Random events at Darwin Fringe Festival 

Her Story: (l-r) Crying my Country, Heartland, Memories of Birth, Unspoken (Acrylic, pigment, crushed termite mound, linseed on board)

Hanging sculptural work: Ngaman - Mother's Milk white clay, handmade banyan and hibiscus string

CDU fine arts students and lecturers will imprint their work throughout Darwin city as part of the Darwin Fringe Festival 2006 from 21 July to 13 August.

CDU students will be involved in a number of events at this year’s Darwin Fringe Festival (21 July – 31 August), including Random Events: buskers and strolling players and Sculpture in the Park.

Random Events: buskers and strolling players, taking place throughout the festival, will see students randomly place stencils through the city.

Imbi Davidson, CDU undergraduate student, presents her work as part of ‘White Girls’, a Darwin Visual Arts Association exhibition, which opened 7 July, and will close on 22 July, 6pm to 8pm at Woods Street Gallery, to help launch the Fringe Festival. The end-of-show extravaganza will include bands, dancing and food.

Imbi is one of three non Indigenous women exhibiting art works relating to their experiences living in Indigenous communities, exploring the themes of motherhood, country and life.

CDU students and lecturers will be installing work as part of Sculpture in the Park which opens on Sunday 6 August from 3pm, in Civic Park, Darwin City. The sculptures are created by NT artists.

The Darwin Fringe Festival, a multi-artform, showcases the work of Darwin artists, and also welcomes interstate and international artists to collaborate and share skills with local artists. Said CDU lecturer, Tobias Richarson: “The festival is important for bringing together all the arts.”

Photos: Imbi Davidson's work in ‘White Girls’, a Darwin Visual Arts Association exhibition, 7 July - 22 July. Photos by Hayley West, Darwin Visual Arts Assoc. Inc.