Cementa 15

GINA FAIRLEY

Twenty good reasons to put Cementa on your radar – a festival that happens every two years in regional NSW.
Cementa15 returned to Kandos, a small regional town in NSW, this weekend with performance, installation and interventions.  ArtsHub headed out to the country to bring Cementa15 to you.

Sean O’Keeffe’s work stopped viewers in their tracks, a tardis-like arrival of a telephone booth in the path of the former Kandos rail service – both antiquated services today. The object was partnered with a video Cognitive Dissonance which references the iconic 1980 cult film The Chain Reaction in reference to changing social structure of Kandos. O’Keeffe worked with community groups locally including members of the local dramatic society The Twin Town Players, and was screened with the soundtrack’s composer, Boris Hunt (Mad Dog Boy), peforming live for Cementa15’s closing film night.

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