It might look a little different to previous years, but Mona Foma is back for 2021.
From podcasts to giant puppets, concerts and everything in between - the festival hits Launceston from Friday January 15 before heading to Hobart.
More than 350 artists are taking to a variety of stages - highlighting intimate experiences with smaller capacities due to COVID restrictions - with some events already selling out or nearing capacity.
Consider this your bible to what's on in 2021 - your guide to what's happening when and where, split into two parts - free and ticketed events.
Some events are sold out - with a waitlist system in place. An official resale site is available.
Each morning, a different festival artist will perform an acoustic set at Fairy Dell at the Cataract Gorge.
Head along between Friday and Monday from 9am and 10am.
Two-metre-high water jets will erupt in time with subharmonic frequencies, while an electronic composition is beamed to your smartphone.
Overhead at the same time, high-powered lasers trace geometrical patterns in the mist.
The Robin Fox creation is located at First Basin, running from 9.30pm-11.30pm Friday to Sunday.
Sessions are 30 minutes, repeated.
Instrument Builders Project
The piece is as simple as it sounds - four artists collaborate to construct an instrument together before playing it. It runs Friday to Sunday from noon to 4pm at the QVMAG Object Gallery.
Shoppers in the Brisbane Street Mall between Friday and Monday will be delighted by Lawrence English, with "periodic sounds emanating from the ether". Clocca will run between 7am and 6pm.
Free For All
Free by name, free by nature. Held at Design Tasmania between 2pm and 4pm on Sunday, this event gives participants the chance to perform with other improvisers.
The Princess Theatre welcomes visitors on stage to experience a unique offering where humans duet with nonhuman creatures - think snails and violas. Interested? Listen Deeply takes place Friday to Sunday between 11am and 4pm.
Relay / Country Remembers Her Names
Relay combines the sounds of foghorns, boat horns, palawa kani, and other sound-making apparatus calling over land and water, asking people to reflect on where they are. The work will be projected from a moving vessel for people to listen from the banks of the Tamar River around Riverbend Park, Royal Park and Seaport - a livestream will also be available. The work will be broadcast on Friday from 4pm-5pm.
'Til It's Gone
A host of artists take over the old car museum at Willis Street, with sculpture and video amongst the installations. The exhibit can be viewed on Friday between 4pm and 8pm, and Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 5pm.
Zinc at Duck Reach
In the ruins of the Duck Reach Power Station lies a new sound installation. Created at Hobart's Zinc Works, the installation echoes the connection of the two sites, bound together by more than 100 years of water-generated power and industry.
The installation can be listened to between 10am and 7pm Friday to Sunday.
While wandering the trails of the Cataract Gorge, people are encouraged to tune into a podcast about phylogenetics, interconnection, evolution and maths by Professor Barbara Holland, backed by instrumentals by Brian Ritchie.
Ancestral Eve takes place between sunrise and sunset on Friday to Sunday.
Explore an exhibition of leather instruments from Tasmanian craftsman Garry Greenwood, featuring performances by Karlin Love.
The exhibit can be viewed at QVMAG Wellington Street between 10am and 4pm Friday to Sunday with performances from 2-2.30pm.
Jane Longhurst brings pop-up theatre to Civic Square, Princes Square, Riverbend Park and City Park with ad-lib performances on Friday and Saturday.
A lockdown inspired exhibition takes over Design Tasmania. The exhibition is open from 10am-4pm Friday and Saturday, and 11am-4pm on Sunday. Registration is required.
Ma and Pa Ubu, the popular Terrapin puppet creations, are back and ready to rampage. Times and locations? You'll just have to be surprised.
Mofo at Harvest
Festival artists Rose Trent, Jason Whatley, and the United States of Amnesia will perform at Harvest Market on Saturday between 8.30am and 12.30pm.
Three interactive spaces spread across Launceston will be connected with each other, through layered projections, silhouettes, sound and light. Visit the Earl Arts Centre, Pilgrim Uniting Church Hall and 4 Quadrant Mall between Friday and Monday from 12pm-5pm.
A new installation at Sawtooth ARI, specks of light shine through the rusted roof and walls, a reflection on time passing and a changing world. The official opening is on Friday between 6pm and 9pm, with the exhibition viewable between 11am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. Registration is required.
While the majority of events are sold out, waitlist options are available, as well as an official ticket resale site.
Mofo Sessions will be taking over Royal Park, with evening concerts celebrating Tasmanian artists. Running Friday to Sunday from 5.30pm-10.30pm, artists include Luca Brasi, Glenn Richards (of Augie March) and The Native Cats.
Acoustic Life of Boatsheds
Walk a part around the North Esk and Tamar Rivers, stopping off at boatsheds along the way - musicians inhabit each shed, performing compositions inspired by the culture and character behind them. Running on Saturday and Sunday, 12-2.30pm and 3.30-6pm.
Mofo at The Mill
Described as a "mini-residency of sorts", Spring Bay Mill at Triabunna plays host to 12 festival artists for a two-hour event including welcome drink and canapes. Doors open at 5.30pm on Tuesday, with the event running from 6-8pm.
Chairway to Heaven
Described as a "suspended symphony in the sky", carriages on the Cataract Gorge Scenic Chairlift emits sounds that shift and disperse as they pass other carriages. Chairway to Heaven runs between Friday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. Tickets are available at the gate.
The Harry Holcombe-Jones creation provides an audiovisual rite of self-reflection and a journey of technologically assisted meditation. Held at the Albert Hall, with sessions available between 10am and 8pm on Friday and Wednesday.
After Erika Eiffel
This immersive performance shares the sensation of firing an arrow, with people sharpening their skills on a custom-made archery course. The targets reveal the story of Erika Eiffel, a world-class archer who married the Eiffel Tower.
The event is held at Paringa Archery Club in Trevallyn on Sunday and Monday between 4.30pm and 7.30pm.
Stompin - All Expenses Paid
The Paterson Street East car park is taken over by Stompin's young dancers, exploring fast fashion and consumerism in the form of contemporary dance. Various performance times are being held across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Michael Kieran Harvey and Scott Tinkler converge on the City Baptist Church performing compositions and improvisations for organ, piano and trumpet.
Two sessions, from 1-2pm and 5-6pm, are being held on Saturday.