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APHIDS is 25-year-old artist-led experimental art organisation based in Melbourne.

Amrita Hepi

  Amrita Hepi is an award-winning First Nations choreographer and dancer from Bundjulung (Aus) and Ngāpuhi (NZ) territories. Her mission as an artist is to push the barriers of intersectionality in form and make work that establishes multiple access points through allegory. Her work is characterised by hybridity and engages in extending choreographic practices by combining dance and movement with other domains such as visual art, language and participatory research. An artist with a broad…

Gabrielle Nankivell

. Gabrielle Nankivell is a South Australian director and performer with formative ties to Europe. Working independently and commissioned by leading dance companies and training institutions, Gabrielle also maintains a collaborative creative practice with composer Luke Smiles. Gabrielle’s work has been widely presented across Australia, Europe and Asia by Adelaide Festival Centre, Arts House, Cankarjev Dom (Slovenia), Carriageworks, Esplanade Theatres (Singapore), Festival d’automne (France), High Fest Yerevan (Armenia), Klapstuk (Belgium), Lyric Theatre (Hong Kong), Roslyn…

Lina Limosani

. Graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1999, Lina went onto become an original member of Garry Stewart's Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) and has since worked with Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move, Narelle Benjamin, Shona McCullagh's (NZ), Frances Darth and Troy Mundy.  She then became a member of Scotland's David Hughes Dance Company, working closely with physical theatre director Al Seed, Switzerland's Cathy Marston and London's Arthur Pita. Her time overseas has also…

Jane Howard

. Jane Howard is a Walkley award-winning journalist. She is currently deputy editor of arts and culture at The Conversation, a contributing editor at Kill Your Darlings where she focuses on podcast criticism, and deputy-chair of Writers SA. Jane is currently writing her first book. As a freelance journalist and critic, Jane is a regular contributor to Guardian Australia, which she has written for across Australia and in Asia. She has had writing commissioned in…

Kate Power and Sarah Rodigari

. Kate Power Kate Power is an artist and writer based in Adelaide. Her practice embraces video, performance, textiles, sculpture, text and installation to investigate coexistence and enforced social constructions that can complicate the way people relate to one another. Kate has presented work at the Art Gallery of South Australia for fineprint magazine, West Space, Ace Open, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, BLINDSIDE, Seventh Gallery and FELTspace among others. She has undertaken residencies…

Fleur Elise Noble

Fleur Elise Noble is a maker of all things visual. She works with the mediums of drawing, painting, sculpture, animation, film, puppetry, projection and performance.

Taree Sansbury

Taree Sansbury is an emerging freelance artist and NAISDA Dance College graduate. Taree is a proud Kaurna, Narungga and Ngarrindjeri woman from South Australia.

Alison Currie and Alisdair Macindoe

Alison Currie has a BA in Dance Performance from Adelaide College of the Arts, Australia and a Research Masters in Choreography and Performance from Roehampton University London.

Natalie Harkin

Natalie Harkin is a Narungga woman and activist-poet from South Australia.

French & Mottershead

Creating multi-artform experiences that are as playful and poetic as they are subversive, French & Mottershead invite participants to think again about who they are, and their ties to place and one another.

Kate Neal

Kate Neal is an artist with over 20 years experience as a composer, arranger, teacher, artistic director and collaborator.

Amala Groom and Nicole Monks

Amala Groom and Nicole Monks work both independently and collaboratively as multi- disciplinary arts practitioners.

Nat Randall and Anna Breckon

Nat Randall is an artist working at the intersection of contemporary performance and video.

Anna Breckon is an independent filmmaker, editor, and critic based in Sydney.

Samara Hersch and Lara Thoms

Samara Hersch is a theatre maker, director and teaching artist whose practice explores the intersection of contemporary performance and community engagement.


Larissa Mcgowan began her dance training at the Queensland Dance School of Excellence (QDSE), where she won the Queensland Ballet Scholarship to the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), as well as the prize for ‘Most Outstanding Dancer’. In her graduating year at VCA, Larissa won the award for ‘Most Outstanding Talent’.


THE RABBLE (Kate Davis and Emma Valente) was formed in 2006 from a desire to make work that wasn’t being produced in Australia: visually ambitious, political, feminist and formally experimental.