Wreck Yo'Self #120

Words: @lauren_guymer

August 31 – 7 September 2016.

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Blindside On The Verge FestivalRiso-printed field guide, Blindside Festival 2016 - On The Verge, Image via Facebook.


Blindside Festival: Presents On The Verge an experimental art festival of chance encounters, immersive soundscapes and intimate creative exchanges. For 11 days art will materialise in the alleyways and byways of Melbourne’s CBD. 24 August - 3 September 2016. View the full program here.

Melbourne 2016 Writers FestivalMWF is Melbourne’s annual, two-week celebration for writers, readers and thinkers. Continues until Sunday 4 September 2016. View the full program here.

Arts Project Australia: Collins Place Pop-Up Gallery continues until Wednesday 31 August at 6pm. Over 400 artworks are currently on exhibition and housed in the Collins Place stockroom. [CBD]

Untitled'Places I'd Rather Be' by Emma Leonard at Lamington Drive. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.

Wednesday 31 August:

Lamington Drive: Opening night for Places I'd Rather Be, a series of new drawings and paintings by Emma Leonard, 6-9pm. [Collingwood]

Thursday 1 September:

Arc One Gallery: Opening night for Stratum by Justine Khamara, 6-8pm. [CBD]

Brunswick Studio Walk + Landmarks Art Walk: Commencing at 4pm, follow a guided walking tour of local galleries and studios. For teachers and Artsworkers only, For more information or to make a booking please call the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick 9389 8622, or email counihangallery@moreland.vic.gov.au

Friday 2 September:

Kings ARI: Opening night for new exhibitions by Paul Handley, Katie Ryan, and group show Folding/Unfolding, 6-8pm. [CBD]

Brunswick Street Gallery: Opening event for new exhibitions, All welcome, 6-9pm. [Fitzroy]

Damien Shen, Mars GalleryNew exhibition by Damien Shen at Mars Gallery, Image courtesy of artist and gallery.

Saturday 3 September:

Station Gallery: Opening night for New Paintings by Gareth Sansom, 4-6pm. [South Yarra]

Mars Gallery: New exhibitions by Damien Shen, Nick Mourtzakis, and Tristan Jalleh, 3-5pm. [Windsor]

Charles Nodrum Gallery: Opening night for George Johnson: 90, 70, 30, a Survey Exhibition of George Johnson's works to mark his 90th year on the planet, his 70th year in the studio, and his 30th year with this gallery, 4-6pm. [Richmond]

Anna Schwartz Gallery: Presents Yellow Monohrome by John Nixon, on view from 3 September until 24 September 2016. [CBD]

Sunday 4 September:

Melbourne Writers Festival: Presents Roald Dahl Day, held at Federation Square, Free event, 10-5pm. [CBD]

The Dandenong Market: Free Donut eating competition + plus your usual market goodness, free, 12pm. Register to enter. [Dandenong]

Chromatic Matter by Catherine Anicic, Exhibiting at BSGChromatic Matter an exhibition by Catherine Anici at BSG. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.

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