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FOMAnipaluna / HOBART 24—26 FEBRUARY 2023

Old Tafe Sessions: Friday

Old TAFE Sessions Friday

Featuring The Chills, Chikchika and I Hold the Lion’s Paw. Also happening during the day: Fantastic Futures.

Tickets on the door

Subject to capacity

Accessibility Information

Physical access

The Paterson Street entrance is level. The Wellington Street entrance is accessible via a ramp, but it does have a narrow point (1m). There are lifts within the building. Accessible viewing platforms will be available, contact the Bookings & Enquiries team by emailing or calling +61 (3) 6277 9978.

Accessible parking nearby

Accessible parking at Paterson Street West (79–83 Paterson Street) with seven accessible spaces, lift and accessible toilet (cubicle open 24 / 7). This carpark is 150m from the venue.

Accessible toilets

There are 2 accessible toilets total on site—one in B block ground floor, and one in A block ground floor. See Mona Foma staff if you're having trouble finding them.

Quiet spaces/break out rooms for sensory relief

Block A, Room A1-04 (ground floor). Follow the signs; see Mona Foma staff if you need help finding it.

  • Five-piece band The Chills stand in a line, staring directly at the camera. They are all dressed in black and are in a warehouse that is bathed in red light. Five large circular white lights are hanging at various heights around them.

    The Chills


    NZ pop-rock legends (who’ve been at it for forty years) cross the pond for your listening / grooving pleasure.

  • Peering through the strings of an out of focus instrument being played close to camera, you can see two members of Ethiopian band ChikChika preparing to perform on stage.



    High energy up-tempo east African / Australian music, drawing on the rich traditions of the Tigrinya and Oromo styles.

  • Four members of I Hold the Lion's Paw stand in a field of wheat grass. Two of the male band members stand closer to the camera, whereas another male and female band member stand further away. They are all wearing layers and staring blankly at the camera.

    I Hold the Lion's Paw


    Electro-ambient psychedelic jazz, accompanied by live dance in the fluid, slow-moving butoh tradition.

    Accessibility Information

    This performance may involve audience participation and interaction.


    Artistic Director, trumpet, pedals, synths: Reuben Lewis

    Synth, voice, electronics: Emily Bennett

    Bass: Joseph Franklin

    Drums: Ronny Ferella

    Choreography, movement : Yumi Umiumare

    Installation, movement: Taka Takiguchi (滝口貴)

    Movement / guest collaborating artist: Risa Muramatsu Ray

    Movement / guest collaborating artist: Eri Mullooly-Hill Konishi

    This performance may involve audience participation and interaction.

    This project has been assisted by Next Wave and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

  • Four male members of 208L Containers stand facing the camera. Each person has a circle around their head with a magnified view of their face showing only their nose and eyes. The whole image is in black and white.

    208L Containers


    Absurdist rockers straddling the line between post-punk and pub rock. Imagine John Clarke riffing over a slightly warped Minutemen cassette.

Tickets on the door

Subject to capacity

Venue supported by

Red Panda Property