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Performance + Art + Installation



October 21


Wired Lab Open Day Muttuma NSW


DARKbody photo Julie Vulcan


October 4 – 7


Metro Arts Brisbane



DARKlight_I:utterings photo by Michael Myers


March 15 – 26

I Stand In

Taking Place

MAI: Montréal, arts interculturels Canada


I Stand In Photo Pari Naderi


March 1 – 7

DARKlight_I:utterings – A WishingDARK project

development and rehearsal

Metro Arts Brisbane



December 10 – 17

In Loco In Place – a responsive writing project

3rd Venice International Performance Art Week

Palazzo Mora Venice Italy


December 1 – 3

Bodies of Concern: temporary sites for transformation (paper)

Technicity, Temporality, Embodiment: 10th International Somatechnics Conference


November 18 – 20

I Stand In

Deathfest Metro Arts Brisbane

3:30pm Sunday 20 artist talk Death n Art


I Stand In photo Dave D’Arcy


October 12 – 16


5 nights of site specific performance curated by Julie Vulcan

for Voyeurism 107 Projects Redfern Sydney


Rakini Devi photo Julie Vulcan


August 8 – 31

WishingDARK research residency

UNSW Research Station Fowlers Gap


July 30 – 31

RIMA – a SQUIDSILO project

23 hour performance

Arts House Melbourne VIC

Artist talk 3pm Sunday


RIMA photo Ashley Scott


June 20 – July 2

DARKlight – a WishingDARK project

work in residence

Metro Arts Brisbane


June 16

Nocturnal Whispers

Dark Mofo The Funeral Party

Turnbull Family Funerals Hobart


Nocturnal Whispers photo Julia Drouhin


March 5

Holding Now (44 days)

6 hour performance at Intercessions Open

Scratch Art Space Marrickville Sydney


Holding Now (44 days) photo Ivana Jovanovic


February 12 – 14

Intercessions Weekend / Performance Art Lab

hosted by Alan Schacher and Julie Vulcan

Supported by BigCi


Julie Vulcan and Alan Schacher



September 26 and 27

Next to Nothing: art as performance

A meeting of art and philosophy in the age of post-dematerialisation


The Lock-Up Newcastle NSW


Julie Vulcan at the Lock-Up photo the follower newspaper


April & August

DARKlab – a WishingDARK project

work in residence

Metro Arts, Brisbane


Participant response DARKlab


Aug 6-7

RIMA – a SQUIDSILO project

The End(s) of Electronic Literature

Electronic Literature Organisation Conference

Lydgalleriet Bergen, Norway

remotely hosted by

Contemporary Culture Art and Politics

a research lab of The National Institute of Experimental Art

UNSW Art & Design

Blackbox UNSW Art & Design photo Ashley Scott

Blackbox UNSW Art & Design photo Ashley Scott


June 13

Activate Articulate Animate

Laboratory with Julie Vulcan

PICA Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

more HERE


March 20 – March 22

RIMA – a SQUIDSILO project

A durational performance / installation / live twitter fiction

The Lock-Up Contemporary Art Space Newcastle

Opening Fri 20 March 6 – 9pm

Exhibit Sat and Sun 10 – 4pm

Follow the live feed twitter fiction here @squidsilo

or on the webpage feed HERE

Photo Julie Vulcan text Lena Constante

Photo Julie Vulcan


February 24 – March 7

Taken to Task

Group show

Kudos Gallery, Sydney

TTT Poster



December 13 – 20

I Stand In 

2nd Venice International Performance Art Week

Palazzo Mora, Venice Italy

I Stand In, Performatorium 2014 Photo Julie Vulcan

I Stand In, Performatorium 2014 Photo Julie Vulcan


December 7

Redress #8 multum in parvo

Performance and Artist talk

Sa Sa Art Projects

4 – 7.30pm

The White Building

Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Artist talk with Lim Sokchanlina

October 2 – 25

Proximity Festival

Co-facilitator LAB 3 – 10 October

Masterclass with James Berlyn 11 – 12 October

Fremantle Arts Centre WA


Sunday September 7

Spotlight Bunny – A SQUIDSILO project

Spotlight Bunny poster

in residence at Punctum Inc Castlemaine developing Spotlight Bunny July 28 – Sept 7

Thompson's Foundry 1960

Thompson’s Foundry 1960


June 23 – July 26

WishingDARK research residency

Feral Studio Joshua Tree

photo Julie Vulcan

photo Julie Vulcan


July –  the official SQUIDSILO website is launched

SQUIDSILO is the collaborative project space of Julie Vulcan and Ashley Scott.

SQUIDSILO projects are excursions in performance, text, sound and technology.



Friday June 13

Redress #7 ad nauseum

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Chicago USA

Redress #7 Rapid Pulse 14 Photo Tongyu Zhao

Redress #7 Rapid Pulse 14 Photo Tongyu Zhao


March 21 – April 5



Premiere of the new durational performance installation Drift with sound design by Ashley Scott.

