Cocktails with Khan
Thu 28 Sep, 5.30-7pm | State Buildings | $15

Join one of Australia’s hottest curators and guest Provocateur for Proximity Festival 2017, Jeff Khan for a cocktail and intimate discussion on curating art in unusual locations across Australia and the Asia Pacific. Jeff is the current Artistic Director of Sydney’s Performance Space and former Artistic Director of Melbourne’s Next Wave Festival. Originally from Perth, he has worked with some of the most exciting national and international artists on experimental, dance, queer, interdisciplinary and site-specific projects. Suitable for curators, artists, producers and art managers.

Jeff Khan in Branch Nebula’s 30 Ways with Time and Space performance, 2013 Photo: Heidrun Löhr


Guerrilla Botanics
Wed 4 Oct, 5-6.30pm | Cathedral Square | $15

Pack your gardening gloves and join artist, activist, gardener, and beekeeper Mike Bianco for a covert night-time incursion into the city inviting you to fertilize botanical inhabitants with acts of care.

Originally from San Francisco and now currently based in WA, Mike Bianco’s work engages a number of forms and materials – both living and non-living, and focuses on issues of politics, environment, sustainability, community activism, energy decline, and the impending “century of crisis.”

Photo: Tucker Marder


Fempress Flex Workshop
Thu 5 Oct, 7-8.30pm | Highgate Continental | $15

Smash the Patriarchy with women on the decks with some fiercely deep rap and hip-hop DJ lessons. In partnership with long time RTR FM’s Full Frequency host Rok Riley and local record and bookshop Highgate Continental, Brisbane-based DJ BABYMAMA aka Hannah Brontë offers her freshest beats and skills to shake ya good thang and learn some skills. Suitable for beginner DJ’s or enthusiasts.

Photo: Courtesy of Hannah Bronte


Spaces limited, booking fees apply.