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Festivals & Series
Free
Past Event
Age Restricted

Disco Instamatic

by Tanzer

Drop in between 5-11pm

14 - 16 Jul

Immersive Video Installation

Disco Instamatic is a large-scale, hyper-colour projection work, underscored by an original disco soundtrack by Tanzer, remixed by Butch Le Butch.

Featuring 20 stars of Melbourne’s dynamic queer arts scene this immersive installation, created in collaboration with queer screen magazine Sissy Screens, unites music, drag, dance and visual art.

Tanzer collaborated with all the participating artists to explore how identity, character and costume informed their practices and self-development. The resulting video portraits not only showcase the diversity of Melbourne LGBTQIA+ creative talent, they investigate how many queer artists share a personal journey finding liberation in an alter-ego, a character, an elevated ‘true self'.

Free to drop in, open Thu 14 to Sat 16 July.

Dates
14 - 16 Jul
Ages
Age Restricted
Warnings
Use of haze machine, strobe effects, smoke machine, adult themes, sexual references. nudity and coarse language
Duration
Video project with a duration of six minutes, designed to play on loop.
Tickets
Disco Instamatic video installation: FREE
Disco Instamatic opening party: all tickets $20
Times
Thu 14 July - 5:00pm
Fri 15 July - 5:00pm
Sat 16 July - 5:00pm
Accessibility
Disco Instamatic Is a Three Screen Video Projection With a Duration of Six Minutes, Designed to Play on a Loop, With the Audio Soundtrack Available in Headphones. The Six Minute Work Features 18 Consecutive 16 Panel Portraits.

#Opening party

Ticketed event

Thu 14 July
9-11.30pm

To celebrate the opening of Disco Instamatic, HOTA is inviting you to a sparkling late night disco party in Studio 1 as part of our second annual Underground festival.

The party night will be hosted by award-winning queer icon, circus artist and Kamilaroi man Dale Woodridge-Brown. The evening will feature interviews with, and performances by Disco Instamatic star Aysha Buffet, and the creative mind behind it all - Tanzer herself!

Providing the party soundtrack will be Meanjin disco DJ and community leader, DJ Sweaty Baby (aka Thomas Parer).

$20 entry, R18+ one night only event. Limited tickets available. Claim yours below and don your Thursday night best, bring your friends, your lover, your chosen family for a night of fun, celebration and community. 

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Tanzer

Tanzer

Dale Woodbridge-Brown

Dale Woodbridge-Brown

Rian Difuntorum (aka Aysha Buffet)

Rian Difuntorum (aka Aysha Buffet)

DJ Sweaty Baby (Thomas Parker)

DJ Sweaty Baby (Thomas Parker)

UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

Receive a 15% discount off the total ticket price for purchasing tickets to 2 or more UNDERGROUND festival events.

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