Desire, I Want To Turn Into You: Caroline Polachek In Conversation

An intimate discussion with Brodie Lancaster about Polachek's career, art, and the future of pop.

Gain a window into the mind of acclaimed US songwriter, singer and producer Caroline Polachek and explore intricate inner-workings of the inventive pop auteur at Desire, I Want To Turn Into You: Caroline Polachek In Conversation, presented by ALWAYS LIVE, APRA AMCOS, The Wheeler Centre and RMIT Culture.

A Victorian exclusive event, this will be Australian fans' only opportunity to delve deeper into the processes and experiences behind Polachek's music as she sits down for an intimate discussion about the evolution of her varied career, the expression of self through art and the future of pop.

Taking place in the spectacular surrounds of The Capitol, the Q&A will be hosted by pop-culture connoisseur Brodie Lancaster. Co-host of the weekly podcast See Also, Lancaster is an essayist and author whose critiques and features have been published in Vogue, The New York Times, The Guardian, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and The Age, amongst others.

This event is part of ALWAYS LIVE, a statewide celebration of contemporary live music supported by the Victorian Government through Visit Victoria. This event is part of ALWAYS LIVE, a state-wide celebration of contemporary live music supported by the Victoria Government through Visit Victoria.

We are proud to be teaming up with ALWAYS LIVE to help raise funds for their 2023 charity partner Support Act. This means that $1 from each ticket sold will be going directly to Support Act and the amazing work they do with music workers, artists and crew.

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