Cut Copy Conversations: Dr John Willsteed with Kitty van Vuuren

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Join Dr John Willsteed in conversation with Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977-87 contributors for this online series.

On 16 February, hear from John as he interviews Kitty van Vuuren on her memories and her work featured in the exhibition.

You can view the online event here and we encourage you to join the conversation online using #slqcutcopy and @slqld.

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About Dr John Willsteed

John Willsteed is an Australian musician and sound designer. As a musician, he is best known as a member of Brisbane band The Go-Betweens, in which he played bass guitar 1987–1989. As a sound designer he won Australian Film Institute awards for his work on The Beat Manifesto (1996), Vietnam Nurses (2005, as composer) and Rare Chicken Rescue (2008). He is a lecturer in Music at QUT and was awarded the inaugural Letty Katts Award in 2016. John has provided curatorial advice for Cut Copy.

About Dr Kitty van Vuuren

Kitty is a retired academic, author, and was a lecturer in journalism at the University of Queensland in the School of Communication and Arts. During the late 1970s she worked at the Australian National Hotel and booked the bands which played at the venue. To promote the bands she booked, Kitty created handbills and posters, several of which are featured in the exhibition.

The online event is part of the programming for Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977-87.

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