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Caroline Garcia

Presented in Season 1 2018

Presented by Arts House for Festival of Live Art

6-8pm, Wed 14 Mar
6-8pm, Thu 15 Mar
6-8pm, Fri 16 Mar
6-8pm, Sat 17 Mar
2-4pm, Sun 18 Mar

One-on-one for 10 mins
$20 / $15

Arts House
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensberry St,
North Melbourne

Loud music


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Wheelchair accessibility
Auslan Interpreted – 6-8pm, Fri 16 Mar

Artist Statement:
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Sign up to Twerkshop and learn the cultural history behind the ass-shaking phenomenon.

Performance artist Caroline Garcia instructs you in the bootylicious basics of dancing with your pelvis while taking you through twerking’s history within the African diaspora. A moving, jiggling critique of twerking’s mainstreaming as a form of colonisation, this intimate one-on-one performance is for those who don’t mind getting physical.

No dance experience necessary – but in the last 60 seconds, prepare to twerk it!

Creator & Performer:
Caroline Garcia

Acknowledgements – Twerkshop was developed and presented at Proximity Festival 2014
Image by – Peter Cheng, courtesy of Proximity Festival 2014