WRECK YO’SELF #95 – Hello Art, snap snap

Melbourne Arts Club’s weekly newsletter about art stuff. Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!

Nick Pitsas - Monbetsu

Ongoing Arty Stuff

Wall to Wall Festival, now in its second year, Benalla will be transformed by 7 female and 7 male artists running from 18 - 20 March [Benalla]

ReelGood Film Festival 2016 running 18-19 March at Schoolhouse Studios, opening party on Friday night and a shit hot program to follow. [Collingwood]

'Lightweight Heavy' by Anna Thorne at Bus Projects. A sculptural show by emerging artist, Horne exhibiting her interest in process and materiality. Until 2 April [Collingwood] RMIT Gallery - 'he loves me, he loves me not' by Elizabeth Gower. Until 23 April [CBD]

TDF Collect- 'Double Cream' by abstract artist, Evi O, in her first solo show. [Collingwood]

NOW16 at Fehily Contemporary Gallery. A group exhibition featuring: Abdul Abdullah, Penny Byrne, Simon Finn, Camille Hannah, Gregor Kregar, Sonia Payes, Kate Shaw, Chloe Vallance & Darren Wardle. Until 27 March [Collingwood]

Five Walls Projects - 'Reformat v.2' by Julianne Clifford [Footscray]

ReelGood Film Festival

Thursday 17 March

First Site Gallery presents 'Back to Back'. A group exhibition by 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts and Honours Students from Object Based Practice, including ceramics and gold silversmithing. 5.30-7.30pm [CBD]

'She Bang' in the A'beckett Urban Square presented by RMIT Link Arts & Culture with special guests and a showcase from Roller Derby Victoria. 4-6pm [CBD]

West Space is opening three new exhibitions; Lucina Lane, Yona Lee & Sofi Basseghi and 'Economy,' with Schaeffer Lemalu, Patrick Lundberg, Campbell Patterson, Kate Smith & Meagan Wyke. 6-8pm. [CBD]

White Rabbit Collective presents 'Yūgen'. Exhibiting mixed media works by Heidi Valkenburg. 6pm. [Brunswick]

Cupid's Late Lunch at House of Sticks, a new public installation by Crib 7pm location TBA [Collingwood area]

Jason Parker, courtesy of OTK gallery

Friday 18 March

Melbourne Arts Club Gallery turns 1 yo, celebrating with the opening of photography exhibition SHOOT V2. Seems fitting as we opened the gallery with the first iteration SHOOT!

Off the Kerb opening two new exhibitions. The front and back spaces present 'Room with a View' by Jason Parker and in the upstairs gallery is 'Dark Corner' by Jacob Coppedge. 6-9pm. [Collingwood]

Backwoods Gallery announces 'A Study of Darkness'. Featuring artists: Dave Kinsey, TWOONE, Ashley Wood, Felipe Pantone Kes Acorn, Shun Kawakami, Yusk Imai, Senekt, Takeru Amanu, Shohei Takasaki, Stephen Ives, Alexander Mitchell, Nelio, Marie Joxe, Masaho Anotani, James Jirat Patradoon, Lush, Mariya Rovenko, Jonathan Guthmann, Sam Totty, Slicer, Tony Reade and Evie Cahir6pm. [Collingwood]

Gertrude Contemporary presents 'If People Powered Radio: 40 Years of 3CR'. Showcasing newly commissioned works by local artists in collaboration with Fitzroy's oldest radio station, 3CR. 6-8pm [Fitzroy]

'Observation- Imagination' by Jan Senbergs opens at the NGV. A retrospective exhibition of Senberg's works spanning over 40 years. [CBD]

Nicholas Projects present 'The Deep Addressable Field' by Joe Hamilton. 6pm. [CBD]

'Childhood' at Montsalvat. A photographic exhibition by Francisca Jorgensen, Amy Shire and Kerrilee Ninnis. 6:30-8:30pm.[Eltham]

Launch Drinks for Issue 29 of The Lifted Brow at the Union Club Hotel [Fitzroy] 7pm

Saturday 19 March

Arts Project Australia presents 'Cam Noble Solo' by Cam Noble. It is his first solo exhibition of figurative works on paper. 3-5pm. [Northcote]

Gallerysmith Project Space presents 'After 65'' by David Sequeira. 2-4pm [North Melbourne]

Sunday 20 March

Launch of Voiceworks issue #103 'Bang' at Bella Union, 6pm tickets available

Post Office Hotel 6th Birthday Party at.. you guest it, the Post Office Hotel, free bands, Coburg Lager, giddy up!

Image courtesy of Wall to Wall Festival

Tuesday 22 March

Flinders Lane Gallery presents 'Paintings from Sicily' by Eolo Paul Bottaro. 5:30-7:30pm. [CBD]

Urban Landscapes, City Sounds - Gallery Opening with General Men, Marianne Digs & Queen Beaver at Old Bar 6pm.

Wednesday 23 March

Rubicon ARI presents 'IMBUE'. A group exhibition featuring a range of mediums to explore themes of the body as 'subject'. Artists include: Yuria Okamura, Naoko Inzuka, Genevieve Piko & Emma Michaelis. 6pm. [North Melbourne]

'Cede' by Nathan Larkin at Testing Grounds. It is his first solo show showcasing photographic works taken while hiking the Yarra River. 5-7.30pm [Southbank]