FLOW Festival Finale PAHformance

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Photo Credit: Nory Gretz

PAH! Storytelling is a unique performance event featuring a cast of Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf community allies. This event will be in Auslan and will be interpreted for English-speaking audiences.

This time, we're taking storytelling to new heights with captivating performances, heartfelt stories, and a whole lot of surprises. Our fabulous MCs will guide you through an evening filled with joy, connection, and unforgettable moments. Don't miss out on this unique experience! Secure your tickets now and celebrate with us at an inclusive and exhilarating night of PAH! Stories as the grand finale event of FLOW Festival.



Sam Martin (He/Him) is a Deaf/Hard of Hearing Queer Creative producer and director, driven by a love for authenticity and people. His work seamlessly traverses both film and theatre, with a strong emphasis on the factual space and narratives derived from real-life experiences. Currently, Sam is directing his latest short documentary “Bombay to Bondi” while also curating the ongoing event PAH! Stories. PAH! is a captivating platform that amplifies the diverse and intersectional narratives of d/Deaf/HoH individuals. With a profound commitment to diversity, inclusion, and pride, Sam collaborates with others to break barriers, promote understanding, and spotlight stories that authentically represent his communities. Additionally, Sam’s active involvement on the boards of Deaf Rainbow NSW, Arts Access Victoria and Inclusive Rainbow Voices showcases his dedication to advocacy and community-building efforts within these community spaces.


At FLOW Festival, we believe in the power of art to transcend barriers and create meaningful experiences. Through a dynamic program of exhibitions, performances, workshops, and presentations, we create a platform for Deaf and Hard of Hearing artists to share their stories, challenge societal norms, and inspire change. Our festival encourages collaboration, experimentation, and exploration, providing a space where creativity knows no limits. Join us on September 15th-17th as we transform Melbourne into a hub of artistic expression and cultural exchange. Immerse yourself in thought-provoking exhibitions, be captivated by electrifying performances, and engage in interactive workshops led by talented artists. Whether you are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or simply an art enthusiast, FLOW Festival invites you to be part of a truly unique and inclusive experience. Come and be part of our vibrant community, where artistic talent meets diversity, and where the power of creativity knows no boundaries. Explore the world through the eyes of Deaf artists, connect with like-minded individuals, and celebrate the richness of Deaf culture at FLOW Festival Australia. Together, let’s create an unforgettable and transformative experience that will leave a lasting impact on both the artistic landscape and the hearts of our attendees.

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Auslan Interpreted
Wheelchair Access
Accessible Toilet

Dates & Times

Book in advance and tickets at door Sunday 17 September - 5:30pm-7:30pm


Paid Ticket Entry


Darebin Arts Centre

401 Bell Street, Preston VIC 3072

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Mernda Line, Bell Station (check for Level Crossing Removal works disruptions)


Route 11 (stop 40, a further 10 minute walk) / Route 86 (stop 45, a further 10 minute walk)


Route 513 (Alight at corner of Bell Street and St Georges Road, a further 2 minute walk) Route 903 (Alight at corner of Bell Street and St Georges Road, a further 2 minute walk)
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