Director/ Brand Manager/ Touring Agent, Motorik, DJ Warehouse & Earthcore
Vi Hermens is the co-founder of Motorik, one of Australia’s most renowned underground party series and record labels. Starting in sweaty basements and working their way up to seasonal festivals for thousands of people, alongside monthly parties at their bar, 77. They’ve hosted luminaries like Daniel Avery, Tiga, Gesaffelstein, Bicep, Brodinski, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Matrixxman, Locked Groove, Spank Rock, Mall Grab, Jimmy Edgar and many more. Their record label is home to artists like ARIA Award winner Francis Xavier, DJ Mag Top 100 legend Phil Smart, KIM from The Presets, Jensen Interceptor, Stephane 1993, The Finger Prince and Motorik co-founders, CSMNT61. Alongside this, when he’s not touring around the country playing DJ sets everywhere from Elsewhere to Revolver and back again, he’s the Brand Manager at DJ Warehouse Hire, one of Australia’s largest party production companies, and works with legendary festival Earthcore as a Touring Agent & Tour Manager, and moonlights as an art director from time to time for assorted clients all over the world.
Exploring the connect between art and music, The Art Of Rave brings together a number of influential creative designers behind some of the world’s most iconic labels. The panel will be a forum for each artist’s work, the movements that sprung up around them, how they intertwine their work with the music of the labels […]