Collections of You

From Wed 1 March 2023
Until Sat 15 April 2023
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
03/01/2023 9:00 am 04/15/2023 5:00 pm Collections of You ‘Collections of You’ is a community exhibition featuring three artists’ visual responses to works from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. Artists HuaCun Chen, Liz Johnson, and Susan Lowe exhibit works that reinterpret a piece in the collection through their own lens. HuaCun Chen takes inspiration from Matthew Sleeth’s large-format photography of human isolation to create pastel pieces that symbolize a sense of "pause state" in everyday life. Liz Johnson responds to Fred Williams’ spontaneous, minimalist approach to painting, creating landscapes and seascapes demonstrating simple, spontaneous, and joyful mark-making. Susan Lowe pays homage to Andrew Curtis’ highly tonal photography of prominent Boroondara buildings by reinterpreting these sites through printmaking and paintings. ‘Collections of You’ echoes the aims of the Town Hall Gallery Collection to nurture a sense of community and shared history by reflecting the lives of those who live in Boroondara. Featuring: HuaCun Chen, Liz Johnson, and Susan Lowe. Image credit: Susan Lowe, ‘Habitat series #1’, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 76cm, image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

‘Collections of You’ is a community exhibition featuring three artists’ visual responses to works from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. Artists HuaCun Chen, Liz Johnson, and Susan Lowe exhibit works that reinterpret a piece in the collection through their own lens.

HuaCun Chen takes inspiration from Matthew Sleeth’s large-format photography of human isolation to create pastel pieces that symbolize a sense of "pause state" in everyday life. Liz Johnson responds to Fred Williams’ spontaneous, minimalist approach to painting, creating landscapes and seascapes demonstrating simple, spontaneous, and joyful mark-making. Susan Lowe pays homage to Andrew Curtis’ highly tonal photography of prominent Boroondara buildings by reinterpreting these sites through printmaking and paintings.

‘Collections of You’ echoes the aims of the Town Hall Gallery Collection to nurture a sense of community and shared history by reflecting the lives of those who live in Boroondara.

Featuring: HuaCun Chen, Liz Johnson, and Susan Lowe.

Image credit: Susan Lowe, ‘Habitat series #1’, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 76cm, image courtesy of the artist.
Contact
Boroondara Arts team
Category
Visual Arts