Supporting Melbourne’s Creative Arts Community // VIA Announced as Major Partner of RISING Melbourne 2024

VIA Architects is thrilled to announce our major partnership with RISING —a festival of new art, music and performance in the heart of Naarm/Melbourne, set to captivate audiences from June 1st to June 16th 2024. 

At VIA, we are committed to enhancing communities, creating architecture that responds to place, purpose and real human need. The significant connection between VIA’s and RISING’s core values highlights our shared commitment to fostering creativity and enriching Melbourne’s urban fabric.

VIA’s Managing Director, Frank Bambino, expressed his pride in supporting Melbourne’s creative arts community through the partnership.

“As a design studio, we believe in the power of architecture to inspire and elevate the human experience. Our major partnership with RISING celebrates this ethos and we are honoured to contribute to the city’s cultural vibrancy,” he said.

Co-Artistic Director and Chief Executive of RISING, Hannah Fox, echoed Frank’s sentiment, emphasising the natural alignment between VIA Architects and RISING.

“Partnering with VIA was an obvious choice for us,” said Hannah. “Their commitment to creating meaningful spaces aligns perfectly with our vision for RISING—a festival that celebrates the unique spirit of Melbourne and pushes boundaries in art and culture.”

 As Victoria’s flagship arts and cultural event, RISING’s 2024 program promises a vibrant mix of visual art, performances, public installations, live music and events, offering diverse experiences for Melburnians and visitors alike. Frank and the entire VIA team eagerly anticipate immersing themselves in RISING’s inspiring program this year.

“We’re excited to explore the creativity and innovation showcased throughout the festival,” said Frank. “It’s an opportunity to engage with Melbourne’s dynamic arts community and be a part of something truly special.”

As VIA Architects joins hands with RISING in 2024, we invite you to join us in experiencing this year’s incredible line-up of local talent. Explore the full program and secure your tickets to this unforgettable celebration of art, creativity and community here.

See you at RISING!

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