One Night in Footscray 2017

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Friday 24 November 2017

Spend One Night in Footscray and discover the art spaces, galleries, venues and hidden in-between spaces at a free event, Friday 24 November.

Experience Footscray after dark. Enjoy roving performers, live music, DJs, kids’ activities, gallery exhibitions, an artist market and participatory art installations under the stars in this free program open to people of all ages.

Celebrate local talent

One Night in Footscray will feature outstanding local creative talent.

VU students' work

VU at MetroWest will host a number of works from students from Victoria Polytechnic Creative Arts, including:

  • a pop-up recording studio
  • augmented reality
  • the 2017 Graduate Exhibition.

Creative highlights

Other highlights of the night include:

  • a pop-up dance floor
  • Heather Horrocks’s piece TIME OUT, commenting on two public art spaces in central Footscray
  • Larissa MacFarlane’s Disability Pride which brings together some of Melbourne’s best-known disability activists with local community, for a live and collaborative paste up
  • Trocadero Art Space presenting an evening of exhibitions and performances specifically commissioned for One Night in Footscray.

Promoting art in Footscray

The event aims to:

  • encourage journeys through central Footscray and its creative spaces
  • highlight the work of local arts and makers
  • support emerging practitioners and students, creating a platform for them to showcase their work
  • promote and encourage audiences and artists to see, experience and interpret Footscray, its people and places.

Date & time

  • Date: Friday 24 November
  • Time: 5pm till late

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24 November 2017, 5:00pm


VU at MetroWest (Footscray) 138 Nicholson Street