Archive for April, 2009

SPECIAL EVENT: Sat 2 May - Melbourne Closing Event

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Thank you very much to all who have contributed to People Make Places: Melbourne via having your photo taken and/orcreatingyour impression of Melbourne inside one of our matchboxes. The matchboxes we have been receiving at Vitrine, Platformare amazing. Weare havinga special viewing of People Make Places this Saturday2 May 10.30am-12pm - the final day of our time at Vitrine, Platform. On the day, we will be launching our photographs of Melbournians we have captured during our visits to Melbourne over the past few years.

Hope to see you there!

Vitrine is a large cabinet window space located under Flinders Street in Campbell Arcade (also known as Degraves Street Subway). The Arcade/subway connects to Flinders Street Station train platforms and can also be reached via stairs off Degraves & Flinders Streets. The closest exit to Vitrine is an underground staircase accessed from outside 248 Flinders St. Vitrine is at the bottom of these stairs (opposite the hairdresser).

Vitrine is part of the Platform Artist Group, an amazing artist run initiative supported by artists, the City of Melbourne through the Arts & Culture Triennial Program 2009-2011, by the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria Programming, and by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Melbourne Portrait

Monday, April 6th, 2009

This month we will be spending time in Melbourne creating a portrait of the city with the help of the locals. The portrait is gradually being created at Vitrine, Platform located in Campbell Arcade, Flinders St Stationwhich isaccessible from Flinders St, Degraves St and via the Degraves St subway exit of Flinders Station (the staircase going downwards located in the middle of each platform of Flinders Station leads to the Arcade )

We will be spending most of our time at Vitrine - please visit us and contribute to our portrait: Campbell Arcades hours are

Monday - Friday 7am-7pm

Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday and public holidays: closed

April - Melbourne Exhibition

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

We are currently installing our latest project at the Vitrine Platform, Degraves St exit of Flinders St Station. The opening is this Friday night - if you are in Melbourne please stop by. We will be here for about a month creating a portrait of Melbourne.