XYL – Mona Foma 2018

Thirteen new radiophonic works by thirteen sound artists will be broadcast from transmission points dispersed along the Intercity Cycleway between Hobart and Mona (thirteen km), curated by radio queens Phillipa Stafford and Julia Drouhin. Grab a radio and tune in as you walk/ride/rollerblade/segway to and from the festival hub at Mona. Radios are available (for a small deposit) at the Mofo Box Office at Brooke Street Pier and at Mona. BYO headphones.

Featuring Felicia Atkinson, Fari Bradley, Nina Buchanan, Dinahbird, Camilla Hannan, Joyce Hinterding, Miyuki Jokiranta, Ripley Kavara, Dani Kirby, Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Linda Persson, Lucreccia Quintanilla and Tricky Walsh.

Transmission Activation
Friday 19 January, 10am
Free with registration
Register here

Friday 19 January, 10am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday 21 January, 9am–6pm
Intercity Cycleway, Hobart to Mona

Presented in partnership with Mona Foma 2018.

Sisters Akousmatica’s project XYL was assisted through Arts Tasmania Artist Investment Program by the Minister for the Arts.


Thanks #mofo2018, we walked from Hobart to Mona to activate 13 new sound works for XYL on 90.0FM with our first legal broadcasting licence!

Thanks to the marvellous hosts of transmitters : Tasport, Green Army, Derwent Collegiate Rowing Club, Botanical Garden, Cornelian Bay Restaurant, Jen Murnaghan/Laura/Pete studio, Maeve MacGregor, Blackwoods, Jaycar, Tiballs Nursery, Tasmanian Transport Museum, Undine Accomodation, Rob’s cottage, Mona Winery.

Thanks Mofo team Em, Shelley, Brian, Paul, Will!

Jude Abell for letting us know about disappearing antennas on the public path.

Edith and Dan for their sculptural skills and workshop.

Sabio design for the costumes.

Lou Comboy for the documentation.

And dear walkers – listeners!