Wreck Yo'Self

Words – Ella Quinn Photos – J Forsyth


OPENINGS - 25-7-14_Jason_Hewitt-25


The Melbourne Festival starts today!! It's running until October 25, so check out their website and plan your next two weeks! There will be theatre, dance, music, film, talks, family events and of course visual art. The official opening event will be held at Federation Square tonight (Thursday 8 October).

MPavilion - an architectural commission and events hub in the Queen Victoria Gardens has just opened. Check out their calendar of events. (Southbank)

First Site Gallery - RMIT Swanston Street. Come and check out the three current exhibitions by up and coming artists: The Grass is Always Green by Ben Burgess, The Finest of Domestic Animals by Jessica Curry and Not There Ever by Jaryd Cooper. (CBD)

Artland - RMIT Brunswick. an Annual exhibition of site-specific artworks at RMIT Brunswick campus. Runs until October 16 (Brunswick)

Trashlation at Melbourne University


Thursday 8 October

Adult Level 1000 by Madison Griffiths - Daisylegs, 6-9pm. (Richmond)

Friday 9 October

Opening of Still Dead by Elvis Mingo - Collingwood Gallery, 6pm. (Collingwood)

Photography Meets Feminism - Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre. Talk by Stephen Zagala the Senior Curator from Monash Gallery of Art at 2.30pm. (Bundoora)

Incinerator Gallery - Contemporary Art Prize Opening, 6-8pm. 39 artists from Australia and Romania reflect on the theme of art for positive social change. (Moonee Ponds)

Christmas series - shopping -8

Saturday 10 October

The Secret Garden - Marathon screening of claymation short films by Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg - ACCA, 6-8pm. Check out their exhibition of claymation sculptures running until November 22. (Southbank)

Opening of Masks, Screens and Ghosts by David Rosetzsky - Sutton Gallery, 4-6pm. An exhibition of David's new photographs exploring identity, subjectivity and relationships. (Fitzroy)

Opening for Model Citizen by Lucas Davidson - Gallerysmith Project Space, 4-6pm. (Abbotsford)


Sunday 11 October

Opening of Yangon Echoes - Photography by Tim Webster - Magnet Galleries Melbourne, 4-6pm. Yangon Echoes looks behind the façades of heritage buildings to offer intimate views of life in the cosmopolitan city formerly known as Rangoon, Burma. (CBD)

Monday 12 October

Selfie-made by Tessa Mei-Mei - Sparta Place. Check out Tessa's drawings inspired by a trip to Japan, hanging in the window of 16 Sparta Place for the next few weeks. (Brunswick)