Art & Design

Spencer Tunick Is Returning To Photograph Nude Melburnians

By Ben Tyers
7th May 2018


If you’re not familiar with the name, Spencer Tunick is a world-renowned artist who is famous for staging mass nude photos.

Initially visiting Melbourne in 2001, Tunick setting tongues wagging (non creepily) with his photo of nude Melburnians covering Princes Bridge.

This time around Tunick’s canvas will be Chapel Street as part of the PROVOCARÉ Festival of the Arts which takes place from July 5 to 15.

Tunick’s 2018 Melbourne installation will be called “Return Of The Nude” and everyone is welcome to participate.

“The art event will go ahead no matter what the weather is like on the day. If you’re worried about the cold, don’t be, because participants will not be naked for long periods of time.  You must be 18 years or over to participate,” commented Chapel Street’s Events & Marketing Director Chrissie Maus.

Find out more about what’s happening at PROVOCARÉ here.

The Details

What: Spencer Tunick’s “Return Of The Nude” at PROVOCARÉ Festival Of The Arts
When: July 5 to July 15, 2018
Where: Chapel Street
For more info head here.

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Image credit: supplied

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