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 House of Mirrors



Lose yourself inside a mirror with a thousand faces.

From Narcissus to Alice, what lies behind our own reflections has been a source of fascination and intrigue across the ages. The allure of the mirror is blown out to a mind-altering scale in this labyrinth of looking glass, where no doorway, corridor or wall can be trusted and where the three dimensions themselves conspire to disorient and deceive.

Kinaesthetic play is crossed with optical illusions to result in a multi-sensory romp through a house-sized kaleidoscope, and your own reflection is fragmented into many things: shadow, ghost, stranger and constant companion.

House of Mirrors is the creation of Melbourne artists Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney. Putting 40 tonnes of steel and more than 15 tonnes of mirrored glass to good use, they have realised an idea as simple as its execution is cunning. All that’s missing is you.

So come take a good hard look at yourself. You might be surprised by what you see.

Part of the Melbourne Festival.


Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004

Contact details

03 9662 4242

Dates and times

05/10/2017 to 19/11/2017

Mon: 10am – 10pm
Tue: 10am – 10pm
Wed: 10am – 10pm
Thu: 10am – 10pm
Fri: 10am – 10pm
Sat: 10am – 10pm
Sun: 10am – 10pm


$10. Bookings only available at the venue


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How to get there

Public Transport Victoria


All ages


Wheelchair accessible


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