Aussie multi-disciplinary artist Makeda has released a new 5-track EP called Venus Leak which is out now via Music Company. According to the press release, Makeda is fresh and upcoming, but past collabs count already with Mica Levi, Coby Sey, Roza Terenzi, Ariel Zetina, My Disco, and performed also at Dark Mofo or Vivid LIVE among Klein, Shyboi, Aisha Devi, Nkisi.
Slavery, sexuality, abuse, racial inequality, refugees are her themes for a multi-disciplinary practice spanning music, performance/installation/theatrical site-specific works, radio, design. Fashion has been just before Makeda: past collabs with Margiela/Helmut Lang collaborator BLESS and rising experimental fashion stars Maroske Peech.
“I began to accept my own (racial and neurodivergent) differences in a deeply personal way, after a lifetime of grappling and fighting against it. Most centrally, I was musing on my deep attraction to situations of doomed love.”
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