Wreck Yo'Self #144

Melbourne Arts Club presents Wreck Yo’Self #144, 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!

Self Love Club, image submitted by Ervi, for 'Self Love Club' exhibition and zine launch by Frances Cannon at Enough Space. 


Enough Space: Self love club by Frances Cannon continues to 12 March. Self Love Club started just over a year ago when the artist had the mantra tattooed. The zine and exhibition includes a collection of images and stories from some of the people who have the tattoo, and is a celebration of the worldwide movement towards body acceptance, fat and body positivity, mental health awareness, and SELF LOVE. [Event Link]

Thursday 9 March:

BlindsideNew exhibitions opening, with Strain and Structure by Ro Noonan, and joint exhibition Sweat by Elwyn Murray + Aaron Billings. 6-8pm, CBD. [Event Link]


'Wild Wonders' group exhibition curated by Primary Arcade, opens on March 10 at Brunswick Street Gallery. Photo by Alana Potts, Image courtesy of Primary Arcade. 

Friday 10 March:

Primary Arcade @ BSG: Opening night for new group exhibition Wild Wonders, presenting work from over twenty artists across the East Coast of Australia in a reflection about earth, connectivity and the modern day. Opening drinks from 6pm, Fitzroy. [Event Link]

Neon Parlour: Opening night for Rebirth, a group exhibition where all artists remain anonymous and create work based on the one theme, providing freedom for each artist in their contemplation. 6-9pm, Thornbury [Event Link]

Juddy Roller: Opening night for Monochrome Organism by Nychos, a solo exhibition with a glimpse into his creative process. With sketches, drawings, and anatomical studies. 6-8pm, Fitzroy. [Event Link]

The Beth McDonnell Gallery: Art classes led by local artist Ed King are being held on March 10th and 17th! Also offering one class for free for those who want to dip their toes in and are yet to take the plunge into creativity! 6.30-8.30pm, Kew. [More info]


'Untitled' by Bill Henson, on exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria from 10 March. Image courtesy of artist & gallery. 

Saturday 11 March:

NGVNew exhibition Bill Henson is now open, Plus the NGV Festival of Photography! To find out more information and view the program visit here.  [CBD]

Sunday 12 March:

Perimeter BooksPresents a talk with Melbourne-based German photographer Katrin Koenning, whose debut book Astres Noir won the 2016 Australian Photobook of the Year Award. $5 door donation, RSVP's essential (hello@perimeterbooks.com), 3-4pm, Thornbury.

Tuesday 14 March:

Dance MassiveOver 40 curated dance shows and activities will take place during this year’s Dance Massive (14—26 March), providing the opportunity to immerse yourself in the full spectrum of choreographic forms. [More info]

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


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