Let’s begin here: with some little known facts and a question.
Fact: The most significant philanthropic gift to the arts in Australia was from a man who made his fortune selling drugs- an eccentric pharmacist called Alfred Felton.
Fact: Alfred Felton lived and died at the Espy, a former seaside resort turned live music institution that was up until recently entirely closed for business and boarded up.
Question: What could a live music experience be like throughout all five levels of this reopened Melbourne icon... with that history as the diverse and intriguing backdrop?
Swell 4.0 invites you, the participant, to step inside a surreal world of live art experiences and interactive installations. A journey through a multitude of music-meets-art encounters inside never before seen parts of this iconic live music institution, including spaces not open to the general public…
An immersive adventure exploring Music As Medicine.