MUST-SEE: The Village at The Falls Festival.
MUST-SEE: The Village at The Falls Festival. Patrick Gorbunovs

When the curtains falls at Falls, the Village rocks on

WHEN the clock strikes midnight at the Falls Music and Arts Festival some stages come to a close, but that's not the case for The Village.

Crowds of people gathered at the closed gates on Wednesday night ready to pounce on what they knew was beyond the gate.

There was a stampede of punters aching for their time in the 10 Minute Disco.

Behind a closed curtain the cheers and thud of the bass can only suggest, for a short amount of time (10 minutes), there is no better place in the world.

However the disco isn't the only thing that people come to see. The arts program at the festival ensures everyone is intrigued, whether it's by the mad scientist tinkering away in The Lab, or a range of performances from gypsy folk to glitchhop artists.

Artist Kellie O'Dempsey had people mesmerised with her performance drawing.

As she draws the images are projected and keep changing.

Colours morph and lines twist in time with the music as faces suddenly appear and then disappear.

The audience can see O'Dempsey at work as she twists a knob on one piece of equipment while simultaneously making strokes with a pen on an electronic pad.



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