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The Substation/ Artist/​Romanie Harper/

Romanie is a designer living on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri Woi wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nations. Recent design credits include What Am I Supposed to Do? and Equinox (Deep Souful Sweats), Australian Realness, Trustees, Good Muslim Boy, Little Emperors and Turbine (Malthouse), The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You (MTC), Die! Die! Die! Old People Die!, We All Know Whats Happening and Never Trust A Creative City (Arts House), Contest and Moral Panic (Darebin Speakeasy, 2018), Bottomless, This Is Eden, Resident Alien and Triumph (fortyfivedownstairs), Desert 6.29pm, Jurassica and Splendour (Red Stitch) Conviction (ZLMD Shakespeare, 2016), M+M (Daniel Schlusser Ensemble), The Sovereign Wife (Sisters Grimm, NEON), The Judgement (LaMama) META (Malthouse Helium), The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant and Bright World (Theatre Works), and Madonna Arms (Next Wave). In New York she has worked with The Wooster Group, and co-designed Radiohole’s Inflatable Frankenstein (The Kitchen, 2013). She has co-directed and designed The Collected Works of Victor Bergman (Fortyfivedownstairs, 2014) by The Family, and Calamity (NEON 2015) by ZLMD Shakespeare.

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Substation Program/​Theatre
Empty Seat/​ Akaraka/​ 20–23 March 2024/
Substation Program/​Music/​Performance
Tim Hecker, JWPATON /​ Room40/​ 16–17 March 2024/
Outdoor Billboard Gallery/​Substation Program/​Free
Vic Bakin/​ Queer PHOTO: TBWWWTB/​ 27 January–24 March 2024/