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NOTHING by Janne Teller

Adapted by Fleur Murphy
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A riveting adaptation of Janne Teller’s award-winning novel, now considered a modern classic.

21AD

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Freed from the straitjackets of client briefs, 21 creatives from the golden age of advertising and design come together for the first time in a joyfully unrestrained group exhibition.

Light

Debra Winn
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

'Light’ celebrates over sixteen years of artwork inspired by life models and dance companies from New York to The Australian Ballet by award winning artist Debra Winn.

Artist Talk

Debra Winn
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Please join Debra and Alice for valuable insight as they share their experiences of the rehearsal rooms and creating their art.

The New Impromptu Quartet featuring Raleigh Williams

Alexander Nettelbeck, Conrad Henderson, Jim Glasson, Andy Horneman and Raleigh Williams
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Join us for an afternoon of jazz, exploring a world of styles and influences, and featuring guest vocalist Raleigh Williams.

Road Works

Mike Reed
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Mike Reed's 'Road Works' exhibition dabbles in the gravel and raises his sights from quirky street photography to an artful view of “Road Photography”.

Brahms and Dances

Yiyun Gu & Matthew Rigby
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Experience the full range of power, raw emotion, and beauty of sound possible on violin and piano with Matthew Rigby and Yiyun Gu.

Viola, Viola

Wenhong Luo and William Vyvyan Murray
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Fellow violists Wenhong Huo and William Vyvyan Murray present an exciting program of viola duets. 

GLOW

Jasper Ly & Peter Dumsday
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Jasper Ly (oboe) and Peter Dumsday (piano) present GLOW – a concert celebrating the contemporary sound world of Melbourne composers.

Everything Else

David Maxwell
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

David Maxwell’s forthcoming exhibition Everything Else reflects on the visual cycle of life through graphic links in time, pushing together the connections between feelings and happenings in an evolving world.

Venus Virgin Tomarz

Robert Earp & Venus Tomarz
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

The audacious and electrifying conceptual photography of Robert Earp focuses on
the ‘surreal realness’ of transgendering with Venus Virgin Tomarz – Named after
Earp’s ‘divalicious’ collaborator and muse.

GARDENS OF EVIL

Venus Virgin Tomarz
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

o Venus Virgin Tomarz GARDENS OF EVIL 24 May - 4 June 2022 hours: Tues - Fri: 11am-5pm Sat: 11am-3pm admission: Free ..It all started with art and heart. A…

Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise

Maki Morita
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise' by Maki Morita, directed by Amelia Burke.

Cotton and Silk

Benjamin Nichol
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Cotton and Silk' by Benjamin Nichol (LOVE), directed by Stephen Nicolazzo, and featuring Jennifer Vuletic and Brigid Gallacher.

Sacellum

Chris Orr
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Sacellum by Chris Orr is an infected confection of the sacred and technology. A melancholic wink at consumerism and spirituality. A dialogue between a certain past and an uncertain future.

After the Fire

Gavin Brown
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

From the end of 2019 into the beginning of 2020, bushfires ravaged much of the country. The aftermath left a devastating impact on people and land. Thoughts of recovery seemed far from our control. To make sense of it all, the Gavin Brown created a body of work, and titled it After the Fire - an attempt to find beauty amidst the chaos of the bushfire crisis.

Art and Life, Domestic and Sublime

Coady Green and Linda Barcan
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Pianist Coady Green and mezzo-soprano Linda Barcan perform two major song cycles by Melbourne-based composers Linda Kouvaras and Katy Abbott.

The Herring Island Piano Sonata

Coady Green and Tiriki Onus
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

The world premiere of Linda Kouvaras' new work, the Herring Island Sonata for Piano and Narrator, performed by pianist Coady Green and narrator Tiriki Onus.

Crucible

Group show featuring: Robyn Rich, Angela Hayes, Lisa Sewards, James Yuncken, Braden Howard, Mike Wedd, Janno McLaughlin, Annette Fitton, Madeline Bishop & James Hale.
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Crucible is a fortyfivedownstairs group exhibition responding to the triumphs and tribulations that the artistic community faced during the 2020-21 pandemic. Bringing together ten artists, the exhibition explores the spectrum of effects that the pandemic had on artistic practices.

Kup Murri

Maryanne Sam
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Kup Murri', written and directed by Maryanne Sam, and featuring Glenn Shea, Kamarra Bell-Wykes, Corey Saylor-Brunskill, Anna Burgess, Syd Brisbane and Carissa Lee.

Myra in Space

Bridgette Burton
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Myra in Space' by Bridgette Burton, directed by Alice Bishop and featuring Kelly Nash.

Imperishables: Sculptures and Paintings

Filip Toth
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

The artist combines metal and stone forms, suggesting the frailty of human existence, or powerful monolithic shapes, tarnished by the patina of time, in an effort to indicate “visibly or invisibly” fragments of human existence.

The Book of Fabulas & Scented Echoes

Drasko Boljevic & Eleonor Palacio
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

As Dr Bernhard Sachs describes it “The meeting of this with the intense literary tradition of its South American corollary in Melbourne proposes a sophisticated larrikin poetic”.

Mungo

Susan Wald
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Fortyfivedownstairs presents Mungo, a solo painting exhibition by Susan Wald, as part of the 2022 gallery program.

Vele

Michelangelo Russo & Jennifer Jabu
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

MICHELANGELO RUSSO & JENNIFER JABU Vele 2 August - 13 August 2022 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 6pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm Tuesday and Friday evenings: 6pm - 8pm…

To The Promised Land

Margaret Gold
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

They risk everything for a chance of freedom.  How many boats are never seen.  How many people are never fished from the sea.

My Neighbours’ Gardens

Aloma Treister
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

The flowers and plants that Treister choose to paint spoke to her on a personal level, symbolizing the months of lockdown, and a celebration of the beauty that only nature can produce.

Drifted

Alison Russell
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Her imaginary landscapes are triggered by an enduring fascination with textures, patterns and life forms in the natural world. Ambiguous, otherworldly themes suggestive of subterranean and underwater worlds, forests and biomorphic forms evoke curiosity and wonder.

It’s All in the Details

Kate Durham
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

An exhibition of wearable art by designer Kate Durham.

1863: The Birth of Impressionism

Songmakers Australia
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Songmakers Australia - soprano Merlyn Quaife AM, bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos and pianist Andrea Katz - perform a program of stunning French repertoire by Debussy, Fauré, Duparc, Chausson and Poulenc.

Crawling Through the Dust of Life

Richard Besley
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

With densely textured surfaces creating movement and space, the work is suspended somewhere between the metaphysical and material. While referring to the natural world the images ultimately evoke otherworldliness and suggest an internal process of revelation.

Drift

Ming Chung
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

“Drift” explores the state of mind where our consciousness drifted away to a difference place, wondering, imaging, and perhaps just thinking of nothing.  Mind drifting breaks you away from the present moment and free your mind to a different world.

Crocodiles

Elbow Room
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play Crocodiles by Vidya Rajan, directed by Marcel Dorney.

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