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Future River: International Women's Day Performance

Immerse yourself in a poignant and dynamic response to the 'Future River: When the past flows' exhibition, thoughtfully curated by Kimba Thompson. This exploration of the Indigenous perspective reveals how cities can obscure the true essence of existence, making it a focal point for a special International Women’s Day celebration during the Brunswick Music Festival.

The evening kicks off at Counihan Gallery with music by SOVBLKPSSY and a movement performance by MaggZ, creatively responding to the exhibition by artists Julie Gough (Trawlwoolway), Maree Clarke (Yorta Yorta/Wamba Wamba/Mutti Mutti/Boonwurrung), Peta Clancy (Bangerang) and Jody Haines (palawa). The experience later transitions to the Brunswick Mechanics Institute Courtyard for a captivating music performance by artist, activist, and musician Aseel Tayah, honouring the resilience, strength and empowerment of women of Palestine. 

Presented by Brunswick Music Festival, PHOTO 2024, Next Wave, Blak Dot Gallery, Counihan Gallery, and Arts Merri-bek.

To learn more about the exhibition, visit our Future River: When the past flows exhibition page.

Accessibility information

This event will begin at the Counihan Gallery and then move across to the Brunswick Mechanics Institute forecourt.

For more information about the accessibility of the Counihan Gallery venue, visit our Access and Inclusion page


Counihan Gallery
Phone: 03 9389 8622

Further information

For program updates you can go to the Brunswick Music Festival website.

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