Theatre director Gorkem Acarolglu and playwright Raimondo Cortese present one live work, every hour, for 24 hours
Experience 24 works of art over 24 hours in an interactive exhibition that'll take you all over Melbourne as part of the Festival of Live Art.
Each hour, on the hour, a new work will be presented at varying locations across the city, starting at Fed Square and taking you to the State Library, the Magistrates' Court and the Malthouse Theatre among other locations, including stops for food, drinks and perhaps a quiet spot for a sneaky cat nap.
Lead artists include actress Sapidah Kian (Rake, City Homicide); actor Greg Ulfan (Rush); artistic director at Barking Spider Visual Theatre, Penelope Bartlau; theatre director Susie Dee (Savages); Jonathan auf der Heide (director of Van Diemen's Land); actress Georgina Naidu; artistic director of triage live art collective, Katerina Kokkinos Kennedy; and producer/performer Sandra Fiona Long.
That’s a lot of hours to fill with art, so opt for the full shebang and get a fully-catered 24-hour ticket. Otherwise you can halve it for a 12-hour slot with snacks and meals, or simply pick and mix individual shows for your own liking...
Noon: Freewheelin’, River Terrace, Fed Square.
1pm: The Performance of Everyday, Feddish Cafe and Bar River Terrace, Fed Square.
2pm: Is There Theatre in Justice, Old Magistrates Court.
3pm: The Library of Indestructible Dreams, State Library of Victoria.
4pm: The Guest List*, Wesley Uniting Church.
5pm: Queerum, an inner city abode...Carlton.
6pm: Bathing Beauties*, Melbourne City Baths.
7pm: The Catalyst Club, Queen Victoria Women's Centre.
8pm: Behind the Public Eye, GPO Underground Public Women's Toilets.
9pm: Australian Gothic*, mystery site...
10pm: Tales from the Laneways, Union Lane, Carsons Place, Balcombe Lane, Howie Place.
11pm: A Band on Every Corner, Fed Square.
Midnight: The Midnight Hour*, The Big Screen, Fed Square.
1am: Under City, The Trench, Fed Square.
2am: Beaufort Wind Lounge, The Atrium, Fed Square.
3am: Theatre is My S(k)in, No Vacancy Project Space, Fed Square.
4am: The Rest is Silence, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Southbank.
5am: The Culture of Forgetting*, Malthouse Theatre.
6am: Inheritance, Banks of the Yarra River.
7am: A Day and A Night, under Princes Bridge.
8am: Confessional, Deakin Edge, Fed Sqaure.
9am: The Random Choir of Mutual Wonder, The Amphitheatre, Fed Square.
10am: How TV Makes Our Lives Feel Exciting, Cafe Chinotto, Fed Square.
11am: Tell Me What You’re Really Thinking, Queen Victoria Gardens.
*Single tickets are available, $20 each.