Perth artist Kim Fernandez brings DJ groove to Kaptive exhibition

Perth artist Kim Fernandez brings DJ groove to Kaptive exhibition

Perth artist Kim Fernandez is combining her love for art and beats to create an unmissable exhibition.

The 25-year-old is part of a new breed of fresh and fashionable young creatives hoping to enliven the arts scene for a new generation.

She held her first solo exhibition last year but felt like it was lacking an immersive experience, so instead of a traditional gallery showing, she is set to deliver a live digital art show complete with a boiler-room style party.

“People were dressed up, it was really boujee — but people just walk around with their drinks, they’re looking at the art — it’s great but I’m thinking, that’s every single exhibition that happens here,” Fernandez, pictured, told AAA.

Fernandez creates collages of pop-culture icons using vintage Playboy magazines, and will see them come to life through digital animations projected around the Goodwill basement at The Rechabite tomorrow.

“I’ve found a graphics guy who has turned all my artwork into these distorted animations, which will look really good on a bigger scale,” she explained.

“And then I’ve also got a projections guy who’s doing the projections for us. I didn’t realise how complicated it would be. It’s some real geeky stuff.”

The Kaptive exhibition will feature Perth DJs including Sepsaay, Lovefear and Mowgli to deliver a true party experience.

“Expect a clash of hip-hop, rap, trap and baile funk music on the night. I think it’s time Perth experienced a new type of vibe, and I’m here to bring it to them,” Fernandez added.

Tickets are available from Fernandez’s Instagram account, @kimbolat, with limited door sales on the night from 8pm.

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