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Event Spotlight: Twin Pedals

April 14, 2016

Shoeb and Kate Ahmed have combined their quite distinct practices in the immersive, experimental event Twin Pedals. We caught up with Shoeb and Kate to find out more.   Hi Shoeb and Kate! Tell us a bit about yourselves and your practices: Kate: I always liked craft and quite often had multiple projects on the […]

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Artist Spotlight: Aaron Kirby

Meet Aaron Kirby, Canberra based poet and one of the artists who participated in a residency in Namadgi National Park that went a little off plan. We caught up with Aaron to find out more: Hi Aaron! Tell us a little about yourself and your practice. I’ve been performing poetry in Canberra since 2011. I’m interested in […]

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Artist Spotlight: Siobhan O’Loughlin

Meet Siobhan O’Loughlin, NYC-based theatre maker, and creator of the show Broken Bone Bathtub. Siobhan is bringing the show to Australia for the first time ever as part of You Are Here 2016. We caught up with Siobhan to find out more:   Hi Siobhan! Tell us a bit about yourself and your practice: Hello! […]

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Artist Spotlight: Isabelle Martinez

April 12, 2016

Filipino artist, Isabelle Martinez, is in Australia for You Are Here to perform two works, Appropriate Kissing For All Occasions and Relationship Anatomy. We caught up with Isabelle to find out more:     Hi Isabelle, so great to have you in Australia for YAH16! Tell us a bit about yourself and your practice: Hi! […]

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Artist Spotlight: Cissi Tsang

West Australian artist Cissi Tsang is one busy lady, not only is she presenting timofhex at You Are Here in 2016, but she also undertook a residency in Namadgi National Park that went a little off plan. We caught up with Cissi to find out more: Hi Cissi! Tell us a little about yourself and […]

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Event Spotlight: Deadset!

Meet Christie Woodhouse and Claire Stjepanovic, the artists behind Deadset! A  vaudeville, cabaret, folk, country mashup, Deadset is a meditation on Australian patriotism. And women (or lack of). Hi Christie and Claire! Tell us a bit about yourselves: Christie is a disability support worker and part time fun wrangler. Claire is a nursing student and part time fun wrangler. We met […]

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‘Love From’ – by Vivi Violette

April 11, 2016

Vivi Violette, the artist behind Love From, shares her thoughts on love and love letters:   Love is not really something I ever saw fit to believe in. When I was 16 I swore I would never love anyone but myself, I’d seen the movies, known too many broken families and even though I had […]

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Artist Spotlight: Bonnie Cowan

Meet Bonnie Cowan, the artist behind the immersive art event Unravelling. Exploring the notion of personal story-telling, Unravelling questions honesty in a world dominated by over-sharing and over-exposure.  We caught up with Bonnie to find out more:   Hi Bonnie! Tell us a bit about yourself and your practice: 22. Hobart-born, recent Sydney resident. Myopia to the prescription […]

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Babyfreeze Fan Cruise (the fine print)

April 10, 2016

Are you a die-hard Babyfreeze fan? Want to come on the Fan Cruise, but not sure what you’re getting yourself into*? Below are the Terms and Conditions (which may, or may not, be completely serious). *Don’t lie, you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. BABYFREEZE FAN CRUISE TERMS & CONDITIONS Hi Babyfreeze Super-Fan (henceforth […]

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Artist Spotlight: Emily Bennett

Meet Emily Bennett, the brains behind the Dangerous Territory commission, So Fresh. Exploring the dynamics of strangers meeting in night club bathrooms, So Fresh is a site specific installation taking place in the bathrooms of the You Are Here hub space (‘The Hub’, in the old North Bar) We caught up with Emily to find out more: […]

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