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IDEATION @ White Night Melbourne

  • The Reading Room, State Library Victoria 328 Swanston Street Melbourne Australia (map)


Explore the State Library after dark and experience the iconic dome transformed into a multi-sensory ecosystem of imagination.

The State Library’s majestic domed reading room is a place where an incalculable number of thoughts, concepts, stories, words, images and sounds are collected and created. 

Ideation is a spectacular celebration of the power of libraries to teach, inspire and grow. It celebrates and reviews aspects of the world’s achievements in knowledge.

Audiences will experience a multi-sensory world of interwoven soundscapes and illuminated projections that explore the idea of the Library as a terrarium of the mind, an ecosystem of imagination.

Ideation is a collaboration among four Australian artists journeying into the human learning inputs of eyes and ears, exploring how new ideas and perspectives manifest, interrogating the very nature of knowledge.

Commissioned by the State Library Victoria.

Event info:

Earlier Event: 7 February
Fuck You, Cancer - A David Bowie Tribute
Later Event: 14 March
La Danza Poetica