Drift is supported and co-presented by Arts House Melbourne and Metro Arts Brisbane

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

Friday 21 – Sunday 23 March

Festival of Live Art (FOLA)Melbourne, Australia

Friday 6- 10pm; Sat 4 – 10pm; Sun 11am – 4pm

Tuesday 1 – Friday 4 April

Metro Arts – Brisbane, Australia

12 – 2pm & 5 – 8pm


8 – 9 March 

Taking the Mickey Bliss Taking the mickey Bliss

Free Fall – Oxford Art Factory – Sydney, Australia

Fri & Sat 10.00pm – 12.30am

This performance is created as a space to realise certain anxieties and tensions. What does it mean to be in Australia now?


January 15 – 18

Performatorium –  Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

I Stand In Friday 17th January 11am – 7pm

I Stand In - Performatorium

I Stand In – Performatorium

See full program HERE



November 28

Frumpus return to help celebrate 30 years of Performance Space.

Part of the 30 ways with time and space  program.

A short performance and an opportunity to view archival footage of Frumpus 10+ years


Frumpus – Quick and Dirty, Performance Space 2009


October 26

Proximity one-on-one Festival, PICA, Perth

Symposium panel – What is intimacy and what is too intimate?



SQUIDSILO in residence at Bundanon Trust

Creative development for new work RIMA



SQUIDSILO in residence at the Lock up Newcastle

Creative development for new work RIMA

Rima - Surveillance still, Cell D the Lockup Newcastle

Rima – Surveillance still, Cell D the Lockup Newcastle



Redress #6 Hinc Illae Lacrimae

Exist-ence 5: international festival and symposia

live art, performance art and action art

26 – 30 June  QCA Project Gallery  Brisbane

Julie Vulcan Redress#6 - Exist-ence 5 QUT Project Gallery Photo AnA Wojak

Julie Vulcan Redress#6 – Exist-ence 5 QUT Project Gallery Photo AnA Wojak



SPILL festival of performance London (UK)

I Stand In

the National Theatre Studio Saturday 13 April 11am – 7pm

I Stand In

I Stand In photograph  Michael Myers

to view more information and watch on SPILL TV go HERE

for information on SPILL go HERE

Julie is supported by the NSW government through Arts NSW



Redress #5 

Julie Vulcan Redress#5 - Alaska Projects Photo Ashley Scott

Julie Vulcan Redress#5 – Photo Ashley Scott

Redress #5 will be part of Dimanche Rouge #21 a performance event live streamed across 4 cities on Nov 18th. Tape Projects Melbourne 7pm, Alaska Projects Sydney 8pm, Metro Arts Basement Brisbane 9pm, La Mutinerie Paris 10pm. More information HERE



WishingDARK research and development

Two week creative development  at the Rex Cramphorn Studio University of Sydney, supported by Performance Space.

Julie Vulcan Wishing Dark residency still photo Michael Myers

Julie Vulcan WishingDARK residency photo Michael Myers



SCANLINES Video Art in Australia Since the 1960’s

An amazing online archive of video work in Australia including artists, events, organisations and resources.

Launched at the MCA Sydney on Tuesday 21st August 2012

View Scanlines site HERE

Peruse Julie Vulcan’s page HERE

1989 ‘Shadow Spin’ 1 monitor video installation with slide projection, ‘Scanners of Memory’ part of the 4th Australian International Video Festival, Performance Space

Julie Vulcan Shadow Spin – Video Installation 1989

Documentation still of  ‘Shadow Spin’ – 1 monitor video installation with slide projection for ‘Scanners of Memory’  4th Australian International Video Festival, Performance Space 1989


June 9 -11

WishingDARK at Adhocracy

WishingDARK has been selected to be part of Adhocracy 2012. The annual event presented by Vitalstatistix, Adelaide, is a “make ‘n’ show hothouse” over the June long weekend. This will be the first creative development and I will be working very closely with sound artist Ashley Scott. A durational performance, it will explore those dark liminal places we sometimes find ourselves in.

Wishing Dark photo: Ryan Sims


October 15 & 16th

Spotlight B (Redress) a new work presented at Qubit Contemporary Performing Arts event – Dunedin New Zealand
Sound Design Ashley Scott

Redress by Julie Vulcan

Julie Vulcan Redress#4 – Qubit NZ


September 9th & 10th

Breach – OxfordArtFactory curated by Chalk Horse Gallery for FREEFALL

Inhabiting a glass room in a dark bar, venetians, questions, intrigue…

March – August

Research and Development Fraser Studios

Part time Fraser Studios performing arts residency at Queen Street Studios. During this time Julie is in creative research and  development for a new live art work I Remember this City. Julie is working remotely with Richard Hancock and Traci Kelly (hancock & kelly live UK).



May – July

Spotlight Bunny

Underbelly Arts Lab and Festival Cockatoo Island Sydney

Creative development for a new site specific performance work Spotlight Bunny. Working with sound artist Ashley Scott and emerging performing arts collective Friends with Deficits.

Underbelly Arts Festival day Saturday July 16th midday till 9pm go to for more info and ticketing

Spotlight Bunny

Julie Vulcan with Friends with Deficits photo Ashley Scott


March 11 2011

Independent presentation of a realisation of an 8 hour durational work I Stand In at PACT centre for emerging artists.


One Response to “Latest News”

  1. Great to hear you are well, hopefully catch a performance as i still come down to Sydney every 6 weeks or so for work…

    Enjoy the holiday xx

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