APHIDS LISTENS is a direct response to the current political climate of experimental arts, and operates as an ongoing living archive. A bi-monthly podcast based on long-form interviews with key artists from national experimental art communities. APHIDS invites artists to speak, in their own words, about projects of inspiration, early influences and the life of a project from conception to delivery.


Episode 03 of APHIDS LISTENS is a conversation between Mish and Talya Rubin. Talya is a poet and performance maker living in Fremantle (WA). She is a co-founder of Too Close to the Sun, who make performance work that takes a hybrid form, weaving non-linear narratives that combine rich text, video, sound and objects to transcend expectations of theatrical storytelling and create resonant experiences for audiences.


Our newest episode of APHIDS LISTENS is now online. Episode 04 features Hoda Afshar, a Tehran-born, Melbourne-based image-maker whose work brings to light unseen or hidden realities, in conversation with Eugenia Lim

LISTEN HERE on Soundcloud

HERE on Spotify

AND HERE on Whooshkaa


Aphids acknowledges the people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land upon which we work. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.