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Pain and Suffering But Make It Art: A Weekend at Dark Mofo

Mona’s winter festival moves heaven and hell to remind us that humans are horrible but clever.
Wendy Syfret
6.21.19
Australia Today

Hobart Locals Are More Into Art Than the French

A new study finds that classy Hobartians are way more engaged in modern art than basic French people.
Wendy Syfret
7.6.18
Way Out West

Dark Mofo’s Hymns to the Dead Was Life-Affirming

Portal, Batushka, Numenorean, Blasphemy and Spire came to Hobart for one night of crushing, life-affirming metal.
Sam West
6.22.18
Dark Mofo

Mike Parr Proves We Only Face Our Past With White Narrators

The artist spent the weekend buried below a busy Hobart street to make a statement about totalitarian violence. But now he’s out, we should consider why we needed to bury him in the first place.
Wendy Syfret
6.18.18
Holy Shit

St. Vincent, Alice Glass and Laurie Anderson Are Playing Dark Mofo

Plus: Tanya Tagaq! Laurie Anderson! Haxan Cloak! Lydia Lunch! Zola Jesus! William Basinski! Someone get me to Hobart already!
Shaad D’Souza
4.6.18
Australia Today

The DJ Who Headbutted Tony Abbott Has Been Convicted

He faces a maximum of two years in jail and a $25,000 fine.
Katherine Gillespie
1.18.18
we saw this

Is Launceston the New Berlin?

No. But this year’s Mona Foma left Hobart for the first time, and the result was inspiring.
Katherine Gillespie
1.16.18
MONA

Mona's David Walsh Unveils Plans for New Hotel

Spend a night at the Museum of Old and New Art.
Liberty Lawson
7.7.17
dark mofo 2017

This Year's Dark Mofo Let in Some Light

We look back on the best winter solstice ever.
Wendy Syfret
6.23.17
dark mofo 2017

At The Museum of Everything, Art Doesn’t Exist

Inside this transient museum of non-art, context is the enemy, nothing is real, and everyone is worried about the end of the world.
Wendy Syfret
6.19.17
Dark Mofo

Win a Weekend at Dark Mofo on Us

An all-access pass to the hottest events on the bill.
VICE Staff
5.31.17
dark mofo 2017

Chris Levine is Lighting Up Hobart With the Biggest Laser Show Dark Mofo's Ever Seen

The legendary UK-based light artist has worked with the likes of Antony and the Johnsons, Grace Jones, and Sigur Ros.
Katherine Gillespie
5.24.17
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