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Instruction at the Crochet Rumble|Port Beach Polar Bears in action|Hilton Harvesters|Sing Sing Sing at the Navy Club every Tuesday night|Beer school at the Monk

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From pre–work to after hours, there’s a bunch of ways to both upskill and get social in Freo.

Crochet in the fish pub

Hooks, yarn and conversation are the heroes at The Crochet Rumble at Clancy’s Fish Pub. Learn or hone your crochet skills over drinks and chat while working on your creations–something of your choice, or a beanie to donate to clients of St Pat’s homeless centre. Just a fiver gets you a seat at the crochet circle, and there’s instruction and tools if you need. The rumble kicks off from 7 pm on the second Wednesday of each month.

Early morning ocean swimming

The Polar Bears are a North Fremantle institution, meeting daily at Port Beach for a bracing dawn plunge. Exercise is not the only benefit of this ritual. There’s a high level of social inclusion–tea and toast from around 8 am–plus the great sense of achievement from catching the day at its youngest. It’s a low key gathering, and swimmers range from the serious to the ‘tea–bagger’, but you need to demonstrate a commitment if you want to join the club. Swimmers meet at the Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club between 5.30 and 7.30 am.

Singing at the Navy Club

Love a singalong but intimidated by traditional choirs? Here’s a no–fuss solution. Sing!Sing!Sing! is a pub choir with an emphasis on fun, and drop-ins are welcome. The group gathers upstairs at the Navy Club to belt out three part harmonies for a range of pop songs. There’s no public performances, no auditions and no requirement to read music. Just listen to the songs (they change weekly, clues are available by email) before you show up with your fiver to sing, and get the dopamine hit that comes with singing in company. The tuneful fun happens on Tuesday nights, 7.30-9 pm.

Group gardening

Many hands make light work, and in the case of Hilton Harvest, the rewards are edible. Volunteer gardening sessions happen at the friendly community garden a couple of times a week. Enjoy some social banter, green thumb enhancement and recipe-swapping while helping with seasonal tasks like planting seeds, making compost, netting fruit trees, mulching, pruning, staking and attending to the chooks. Newcomers to gardening are welcome, and if you bring something home made to share for morning tea you’ll be well loved. It’s free to join in; Saturdays from 9.30 am to 11 am, and Mondays 9 am to 11.30 am.

Beer school

Going out for drinks can be educational. At the Monk’s Beer School, there’s something different under discussion each month, but politics and religion are unlikely to get a look in. If it’s hops related, it’s on the radar. Learn from the Monk’s brewer about all things beer, and taste a few brews while you’re about it. You can get small bites or a more substantial feed with your ticket to this informal talkfest, from $25. It’s on the last Thursday of each month, at 7 pm in the Ivy Room.

Book club

The Studio Anthro book club is all about reflecting on ideas and events, and getting fresh perspectives on life. It’s a relaxed gathering of keen readers, many of whom started as strangers but have become firm friends. The reading list is on the Studio Anthro website, and there’s a 10% discount at New Edition if you mention the Studio Anthro connection. Register if you’d like to join in. The group meets on the second Sunday of the month at Stacked Café at Stackwood, 10.30 am to midday.

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Quirkout

If your shiny New Year’s gym membership is languishing unused, you’re not alone. Keeping the love for keeping fit is hard, and never more than in winter. Maybe it’s time to find an off-beat, treadmill-free alternative.

Bouldering
It’s worth a visit to Portside Boulders just to clap eyes on the futuristic, multi-coloured, multi-angled landscape. Rock climbers and would-be climbers of all levels can get their rocks off here, climbing 4.5 metre walls without ropes or harnesses. It’s known as bouldering, and the ever–changing wall configurations are known as ‘problems’. There’s loads of them, and they change each month, for variety. Portside also has a gym and studio where you can take classes in aligned disciplines like yoga and core strength. You need special shoes but you can hire them, which is free on your first try.

