Winter Light 2022

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre

Winter Light 2022

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre

Winter Light is coming!

Salamanca Arts Centre is proud to present Winter Light.  The end of winter is in many cultures a time when the community celebrates the end of the darkness and the coming of the light. This is the inspiration behind Winter Light – a festival that we have created this year to transform August and the end of winter into a period of celebration and connection. 

The centrepiece to 2022’s program will be the youth art project Utopia Now! This project has artists collaborating with young people to create a visual and performance art. Young people will create art in response to two questions: 

‘What is their vision of a utopian future’? and ‘What are they doing now to make it happen?’’

Transforming the present into a better future permeates the entire program.  And, that just what we want to do? To, together, dream a better future and make it real?

Winter Light not only celebrates all of our communities and cultures but celebrates Salamanca Arts Centre as an inclusive, artistically brave, and engaging cultural and entertainment organisation which is bolstered by the Salamanca precinct. 

Lucien Simon
Artistic Director of Winter Light

Winter Light 2022 Events
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A close up of molten orange glass in a circular form.

A Warm Glow to Remember

Yumemi Hiraki
Wednesday 3 – Sunday 28 Aug 2022
Top Gallery
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  • Festivals
  • Kid Friendly
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A group of three people wearing silver suits are on top of a mountain. The figure in the front is crouched down and has shoulder length curly hair and wears glasses. The firgure standing on the left holds a gasmask in their hand. The figure on the left has their hair in a top knot poinytail and holds something up in their left hand.

Utopia Now Youth Theatre

Salamanca Arts Centre
Wednesday 10 – Saturday 13 Aug 2022
Peacock Theatre
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  • Festivals
  • Outdoor
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A woman with a giant sea anenemy stands on a large rock by the sea. She figure wears all white and holds up a white piece of fabric to her left hand side.

ANENEMY

Davina Wright, Georgie Vozar, Isabella Stone, Heath Brown, Alexandra Chatwin-Dalgleish, Annabelle Docherty, Ruby Hill, Megan Kenna, Taylah Lowry, Samora Squid and Philip Tabor
Thursday 11 – Sunday 14 Aug 2022
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  • Australian Antarctic Festival
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
An image of an icebreaker moving through the Antarctic waters. The point of view is if you are looking the ship front on.

Last Dance Orange Roughy

John McCormick & Adam Nash
Thursday 11 – Sunday 28 Aug 2022
Sidespace Gallery
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  • Festivals
  • Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
An image of someone with long blond hair. They are turned away from the viewer. They hold a clear umbrella over their head. Confetti is being thrown.

QT kids

Salamanca Arts Centre
Thursday 11 – Friday 12 Aug 2022
Long Gallery
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  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
  • Workshops
Beautiful paper lanterns are hung in The outside Courtyard. There is a dark blue moody sky behind them.

Obon Lanterns

A community project with Yumemi Hiraki
Thursday 11 – Sunday 14 Aug 2022
The Courtyard
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  • Festivals
  • Live Music
  • Outdoor
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A man with greying hair plays a guitar on stage. The image is black and white.

Dancing with the Wind

Greg Wells and the Blackwater Band 
Friday 12 Aug 2022
The Courtyard
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  • Festivals
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A performer on stage wearing white clothing and a white fluffy hat looks out to the audience with a forlorn look. The lighting on them is red and purple.

QT Cabaret

Winter Light show
Friday 12 Aug 2022
Founders Room
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  • Festivals
  • Kid Friendly
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A photo of a Japanese woman from the shoulders up. She has a large colourful bow in her hair and has a red coloured fringe.

Random Acts of Weirdness

Risa Ray + Jem Nicholas + Georgia Shine
Friday 12 – Friday 19 Aug 2022
Long Gallery
Peacock Theatre
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  • Festivals
  • Live Music
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A dark image of someone's right hand on a piano. Instead of sheet music, there are tarot cards.

Arcana

Alethea Coombe + Jem Nicholas, Tom Robb, Lachlan Johnson, Michael Fortescue, Randal Muir & Michael Mathieson-Sandars
Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 Aug 2022
Founders Room
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  • Live Music
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
An indian woman with long dark hair sits on a tall stool wearing orange. A microphone and music stand is in front of her.

Lineage Traditions (performance)

​​Ehsan Zabihi and Sina Tarkesh Esfahani, Ipshita Pratap & Levanya De Zoysa
Thursday 18 Aug 2022
Founders Room
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  • Festivals
  • Live Music
  • Performances
  • Salamanca Arts Curated
  • Winter Light
A woman looks to be frozen on the ceiling. She wears blue clothing and the word 'live' in yellow sits across the image.

Body of Work (Live)

PARKER
Friday 19 – Saturday 20 Aug 2022
Long Gallery
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