2012 PHOTO GALLERY
April - June 2012
Eddie the Emu and The Stockman - The National Folk Festival (6.4.2012)
Eddie the Emu (Mark Johnson) and The Stockman (Hemlock Mejarne) teamed up for the first time, in this combination and roved and entertained at The National Folk Festival. Eddie is The Stockman's trained Emu, and performs tricks for food but is easily distracted by people, food and bowel and bladder movements. (Photography by Anne Murn)
The White Butterflies and The Naturalists - National Folk festival (6.4.2012)
The White Butterflies (Mark Johnson & Hemlock Mejarne) and The Naturalists (Robin Davidson & Daniel Diesendorf) entertained on the streets of The National Folk Festival. This was the first time this act combination has been performed by The Fool Factory. (Photography by Anne Murn)
Milo the Clown - Tilba Festival (7.4.2012)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) travelled to The Tilba Festival for the third year in a row to perform roving, stilt walking and Circus for Dummies.
The Morris Dancer - The National Folk Festival (8.4.2012)
The Fool Factory created a trail Morris Dancer, Morris Morison (Mark Johnson), character for The 2012 National Folk Festival in Canberra (Photography by Anne Murn)
Milo the Clown - Belconnen Officeworks (15.4.2012)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) clowned around at the Opening of Belconnen Officeworks and meet celebrities Dora the Explorer and Sterling Mortlock.
The Naturalist, White Butterfly, Bogong Moth and Tropical Butterfly at Questacon's Diplomatic Night (17.5.2012)
For the first time ever three of the different Fool Factory butterfly/moth characters, The White Butterfly (Jane Schofield), Bogong Moth (Robin Davidson) and Tropical Butterfly (Hemlock Mejarne), joined with The Naturalist (Mark Johnson), to form a 4 person roving at for a Diplomatic Families Night at the National Science and Technology Centre (Questacon). (Photography by Questacon and Anne Murn)
The Chef - Woolworths Ulladulla (24,26,27.5.2012)
The Chef (Mark Johnson) entertained the locals at Woolworths Ulladulla with comic culinary tomfoolery and potato and kitchen utensil juggling.
Life Savers - AVA Conference (25.5.2012)
The Live Savers (Mark Johnson and Pablo Latona), performed for the Australian Veterinarian Association annual conference at Parliament House Canberra, including posing in front of a beach themed backdrop and having their photos taken with guests and roving about with a remote control sharks fin.
White Butterflies - Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival (9.6.2012)
The Fool Factory returned to the Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival of the Arts (for the first time since 1999-2008) and roved with The White Butterflies (Mark Johnson & Hemlock Mejarne) including during the Festival parade. (Photography by Luth Wolff)