Circus
Could acrobatics, stilt walking, unicycling and tightwire–walking ever be a drag? How about trapeze, devil sticks, trampoline and hoops? You can find out at Circus WA’s circus skills classes, which are run for adults as well as the youngsters. For the reticent, most classes come with a two week no obligation trial period at the beginning of term. This might be the chance to hone your sense of fun and thrill alongside the usual suspects of strength, flexibility and fitness.

Acroyoga
As much about creativity and play as it is about strength and balance, acroyoga is a blend of acrobatics and yoga. That generally means partnering up with someone (or two) in class, doing counterbalances, twists and lifts, but it’s fine to come to a class solo. At Yoga Grooves, they’re also keen to point out that you don’t have to be super strong or springy to participate. It’s more about trust and healing–they even incorporate some Thai yoga massage techniques into classes.

Rollerskating
Part disco, part running laps, part Xanadu fantasy, rollerskating is a recreational phenomenon with stamina. Rolloways in O’Connor is proof. With an in–house skate pro shop, they can kit you out in the latest blades and get you on the rink for some of the best heart-starting and buttocks-toning imaginable. During the week skating is a late afternoon and evening affair; on weekends you can take a lesson in the morning and be spinning past the retro wallpaper at speed by the afternoon.

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Walk towards the light

Sometimes ‘cosy’ is not the vibe you want on a winter’s day. Sometimes you want the sea spray on your jacket and the breeze in your hair. You want to hear gulls careening above and see white caps out to the horizon. You want to feel the elements, to be away from it all. Somewhere near edge of the world–but not too far from coffee, right?

May we suggest a walk out to the jaunty green lighthouse at the end of South Mole?

From the end of Bathers Bay, it’s just 600 metres to the end, yet light years from the Cappuccino Strip. As you set out on the sealed road with its sloping, rocky edges (that’s Fleet Street, map enthusiasts), Freo’s cosmopolitan offerings give way to its maritime flavour.

On the starboard side of the groyne, the shipping channel cuts a groove between you and the North Mole, where palm trees and acres of colourful shipping containers share the silhouette. Time it right, and this is the perfect place to watch a giant cruise liner make its impressive entry into port.

No matter how glamorous the ship, you get the sense that the laconic fisher folk dotting the rocks at the far end of South Mole would rather be exactly where they are.

“Whatever comes past,” says one of what he’s hoping to catch. “If I catch nothing, great–I don’t have to clean it.”

When the salmon are running, rock real estate gets more squeezy and the fishing gets more dynamic. But on most mornings and evenings this scene is one of quiet, timeless activity; salt of the earth people casting their lines into the indifferent sea. As one solo fisherman notes: “Way better than sitting at home on the couch.”

Come dusk, the green light of the lighthouse begins a call and response with its red counterpart across the channel, mirroring the navigation markers in the water. You can’t access the lighthouse, but you do get that ‘Titanic’ feeling just standing next to it, gazing out to Africa. Rottnest may be more visible, weather permitting.

On the return journey down the groyne, things present at new and novel angles. There’s the llama–like cranes of the port, the gentle curve of the wharf. From this vantage point, the roof line of the Maritime Museum looks even more architecturally interesting than usual.

And then another roof reveals itself in a whole new way. As the action and atmosphere of Fishing Boat Harbour comes into view, jolting you out of a salty reverie, the giant lettering on the roof of the Kidogo Arthouse – FREMANTLE – reminds you just where you can go to get a quick, sensory reboot like this.

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Fremantle's top 10 free school holiday activities

Sharpen the kids’ word sleuth skills with the #Freo_Babble hunt, visit the museums, hire a bike - here's our top ten free things to do with the kids.

1. Transportation Exhibition at Fremantle Prison

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to arrive in Australia, Fremantle Prison’s new exhibition Transportation examines the forced migration of convicts from Britain to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries.

2. #Freo_Babble letter sleuth game

Pick up a #Freo_Babble map from Fremantle Visitor Centre, WA Shipwrecks Museum or Oxfam or download and collect the letters from Freo businesses to make out the mystery song title. You could win fabulous prizes including a $500 shopping spree.

