Assemble Papers 13 Mind the Gap Party

When: 20 March 2021, 12–9 PM
Where: 4 Ballarat Street, Brunswick, Melbourne
How much: Free!
More info: Get your ticket here

Join us as we bring our publication to life in real-time. Workshops, beats, bevys, activations, sounds + more!

Register here. 

You are invited to celebrate Assemble Papers Issue 13 Mind the Gap with a program of creative workshops, performances and installations, exploring ideas about community and collective action! Join us, and come and grab a free copy!

Everything is free, but a $5.00 donation on the door is included to support a charity close to our heart, Kevin Heinze Grow – Gardening for Recreation, Occupation and Wellbeing. Don’t miss out! Bookings essential.

Arrive at 12pm for the Welcome to Country & Smoking Ceremony by Wurundjeri Elder and an introduction by our editor Sophie Rzepecky.

All Day 12 – 5pm
Create a botanical postcard to send to your loved ones with printmakers Print Safari.

Plant seasonal herb and vegetable seeds with gardeners from Kevin Heinze Grow and learn about the therapeutic benefits of gardening. Take your seeds home and watch them grow!

Visit Queer-ways as they collect queer stories of Brunswick. Working in collaboration with the Australian Queer Archive, Queer-ways is developing an artwork that archives the queer experiences of Melbourne, past and present.

Play mini-games on a colourful tape and chalk playscape by Chad Toprak and Helen Kwok.

12 – 3pm
Award-winning illustrator and Brunswick resident Sarah Firth will help you to imagine and draw your dream home! Great for all ages.

12 – 3pm
Local Brunswick artist Rute Chaves invites you to express your ideas about waste with their techno-hacked Knit Type Writer.

12 – 4pm
Worried about environmental crisis, surveillance, GMO products, mining? Visit artist UB Lee for a shamanistic paper charm.

12.30 – 1.30pm
Meriam chef Nornie Bero of Mabu Mabu, will share her love of Australian Indigenous ingredients, with a tasting of native fruits, vegetables and spices.

Using waste material from the site and an algae-based polymer, artist and designer Jessie French (Other Matter) will make a series of bioplastic objects.

DJ Small FRY takes us from day to night, with an afternoon set riffing off her show Mooncake, on local Brunswick station Triple R.

Around 4pm we will open our free bar with beer kindly sponsored by local Brunswick brewery Sample Brew and urban winery Noisy Ritual as well as some delicious non-alcoholic beverages. 

Musician and artist Robbie Avenaim will perform on drums hacked with his semi-automated robotic percussion system ‘S.A.R.P.S’, and newly developed temporal modulation synthesis system ‘FLUX’.

The Moreland City Band will play led by trumpet player Scott Tinkler.

Musician Exquisite Corpse (Lily Dee) will fill the space with ethereal voice loops.

Sarah Aiken, Rebecca Jensen and performers loop footwork derived from line dance, house dance, and other social dance styles. Creating a simple, learnable choreography with no beginning and no end, everyone is invited to join the loop in a collective repeating dance.

At around 7pm we will roll out the free tacos from Brunswick’s famous Taco Truck

7 – 9pm
DJ C-Frim
Curated by Hope St Radio

With print support from our friends at Boom Studios. Program in partnership with The Centre for Dramaturgy and Curation.

In line with Victorian State Government COVID-19 restrictions, all attendees to adhere to the social distancing measures in place. If you are feeling unwell we ask that you do not attend the event.

[Image: The Kaikohe Basketball Court developed by AKAU in collaboration with the community of Kaikohe. Photo: Aerial Vision]