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NGV Teens: Art Party
NGV Triennial

Sat 7 Apr, 6pm–9pm
NGV International
Great Hall
Ground Level

Be a part of the NGV Triennial teen takeover at Art Party. Your ticket gets you exclusive after-hours access to NGV Triennial (Ground Level) alongside performances from drag superstar Karen From Finance, DJ sets by DJ Slymewave (aka Jo from Big Scary) and talks and discussions with Afro Hub and Hana Assafiri.

Food and drink available for purchase on the night plus NGV design store and T2 Tea giveaways and student discounts.

Don’t miss your chance to spend the evening surrounded by the work of some of the most creative minds working today.

NGV Members can bring up to two friends for the same discounted price. To join or learn more about NGV Membership, click here.

Ages 13 – 17 with valid secondary school ID. Please note there are no pass-outs, once you leave you will not be able to re-enter.

Performers

Karen from Finance is the premiere ‘corporate’ Drag Queen of Melbourne, ready to sashay, lipsync, and vogue the night away with a series of performances.

Especially for NGV Teens Art Party, DJ Slymewave (Jo Syme of Melbourne duo Big Scary), will swap her drumsticks for DJ decks. All about bringing the good times, she’ll be busting out the current indies, getting cheesy with some RnB, or making you move with the heroes of soul.

Hana Assafiri is a Melbourne activist and restaurateur, who invites teens to ask a group of Muslim women anything about their faith in a ‘speed-dating’ style workshop.

Afro Hub presents THIS IS ME! contributors:

Idil Ali is a proud 21 year old Somali spoken word artist who uses language, pace and sometimes dramatic movements, Idil weaves stories of displacement, identity, struggle and revolution in the way of Somali poets.

Originally from Sydney, John Mashar is one of Melbourne’s newest poets. His work is characterised by powerful sensory imagery, enabling his audience to vividly imagine and perfectly envision characters, moods and settings.

Yusuf Harare Jnr is a 24 year old Somali musician who uses his artistic practice to both empower marginalized people, and for it to act as a vehicle to contribute to revolutionary thought.

Born to migrant parents from Sudan and Eritrea, Aziz explores the intersection of their blackness, queerness and conservative Muslim upbringing in their work and offers a deeply personal insight into the turbulent life of a “third culture kid”.

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The NGV wishes to acknowledge The Ullmer Family Foundation for their generous support of NGV Teens. The NGV Kids program is supported by a grant from the Truby & Florence Williams Charitable Trust.