3. Visit the shipwrecks at WA Shipwrecks Museum

Recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere and housed in a 1850s-era Commissariat building the galleries house hundreds of relics from ships wrecked along WA's treacherous coastline, including the original timbers from the Batavia (wrecked in 1629), the de Vlamingh plate, and also countless artefacts from the Dutch shipwrecks Zuytdorp, Zeewijk and Vergulde Draeck.

4. Free bike hire from Fremantle Visitor Centre

This free bike hire service with bikes for adults and kids (8+ years) operates from the Fremantle Visitor Centre in Kings Square. Bikes can be used anywhere in the Fremantle area. There are a limited number of bikes available for hire so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Read our South Beach to Leighton cycling blog for bike ride ideas.

5. Take a spin at the Esplanade Youth Plaza

Pack up the kid’s skateboards, scooters or roller skates and spend an afternoon at one of the most popular skate facilities in the metro area. There’s also places to try ping pong, rock climbing, slack-lining and parkour and the playground adjacent to the plaza has swings and a giant climbing frame. Bring a picnic or grab a bite to eat from nearby cafés and restaurants all within walking distance.

6. Firing of the cannon at the Round House

Opened in 1831, Round House is the oldest public building in Western Australia. Hear the story of why the cannon is fired every day at 1 pm – visitors can even apply to act as the honorary gunner!

7. Self-guided walking trails

Explore Fremantle attractions, history, cultural heritage and the arts with one of the Explore Fremantle walking trails. There are eleven trails to choose from including street art, Walk with the Windsors, heritage highlights and Manjaree. The trails work on iPhone and Android devices (you can connect to FREBytes free wifi in the CBD).

8. Visit the giant fish tanks at Cicerello’s

Over 50 species of marine life, all collected in Fremantle waters housed in a giant aquarium holding over 20,000 litres of water.

9. Bird watching around Fremantle

Get to know the species of birdlife around Freo. Download a copy of the Birdwatching around Fremantle guide and challenge the kids to spot an Australasian darter or a Wilson’s Storm Petrel.

10. Swan River, beaches, parks and playgrounds

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that create the best memories and Fremantle has amazing outdoor spaces for the kids to run around... skimming stones under the traffic bridge, collecting shells at South Beach or a picnic beside the lake at Booyeembara Park, here's some of the best spots.

After you’ve exhausted the kids there are plenty of kid friendly places to pick up lunch or a drink (the nature play area behind Moore & Moore and Paper Bird Children's Books and Arts is a favourite). Our school holiday program has some great coupon offers from local businesses and don’t forget to tag @fremantlestory on Instagram–we’d love to see what you get up to.

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10 (surprising) dog-friendly places in Fremantle

Stella is with Rosie and Felix at a Freo café. They're planning a mooch around the shops and galleries, then some chill time at the pub. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Except that Stella's a Ridgeback, Rosie's a black Labrador, and Felix is a rescue hound of indeterminate origin. They've brought their humans of course. They're right at home in Fremantle, which declares its dog leanings at every turn. The prevalence of water bowls on footpaths is a dead giveaway, and foot traffic is often four-legged. Here's ten dog-friendly places in Freo...

1. Pekho on Wray Avenue is brimful of stylish homewares and fashion. What could go wrong? A water bowl declares that dogs are welcome, and those that visit are likely to be photographed for inclusion on the canine-themed photo wall behind the counter.

2. Piggy Food Co; ‘park’ your dog in the special doggy parking area out front of the alfresco beer garden. Fur children are welcome in the pig pen.

3. Threeo; it’s a café sharing floor space with the precious gifts and home wares of Salty Gold, but that doesn’t stop the hounds flooding in for a deluxe puppycino – lovingly concocted from pureed pumpkin, chicken stock and coconut milk.

4. Hype DC; no need to leave Fido on the footpath. Hype encourages shoppers to consult with their hounds about their footwear purchases on the shop floor.

5. Pigeonhole: despite the shop being full of breakable gifts, homewares and clothing, dogs are welcome inside (and Bendo dog bowls are for sale).

6. Percy Flint; dogs drink free at Percy Flint, where canine regulars are often spotted both in the flesh and on Instagram, hanging out in the beer garden.

