Radical Hospitality

Radical Hospitality is a community gathering filled with food, chats and a good time.

Radical Hospitality Platforming Community is led by Next Wave Producers in Residence, Leigh Lule, MaggZ and Tarryn Love.

Join us for series of events bringing together artists, thinkers, friends and foodies for connection, exchange and celebration.

Three events. Three locations. Three collaborations.

Fri 21 Oct 📍 Wadawurrung Country (Geelong)
Sat 5 Nov 📍 Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Country (Merri-bek)
Fri 18 Nov 📍 Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung Country (Footscray)

Fri 21 Oct, Wadawurrung Country

You’re invited to a night of connection, food, conversation, and music in a collaboration between Next Wave x Platform Arts.

Producer in Residence Tarryn Love is hosting Radical Hospitality: Platforming Community on Wadawurrung Country (Geelong) at Platform Arts, on Fri Oct 21, 6pm – 9pm. Everyone is welcome.

The night will include a Welcome to Country by Wadawurrung Traditional Owner Nikki McKenzie, panel discussion, delicious food to share and music! Come along to hear from an all First Nation panel for a yarn about what it means to Platform for Community.

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Sat 5 Nov, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Country

You are invited to Radical Hospitality – Platforming Community 2, curated by Producer in Residence MaggZ at Brunswick Mechanics (BM), on Sat 5 Nov 2022, 3 – 6:15pm. This event aims to centre immigrants experience by bringing together QPOC makers and artists, to converse and exchange the relationship between culture and art practice in the context of Naarm through the lens of present and future.

This event will include an acknowledgement of Country & guided mindfulness practice led by MaggZ, a performance by Nonoy Cisco and Trace, a discussion panel facilitated by Jurnma, in conversation with Andy Kuramoto, Jennifer Ma, Marisa Mu & Shin, concluded with open dance jams and cyphers with DJ Mothafunk.

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Fri 18 Nov, 6-9pm

You’re invited to eat, chat and connect with fellow artists and foodies.

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Producer in Residence Leigh Lule is hosting the final rendition of our series, Radical Hospitality - Platforming for Community! Part III will take place on Wurundjeri and Bunurong Country (West Footscray) at Migrant Coffee Café on Fri 18 Nov, 6pm – 9pm.

The night will begin with an Acknowledgment of Country by Leigh, followed by a Discussion panel ft. Candy Bowers, Mariam Koslay, and Amarachi Okorom as they unpack what it means to ‘platform’ for their respective communities.

Catering will be provided by Migrant Coffee, alongside an open bar courtesy of our sponsors, Mountain Goat and Noisy Ritual.

All ticket sales will be donated to AMES Australia branches in Werribee, St Albans and Footscray. AMES Australia provides language classes, employment services, community engagement and settlement support to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers across Country.

Fri 18 Nov
6pm – 9pm
Migrant Coffee Café (3/576 Barkly St, West Footscray, 3012)
$10 (Capacity is limited so getcha tix quick!)

This event will be Auslan interpreted. All are welcome.

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Radical Hospitality is supported by Next Wave, Merri-bek city council through Arts Merri-bek & VicHealth through their Future Healthy initiatives.

Learn more about our Producer in Residence program.

  1. Image: Radical Hospitality - We Eatin’ Good, Brunswick Mechanics. Photo: Mae Hatrick (2022)

  2. Image by Leiko Lopez. ‘Still Here, Now’ closing night at Platform Arts. 2022.

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