Let’s Get in Formation

From musicians and writers to activists and mothers, women have led political actions in countless ways. Join some of the Festival’s most fearless women, including Clementine Ford and Nayuka Gorrie, for a lively evening of performance celebrating revolutionary women. Hosted by Namila Benson.

This is a free event. No bookings are required.

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Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford is a feminist writer and broadcaster based in Melbourne. With a prolific online presence, she is well known for her public battles...

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Honor Eastly


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Namila Benson

Namila Benson is a broadcaster and educator who engages in robust and well-informed narratives that help decolonise past, present and future...

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Nayuka Gorrie

Nayuka Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. Her writing spans online satire, comedy for ABC shows to political...

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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa

Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa is a first-generation Australian-Sikh spoken word artist, educator, performer and human rights reformer based in Melbourne....

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Sista Zai Zanda

Sista Zai Zanda is a storyteller, educator and broadcaster. She curates and produces The Pan Afrikan Poets Cafe, a literary matinee of...

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25 August – 3 September