8 to 30 November 2019
Nightlife is an important facet of youth culture. It is a magical, neon-lit and substance-induced world where people from all walks of life congregate. However, it is also a distinctly melancholic place where people go to fill a void. In an attempt to sedate one’s self from the pressures of everyday life, people attempt to find meaning through the lurid allure of drugs, alcohol and fleeting relationships. ‘Nightlife’ explores the emotions and interactions within Melbourne’s party scene, presenting windows into this smokey, lurid jungle.