Aphids creates epic contemporary art projects using performance, music, site-specificity and new technologies. Collaborative and driven by a passionate belief in the social role of art, Aphids investigates what is current and urgent in contemporary culture.
Projects in 2016 included Howl
at the Festival of Live Art, Flyway
at the Substation, Spooky Action at a Distance
at Schwindelfrei Festival (Mannheim, Germany) and Artefact
at the ANTI Contemporary Art Festival as part of Willoh S. Weiland's ANTI International Prize for Live Art
Projects in 2015 included the launch of Forever Now
at Mona Foma, a tour of Flyway
to NOA Festival in Lithuania, A Singular Phenomenon
at Malthouse Theatre, Finale
at Les Rencontres Internationales 2015, Berlin and a creative development of Crawl Me Blood
at Fresh Milk Barbados and Vitalstatistix in Adelaide.
Aphids is led by Artistic Director Willoh S.Weiland in collaboration with Artistic Associates Lz Dunn and Lara Thoms.