7. Saga Bookshop; there’s a bias towards dog-themed books and gifts and, despite its pristine bright yellow lounge chairs, the South Freo book shop is relaxed about dogs browsing the shelves if they’re well behaved.

8. East West Design; in the vast, hangar-style acreage of East West Design, you can shop for furniture and exercise your dog at the same time.

9. Kidogo Arthouse; dogs often feature as part of wedding parties here, and when it’s operating as a gallery, they’re welcome to tag along with their owners for a culture fix.

10. Little Creatures Brewhouse; pooches can hang in the beer garden, and if they’re prone to wandering off, you can buy a Creatures ID tag powered by online site Pet Return.

Cafes

Lots of Freo cafes welcome dogs. We’ve seen them relaxing everywhere from Port City Roasters to The Little Concept, Chalkys, Third Wheel, The Orange Box , Propeller and The Carriage. Some – like Il Cibo and Ohana Acai Bar – offer treats for free.

Looking for extras?

  • Treats, dog beer, dog birthday cakes. All these are available at Slobberlicious at the Freo markets.
  • Also in the markets, Paws and More has clothes, collars and dog bling.
  • Natural food and grooming products are at Manna Wholefoods.
  • Take your pooch with you to the Growers Green market in Beaconsfield on Sundays, where there’s a hands-on dog wash and organic pet food. 
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14 things you might not know about Freo

There’s always something new to discover about Freo. Are you across it all?

1. At 1 pm daily, a cannon is fired at the Round House. Guides give the lowdown on why you should ‘keep your eye on the ball’. Book in advance if you want to put your hand up to fire the cannon.

2. Fremantle Arts Centre is a cool oasis all week long with its high-ceilinged galleries and garden café. On Sundays, free music happens in the courtyard between 2 and 4pm (Oct-Mar).

3. Far from the Cappuccino Strip, Kazoomies (at the E Shed) has earned its stripes as a Trip Advisor darling with its interesting Moroccan fare. A brekkie favourite.

Little Creatures rear deck has a sand pit with enough toy tip trucks to occupy dozens of kids.

4. The WA Maritime Museum has entry by donation on the second Tuesday of the month. The WA Shipwrecks Museum is just a gold coin on any given day – not bad for the foremost museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

5. You can paddle around in the submerged passageways underneath the Fremantle Prison. Take the Tunnels Tour!

6. Segway Tours offer a novel mode of transport and a guided tour of Freo’s points of interest, all in one. Tours depart near the WA Shipwrecks Museum.

7. You can often spy a tall ship at the port, in the form of the sail training ship Leeuwin II. Wander along from the B Shed for a gander.

8. The Fremantle Tourist Wheel has 25,000 LEDs, and spins every 8 minutes or so – until 9 pm most nights, 10 pm on Saturdays. Hitch a ride.

9. Little Creatures rear deck has a sand pit with enough toy tip trucks to occupy dozens of kids.

10. At Clancy’s Fish Pub, Farmer Damien’s animal farm is in residence on Fridays from 4 pm and Sundays from 1 pm.

11. The deckchairs on the beach at Bathers Beach House are the only licensed beach chairs in Australia. Take a seat to claim bragging rights.

12. The Esplanade has a pool bar that cranks up in summer. Secreted upstairs in lush surrounds, there’s special access for the public. It’s open Thursday to Sunday, midday to 8 pm.

13. The pretty brick work embedded in the footpaths around town – etched and painted with blue sea ‘fossils’ – isn’t just there for looks. It follows the old shore line that existed long before Esplanade Park and the railway line came into being on reclaimed land. Follow the trail along parts of Marine Terrace, Croke Street and Phillimore Street.

14. The Fremantle story website has a bunch of self-guided walking trails that help give focus to your wandering. Choose from historic, culturally significant or arty offerings.

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Cycling South Beach to Leighton

We’re going on a bike ride. It’s a non-lycra kind of affair: just seven kilometres each way, a leisurely pace, no hill climbs, plenty of stop-and-ogle moments, and coffee at start and finish. Maybe even beer.

