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    Mothprocess:: Fairytale & Fantasy

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    Completely led by local Trans and Gender Diverse creatives, this month, Mothprocess invites you to embark on a quest through faraway lands as we delve into the universe of FAIRYTALE & FANTASY — with three special guest DJs and TWO secret acts.

    Envisioning a world beyond the bounds of our reality is a survival mechanism for many, but it is also the seed from which our favourite stories grow. Our imagination and the tales we spin from it are the greatest form of escapism we can offer ourselves and others, and on August 25th we offer it to you. Whether you be medieval royalty or mysterious woodland creature, join us on this musical odyssey!

    Mothprocess is an access driven club night in Naarm [Melbourne] designed for First Nations folk and POC, the queer community, and disabled folk.

    The night is hosted by ruhmantic, built under the creative vision of Producers & DJs Levi Kohler and Goddess Naavikaran. We believe that the life-cycle of music is much like a moth’s — each song a newborn larva brought into existence by the songs it descended from, that will one day bring forth new creations inspired by the pattern of its wings. We explore this concept through careful curation that traces genre to its deepest roots and its newest leaves. This is a space for party animals and musicologists alike.

    All are welcome. Tickets are tiered - nobody will be turned away for lack of funds.

    SET TIMES: 

    Doors Open: 6 PM

    Goddess Naavikaran: 6:30 PM
    Mon Franco: 7
    :30 PM
    Mothafunk: 8:30 PM
    House Mum: 9:30 PM
    Levi Kohler: 11 PM 

    Special Performances by Eman Ezekiel & Kitty Obsidian. 


    Music ends when the clock strikes 12.

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    Goddess Naavikaran (she/they) is a DJ, theatre producer, musician and choreographer from India, based in Naarm. Their work creates platforms for accessible and anti-racist storytelling for identities of marginalised intersections and communities. Naavikaran’s debut album, Brown Church is available on all streaming platforms.

    Levi Kohler (they/them) is a music producer, singer-songwriter and DJ. Always interested in pushing the boundaries of genre, their music and sets often blend disparate influences from the depths of the underground and the heights of the charts.

    ACCESS:

    • This event is 18+ only.
    • The venue is wheelchair accessible
    • Bathrooms will be non-gendered on the night, and have accessibility features. 
    • The venue is quite accessible via public transport.
    • No smoking is allowed inside the venue. There are some dedicated smoking areas outside the venue. 
    • The event may be loud for some folks, please care as you need for your ears/sensory needs. There will be no flashing/strobing lights or video. Bring your noise cancelling devices. 
    • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Outside food is welcome. We recommend ordering from local businesses around the venue.
    • Folk that require support workers can bring them along for free (i.e. without needing to buy an extra ticket. Please let us know via a DM so we are aware for numbers). 
    • The night has no AusLan interpretation or audio description. 
    • There will be filming taking place at this event, to be used for promoting future Mothprocess events. There will be wristbands available on the night for anyone not wanting to be filmed.

    NOTE: to support access, we are requesting pay-it-forward tickets. If you can afford one more ticket in addition to yours, we would love you forever for it!

    This event takes place on land belonging to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded — this always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.

    The Mothprocess logo was designed by @/ykzachariah on Instagram.


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