Concrete Culture

See HOTA transformed into a skate mecca this summer with a packed program of interactive skate culture. View the program below.

This event is part of the HOME series.

Precinct Skate Shop and Kingswood Creative have teamed up with DC Shoes to create the iconic “Plaza Days” at Concrete Culture, transforming our Outdoor Stage into a skate-able plaza featuring custom-made unique obstacles. Try your hand at the open skate session, before the pro’s compete in a best-trick Invitational Jam where there’s $3,000 up for grabs.

Open Skate Session 
3-5pm

For two whole hours, this skate haven is all yours. This is your chance to come and skate the custom-made obstacles before the pro’s compete in the cash-for-tricks Invitational Jam.

Invitational Jam
5–7pm

Supported by DC Shoes, some of Australia’s best skaters compete for a $3,000 cash prize, including Tommy Fynn, Gabriel Summers & Rob Pace.

Featuring
MC
Jim Perry (Local Skater/Filmmaker)

Judges
Julian Lee (Owner, Precinct Skate Shop)

Trent Bonham (Owner, Precinct Skate Shop / Former pro skater)

Trent Fahey (Slam Skate Magazine)

Darren Kirby (DC Shoes)

Rock ‘n’ Slide Free Kids Workshops
3-5pm

Suitable for kids aged 3-12 years, Rock n Slide Skateboarding will provide fun, inclusive and student-focused skateboarding lessons for your up-and-coming skaters. Suitable for all abilities. Registrations essential, limited capacity.

Live Music
It wouldn’t be an afternoon of interactive skate culture without music.

3.30pm
Brisbane-based band, Perve Endings

7.15pm
local punk band, Radolescent 

Yeah Girl Homecoming Exhibition
Indoors at the Outdoor Stage
3–8pm

When you need a reprieve from the summer sun, heads indoors for a unique look at the intersection of women’s skateboarding and creativity. Global media platform Yeah Girl presents a photography exhibition that showcases female and non-binary skateboarders from around the world. Featuring photographers Sarah Meurle, M Dabbadie, Maria Lima, Sarah Huston, Lisa Kindberg and many more.

The exhibition also features two skate videos by The Skate Witches — Thx (2017) and Srsly (2019) — featuring an all-star line-up such as Fabiana Delfino, Una Farrar, Kristin Ebeling, Shari White, Lacey Baker, Helena Long and more.

Plus, don’t miss the silent photo auction with all proceeds going to Skateistan, an international non-profit organisation which empowers children through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa.

Also exhibiting indoors is the pop-up Look Back Library, a curated selection of magazines featuring ladies of shred from the 60s until now.

Look Back Library is non-profit organisation run by Kevin Marks, dedicated to preserving the history of skateboard magazines, and other printed skateboard materials, through traveling exhibits and the building of publicly accessible skateboard magazine libraries.

Take a moment to walk back through time while DJ Tiger Moth provides the beats.

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