Coming?

First, a short black at The Third Wheel, to get in the zone. Then we’ll nip across Wilson Park to the cycleway, breeze along the green stretches of South Beach, breathe in the maritime flavour along Mews Road, and approach Fishing Boat Harbour with our wits about us.

Let’s hope our bells are working. Lotta foot, bike and pram traffic between Little Creatures and Kidogo Arthouse. Yes, it is too soon to stop for an ale but we might detour down to the Bathers Beach decking for a horizon-scanning how-good-is-this? moment. Once we get past the Round House, we’ll feel more intrepid. Vehicular traffic will fade out as the Rottnest ferry terminal slips by us on our left, until we’re cruising past the Passenger Terminal and the cranes of the working port, taking in vistas we never quite get from the car. On our narrow cycle lane suspended off the side of the old traffic bridge over the Swan River, we’ll feel more evolved and connected than any driver. 

Look right, and there’s a new view of the Containbow. Look left for a mash-up of boats, pontoons and cranes. Look down; very possibly dolphins. Ahead, just shy of the North Fremantle café and bar strip, the bike path corners off to the left, taking us around the back of the Swan Hotel to Tydeman Road for our first big decision: head left towards Coast restaurant and hug the dunes all the way to Leighton, or cross Tydeman for a bit of variety.

We’ll likely do the latter, revelling in the cute residential serenity of Pearse Street and the glimpses into Stirling Highway’s back end, before stopping to admire the epic mural that heralds a stint of quiet railway wilderness. This stretch also affords the chance to test our speed against a passing train as we approach North Fremantle station.

Let’s cross over here and go coastal. The cobbled paving between apartment blocks will usher us into civilisation again, i.e. places we can stop and imbibe.

The Orange Box and Bib & Tucker will vie for our attention. A quick game of Paper Scissors Rock should sort it out. Either way, we’ll definitely stop to drink in the ocean views before pedalling back along the coast, taking the odd smug selfie. Way more fun than driving.

Pedal power - these Freo bike shops handle every cycling whim.

South Beach Cycles: Funky treadly store doing a specialty line in cargo bikes, fitted with classy timber tubs designed to carry what you’d put in a car (kids, dogs, gardening gear.)

Captain Walker: A drool-worthy range of vintage, retro, classic, fat and skinny bikes, plus attentive servicing.

Mercer Cycles: A Freo institution, brimful of a cyclist’s every want, from standard fittings to quirky extras and a can-fix attitude.

Port City Cycles: As well as vast bike, accessory and hire options, rides for serious cyclists are held on Saturday mornings.

Hiring your wheels?

Fremantle Visitor Centre: A few bikes (including kids mountain bikes) are available free on a first-in basis, 9.30 am - 3 pm.

Port City Cycles: Kids, tandems, trailers, road bikes and hybrids from $10.

Little Creatures: Get around for a day on a Creatures-branded bike, no charge.

Spinway: Swipe your credit card at the stand near the Esplanade Hotel or Cicerello’s, where the helmets are kept.

South Beach Cycles: Hybrid bikes for hire year round, and come summer, hire a cargo bike to carry extra loads.

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Come and stay

If there’s one drawback to the Fremantle day trip, it’s going home at the end of it. No lingering late over dinner. No finding a sneaky night cap while wandering the West End. No being at your favourite coffee haunt inside two minutes. Unless, of course, you embrace the ‘staycation’ idea, and book a room.

Having out of town friends or relatives to visit? Consider bypassing the spare room and setting up a home from home in Freo. Likewise if you’re attending one of the summer festivals, and can’t face the commute home. Or if you’re just wanting a change of scenery without the added airfare. Freo has ‘short break’ written all over it.

In the thick of it
Freo’s West End has a handful of boutique accommodation offerings, putting you in walking distance of everything. One of its oldest sites, the former Manning Folly, is now home to the smart Quest Apartments on Pakenham Street. There’s modern comfort in the slick one and two bedroom apartments, but for a taste of the history, just look up. An impressive glass art installation on the third floor tilts its hat to the extravagance of Charles Manning’s former residence, and his passion for astronomy.

