Uni of Adelaide embraces opening of RCC 2020
The University of Adelaide has been transformed into the home of RCC 2020, with the event officially kicking off tonight, Friday 14 February.
The fully curated arts event will host a wide variety of acts, including sell-out Edinburgh Fringe smash hit Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster, award-winning performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson, original punk legend Lydia Lunch, and art-pop pioneers Stereolab.
“We have been proud to host the event, which in its first year on our beautiful campus attracted 220,000 people, including many who had never before visited the University.”Professor Peter Rathjen
The Barr Smith Lawns will be transformed by Architects of Air’s Luminarium: Daedalum, an inflatable art structure of labyrinthine tunnels and cavernous domes which alters according to the changing weather and light outside, while the Cloisters will host Chow Town, an outdoor food hub with an electric atmosphere and food vendors.
Inga Davis, Chief Executive, External Relations, University of Adelaide, says: “We are thrilled to be hosting RCC at the University of Adelaide again in 2020, with this year’s event set to be even more exciting, engaging, and inclusive.
“Our iconic University grounds have been transformed in anticipation of the broad spectrum of artistic and cultural endeavours set to take place over the next month. Thousands of our students, staff and alumni – as well as the broader South Australian community – will experience our campus as the beating heart of Adelaide.”
Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Rathjen has welcomed the return of RCC to the University of Adelaide for its second year on campus.
“We have been proud to host the event, which in its first year on our beautiful campus attracted 220,000 people, including many who had never before visited the University,” says Professor Rathjen.
Internships and casual employment opportunities have been snapped up by University’s students, providing them with valuable first-hand experience of working in the arts.
The RCC 2020 program can be found at theRCC.com.au and through FringeTIX.
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