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Melbourne Now open studios

Melbourne Now is a pulse check of Melbourne’s art scene. As you wander through the galleries at both NGV International and NGV Australia you are met with some of our most prominent artists and discover some who will soon be …  More

Three Thousand DIY workshops

The ability to adroitly sketch a little comic illustration is a skill with myriad uses. A back-of-a-napkin sketch slid facedown towards someone attractive in a bar. A pithy scrawl in the margin of a book then gifted to a prospective …  More

Growing Food Project: local, fair and sustainable

Most of us living in congested cities feel disconnected to where our food comes from. Shopping at supermarkets and relying on food that comes from far away contributes to unethical consumptions, unequal distributions and ecological damage. What if food is …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 1

On the eve of the opening of Melbourne Now I have butterflies. Not because I am an exhibiting artist about to celebrate with everyone involved in this extravaganza, but because I am about to create a large-scale billboard painting intervention …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 2

As the name suggests, ‘The Telepathy Project’ has been grounded in telepathy since our formation, yet a new force is increasingly prevalent in our work – dreams! We have been working with them for several years now, designing and conducting …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 3

Anticipation has been building for the unveiling of Community Hall, the dazzling purpose built space dedicated to Melbourne’s diverse communities designed by McBride, Charles, Ryan architects. Community groups, performers, hobbyists and fashion designers have emerged in force and will not …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 4

The Melbourne Now Design Residency: The Bolwell EDGE Caravan Studio is a highlight of the Melbourne Design Now presentation curated by Simone LeAmon. A design residency sited in the Garden at NGV International, the Bolwell EDGE caravan, designed by Vaughan …  More