Join Delia Poon for an artist talk to launch Exquisite Bias, an exhibition of collaborative audio-visual portraits, exploring unconscious racial bias and cultural identity in contemporary Australia. Preston Library, 2pm Sat 11th March.
Image Description: Two photos spliced together – each showing one half of a person’s face. One person is caucasian in appearance, one is Asian in appearance. They both have long dark hair and remarkably similar features. They stand against a blank wall. Photo: Pia Johnson.
New online workshop series - Somethings From Nothings - in collaboration with Sylv Meltzer all set to kick off in Feb 2023. For all creative minds, exploring process and the joy of creating. No experience or special materials necessary. Book now.
Come create collaborative photos in the trees!
Working with long-time collaborator and photographer Pia Johnson, we will create a series of collaborative photographs in the beautiful surrounds of Moonee Ponds creek. Workshops are free and open to all ages / skill levels. More info here.
Supported by Hume City Council and State Government of Victoria.
Image Description: Two arms wrapped around the trunk of a tree. One arm has a burgundy sleeve, one wears mustard yellow. Black text on burgundy background: Here We Walk - Westmeadows Photo Project. Friday 29 & Saturday 30 July.
Madame Tulalah traveling to lutruwita
Madame Tulalah's Magnificant Box will tour to lutruwita (Tasmania) to appear at the Huon Valley Mid-Winter Fest 15-16 July 2022.
Image description: A person in make-up, dressed as a fortune-teller, throws their head back in laughter, mouth wide and eyes shut. They stand in in a booth lined with red velvet curtains. People, in silhouette, watch on. Photo: Melbourne Writers Festival / Timothy Herbert.
Dinkie Die is a performance-installation in a vacant shop window in Reservoir, Naarm. Created by Delia Poon in collaboration with Melinda Hetzel & Co, Dinkie Die premieres as part of Made in Rezza and FUSE Darebin 11-27 March. Details here.
MH & Co. are developing a pitch for a new app-based work - Solace - for State Library Victoria as part of their Alchemy program. Site-responsive work during a lockdown is particularly tricky, but thanks to key collaborators Pia Johnson and Steph O'Hara for hanging in there! A lot has changed since creating Fly By Night six years ago, and we're enjoying looking at ideas of finding solace within the quiet corners of the library...
"I think some of these things seem very magical, but they're real." Joyee (House of Muchness) in TNA's ASSITEJ Sector Video, created by Amelia Ducker and TNA. Featuring 'Between the Trees' this video celebrates work made with and for young people across Australia.
The video premiered at the ASSITEJ World Congress/ MIRAI Festival in March 2021, presenting Australia’s Theatre for Young Audiences and Youth Arts Sector to international delegates. It was screened again in May 2021 at NEIGHBOURHOOD, the first of five Australian Theatre Forum 2021 events held in partnership with Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) and DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
See Video here.
Madame Tulalah - APAM Gathering - Melbourne Fringe Club: 3 Minutes to Save the World - Common Rooms: Trades Hall 27 Feb 2020