Multicultural Arts Victoria will present Mapping Melbourne 2014, a four day showcase from 3–6 December 2014 of independent contemporary Asian arts celebrating the vibrant influence Asia continues to have on Melbourne’s cultural dynamism.

With over 40 local artists and international artists, this multidisciplinary four-day festival spans art, theatre, music, spoken word, dance and film in the heart of Melbourne.

Artists such as Joelistics, James Mangohig, Cambodian Space Project, L-FRESH the LION and more will feature across various venues over the showcase.

MAPPING MELBOURNE PROGRAM:

IN BETWEEN SOUNDS
Wednesday 3 December, 7pm-10pm
Shebeen, 36 Manchester Lane, Melbourne
Tickets: $15 + bf shebeenbandroom.ticketscout.com.au/gigs/3109/InBetweenSounds

ROM DING DONG
Thursday 4 December, 9pm-1am
Ding Dong Lounge, 18 Market Lane, Melbourne Tickets: $15 + booking fee dingdonglounge.com.au

STICKY FINGERS ART PRINTS CAMBODIA
3-9 December, 10am-4pm
SPACE@Collins, Level 1, 278 Collins Street, Melbourne FREE

PAPER CULTURE
Exhibition: 3-9 December, 11am-5pm at Space@Collins, Level 1, 278 Collins St, Melbourne
Projections: 3-4 December, 10am-4pm at RMIT Design Hub, 150 Victoria St, Carlton
FREE

SWIMMING IN SAND; GROWING RICE UNDER AN UMBRELLA
25 November – 7 December,
Tue-Sat: 10am-4pm & Sun: 12noon-5pm
No Vacancy Gallery, 34-40 Jane Bell Ln, Melbourne
FREE

SHADOWS ON THE WALL (video insights)
3-6 December, 24 hours
Dark Horse Experiment, 110 Franklin Street, Melbourne FREE

TRACES OF TRANSFORMATION
Friday 5 December, 5pm-8pm
State Library of Victoria, Forecourt (across five sites) FREE

MONGOLIAN BLING
Friday 5 December, 9pm-11pm
Testing Ground, 1-23 City Rd, Southbank FREE

COMMON GROUND
Saturday 6 December, 2pm-4pm
Library at the Docks, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands FREE

CITY SESSIONS FREESTYLE DANCE BATTLE GRAND FINAL
Saturday 6 December, 2pm-5pm
Section 8, 27-29 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne
FREE

MANGESTU NIGHT
Saturday 6 December, 6pm-1am
Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne FREE

For more information go to: www.multiculturalarts.com.au

L-Fresh the Lion from Speaker TV on Vimeo.