Sat 30 Nov 2019 to Sun 8 Dec 2019

Over 9 days and 10 venues the 7th edition of Mapping Melbourne creates new perspectives, new possibilities and new expressions through a series of intercultural, multi-art form events in the heart of Melbourne.

Exhibiting and performing at some of our most iconic institutions and public spaces the festival profiles established and emerging artists from cultures across Australia, China, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Thailand. The series celebrates our unique Asian Australian identity and highlights positive global creative connections.

This series of free and ticketed multi-art-form events, from 30 November to 8 December, will encompass visual art, live art, music, dance, public programs and new multidisciplinary collaborations.

Full Program Here 


Mapping Melbourne launch
Friday 29 November, 6pm – 8pm at Testing Grounds
with live performances, installations and interactions which will provide the audience a sneak peek into this year’s exciting program.

Of Deities and Demons:
Sunday 8 Dec, 5pm – 6pm at Arts Centre Melbourne, The Pavilion
Featuring Sumudi Suraweera and Baliphonics in a rapturous celebration of ancient Sri Lankan culture. Baliphonics and Australian Art Orchestra bring age-old rituals to life through traditional dance, chanting and music.

Vanity Fair Enough:
Friday 6 Dec, 8pm – 9pm at The Toff, L2, Curtin House
The bass will drop even if the global average temperature won’t! Vanity Fair Enough is a solo hour of original songs, sketch, and standup about sexy capitalism. Accompanied only by electropop tracks, an electric guitar, and her own ego – impending doom never looked so good.