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Shocking Melbourne

  • Neon Parlour 791-793 High Street Thornbury, VIC, 3071 Australia (map)

OPENING NIGHT:  Thurs 29 Mar / 6 - 9pm  

EXHIBITION DATES:  Wed 28 Mar - Sun 8 April

Damien Lawlor was the comedian, broadcaster, writer and creative weirdo behind 3RRR’s dark sketch show Lime Champions. He’s also been responsible for a number of irresponsible festival shows, including the psychedelic comedy horror of The Hugh Jackman Diaries, the absurdistopian sci-fi comedy Low Status Update, and has in recent years applied his total lack of animation skills to create works that can’t be unseen. He now brings his twisted sensibility to the art world.

Shocking Melbourne is an exhibition that will blow minds, spin heads and turn tummies. Forget the Museum of Old and New Art, this is art made by Melbourne's biggest Controversial Underground New Talents. Featuring original works from the painters, illustrators, animators and video artists that are so subversive they refuse to exist.


Opening night on Thursday 29th of March will be one to remember. Shocking Melbourne is open Wed 28 March - Sun 8 April.

Self-guided and mis-guided tours available daily.  It'll be absolutely shocking. And free.


'Dark, funny, clever.' Herald Sun

'Crazy, manic... a lot of really funny ideas.' Beat Magazine


GALLERY HOURS:  Wed - Fri 11 - 6 / Sat - Sun 11 -5


Earlier Event: March 25
Later Event: April 12
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