This is Public: Built/Unbuilt - Open House Melbourne

This special speaker series will reflect on projects that amplify and register cultural memories, pre-histories and knowledges of spaces.

This event is presented in partnership with RMIT’s School of Architecture & Urban Design, and Open House Melbourne are inviting RMIT students and staff to attend for free.

Tickets can be redeemed with the promo code RMITFree via the booking link here. Bookings are essential.

Speakers confirmed:

  • Kerstin Thompson with Jayne Josem – Melbourne Holocaust Museum
  • Amy Muir and Mark Jacques – Family Violence Memorial
  • N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM, Jefa Greenaway with Christine Phillips and Jock Gilbert – Building on Country
  • Samaneh Moafi (Forensic Architecture – via live screen) and Caitlyn Parry – Cloud Studies

The event will finish with a screening of Forensic Architecture’s compelling video work Cloud Studies, on The Capitol’s large screen, as part of the exhibition Take Hold of the Clouds. Cloud Studies will also be on view at The Capitol throughout both days of the Open House July Weekend.

Location:

The Capitol Theatre, 113 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Enter via Capitol Arcade, opposite Melbourne Town Hall

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.