Tinsel Queen Rachel Burke is taking over ACMI’s ‘Wonderland’ exhibition

Images via Rachel Burke
Words by Frankie Scheriani

Eat, drink, sparkle.

Queen of tinsel, Rachel Burke, is joining ACMI down the rabbit hole for her first Melbourne tinsel takeover.

In previous works, the multidisciplinary artist behind @imakestagram has crafted bedazzled creations for Kesha, Splendour in the Grass and written her own book.

Now, she’s turning her attention to Melburnians.

Taking place during Melbourne Fashion Week, Rachel and ACMI are delivering a glittering calendar of events inspired by the magical exhibition, Wonderland.

The sparkling array of events include:

Wonderland Late Nights with Honcho Disko

Rachel Bourke will showcase her Wonderland-inspired guerrilla fashion show alongside Honcho Disko, who will deliver a shimmering burlesque, circus and drag performance. Exclusively at ACMI, the glitter with continue well into the night with a performance by artist duo, The Huxleys.

Federation Square
Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC
Friday August 31, 6pm

Tickets here.

Artist Residency

Join Rachel at ACMI’s Future Lab where she’ll be bedazzling the exclusive, sparkling Wonderland merchandise for the ACMI shop.

ACMI Future Lab
Federation Square
Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC
Wednesday September 5 – Saturday September 8

More info here.

Meet Rachel

Talk everything tinsel with Rachel as she signs her latest book, Be Dazzling, at her only Melbourne book-signing event.

Federation Square
Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC
Saturday September 8

Pre-order her book here.

Be sure to witness everything shining at Rachel Burke’s tinsel takeover at ACMI during Melbourne Fashion Week August 31 – September 8.


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