Wall work

Exhibitions May 04, 2010 1 Comment

Two artists, five locations, one thousand bricks, five days.

Michaela Gleave and Kate Mitchell: ‘Wall Work’

Presented as part of the 2010 Next Wave Festival, ‘Wall Work’ is a five-day performance in which Michaela Gleave and Kate Mitchell will build and then dismantle a brick wall, brick by brick, everyday over five consecutive days. Occupying public and pedestrian zones within Melbourne’s CBD the project proposes an intervention within the urban environment, blurring the lines between art and labour and altering the public’s use and perception of this landscape.

Dates: Monday – Friday, 7am – 3pm, 17th – 21st May

Monday 17th: City Square, Swanston Street
Tuesday 18th: Birrarung Marr, Lower Terrace
Wednesday 19th : ACCA Forecourt, 111 Sturt Street, Southbank
Thursday 20th: Federation Square – Swanston Street Forecourt
Friday 21st: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street – Front Steps

*All sites have disability access

This project is being presented as part of the 2010 Next Wave Festival and made possible through the generous assistance of City of Melbourne and Arts NSW. Special thanks go to the fantastic staff at Next Wave and City of Melbourne for their dedication and enthusiasm, to Fraserstudios in Sydney, and to each of the stakeholders for allowing us to work with these sites.

Wall Work at Next Wave

Michaela Gleave

Greedy Hen

Andrew Frost

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