MPavilion 2017

MPavillion 2017

MPavilion – Melbourne’s pioneering annual pop-up  – is back for a fourth year continuing to blur the boundaries of design, culture and creative collaborations. Described as a cultural laboratory and an event hub, each year MPavilion present a free, four-month-long program of talks, workshops, performances and installations from October to February. MPavilion spotlights Melbourne as the creative and design capital of Australia and fosters discussion and debate about the role design, architecture and culture have in creating a city that is liveable, creative and equitable.

MPavilion 2017 is designed by influential architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international firm OMA and will open to the public from 3 October 2017 until 4 February 2018. The series of events across its four-month program include the popular MTalks, MMeets, MMusic and MKids event series. New this year is a special regional-focused program devised in collaboration with Shepparton Art Museum and Geelong Gallery.

International guests include London-based architect Jack Self, South African artist Candice Breitz, UK’s Soft Baroque, New-York based architect Elizabeth Diller, Albanian contemporary artist Anri Sala and Singaporean artist Sam Lo.

MPavilion 2017’s program of events takes its lead from this year’s amphitheatre-style design, and from OMA’s multi-disciplinary ethos. No stranger to shaking up conventions, OMA—and its research arm, AMO—has inspired this year’s MPavilion program to facilitate a mix of innovative and experimental activity.

Media contact: Alexandra Zafiriou, Communications & Development,  +61 (0) 413 347 971

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