Confluence: City of Melville art installation to celebrate Swan and Canning rivers

Art installation <i>Confluence</i> will take place in Applecross during four nights in June.
Art installation Confluence will take place in Applecross during four nights in June.

A CELEBRATON of light and art will take place when City of Melville launches art installation Confluence on the river between Dunvegan Road and the South of Perth Yacht Club from June 21-24.

The free event aims to highlight and celebrate the joining of the Swan (Derbarl Yerrigan) and Canning (Djarlgarro Beeliar) rivers, commemorating the historical significance of the site to the Bibbulmun and Noongar Beeliar people and actively connecting audiences with the past.

Perth-based artists VJzoo (Kat and Jasper Black) will be creating Confluence using designs adapted from artworks by illustrator and artist Kambarni (Kamsani Bin Salleh).

The canvas for Confluence will be a flotilla of boats seen at two points along the Canning Beach Road foreshore.

A variety of, food and drink vendors will be on site for the event while the yacht club will be open for extended trading hours.

Confluence will take place each night from 6pm to 8.30pm with an opening event and Welcome to Country will taking place on June 21.

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