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Housewarming: Palmistry of Pointlessness

Matto Lucas

Matto’s here to offer you a very accurate and totally-not-pointless palm-reading… because in this day and age, even witches, soothsayers and mystics need a 9-to-5 gig.

Palmistry of Pointlessness is presented by Arts House as part of Housewarming.

Come lay down your palms for a one-on-one reading guaranteed to change your life, or at least your lunch break. Following on from his Parade of Pointlessness and Poetry of Pointlessness, Matto Lucas continues his exploration of art and labour with a sly solo encounter that’s less about magic than paying the bills.

Like the bastard offspring of a water cooler and a tarot deck’s one night stand, this satirical take on contemporary office life conceals hidden depths, tapping into the existential and nihilistic unmentionables that underscore the worlds of both artistic and white collar workers.

About the artist

Matto Lucas is an Australian artist, photographer, creator, curator and art facilitator working within mixed and digital media, with a preference for photography and performance. In 2013 Lucas was awarded a Lifetime Membership to Midsumma for his continuous work and commitment as a visual artist within the LGBTQI community.


It is recommended that children are accompanied by an adult to support their experience of the work.


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NOTE: Palmistry of Pointlessness is only available on Sat 10 Apr 3pm & Sat 17 Apr 6pm as part of Housewarming.

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