Friday 15 January 2016
Woolf Pack Zine Workshop
Zines, ideas and banter with this female and non-binary with this female and non-binary zine and collective.
Multi-award-winning Indigenous writer and poet Samuel Watson weaves new works throughout the festival.
The More I Think About It, The Bigger It Gets
A feminist multi-arts pop up performance featuring live classical music and sound art.
Lost in Translation
Examining patterns formed among and within repeating structural units of Proteins.
Cloud2 and Quantified Earth
Will we have to imagine life without water? Our planet’s water cycles are under threat and we have the data to prove it.
Born Joy Dead
Formed by Ben Dalton (Hungry Kids of Hungary), Born Joy Dead exposes audiences to the experimental side of rock.
Drop in & out of this performance installation come endurance test inspired by the Greek myth Sisyphus.
The Girlfriend Experience
Step into a strip club after hours, when the patrons have left, and see it from a sex workers perspective.
Gravity Wing by Clio Em
A science fiction love story through a blend of folk, electronic and classical music intertwined with abstract imagery.
Georgia Mae Featuring Katy McHugh Design
Lusty grooves, magnetic vibes and the delicious vocals of Georgia Mae are paired with the vibrant poetic visions of Katy McHugh Design. Katy McHugh will compile a video of different collage pieces, all original works, are made specifically for this event.
The Mechanics of Entanglement
A piece about mathematics, the beginnings of the universe and the fundamental indeterminism of the quantum world.
Stand Back, I Know Science
Join Eamon and Melissa as they pit wits against each other in a cyclone of smoke, flames and gleeful mayhem.
Waiting and Searching
A birthday hug from Mum. A high five from your sister. A chance to learn from the one who knows you the best. Imagine if you had to wait hours for the one thing that most young people get to do everyday: talk to their parents. Waiting and Searching shares the untold stories of young people who are navigating their way through life and the unfair rules and regulations of the criminal injustice system. A part of Backbone’s 2high Festival at Metro Arts.
This audacious proposal will explore, through a physical theatre drama, the behaving of a brain in a multi linguistic environment.
Installation inspired by stories and letters, previously untold, unwritten and silently contained within. Now brought into the world.
QUT Booth on Safe Spaces
A portable structure using tangible and hybrid interaction to ask “Where do you feel safe in Brisbane?”
The Community Pulse
Our community has a pulse that spans time and space. Tap into the history and present of this festival and venue.
Left alone, we become submerged in our thoughts. For some, this means freedom. For others, it is inescapable, overwhelming, suffocating.
An Act of Intimacy
What are the conditions necessary for intimacy beyond the mutual desire to connect? A one-on-one encounter.
Emotional, instinctive and honest – let Phoebe lull you into a peaceful serenity before breaking all the rules.
A blind punch of intensity through mellow seas, an experimental electronic project that combines hip hop, folk and pop influences.
Where do we start with all this Feminism stuff? If you are new to feminism, start here. All questions welcome.
Interrupting the Internet by YAK YAK YAK Youth Arts Kuranda
A new theatre work looking at regional young people’s relationship with the internet, handheld devices and families.
Praxis Makes Perfect
Eden St James and Gala Vanting’s masterclass explores spaces of liminality, the intersectional and the emotive.
Parental Guidance Recommended
With the influx of media, information freely flowing and safety alerts on high, step inside to see what it is like to be a child in today’s society.
If You’ve Got It
Welcome to “If You’ve Got It”, the game show that exploits the problems of real women for your entertainment.