Home Is Where the Club IsSun 8 Sep, 1pm
RMIT Kaleide Theatre
Artist and nightclub personality, Miss Blanks is joined by a panel of Melbourne nightlife organisers and tastemakers for a deep-dive conversation about underground after-hours experiences and how people are creating meaningful and dynamic spaces for audiences.
In collaboration with House of Blanks
Born 1991, Brisbane. Lives and works Meanjin. Wakka Wakka/Yaegl. Hannah Brontë’s practice draws on women’s empowerment, hip-hop and protest, and spans photography, textiles and video. She has exhibited both locally and internationally. Brontë is the creator of Fempress which blends her DJ'ing and Artistry as a platform for women in Hip Hop.
Kōtare (fka DJ Sezzo) is a proud Ngāpuhi woman, DJ, writer and curator. She is interested in what it is to be modern Māori, writes theories about the relationship between marginalisation and the magic of the club. In 2018 she created the experimental art club night Precog, and in 2019 she formed the Māori-Australian art collective Ngāti Kangaru.
Low Ton explores the interpersonal interaction of club environments which champions and experiments a plethora of genres jumping from electronic to rap music. This party is supported by a community of DJs, rappers, producers and visual artists who are either starting or continuously forming their own collective identity and journey.
In just under two years since her debut, Miss Blanks has quickly established herself as one of the most important voices among the Australian music landscape. With fire music, style, and a stage presence like no other, she is blowing up the scene in a way that’s too loud for people to ignore.
David is the director underground club night LEFAG and curator of Hybrid Festival.
Stev is an event curator and DJ based in Melbourne. He organises UMAMI, which is a collective of people-of-colour/queer talent that showcase their craft onstage. Stev’s sound quick-shifts from south side rap to industrial garage to vogue house. Stev’s goal is to challenge modern nightlife through music, fashion and art.