Supreme Ultimate

Live Performance & Video, Women of Fairfield, C3 West – MCA, PYT & STARTTS, Downey Lane Carpark, 7 & 8 October 2016

A collaboration between Hissy Fit and Australian-Vietnamese actor, director, martial arts specialist, Maria Tran. Staged on the top three floors of the Downey Lane Car Park. Supreme Ultimate explores the ways in which martial arts has informed identities and the ways, particularly in a cinematic context, it uses forms of control and deviancy, restrain and excess to navigate cultural and gendered domains.

C3West: Women of Fairfield

Women of Fairfield is a collaboration between Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Powerhouse Youth Theatre, Fairfield (PYT), and NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS), and is presented with the support of Fairfield City Council. The project brings together artists Kate Blackmore, Hissy Fit & Maria Tran, Claudia Nicholson, and Zoe Scoglio, with members of the local community.

Friday 7 & Saturday 8 October, 6–9.30pm
FREE, drop-in
Fairfield CBD: Meeting point: Crescent Plaza (opposite Fairfield train station)

Videographer: Gotaro Uematsu

Video editor: Anna Breckon

Sound designer/composer: Tom Smith

Lighting, AV and interaction design: Toby K

Artists: Hissy Fit & Maria Tran

Video featuring: Debby Liman, Ivana Djakovik & Negs B

Live performance featuring: Maria Tran, Hissy Fit and women of Fairfield!

Special thanks to Dong Thanh Alliance Martial Arts & Taipan Muay Thai Gym