Magic Steven is a Melbourne-based artist whose work has been alternately described as autobiographical storytelling, deadpan comedy, guided meditation, group therapy and long-form beat poetry. He has performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, White Night, Liquid Architecture, the Inland Concert Series, Blindside Festival and MONA’s Dark Mofo festival in Tasmania. Internationally he has performed in Moscow, Berlin, Athens, Tbilisi, Paris, Stockholm and London. In 2016 he commenced a popular monthly night at Trades Hall in Melbourne, writing and performing a new show once a month with guest musicians and DJs appearing at each one. He is also a visual artist, sometimes creating black-and-white ink drawings.
Photo by Hannah Spence