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October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

Particle/Wave – Melbourne Festival

An immersive multimedia art experience in the planetarium dome.

Particle/Wave sees poets, musicians, sound and video artists joining forces with renowned scientists to interpret the theories of gravitational waves, which Stephen Hawking has called ‘a completely new way of looking at the universe’.

Showcased under the spectacular dome of the Melbourne Planetarium, this beautiful art/science collaboration will provide a creative glimpse of the incredible story of gravitational waves.

Directed by Alicia Sometimes, co-producer & musical director, Andrew Watson. Particle/Wavecombines art and science into a compelling show that explores these elusive forces we cannot see.

  • Writers: Alicia Sometimes, Krissy Kneen, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Lisa Gorton, Omar Musa & Jordie Albiston
  • Sound artists: Andrew Watson, Camilla Hannan & Nat Bates
  • Video: Andrew Watson, Isobel Knowles, Benjamin Portas, Mark Myers, Carl Knox, Dee Mason & Sar Ruddenklau
  • Scientists: Katie Mack, Kendall Ackley, Alan Duffy & Ling Sun


Show dates:

Saturday 6 October
Wednesday 10 October
Saturday 13 October
&pm & 9pm
18+ Event

Presented in collaboration with the Melbourne Festival.


October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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Spotswood, VIC 3015 Australia
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