Featured Artists


Joshua Santospirito is a graphic novelist, multimedia artist and performer from Nipaluna/Hobart. His 2013 graphic novel, The Long Weekend in Alice Springs, won the NT Chief Minister’s Nonfiction Book Award. His third graphic novel about migration stories and trying not to lose your cool when travelling with your parents, The Islands Where We Left Our Ancestors, is available across Australia from July through Scribe.

Natalya Bing is a Columbian/Australian violinist and multi instrumentalist based on the Tasman Peninsula who has performed at venues as diverse as the Sydney Opera House through to dive bars. She regularly performs in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and in well-loved bands such as Warner Smith & Bancroft.

Joshua and Natalya have been performing and composing together under the name Bing/Santospirito since 2019. They were commissioned by Mona Foma to present their audio-visual improvisatory performance, The Quoll, at the festival (2021) and co-composed music for the theatre play ‘A Mouthful of C’s” (2023).


Ripple Effects – Stories for the Ages