sweet Barrier Reef
Ken + Julia Yonetani
The Spiral of Life
Robert Crispe and Clayton Tonkin
Nema Adel (darkcinema) and Cliffie Rosenberg (EPPRO)
This year we have 28 works competing in Strand Ephemera for the major $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence, among them are local, national and international artists.
Gunduy Midja (Cassowary Shelter)
Leonard Andy & Nina Dawson
Whimsical Eye Candy Toys
WAYFINDER (There + Back)
Derek Michael Besant RCA
Seven Suffering Seas
Tanya Coventry and Bowen State High School Students
Graeme Buckley, Lynn Scott-Cumming
& Rhonda Stevens
Leela Chakravarti & Edward O'Brien
Dominique & Samuel Chen
Counterpoint Architecture and Digimen
I've Been Everywhere Man
Karl De Waal
One In A Billion
Therese Duff, Peter Hanley,
Dennis O'Toole & Issara Singtothong
Clingy Coral Cluster
Stranger to these shores
Jane Hawkins, Sally Munns & Rhonda Payne
Hand In The Sand
Ngethn O'Thawvl Wedlvn
Ronald John Phillips
The Language, The Wind And The Tides
St Patrick's College
Wings Over The Strand
Future Astronomers Illuminated
William Ross State High School
Sea Turtle Hatchlings
Townsville Primary School Students with Cass Roberts and Cassie Harris
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