Presented in partnership with Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office, Open Book supports artists to submit their fresh, innovative ideas that cast a new light on Melbourne and its relationship with literature.
Moving the subversive odes to powerful womanhood and female diversity.
29 September – 1 October
Lose the Plot
Some of Melbourne's most talented artists are challenged to tell a wholly improvised story.
16, 17 and 24 September
Wham Bam Thank You Slam
Poetry slam in the style of pro wrestling.
Between Two Lines
A unique live art event that takes place in the windows of a bookstore.
17 – 18, 24 – 25 September, 1 October
An installation of bathroom graffiti collected from across the city.
16 September – 1 October
A live performance of feminist texts.
A sculptured work made entirely from recycled books.
15 – 22 September
We Run With Wolves
A night of spoken word of the fierce and feminine kind.
25 September and 2 October
You Must Come Alone to Read the Last Book on Earth
An intimate event for one participant at a time.
15 – 25 September