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The Keeper Project
  • Last updated:
  • 19 Aug 2021

The Keeper Project is a live public art project where artists work in a temporary role as observer, collector, maker and storyteller within a community. The Keepers are archaeologists of stories. The project was developed in collaboration with Field Theory and piloted in Coolum in November 2019 with four Sunshine Coast based artists and a number of community groups.

The Keeper Project 2021 takes place in Coolum. It involves over 10 Sunshine Coast based artists and creative practitioners along with numerous local community groups and businesses. The project commences in July and will run until December. It is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund and Queensland Arts Showcase Program. 

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About Field Theory

Field Theory is a collective of Australian artists. This group is committed to making and supporting projects that cross disciplines and seek new strategies for engaging with the public. They are passionate about collaborative processes and art that is embedded. They're excited by methods of communication, time, change and unpredictable content. They believe in making things happen.