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Nowhere Fast presents a panel discussion > Creativity, Culture and DIY

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To complement the launch of Nowhere Fast, Paul O'Brien's photographs of Brisbane's punk/post-punk scene in the late 70s, you are invited to a discussion about the role of DIY practices in the the making of this scene, and the relationship between this community of young people and their creative practices.

We will be joined by:

Jeanelle Hurst - intermedial artist, reclaimer of cities, a driven and influential member of the Brisbane independent art scene from the early 80s until the mid 90s, whose work is best represented by One Flat, Red Comb House, O'Flate and Interface 88. She returned to her working life in 2015 and is involved in a number of current projects.

Adam Wolter - a pioneering digital and computer artist. A collaborator with numerous artists across artforms through the 80s. What was the new media has now become commonplace. 

Ian Wadley - one of Brisbane's foremost experimental musicians, with an international reputation. He has performed with Holy Ghosts, Minimum Chips, Small World Experience and Tex Deadly and the Dumdums. He has lived in Brisbane, Melbourne, Berlin and currently resides in London, and has played all over the world.

Anne Jones - a writer, arts administrator and painter, Anne was in The Toesuckers; was a founding member of The Cane Toad Times and Toadshow; was station coordinator at 4ZZZ in the ealry 80s; and has had a spider species named after her.

This panel discussion will be followed by live music at 8pm at It's Still A Secret with The Cut Snakes, The Dustbin Hoffmans and Lov's é Blur.


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