University of New England

SPACE Unknown Worlds

Come and check us out at the UNE SPACE experience, where the sky is never the limit.

See some amazing galaxies captured at a moment in time, some close to you in a galaxy not so far far away.

Is there music in SPACE? Find out and see music performances themed to SPACE with featured artists each night

Eats

Wafflo

Greek St 

Performances

Tuesday

Wind-Sound-Breath by Brigid Burke and Mark Pedersen - 7.30pm
An audio visual performance for live clarinet and electronics, the work is inspired by the Yarra Bend Park in Melbourne and also draws upon the myths and heritage of the Aboriginals of Victoria, the traditional owners of the land.

Wednesday

UNE Toy Piano Orchestra - 7.30pm
UNE will assemble 12 toy pianos to premiere a new composition titled ‘Constellations’ by Paul Smith. These instruments, originally made for children, have been transformed into performance objects to create a unique and experimental sound world.

Thursday

Recorder Player Alana Blackburn - 7.30pm 
A highly regarded recorder player performing as a soloist and ensemble musician throughout Australia, New Zealand and Europe; Alana will perform a mixture of contemporary recorder pieces from Australia and around the world which will change your expectations of the instrument.

Friday

The House That Dan Built - 7.30pm
A vocally-innovative national and international arts company, The House is an ecosystem that supports female artists. They will perform a vocal and movement performance piece in the UNE Laneway.

Art

Space Artworks – a series of posters starting at the moon and then looking further out of our solar system

Watch the live feed from UNE's Kirby 35 cm Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, to view (weather permitting!) Jupiter, Saturn, Lunar craters, star clusters, nebulae etc. See also some student astronomical photography, especially Matthew's honours project - using "Lucky Imaging" where a computer controlled video camera chooses and averages a small number of high quality images." Dr Stephen Bosi Senior Lecturer in Applied Physics, supported by Phd student Michael Williams and Honours student Matthew James