Showcase Moonah

On now! May – June 30, 2021

Showcase Moonah is an exciting art and creative placemaking project to help create an even better Moonah.

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Flying Oxygen

Mr Deams – ongoing throughout May and June

A local street artist will create 50 pieces of artwork on plywood boards that will be placed around Moonah for people to discover and take home for free as their own artwork. 

A picture of the location where the artwork can be found will be published regularly on Instagram. Follow Tom Deams below if you would like to find your very own piece of art in Moonah. Tom will be placing art around Moonah through all of May and June. 

Silent DisGLOW

Kombi Krew – Complete

The Silent DisGLOW Laneway Event will light up a laneway to create a vibrant, pop up laneway party to highlight and celebrate the 009 Lane Way activation project on Monday 7th June from 5pm.  There will also be 2 incredible performances from the Chinese Cultural Society and the Peruvian Multicultural Brotherhood all organised by the Multicultural Council of Tasmania. This will be a great night out for the whole family. Rug up and support this amazing event. For further information go to the Kombi Krew’s Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1uIlVVoHP.

Troublesmiths

Troublesmiths – Complete

Troublesmiths, a youth social enterprise full of talented Tasmanian makers, are conducting interactive making workshops at the To The North Market on 6th June 2021.

Drop in making sessions will see passes by make a range of products with their own two hands, and then get to take a product home, all while supporting young locals who are breaking down barriers to employment.

Troublesmiths are also creating a collaborative job board, situated outside of the Moonah Post Office. This job board will showcase young job seekers and foster positive conversations around employment, skill development and work experience.

Moonah “Make your Mark” Mural

Melski – complete

The Make Your Mark Mural is a large paint by numbers mural that invites locals from the community to come down and help paint.

The process is simple and therapeutic and encourages participants from any age or skill type to be a part of it. It is a wonderful way of bringing people together to create something artistically in their area for others to enjoy for years to come. The Mural has been completed by the community on 6th May 2021. Keep a look out for it on the Subway building on your next visit to Moonah.

Guerrilla Greening

Tas Young Planners – Complete

The primary purpose of the project is to demonstrate how leftover spaces on both public and private land can be enhanced with plants to improve the appearance and experience of the streetscape. The transformational capacity of greenspace can add vibrancy and amenity for users of the precinct. The temporary installation of plants in leftover spaces will be documented and displayed throughout the precinct to demonstrate possible “easy wins” to enhance the urban Space. Keep a look out for the team to be greening spaces around Moonah on the 23rd of May. The displays will be placed around Moonah for the whole month of June. 

LIVE from Moonah!

Edge Radio – Complete

Edge Radio is a community radio station and Not For Profit. To celebrate the diversity of the Moonah area we will run a street side radio broadcast Live from the ‘To the North’ market on Sunday 6th of June 2021! 

Showcase Cultural Diversity of Moonah

MCOT – 6th June at To The North Market

The Multicultural Council of Tasmania will program interactive music and dance performances that showcase and celebrate the cultural diversity of Moonah. These performances will not be stand-alone events but will be added to other Showcase Moonah events. The interactive performances will invite public participation and add identity and colour to Moonah as a place. Performances will take place at To the North Market on 6th of June and part of the Disglow project with Kombi Krew. 

Comics as Murals

Joshua Santospirito and Leigh Rigozzi – 7th June to 13 June

Local artists Josh and Leigh will create new wall artworks, both involving sequences of images spread across an entire wall in a comic-strip style.

Laneway Activation

Various – 5th June

A small team will activate the laneway on Albert Street, between Oh Oh 9 Creative Space and Choice Flooring shop. Look out for new murals, chalkboards and two planter boxes and maybe some on ground interactive activities (think hop scotch!). Artwork by Billy Li and Krystal Tau, planter boxes by Earthworm 

To the North Market

Lucy Baker –  Complete

A local street market where the community can gather – a place to showcase the Northern Suburbs and bring our neighbourhood together! Where good vibes ooze, local street eats are a plenty, song is sung, your weekly shop can be done and where producers reap what they sow! We wish to incorporate a varied product mix. The market will be held on Sunday 6th June 2021 and will include other Showcase grant recipients:

Heaps of cool stuff, full flyer attached. From Showcase funding, the following grant receipts will be at the market:

– Troublesmiths – Candle making workshops

– Langford Disability – Paint pouring and drum workshops

– Nexus inc – warm apple juice and apples.

– Able Australia – Rug based Moonah Sign (this is going to be epic)

– Multicultural Hub – two dance and performance groups.

Collaborate, Innovate, Celebrate

A creative initiative from Able Australia, Langford Support Services, Colony 47, Possability & Nexus Inc & Reclin – 6th June at To The North Market

As a group of organizations, Able Australia, Langford Support Services, Colony 47, Possability & Nexus Inc & Reclink each wish to participate in the following three events or projects. -Place making through art/craft/photography/murals/gardening – Space Activation through sport or recreational activity or music/performing arts -Participation in Community Market through either displaying or selling goods/volunteering to assist with running the event.

Dancin’ In The Street

Kombi Krew – Complete

‘Dancin’ In The Street’ will provide an opportunity for the community to partake in an interactive guided walk incorporating storytelling of the tales and testimonies of Moonah’s history, as well as an inpromput FLASHMOB! Breaking out into song and dance while learning more about Moonah on Sunday 30th May 2021.

To register to be part of this free event go to https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dancin-in-the-street-moonah-showcase-tickets-155726882297 and select your time. Registrations are essential.

Bach’s Art of Fugue

Will Newberry – 17th June 3pm to 4pm (Moonah Post Office Steps)

A quartet of professional musicians (predominantly members of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra) who live in Moonah will perform sections of and ‘demystify’ Bach’s Art Of Fugue, a towering and cerebral composition from one of classical music’s greatest genius with a Moonah twist. Come and soak up the culture on the Moonah Post Office steps on the afternoon of the 17th June.

Street Library

Junkai Ding – Complete

The street library is a window to understand the ideas of the community. The Moonah Street library can not only help local residents understand books of different cultures, but also help local residents exchange books to promote cultural sharing and communication.

The completed Street Library is ready for you to visit at the Multicultural Council of Tasmania at 65 Hopkins Street, Moonah. 

Rainbow Road

Junkai Ding – Complete

A rainbow pathway has been painted through Memory Lane in Moonah. the Artwork has been completed by Artist Jovi Chu. The Rainbow Road is celebrating multiculturalism with colour to achieve cultural tolerance and diversity.