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The SUBSTATION The SUBSTATION is a not-for-profit multi arts centre located in a 100-year-old repurposed, industrial building. The SUBSTATION presents an annual curated program of creative development, residencies and presentation. Engaging with artists from across artistic disciplines, working in non-traditional modes and across art-forms, The SUBSTATION provides the opportunity for artists and audiences to connect with our unique space and the distinctive location of Newport. thesubstation.org.au The Japan Foundation The Japan Foundation, established in 1972, is Japan’s only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. The mission of the Japan Foundation is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries in the areas of arts & culture, Japanese-language education as well as Japanese Studies and intellectual exchange. The Foundation maintains its headquarters in Tokyo and operates through a network of 25 overseas offices in 24 countries worldwide. The Foundation is represented in Australia by its office and cultural centre in Sydney. jpf.org.au Melbourne International Arts Festival Melbourne International Arts Festival is one of Australia’s leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for commissioning and presenting unique international and Australian dance, theatre, music, visual arts, free and outdoor events. At the heart of Melbourne’s culture of creativity, we curate unique experiences that bring people together and break new ground in culture and the arts. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Jonathan Holloway EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Kath M Mainland CBE 2—20 OCTOBER 2019 festival.melbourne #melbfest Support your Festival Ticket sales only cover 45% of the presentation of the Festival each year. Play a crucial role in securing the future of the Festival by making a tax-deductible donation today. Visit festival.melbourne/donate to make your donation or to learn about our private giving programs. Cover photo: Katayama Tatsuki Inside: Mayumi Hosokura Melbourne International Arts Festival acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to the Kulin Elders and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Principal Public Partner