Wreck Yo'Self #123

Words: Lauren Guymer.Images: Courtesy of the gallery/artist.

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Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!

14355108_10153937032231724_7817060225922266046_n'Spring-Time' all women group show opens this Friday night at the RVCA Corner Gallery! Painting of Patti Smith by Melissa Grisancich. [via FB]


Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016: There are so many things to see, we’ve created a guide of freebies to check out. Get out there! Festival continues to 2 October 2016.

Darebin Arts Speakeasy: With several acts throughout the coming weeks including, Blind Spot from Daniel Santangeli, Hero Complex by Sammy J, An Alternate Route by Emily Robinson and heaps more. Check out the program for more!

Virtual Reality Cinema, Sept 14 – Oct 1. [Collingwood]

Embiggen Books: Between Two Lines, a literary experiment/exhibition, Sept 17-18, 23-24 & Oct 1, 12-5pm (every 15min). [CBD]

The Butterfly ClubNot Another Indie Cabaret opening Tuesday 20 September as part of Melbourne Fringe. Shows continue to Sunday 25 September. [CBD]

1u5a5384'Sleeping Districts', an exhibition by Peter Tarasiuk opening Thursday 22 September at Junior Space. Image courtesy of artist.

Wednesday 21 September:

C3 Contemporary Art Space: New exhibitions featuring Sophie Takach, Timothy Kendall Edser, Amie Anderson, Anastasia Booth, Emma Caskey, Lotte Meret Effinger, Valentina Palonen, Rebecca Delange, Betra Fraval, Will Heathcote, Ben Taranto, Lachlan Herd and curator Michelle Gordon, opening 6-8pm. [Abbotsford]

Red Gallery: Opening night for TXT, a photographic project with Anat Cossen and Sarina Lirosi. 6-8pm [North Fitzroy]

Joshua McClelland Print Room x Rathdowne Galleries: Presents These and Other Shores, etchings inspired by India, Oman, New Zealand, and Australia. 5-7pm [Carlton North]

Thursday 22 September:

Tinning Street: Opening night for I Guess I Just Wasn't Made For These Times by The Seven Seas, 6pm. [Brunswick]

Junior Space: Opening night for Sleeping Districts by Peter Tarasiuk, ,6-9pm, Exhibition continues to 4 October 2016. For more information visit Juniorspace.com.au and RSVP via Facebook.

West Space: New exhibitions opening, with Virginia Overell, Leslie Eastman & Michael Graeve, Heidi Holmes, Mino Peric & Tiarney Miekus, and Liquid Architecture. 6-8pm [CBD]

Ian Potter Museum of Art: Ngarranggarni: Gija Art and Country floor talk, Understanding the importance of Gija-led teaching at the University of Melbourne’s Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. 12:30-1:30 pm [Parkville]

unnamed'I Guess I Just Wasn't Made For These Times' by The Seven Seas, opening at Tinning Street. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.

Friday 23 September:

RVCA Corner Gallery: Opening night for Spring-Time, an all women's group show curated by RVCA Women's special edition artist Melissa Grisancich. 6-8pm [Collingwood]

Sutton GalleryOpening for Feigned indifference by Grace Wood and Kathryn Genevieve Honey, 6-8pm. [Fitzroy]

Every Single Mile: Documentary screening and exhibition by Stephen Hatzikostas. Opens 6pm - late, screening starts at 8pm. [Richmond]

Saturday 24 September:

Nicholas Thompson Gallery: Opening for The Bat and The Boomerang by master printmaker Ren Hawks. Openinh 4-6pm [Collingwood]

Lamington Drive: Marc Martin's Lots book launch, A book about everything and everywhere for everyone. Almost. 12-5pm, children and pets welcome! [Collingwood]

Gertrude Contemporary: Presents Beyond Rhetoric, a forum which will explore the role of the contemporary curator in light of the findings of the CoUNTess Report on gender equality in the arts. 12-2pm, Free, booking essential [Fitzroy]

The Lithuanian Club x Fringe Festival: Tom Dickens & Co present Romeo & Juliet (Vol 1) - The 20th Anniversary Gig, a huge nostalgic art-rock party over two nights that has a whole host of musicians and performers from around the Fringe, 23 & 24 September, from 9:30pm. [North Melbourne]

unnamed-1'Lots'  a book by Marc Martin, Launching 24 September at Lamington Drive. Image courtesy of artist and gallery.

Sunday 25 September:

The Substation Curated Fringe Program: Last day to check out Two Parts of Easy Action at The Substation. 8pm [Newport]

Monday 26 September:

The Courthouse Hotel: Presents Bridesmaid To Be, as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival, 26 September - 2 October 2016. [North Melbourne]

Tuesday 27 September:

La Mama Courthouse: Presents See through the eyes of many by Blaaq Catt, as part of Melbourne Fringe, Sept 21 - 2 October. [Carlton]

Wednesday 28 September:

Linden New Art: School holiday programs, Pet Portraits and Publish Me Workshop, For more info and to book visit www.lindenarts.org/page/events. [St.Kilda]

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