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Whale

Fleur Kilpatrick and Katrina Cornwell

Thu 16 May 2019

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Sound Gallery

Whale

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Can you imagine a world where political inaction and industry lobbying has brought the earth to the point of catastrophe? Can you …

Theatre
Comedy

Smokestack Comedy Gala

TOM BALLARD, ZOE COOMBS MARR, ROD QUANTOCK, THE BEDROOM PHILOSOPHER AND SPECIAL GUESTS

Fri 17 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Smokestack Comedy Gala

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. An evening of comedy, songs and ideas. Comedian Tom Ballard declares: ‘As a progressive person, I’m pro-progress and aggressive towards people who …

Comedy
Classical Music

Revolution

Monash Academy Orchestra

Sun 19 May 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Revolution

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Symphonies don’t come any more ‘progressive’ than Beethoven’s ‘Fifth’. It is hard to imagine hearing it for the first time, but …

Classical Music
Progress

The Future of Feminism

TALKING PROGRESS - A TALK SERIES

Mon 20 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

The Future of Feminism

The Future of Feminism: Progress, intersectionality and the new wave of affirmative action. Speaker Jane Gilmore is a freelance journalist, with a strong focus on data journalism and male violence. …

Progress
Progress

Artists + machines = it’s complicated

TALKING PROGRESS: A TALK SERIES

Tue 21 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Artists + machines = it’s complicated

Does technology equal progress? Can computers be creative? How does technology intersect, shape and interrupt our artistic progress? Is technology a contributor or counterproductive to making art? We put all …

Progress
Music

SOLO FOR DUET

EVE EGOYAN

Tue 21 May 2019

Sound Gallery

SOLO FOR DUET

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Canadian artist Eve Egoyan is a piano virtuoso like no other and this is light years away from your average concert. In …

Music
Progress

Creative Exiles

TALKING PROGRESS: A TALK SERIES

Wed 22 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Creative Exiles

Live from Manus Island, Behrouz Boochani, author of award winning No Friend But the Mountains, joins Monash University specially for the Progress Festival. This year’s recipient of the $100,000 Victorian …

Progress
Progress

Monologues

The Company of Wolves

Wed 22 May 2019

Sound Gallery

Monologues

Witness excerpts from devised performances inspired by Angela Carter’s feminist fairy tale and horror masterpiece “The Company of Wolves”. Red Riding hood encounters a wolf on the way to her …

Progress
Progress

Making spaces: Building and designing safe spaces

TALKING PROGRESS: A TALK SERIES

Thu 23 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Making spaces: Building and designing safe spaces

Digital technology and the safety of women in our artistic and urban spaces. Exploration of how the creative industries are progressing in a post #metoo world. Moderator Dr Andrea Baker: …

Progress