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Didirri

Melbourne’s Didirri has been mesmerising people all year. His challenging and thoughtful writing, combined with on-stage charisma and relatable depth has continually won over listeners around the world. Simultaneously heartbreaking and healing, and approaching real issues with smile and charm, Didirri is an artist with something to say. With crowds singing along word for word, […]

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Kaiit

With honeyed vocals, fierce rhymes and a bold eclectic style to match, 19-year-old KAIIT is alluring audiences to the sweet sound of soul. Hailing from southeast Melbourne, the young songstress has been singing for as long as she can remember. Born in Papua New Guinea, Kaiit bounced back and forth between Australia and her homeland […]

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Lumiphonic Creature Choir

Mark Bolotin is an award-winning multimedia artist, inventor and technologist, as well as the founder of Synarcade Audio-Visuals and co-founder of the renown New York art technology company Hyphen Hub. Bolotin creates hybrid creatures and interactive multimedia work that fuse together theatre, film, music, puppetry and artificial intelligence technology in unique new ways. These interactive […]

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Moorambilla Voices + Michelle Leonard

MOORAMBILLA VOICES Moorambilla Voices is more than a program about country kids learning about artistic expression, it’s a program that helps them find their voice, their passion and even their path for the future. Established in 2006, it has now seen more than 25,000 students in skills development workshops from 100 schools annually, aged between […]

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Odette

It’s been an impressive 6 months for Australian singer-songwriter Odette since the release of her debut single “Watch Me Read You”. With nearly 4 million streams on Spotify, 400K views on YouTube and having been voted #56 on triple j’s famed Hottest 100 list in January – Odette is certainly one of the new global […]

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Solli Raphael

Solli Raphael is an award-winning Slam Poet who, at only 12 years of age, won the  2017 National Slam Poetry title in an all-adult poetry competition at the Sydney Opera House. As an eager home-schooling high-school student who has been placed two years ahead of his grade for most subjects, the now 13-year-old Solli enjoys […]

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Tom Thum

It’s been said many times that Beat Boxer Tom Thum appears to have not only a symphony orchestra but also a jazz band, techno DJ, 80’s synth pop group and collection of exotic world instruments all residing somewhere in his throat. Propelled to Internet stardom with his 2013 TEDx performance at the Sydney Opera House, […]

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Sam McMahon

Sam McMahon is a Sydney based musician who makes a living street performing, playing his own compositions. Having grown up in the Bega Valley on the Far South Coast of NSW, his instrumental music is reminiscent of a childhood spent in a rural community. It incorporates finger style guitar, PVC pipes used as a didgeridoo […]

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Iman Etri

Iman Etri is a student at WSU, majoring in History and Political Thought.  She recently discovered that her desire to be an activist, requires her, by definition, to be active, and so joined the world of spoken word poetry.  Since then, Iman has performed at numerous events, including Sydney Writer’s Festival, and as a support […]

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Bilal Hafda

Bilal a high-school teacher, with a passion for spoken-word poetry. Alongside running poetry and creative writing workshops in schools, he is currently involved in the RESPECT program, which are a series of Creative Arts Domestic Violence workshops that run with upper-primary students who have been flagged as potentially ‘at risk’ as having witnessed domestic violence […]

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