9.30am: 3 Speed Crunch Box – extraordinary Aussie acrobats bring their circus skills to this performance out in front of Big Fig.
10am & 11am: Live:Stream – a site-specific dance piece celebrating the connection between our own rhythm and flow, and that of a living stream. Dancers from Dance Wanaka @ the lawn by Speight’s Ale House.
10.30am & 12.30pm: Tanya Batt – New Zealand’s leading storyteller @ Wanaka Library.
11am to 1pm: People Library – what if you could borrow an expert for half an hour? We’ll have a list of experts and their topics for you to “borrow”. Let the festival office know if you have a friend with specialist knowledge and who can join the library collection!
11am to 2pm: We are all breathing the same air. The Living Archive of Breath – a branch of the People Library – is an audio-walk that invites you to witness air, atmosphere, breath and cosmology in relation. Choreographer Carol Brown, sound artist Russell Scoones and guest dancers take you on a journey to the lakeshore. En route, you will listen to stories and sounds emerging from a collaboration with atmospheric research scientists at NIWA’s Lauder Station. Hear narratives of our aerial bloodstream from a unique Central Otago perspective, and discover the important climate research going on at Lauder as you embark on this extraordinary audio-walk to the edge of Lake Wanaka.
A day for redheads: Photographer Bianca Duimel is working on her third book, Red Matters, showcasing wonderful photographs of redheaded people. We’ll set up a studio and you can book in to be photographed.
All day: award-winning Tape Artists invite you to walk the intricate and beautiful celestial labyrinth – in front of the Lake Wanaka Centre.
And look out for other street performers like Colombian acrobat Jair Ramirez and The Insecurity Guards, fresh from Splore Festival.
*All times are subject to change