The Big Exhale: Farhad Bandesh


You are all invited to the premiere of the music video:


by Farhad Bandesh

and an exhibition of his art work

Friday 26 April 2019 @ 6pm

Blak Dot Gallery – 33 Saxon St, Brunswick


Farhad is a talented Kurdish visual artist, musician and instrument maker who has been imprisoned on Manus Island for nearly 6 years by the Australian government.
This event will be screening the music video alongside an exhibition of Farhad Bandesh’s art.  We will be fundraising by selling artwork and t-shirts with Farhad’s designs, raffles and donations – with all money raised going directly to the artist.

THE BIG EXHALE is written by Jenell Quinsee and Farhad Bandesh

Choreography by Melbourne City Ballet

Dance by Bilal Zeine

Produced by Wendyhouse Films

Released on Wantok Musik


Event proudly supported by Blak Dot Gallery


Acknowledging the collaborations between Farhad Bandesh and Jenell Quinsee and

the tireless work of Jenell Quinsee in making this event possible.

This event is being held on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation.  We offer our respects.



You can see more of Farhad Bandesh’s art here: and here


You can hear and see and purchase THE BIG EXHALE music video and song here: