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Placemakers* Gold Coast is pleased to announce the return of Bleach* Festival in 2020, taking place in springtime at the new time of 12 – 22 November. Over 11 days, the Gold Coast’s beaches, parks, gardens and abandoned buildings, will become a spectacular backdrop for contemporary art. The much-loved and wildly diverse festival has been reimagined to suit the times, but it will continue to present cutting-edge art and music framed by the magnificent coastline of Southern Queensland.

Bleach* 2020 invites audiences to experience the coast through great storytelling, contemporary art, music, cabaret and dance. Whether that be watching an artwork unfold on the edge of the shoreline or in backyards and balconies of soon-to-be demolished houses. In 2020, Bleach* is unashamedly local, celebrating the city’s best artists, showcasing renowned Queensland musicians and one-of-a-kind contemporary arts experiences.

The program features work by 204 artists and more than 214 unique arts experiences presented in surprising locations across the green and the gold. Expect a neighbourhood street party that’s wildly colourful and a little cheeky; a block party on the beachfront that’s urban and gritty; and a magnificent concert at sunset framed by beautiful gardens. There will also be an impressive line-up of First Nations artists and a space for deep listening and conversations, all connected to place.  Continue reading GOLD COAST BLEACH ARTS FESTIVAL RETURNS IN 2020