Jun 2017
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A tribute to art in Australia

Focus’s Australian partner Oblica chose the telescopic Filiofocus to immortalise the cultural history of Melbourne’s former Lyric Theatre.

This 19th-century building was originally a theatre for the performing arts. Over time, it was used for a variety of other activities, each progressively less artistic ... a cinema, a furniture store, a covered market and, finally, a dog food factory.

Marked for demolition in the coming months to make way for a building complex, Oblica asked for authorisation to pay tribute to this place through an evocative ephemeral exhibition (photo: Gavin Green).

Before its disappearance, for several hours the building was reconnected to its artistic past.