At the Hougoumont, shipping containers are wryly referenced in the room design, but there’s nothing industrial about the experience. The boutique hotel embraces the ideals of hospitality by offering coffee, bottled water, wine and cheese as added extras at no cost. The stylish lounge-cum-lobby has a friendly mixed use feel–work, recline, make your own cuppa–and the walls are adorned with the names of the convicts who came to Fremantle on the ship whose name now adorns this classy hotel.

...if you’re just wanting a change of scenery without the added airfare. Freo has ‘short break’ written all over it.

Across the road, Quality Suites has around 30 rooms and suites making good use of the inner city site that is both right in the middle of everything, and quietly tucked away in unassuming Bannister Street. A small team puts all their hospitality muscle behind this establishment, tending to guests’ sleeping requirements right on the doorstep of Fremantle’s food and entertainment offerings.

Alternatively, you could check in to the Esplanade by Rydges and never leave the hotel, if that was your bag. Especially if you plumped for the premier spa suite. The elegant rooms are matched by a slew of eating and drinking options on site, plus resort style pools. It’s close to both the Cappuccino Strip and Fishing Boat Harbour, with Esplanade Park at its feet. Look out for festival packages.

Rooms with a view
Go a little sideways, and you can get that Freo feeling with something extra: a holiday vibe. Consider Be. Fremantle, for example. It’s as far along Mews Road as you can be without getting wet–perched right on the end of the groyne at Fishing Boat Harbour. Every apartment has a water view here, surrounded by marina, harbour and Indian Ocean. That’s sunrise and sunset views covered. A recent refurb has seen some smart new additions at the pointy end, and accommodation ranges from studio rooms to 3-bedroom townhouses. Waterside dining is as close as Bathers Beach House or Char Char, where you can put your meal on your room tab.

...imbibing on the balcony, gazing at the bobbing boats and secluded beach, and congratulating yourself on your excellent staycation planning.

A lot of refurb dollars have been sunk into the Tradewinds as well. It’s not just a famous watering hole. It’s now a stylish sleeping option, with gorgeously appointed rooms and up to the minute tech. One of the biggest bonuses for in-house guests is the huge rooftop terrace bar, with views out across the river.

Some similar views are gettable from Seashells, tucked in a pocket of East Fremantle close to George Street’s hub. Furnished with Empire furnishings and equipped with free parking, it also has a lift directly up to the rooftop bar and restaurant, Sweetwater.

At Pier 21 in North Fremantle, several suites flank the grassy area right on the river’s edge. A sense of quiet and calm cocoons everything here. You might even find yourself feeling a bit smug, imbibing on the balcony, gazing at the bobbing boats and secluded beach, and congratulating yourself on your excellent staycation planning.

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Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue

This new international exhibition Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue features amazing artefacts from Pompeii, Herculaneum and the Bay of Naples in a breath-taking display which includes precious gold and jewellery as well as five haunting body casts of victims of the eruption, capturing their final moments.

Many know of the tragic eruption that buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under huge waves of volcanic ash and debris, preserving them and their residents for 2000 years.

However, very few know that the Roman navy attempted to evacuate people affected by the eruption or its important role in the success of the Roman Empire.

The amazing story is told through the words of the Roman Navy’s commander of the fleet Pliny the Elder and his nephew. Pliny was a Roman politician and author who witnessed the event and created the only surviving first hand account of the disaster.

There is a packed program of activities to suit the most curious, playful and reflective museum visitors. From After Dark events to pizza making classes, from improvisation to virtual reality, the Museum will have something for everyone.

Connecting with Roman–Italian culture, the WA Maritime Museum will also be joining the Blessing of the Fleet and Little Italy by the Sea Festivals to offer special events and premiere activities including the Fashion Gala event as a part of Little Italy by the Sea festival and a photographic exhibition.

For more information on Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue exhibition click here.

Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue is developed in association with the Australian National Maritime Museum, Expona and Contemporanea Progetti. The exhibition is open until 4 February 2018.

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