Festival Program


Duets: Vivien Goldman & Amanda Roff

Sat 7 Sep, 11.30am
SLV, Isabella Fraser Room

Some of the country’s top singer-songwriters discuss their practice and perform live in MWF19’s Duets series.

Veteran punk scholar Vivien Goldman‘s latest book, Revenge of the She-Punks, centres the relationship of women in the movement. She’s in conversation (and full flight) with Harmony and Time for Dreams vocalist Amanda Roff, digging deep on feminist punks.

Supported by 3RRR 102.7FM


1 hour

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Session Artists

Vivien Goldman is a London-born, New York-residing writer, broadcaster, educator and post-punk musician. Her new book is Revenge of the She-Punks (Omnibus/Music Sales). An adjunct professor at New York University, she co-wrote the musical Cherchez La Femme with August Darnell (aka Kid Creole).

Jess McGuire is a writer, DJ, broadcaster, and MC based in Melbourne. She appears regularly on ABC Local Radio and Double J as a reviewer and cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She is a former presenter of Triple R’s flagship Breakfasters show.

Amanda Roff is a musician and writer with a deep commitment to showbusiness. She eked out a tenuous living on the fringes of the music scene until a semester studying with L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E poet Lyn Hejinian in Berkeley California convinced her to complete a PhD about musical metamorphoses in Greek myth.

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