Fri 26 Jul 2019 to Sat 3 Aug 2019

For nine nights this winter the Gertrude Street Projection Festival (GSPF) will once again take up residency in Melbourne's inner north. Lighting up Fitzroy Street from Friday July 26 through to Saturday August 3, the festival returns in 2019 bigger and more beautiful than ever with hovering spirits, human canvases and VR experiences. 

Throuhgout the much-loved festival 22 streetscape projections will switch on, showcasing a mixture of new and established digital artists. Boundary-pushing creatives Atong Atem and Saote Tawele will present pieces alongside Sydney-based Papua New Guinean artist Taloi Havini, who brings her acclaimed work Habitat to GSPF. Melbourne artist Yandell Walton has collaborated with the youth of Signal to create Voice - a public artwork which empowers young people to speak up in solidarity against climate change. 

The festival will not just be projected onto inanimate objects with Melbourne skate crew Skate Odyssey beccoming the canvas on wheels in Disruption. 

Other artists to light up the Gertrude Street Project Festival’s 12th celebratory year include Jenna Erikson, Holly Cuthbertson, Linda Loh, Eric Hynynen, Sal Cooper, Daniel RobertsJutta Pryor and so many more.

Closing out the festival in style will be jumping block party, Perspective, on Saturday August 3 from 5 to 10pm. The evening will feature five projections plus live performances from rappers Ror, AKB and Girl Zone, reggae band Jah Tung and the National Order. 

For more information head to the Gertrude Street Projection Festival website.