WRECK YO’SELF, THE ARTS IN MELBOURNE THIS WEEK

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

Words -  Ella Quinn

Images - Courtesy of the galleries

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Lauren Guymer, painted wall at Brunswick Street Gallery for Drawing 2016

Ongoing Art Stuff

SHOOT V2 submissions close this Saturday 27 February. Don't forget to send 3 examples of your work to info@melbourneartsclub.com, more info HERE!

Brunswick Street Gallery Exhibitions: a whole bunch of exhibitions are on until March 3! Solo exhibitions by Eric Pena Rivera, Janelle Bennie, Mrinal Kanty Das, Fiona Barbetti and Robert Gomer. Group exhibitions are Fragility and Drawing 2016. [Brunswick]

Emily Green- Fragment. Well known Melbourne jewellery designer Emily Green creates a paper installation inspired by the lead-light windows at The Bundoora Homestead. On until 3 April [Bundoora]

Seb Brown - Support. Support is an experiment in form and texture spanning drawing, sculpture and jewellery. February 24 until March 12 at Bus Projects. [Collingwood]

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Seb Brown, Support

February exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary. More Day Than Beyonce by Jamie O'Connell, There Are No Others by Amy Amos Gebhardt and group exhibition Pet Shop Cookie presented by Josey Kidd-Crowe. On until March 5. [Fitzroy]

Friday 26 February

OPENING - Vietnam: People and Places by Mauro Trentin | A photographic journey through Vietnam. Hosted here at Melbourne Arts Club Gallery and running until 4 March. Grab a drink and listen to live tunes by Thomas Henry Walker and friends. 6pm - 10pm [Preston]
Mauro Trentin
 Mauro Trentin, People and Places
OPENING - Drawing Dicks on The Herald Sun: The Exhibition. Yes it's exactly what it sounds like. 20 artists do their best to deface The Herald Sun in the most artistic way possible. Sure to be the lowbrow art event of the season! On until Feb 29. ArtBoy Gallery. 6pm. [Prahran]
Off The Kerb gallery opens three new shows Beyond the Pale by Gigi, Analog Dreams by Rachael Edwards & Breathing Space by Elina Gault. 6pm - 9pm [Collingwood]
Brixton presents 'Public Service Announcement Art Show' at Backwoods Gallery 7pm - 10pm [Collingwood]
House of Bricks opens 'Dragon Fly' featuring Lish Barraud, Angus Baird, Shay Bakar, Ben Dean, Maddison Kitching, Angel Benson, Jo Lane, Harry Hughes, Trixi McCarthy-Gilbert, Nick Millen, Rachel Perrin, Ryan McGennisken, Chloe Wilder, Mupz, Shini Pararajasingham & Be Free. This is the final opening at House of Bricks, stay tuned for our Q & A with the founder and curator Nick Millen. 
Love/City III  The PLANETARY. The third and final festival in the trilogy, bringing together works by over twenty-five exceptional artists to explore myriad notions of love on a global scale at Testing Grounds from 6pm - 11pm [CBD]

Saturday 27 February

Brixton Presents 'Broadcast Melbourne' taking over the Tote Hotel for a free show featuring Beaches, UV Race, and more [Collingwood]

The Beat of Brunswick Street. From 1pm until 1am over 55 cafes, bars and shops in Brunswick Street will be hosting live music and DJ's. [Fitzroy]

Sunday 28 February

The Brunswick Studio Walk Stroll across 7 locations in Brunswick and check out the Brunswick art scene. There'll be open studios and exhibitions representing the culture of each space. 12pm-5pm. [Brunswick]

Monday 29 February

Northern Voices continues at Melbourne Art Club [Preston]

Tuesday 1 March

Fabrik: conceptual, minimalist and performative approaches to textiles. Fabrik is part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program and aims to cross-pollinate ideas across the fields of fashion, textiles and contemporary art. It starts today and ends May 22. The Ian Potter Centre. [CBD]

Exhibition at The Dirty Dozen, 'Fast and Slow, Still' by Naomi Nicholls 7pm [CBD]

Wednesday 2 March

Ryan McGennisken, Mia Kenway, Cameron Gill, Tobias Koster at Rubicon ARI 6pm [CBD]