Wreck Yo'Self #131

Melbourne Arts Club presents Wreck Yo’Self #131, your weekly guide to opening nights, events, markets, performances and more. For more info on arts events in Melbourne visit our What’s on calendar or sign up to our newsletter.

Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!

by-p1xels'Polarity' by Christopher Hancock opens this Friday 18 November from 6-9pm at BSIDE Gallery. Photo by @p1xels

Wednesday 16 November:

RMIT Gallery: Opening night for new interactive bio-art exhibition Morbis Artis, from 6-8pm. [CBD]

Arts House: Presents Tremor by Ashley Dyer, a combined kinetic sculpture, musical instrument, and dance performance. 16-20 November, tickets available here. [North Melbourne]

Thursday 17 November:

The Substation: Opening night for Motorgenic, an installation created by acclaimed drummer Robbie Avenaim. From 7pm, free event featuring a performance from the artist. [Newport]

Daine Singer: Opening night for Kiri by Zoë Croggon, a suite of new photocollages examining the individual obsession with the body. 6-8pm. [CBD]

Montsalvat: Opening night for new exhibition Sidestreams by Fusion6, a diverse group of award-winning artists.  6:30-8:30pm, the Barn Gallery. [Eltham]

Tinning Street: New four-day only exhibition Every Place Is The Same Place, by Shaun Tan. Open from 17-20 November, 11am-5pm. [Brunswick]

Blindside: New exhibitions by Melanie Jayne Taylor, Linda Judge, and Tori Lill open tonight from 6-8pm. [CBD]

Enough: Presents Think Pink, a group show curated by Sophia Cai and Caitlin Shearer, featuring work from a stellar lineup of Australian female artists. 6-9pm. [Prahran]

Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Studio Residency Program - documentation 2016 'All the Gardens I Could Find' by Melanie Jayne Taylor opens at Blindside this Thursday 17 November at 6pm. Image courtesy of the artist

Friday 18 November:

BSIDE Gallery: Opening night for Polarity by Christopher Hancock, featuring over twenty new works from the Melbourne based artist. Watch a short video of work in progress here. 6-9pm [Fitzroy]

Second Story Studios: Launch party for UpUpTrampoline's Arts for Social Change Acadamy, a new space for programmes, workshops and events for creative expression and social change activation. Free event, 7:30-11:00pm. [Collingwood]

Saturday 19 November:

Alternating Current Art SpacePresents Surface Reflections | Subterranean Echoes, by Paula Van Beek and Gabrielle Leah New. With an Artist Q&A and performance at 1:30pm. [Windsor]

Nicholas Thompson Gallery: New exhibition Meat, Fish, Smokes by Robert Moore opens today and continues to 11 December 2016. [Collingwood]

Immigration Museum: Opening for new exhibition Our Odyssey: Ithacans in Melbourne, narrated by journalist Angela Pippos. Tickets $14, Concession & kids Free. [CBD]

The Butterfly Club: Presents Live, Laugh, Love a muscial comedy by Stew Walker. Shows run this Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 at 7pm, tickets $25. [CBD]

vicissitudes_890resizedVicissitudes 2011 [detail], by Jason de Caires Taylor, showing in 'Human / Animal / Artist' which opens this Sunday 20 November at McClelland Gallery. 

Sunday 20 November:

I.P.F + Perimeter Books: Presents the 2016 IPF Photo Book & Zine Fair, from 11am -5pm at The Good Copy. [Collingwood]

McClelland Gallery: New exhibition Human/Animal/Artist: Art Inspired by Animals opens today and continues until 19 February 2017. [Mornington Peninsula]

Work-Shop x The Stockroom: New Stencil Art workshop led by award-winning artist 23rd Key. Running from 2-3:30pm, book your tickets here! [Ringwood]

Toorak Village Art Walk: Today is your last chance to check out original Paintings, drawings and mixed media being displayed in the shop windows of Toorak Village. Free event, open 24/7. [Toorak]

exhi037154'Yosemite I', David Hockney, showing in the 'David Hockney: Current' exhibition at NGV. Image copyright David Hockney. 

Monday 21 November:

National Gallery of Victoria: David Hockney's major solo exhibition David Hockney: Current, is on exhibition until 13 March 2017. Open 10am-5pm daily  [CBD]

Tuesday 22 November:

First Site Gallery: Presents Double Blind by Brie Trennery & Kieran Boland, and A Drive-by by Tara Milenkovic. Opening from 5:30-7:30pm. [CBD]

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

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