Melbourne Arts Club presents Wreck Yo’Self #143, your weekly guide to opening nights, events, markets, performances and more. For more info on arts events in Melbourne sign up to our newsletter.
Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!
‘Rope-A-Dope’ solo exhibition by Esther Olsson opens this Wednesday 1 March from 6-9pm at Lamington Drive. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.
Yonder Art Space: Holy Mackerel!, an extremely fun and colourful fish themed exhibition by Hayley Martin & Tegan Iversen continues until the 11 March. Hayley & Tegan have created a series of works using various mediums in order to capture the beautiful, cute, vibrant & quite often very strange image that is a fish. [Yarraville]
Wednesday 1 March:
Lamington Drive: Opening night for Rope-A-Dope by Esther Olsson, a solo exhibition consisting of diary entry-style images that reflect on themes of fighting back, having a cry, fearing confrontation, and her personal representation of power. 6-9pm [Collingwood]
Thursday 2 March:
Chapter House Lane x CLIMARTE: Present Birdman; an exhibition containing over 250 hand carved and painted Australian Native birds by Queensland artist, Ted Barraclough. Opening drinks from 6-8pm.
‘A Fertile Void’ by Stephanie Kam opens at Alternating Current Artspace this Friday 3 March, 6-8pm. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.
Friday 3 March:
No Vacancy Project Space: Opening night for Field Notes, a solo exhibition by Melbourne artist DEAMS, with live music by Tim Heaney, 6-9pm [CBD]
Off The Kerb Gallery: Opening night for new exhibitions by Isolde, Amrit Murti, Nani Puspasari, and Mariya Rovenko. 6-9pm [Collingwood]
Kings ARI: Opening night for new exhibitions by Georgia Banks and Alexandra Gomez, and group show Massage Therapy curated by Clare Longley. 6-8pm [CBD]
Alternating Current Artspace: Opening night for new solo exhibitions by Paula McLoughlin, Olga Tsara, Daniel Gardeazabal, Stephanie Kam and Abigail Reisner. 6-8pm [Windsor]
‘Dancer In The Dark’ by DEAMS, as part of solo exhibition ‘Field Notes’ opening Friday 3 March at No Vacancy Project Space.
Saturday 4 March:
Boom Gallery: Opening celebrations for new solo exhibitions by Elizabeth Barnett and Andrea Shaw, plus Too Big For The Foyer by Lance Delary-Simpson, Ellie Chalmers-Robinson & Jacob Gerard-Brown. 2-4pm [Geelong]
Tuesday 7 March:
fortyfivedownstairs: Opening night for Soxhibition, a VAMFF exhibition in collaboration with The Social Studio and local artists, with artwork woven into socks. Free Event, 5-7pm. [CBD]
Words: Lauren Guymer
Images: Courtesy of the gallery/artist.