STATES OF BLUE - West Projections Festival

Four free guided evening walks to the sites with artist talks and performances. Come and Experience Footscray after dark as you have never seen it before.

Each walk visits unique sites of projection. 

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Walk 3 - A view through children's eyes

  • Barkley Theatre 277-287 Barkly Street Footscray, VIC, 3011 Australia (map)

This special guided walk is for children and families. We begin at one of the oldest theatres, The Barkly Theatre. Artists Joyce Watts and Jo Skladzien recreate historical Footscray through shadow puppets. We see their video work next door at Botanicals on Barkly. A short stroll to 100 Story Building to view the creations of Ana Rita and Mito Elias’s children’s workshops. We finish at VU Metro West with Skunk Control’s Oscillator and Quantum Van. 

Please note that the Barkly Theatre has restricted numbers. If you were unable to secure a ticket, we encourage that you meet us outside 100 Story Building, 92 Nicholson Street Footscray, at 6:30pm. 

  • In the event of rain, bring wet weather gear
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Each child with an adult - max 3 children per adult
  • All children must be supervised.
  • Group size 20 MAX (inc adults and children)

Itinerary may change


Image courtesy of Ana Rita and Mito Elias



Earlier Event: August 26
Walk 2 - States of Blue
Later Event: September 10
Walk 4 - Alleys and Laneways