THE PUB THAT SELLS MORE BOOKS THAN BEER features Douglas Barrie, the publican of the Seymour Hotel in Bemerside. As a publican Douglas hears lots of tall tales. He is unusual though in that he researches the stories to sort out “tall” from “true” and has a passion for “saving history that could be lost”.
LensCap’s second big event for 2016 was Luxlumin. Produced and directed by Kate Osborne and César Herrera, with an original soundtrack by Condo, the 10 minute video screened at the Telstra Laneway site on Sturt Street. Watch a short segment at the Telstra Laneway site or see the full story here.
A “Behind the Scenes” look at the Families of Townsville street art project displayed as part of T150 and The Percivals in June and July, 2016. Townsville City Council Gallery Services in partnership with the LensCap Crew have taken historical portraiture to the streets; share the experiences of the project team as they trace the history of some of Townsville’s founding families.
This ‘Behind the Scenes’ video was produced by LensCap to thank the families for sharing their memories and time with us and to create a ‘digital story’ format for the project for the researchers.
Chrissy Maguire’s photography reflects the beauty and drama of theatre. This short film by Kate Osborne and Cesar Herrera was published on ABC Open – Makers and Creators in 2015.