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The commissions of MPavilion

The commissions of MPavilion

From the uniforms of our kiosk staff, to publications about MPavilion’s history in the Queen Victoria Gardens, to the seats you sit on at each event, every aspect of MPavilion is the result of people coming together in creative collaboration. In our new book, MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture, photographer Tom Ross captures the…

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Q&A: Fabio Ongarato of Studio Ongarato

Q&A: Fabio Ongarato of Studio Ongarato

Fabio Ongarato has been a part of the MPavilion journey from the start. Creative Director of Studio Ongarato, Fabio led his team in developing MPavilion’s visual identity from text to image. Now, our story with the studio continues with the launch of MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture (published by Thames & Hudson). Designed by—you…

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MERGE artists announced

MERGE artists announced

MPavilion, Open House Melbourne and Melbourne Music Week are proud to announce the 5 successful applicants for MERGE—the collaborative music and design initiative commissioned by MPavilion for Open House Melbourne’s July and MPavilion/Melbourne Music Week’s November 2020 program. From an overwhelming response to the call-out, a combination of solo artists and musical groups have been selected…

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First Nations Early Career Writers-in-Residence 2020: MPavilion x Footscray Community Arts Centre

First Nations Early Career Writers-in-Residence 2020: MPavilion x Footscray Community Arts Centre

About the residency: The residency is a three-month long program for three First Nations Early Career Writers from Monday 3rd August to Sunday 1st November. The opportunity includes: A desk space for the duration of the residency at Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC), available as needed A monthly meeting with the other writers and mentors…

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“The lasting, living legacy of Naomi Milgrom’s MPavilion” by Stephen Todd

“The lasting, living legacy of Naomi Milgrom’s MPavilion” by Stephen Todd

Published by Thames & Hudson, designed by legendary locals Studio Ongarato, and filled with contributions from renowned leaders in design, MPavilion’s new book, MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture is a celebration of six outstanding years of Australia’s favourite cultural laboratory. The first book ever published about MPavilion, MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture captures the…

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

If you’re as devoted to art, design, architecture and culture as we are – we want to hear from you! Our small and mighty team is searching for two new people: a Program Producer, and an Office Manager. These roles are integral parts of the MPavilion engine, so we’ll be looking out for applicants who…

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MERGE: Commissioning 5 new musical works

MERGE: Commissioning 5 new musical works

In times of emergency, music lifts us. Consoles us. Brings us together and guides us forward. And right now, there has never been a greater need for music—especially music that is powered by creative communities, coming together in a spirit of collaboration. In this one-off partnership – MPavilion, Open House Melbourne and Melbourne Music Week…

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Calling all young creatives and curators: we want you!

Calling all young creatives and curators: we want you!

Please note: the deadline to apply for this program has passed. For the second year in a row, MPavilion is looking for 15 to 25 year-olds interested in programming, curating, art, design and architecture to join M_Curators: a passionate group of young people shaping our 2020 season.   About MPavilion  MPavilion is Australia’s leading architectural…

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MPavilion Podcasts for Finding Calm and Inspiration

MPavilion Podcasts for Finding Calm and Inspiration

We’ve enjoyed five action-packed months under the wing of Glenn Murcutt’s pavilion. Now that the season has ended and the pavilion is packed away, we’re taking some time to look back and reflect upon past seasons, rifle through archives, and revisit past talks. Until we re-open in November 2020, we’ll be sharing a podcast each…

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