RMIT Gallery open for White Night Melbourne

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White Night returns this Saturday February 21 with an expanded footprint, great new sites and returning favourites. And RMIT Gallery will be open from 7 pm to 7 am.

Come and join us for the last night of the interactive media art exhibition Experimenta Recharge.

The exhibition presents a collection of over 18 works from Australian and international artists, who question how technology and cultural contexts create new perspectives on knowledge.

White Night, now in its third year, is inspired by the international Nuit Blanche movement that began in Paris, France.

It provides an all-night, free cultural event with visual art, illuminations, music, food, theatre, sport, fashion, film, design and performances on display in the city.

Public transport will be running regularly right throughout the night, and the message from organisers is to arrive after midnight to beat the crowds.

Title: White Night at RMIT Gallery
Date: Saturday 21 February
Time: 7pm to 7am
Venue: RMIT Gallery Building 16, City campus
Cost: Free

LEISA SHELTON PERFORMANCE AT RMIT GALLERY

IMG_5950Leisa Shelton will be performing Mapping Australian Media Art at RMIT Gallery time on Saturday 21 February from 1-4pm.

In this participatory project, Leisa will sit at a table in the gallery inviting individuals to join her in a conversation about significant encounters they have had with media art in Australia – to name the
artists that have made an impression on them and marked us as a culture.

Come along and share your stories with Leisa.

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We will be sealing the archive box and marking the end of Mapping Australian Media Art at RMIT Gallery from 4-5 pm with a small celebration following, hosted by Leisa Shelton and Elise Routledge, program manager, Experimenta.

Date: Saturday 21 February

Time: 1-4pm, followed by a small celebration 4-5 pm for sealing the archive box.

Venue: RMIT Gallery 344 Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Seeing red at White Night

RMIT’s Alumni Courtyard will be a part of the popular White Night festival on Saturday from 7pm and 7am.

The newly-revamped Alumni Courtyard Food Market will be glowing red, referencing the Seven Deadly Sins theme in the adjoining Melbourne Gaol, and market traders will be open all night offering festival-goers an ambient space to rest and revive.

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