1000 Doors

The eerie and endless labyrinth of doors from the duo behind 'House of Mirrors' heads to Bendigo.
Tom Clift
Published on February 25, 2019


Let's see what's behind door number one. Or how about door number 1000? After blowing our minds in 2017 with the incredible House of Mirrors, Australian installation artists Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney unveiled their follow-up at Melbourne Festival with the fittingly named 1000 Doors. And in April, it's popping up in Bendigo's town centre, thanks to Bendigo Art Gallery.

Visitors will choose their own adventure, cutting a path through an endless labyrinth of doors, screens, portals and gateways in Rosalind Park. No two people will experience the work in quite the same way once they step across the threshold.

While there's no word yet on what you'll encounter on the way — hopefully no deathly four-guard, two-door riddle à la Labyrinth — the artists have hinted to ghosts, time-travelling and 'inhabitants past'. We suggest you have your wits about you.

1000 Doors will be open daily from 2–9pm (last entry 8.30pm). You can purchase tickets at the on-site box office.

Images: James Morgan


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