MOLA ~ Museum of Living Art
POME is excited to be back with The Museum of Living Art!
The Museum Of Living Art provides a showcase of neo-burlesque/circus/performing artists performing original works and included in the night will be two musical sets from an amazing female musician plus the unique Q&A session with the artists providing a window into their creative process and personalities.
This months gallery includes:
Melba Peach brings a classic flavour to the stage. Her creamy skin and fruity personality will tantalise your tastebuds and leave you wanting more
Like a good malt, Whisky Falls will warm the cockles of your heart with her unique blend of fire and finesse. Her blend of dance techniques, dramatics and styling will keep audiences' palates wanting more than just on wee dram. Whisky has won titles such as Bohemian Princess of Burlesque 2016, and World Burlesque Games Winner 2017, and continues to impress audiences with her varied repertoire.
A French Duke, a femme fatale and a fundamentalist's worst nightmare combine to create draglesque dandy Ira Luxuria – named for the Latin terms for cardinal sins rage and lust. Applying a fine arts education to an incurably immature sense of humour, Ira commands the stage for provocative and utterly indulgent acts for theatre and club nights. They are one of the core members of Melbourne’s smuttiest Rocky Horror shadow cast, The Pelvic Thrusts, and were 2nd runner up in the 2019 Miss Burlesque Victoria competition. Revealing a lot more than just skin, they bend genres and genders, intellectualism and puerile humour- the line between art and smut blurs just as smoothly as their eyeshadow! Swinging around the streetlight at the corner of perfection and provocation, they are here to climb through your eyes, down your throat and nestle into your deepest desires- the Original Sin Themself- IRA LUXURIA
Fierce, fat and fabulous! Kitty Obsidian is a proud Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi enby. Hailed as aggressively queer, kitty is known for luxiousrly lapping at toxic masculinity's tears - once breaking a mans nose with their boobs (true story!).
A wild cat at heart, their fierce self-expression of fetish provides a darker side to a golden smile, showing just a hint of fang, and celebrating the ow in Me-ow! A former Brisbane Leather Pride committee member and all round kinkster; Kitty likes it a little rough and will lead you willingly to the dark side. Founder and producer of Curves & Claws: Variety & Burlesque show - Kitty channels a passion for LGBTI & BIPOC rights & representation and body acceptance/diversity that wows crowds time after time! Performing in one form or another for a decade, Kitty loves nothing more than exploring new forms of art.
Beguiling and badass, bringing their special brand of madness to audiences Australia wide this is one pussy you might not want to pet. Watch out, this kitty has Claws!
Zoe Mortella is a Melbourne based Melbourne singer, song writer, loop musician whose music is reflected in her mixed background. Belonging to both the old world of Italy and the new world of Australia, she has created her own distinct style by fusing influences such asNu Jazz, Trip Hop, Electronic, Acoustic and Soul.
Her loops and mashup covers as well as her original material, turn her live performances into a new experience each time.
They’ve got it, you want it – MOXIE!
Smashing into the spotlight with a message as bold as their makeup, draglesque clown Moxie Delite weaves story and campery to change minds and break rules. Not content with just performing to the extremes of horror and humour, Moxie also produces cabaret freakshow, Cirque de Moxie, and hosts the compelling online forum Deliteful Discussions, bringing together a huge variety of Australian talent to chat and challenge the drag status quo. Smart is sexy, and don’t they know it - Moxie also teased their way to take the title of Burlesque Muse Melbourne in 2021.
In every performance Moxie strips back - sometimes clothes, sometimes skin, sometimes your every expectation for drag and burlesque. Wonderfully weird, Delite-fully debauched and creatively camp, hold tight for Moxie Delite – NO WEAKNESS. NO WARNING. NO WIG.
Aleksandra the Great
Dubbed “Gruesome - yet Oddly Sexy” by The Advertiser, Aleksandra The Great found their feet in the worlds of both Burlesque and Sideshow Circus and from there fashioned this amazing hybrid entertainer who is truly one of a kind.
Electrifying audiences all over Australia, this Boss Babe is a Certified Freak and Weirdo for Hire, celebrated for their deadly talents and sensual, captivating striptease, with performances that will have you on the edge of your seat in anticipation.
Sheik the Freak
Jorge Thymianid is is a performance artist that goes by the name of Sheik the Freak. She is known for her acrobatics. She is your resident bendy bitch, kicking, splitting and dancing the house down. She serves you grungy, raver girl fashion with an artistic twist. With her intense gaze and high energy movements she will provide a theatrical and dramatic performance. She emanates Feminine and sexy energy on stage and loves to interact with the crowd. A tagline of hers is ‘sexy and psychotic’ to describe her performance style. She has performed across Melbourne and Brisbane, notably winning Baby Drag at Mollie’s Bar and the Lip synchronised battle at Yah Yah’s. She looks forward to showing her sensual side at the Museum of Living Art.
Bar and Beer Garden: 5pm
Show Starts: 7:30pm