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Watch, Listen, Read: Above and Beyond the Spring Fling 2023 Program

Enjoy a curated collection of the books, films, television shows, podcasts, music, art and live performances that inspired the 2023 Spring Fling program compiled by our programming team.

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The 2023 Spring Fling program features more than 60 incredible thinkers, writers and performers who will share their inspiration, their stories and their ideas with Melbourne audiences this October. 

Ahead of the series kicking off on 2 October, we’ve curated a selection of some of our team’s favourite books, podcasts, music, art, film and more by and about Spring Fling artists. 



Browse a full list of the many wonderful books by Spring Fling authors and speakers here. 



See Also

Everybody’s Trying to Find Their Way Home  

Sentimental Garbage  

Wardrobe Crisis 

Chat 10 Looks 3   


Film and TV  

Our African Roots  


Looking For Alibrandi  

Australian Survivor  

Sex and the City (accompanied by Sentimental and the City, natch)  



Lonnie Holley  

Emma Donovan 

Jen Cloher


Uncle Kutcha Edwards 

Breanne Peters 


Art and Performance 

Lonnie Holley  

The Visitors

Prima Facie  

Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan   


Further Reading 

The transformation of Thomas Mayo: How a ‘quiet fella’ became the face of the Yes campaign  

Where is the rent ceiling? Housing injustice and the oversupply of landlords

Hernan Diaz: ‘If ever I find myself on the page, I view it as an immense failure’  

Hannah Arendt on the conquest of space  

The Ed’s Up 



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