Miranda July cuts a singular figure in the creative world. In her upcoming appearance at the Melbourne Town Hall, July will discuss the making of books, shoes, friends, movies, performances and personal protection devices – from her earliest work as a fledgling artist in Portland to her current successes and tribulations as an award-winning filmmaker and bestselling author. With moments of interactive performance, video clips and short readings, this is an opportunity to explore the unique inner world of a startlingly original artist.
At wheelercentre.com, Connor Tomas O'Brien has written about Miranda July's long history of internet interventions:
For years, in subtle ways, she has worked to make the internet a more peculiar and tender place, by constructing platforms that overturn the accepted rules for online interaction in order to bring strangers together in meaningful ways.
Click here to read the story in full.
What would you like to hear July discuss? What value or impact do you see in her work?