ACMI Presents: WONDERLAND : A 2018 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Exhibition

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Photo by Melanie Desa. Featuring author Alice Pung, ACMI CEO & Director, Katrina Sedgwick, and Minister for Tourism & Major Events, John Eren.

Curiouser and curioser….. down the rabbit hole we go in ACMI’s 2018 Melbourne Winter Masterpiece’s Exhibition, WONDERLAND. Celebrating the weird and wonderful creations of author Lewis Carroll’s timeless and inspired stories, the exhibition pays homage to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, in an entirely fresh and experiential exhibition that focuses on film’s adaptations of Carroll’s tales.

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Illustration by John Tenniel, 1870-1. ‘Nothing but a pack of cards’.

ACMI is renowned for its brave and bold experiential exhibitions, and for this Winter Masterpiece, they have brought their extensive curatorial and creative expertise together with a leading team of Australian collaborators, creating an immersive experience complete with playful environments and bespoke digital activities that draw upon the wonder and curiosity of Carroll’s stories. Collaborators include: exhibition and theatrical designer Anna Tregloan; digital creative studios Sandpit, Grumpy Sailor and Mosster Studio; sound designer Byron Scullin; and composer Cornel Wilczek. These impressive creators have joined together to design an interactive world to delight and surprise adults and children alike.

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Illustration by John Tenniel, 1870. ‘Drink Me’.

Prepare for a zany adventure as the world premiere season of ACMI’s WONDERLAND exhibition runs from Thursday 5 April through to Sunday 7 October 2018. Tickets and further information at: acmi.net.au/wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland by Disney in 1951.
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