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The Recycle Instrument Project (Presented by Curate with Patricia Alessi)



Sat: 13.00 to 17.00 // Sun: 13.00 to 17.00





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We all have that broken instrument which is beyond salvageable… but we still cannot bear to throw it away. Don’t fret, you can save it from a fate worse than landfill with The Recycle Instrument Project – the Fringe award-winning workshop

We’ll bring the paints, the glue, even the glitter…  just about everything that could infuse a new soul into your tired and battered guitar or violin. All you have to do is bring your old instrument. (Just don’t bring your Stradivarius violin. We know a guy who could fix that right up.)

​And, if you don’t have an instrument, no worries. We’ve got plenty of spare violin and viola bridges lying around for you to bedazzle instead, along with dried seed pods for the little ones.

The Recycle Instrument Project workshop is made possible through a Local Collaboration between Curate and Coogee Live 2021 and we just want to say a big THANKS!



CURATE: A Creative Collective – We are a collective of local artists, musicians, designers and all-round amazing creatives who are bringing passion projects to life. Curate is comprised of WA talent and aims to support our WA creatives on their artistic journeys. We love the weird and wonderful and everything in between. Our aim is to push the boundaries every chance we get in order to create new thoughtful and thought-provoking art with innovative artistic approaches. We don’t just think ‘outside the box’ – the box isn’t even there!

Curate was founded by Chairwoman Patricia Alessi in 2019. She possesses extensive experience in the arts & culture sector and wanted to create an organisation that was not bound by type or genre. Instead, she wanted to found an arts organisation that was run by a specific purpose: moving people’s emotions. And, thus, Curate was born!