a participatory artwork by Anna Madeleine in collaboration with Dr Renee Beale




To participate, bring your old, unused* mobile phone to the phone booth. Check the website and/or follow One Last Call on Instagram or Twitter to stay up to date with where the phone booth will be installed next.

Donate your phone to be recycled by putting in the slot in the phone booth, pick up the payphone receiver, and record your one last call.

Tongue tied? Browse the archives to be inspired by other participants' messages.

* please be sure: your phone will be recycled and you will not get it back. For information about data management when recycling phones, click here.

Phones will be recycled via Mobile Muster, the only not-for-profit government accredited mobile phone recycling program.


Previous events


One Last Call was installed at the Kathleen Syme Community Centre and Library from April 11 – May 19, 2017 as part of CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the Arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change.

Supported by the Carlton Connect Initiative, the University of Melbourne.


ThoughtLAB-14: MacGyver 2100

May 2, 6 - 7:30pm.
With the help of a guest panel, we invite you to channel your inner maker to create the future of a new sustainable technology movement. Brainstorm ideas from which CAKE Industries (artists Jesse Stevens & Dean Petersen) and cartoonist Sarah Nagorcka will realise prototypes and drawings live at the event.  
Presented by the Carlton Connect Initiative in partnership with the Kathleen Syme Library & Community Centre
Part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.