Next Wave x Liquid Architecture
Melbourne based curators Sezzo Snot and Makeda Zucco are interested in the history of experimental dance music as a basis for revolution. From techno to house, disco to garage, jungle to hip-hop, each genre began as a form of expression for the marginalised.
The club can be viewed as a type of social experiment – a Utopian testing ground for the celebration of individuality and togetherness in coexistence. Club dancing tends to be intuitive and spontaneous, and its appeal to the oppressed lies in its being socially created without reference to external authority.
Melbourne’s iconic Tote Hotel will be transformed into a dance party where invited artists combine electronic music, sound art, performance and installation, that foreground non-cognitive modes of understanding beyond Western coloniser logic.