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Powerhouse Late x Vivid Ideas: Paradise Fair

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Powerhouse Late x Vivid Ideas: Paradise Fair

Date: Thursday 15 June 2023

Time: 5pm - 9pm

Location: Powerhouse Ultimo, 500 Harris St, Ultimo

Price: Free - Bookings recommended, but not required.

Discovery and disruption with a side of wicked delight. Think ‘Alisi in Pacific Wonderland’ where things aren’t quite what they seem. Artist Yuki Kihara, in collaboration with Matavai Pacific Cultural Arts, invites you to try a range of new experiences as you move in and around her stunning new exhibition, Paradise Camp. Take a sip and jump into a curated program of immersive activity, responsive choreography, audience participation and ironic cocktails in this special night flipping the script.


6pm Melissa Malu (Australian Museum) in conversation with artist Yuki Kihara and Airileke (PASIFIX)


6pm Si’ou alofa Maria

6.45pm Genesis 9:16

7.45pm Reinventing the archive

8.30pm Tapa x Taualuga


7pm Siva Mai! dance showcase with Matavai


5pm Talanoa Walk the Talk

8pm Making of Paradise Camp

5–9pm Der Papālagi: The White Man

5–9pm Selected short film works curated by Yuki Kihara:

Maui descending a staircase II

Siva in motion

Taualuga: the last dance


Galu Afi: waves of fire

Salome in places


5–9pm Smoke and Mirrors

5–9pm Making of Fonofono o le nuanua: Patches of the rainbow

5–9pm Making of First Impressions: Paul Gauguin


5–9pm Adornment and masi printing with master artist Sione Falemaka and super stylist Bayvick Lawrance


5–9pm Sound selector Airileke


5–9pm Bar by Grifter, cocktails curated by Yuki Kihara

FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. Registrations recommended.

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