Festival Program


They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us

Sun 26 Aug, 8.30pm
Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Join Peruvian-Australian music video director and writer Triana Hernandez, and New Zealand poet, playwright, and musician Courtney Sina Meredith in a conversation and performance about the role of music in activist movements, and the lyricism of resistance.

This session is $22/$19. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20 July.


1 hour

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Session Artists

Triana Hernandez is an award-winning Peruvian–Australian writer and filmmaker based in Melbourne. Working predominantly as a music journalist and music video director, her work explores the poetic and political nature of sound. Hernandez is currently working on a book about identity politics within Australia's music scene.

Courtney Sina Meredith describes her work as an 'ongoing discussion of contemporary urban life with an underlying Pacific politique.' She launched her first book of poetry, Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick, at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair, and has since published a short story collection, Tail of the Taniwha, to critical acclaim.

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