Volunteer call out for DARK SCIENCE at The Quad logo

Volunteer call out for DARK SCIENCE at The Quad

Lismore Quadrangle

DARK SCIENCE is a new freaky festival of fun that will occupy Lismore Quad for two nights on Fri 16 and Sat 17 August. Set during science week, DARK SCIENCE is a free event celebrating the intersection between provocative art, and the sciences. This project would student volunteers or those enrolled in COM30001.


Availability: Approved

Time required: 15 hours per week

Duration: 1 weeks

11 Rural Street

Requires face to face contact: Yes



• Provide a platform for artists to test out new and existing work that explores the intersection of the arts and sciences
• A new event dedicated to experimental work that pushes boundaries and activates the Quad after dark
• Set during science week to provide an event for primarily adults to experience dynamic and thought provoking works that explore science.

• must be able to be on feet for long periods of time
• ability to work in the evenings till 10.30pm
• interest in events and working in the arts (not essential)
• reliable and committed to turning up for shifts
• flexible to do a range of jobs, there may be some physical lifting required.


• Establish a new event on the arts / sciences calendar
• Provide a platform for new work to be presented.

Needs to be addressed

Provide an interactive, challenging multi-artform program that gives a voice to the diverse artistic community of the Northern Rivers.

Benefits to students

• Experience working on a professional event
• Make contacts in the arts
• Opportunity to build skills working on a professional arts festival.


Southern Cross University



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