Exhibition opening - Banana and Collections of You

Sat 4 March 2023
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

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03/04/2023 2:00 pm 03/04/2023 4:00 pm Exhibition opening - Banana and Collections of You Join us for the official opening of two new community exhibitions at Town Hall Gallery, ‘Banana’ by Vanessa Bong and ‘Collections of You’. Entry is free, but bookings are essential. About the exhibitions Banana 'Banana' by Vanessa Bong is a community exhibition exploring what it means to be Asian Australian. Focusing on themes of food, family, displacement, and belonging, this exhibition draws on personal experiences that reflect how Bong's heritage blended with her upbringing. Gouache, watercolour, and digital techniques all form Bong's mix-media practice as she explores her identity and the complexity that comes from it. 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. ‘Collections of You’ echoes the aims of the Town Hall Gallery Collection’s 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: Exhibition Opening of Community Exhibition ‘The Intrigue of Images’ by Donald Bate at Town Hall Gallery, April 2022. Photography by ImagePlay. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Join us for the official opening of two new community exhibitions at Town Hall Gallery, ‘Banana’ by Vanessa Bong and ‘Collections of You’.

Entry is free, but bookings are essential.

About the exhibitions

Banana

'Banana' by Vanessa Bong is a community exhibition exploring what it means to be Asian Australian. Focusing on themes of food, family, displacement, and belonging, this exhibition draws on personal experiences that reflect how Bong's heritage blended with her upbringing.

Gouache, watercolour, and digital techniques all form Bong's mix-media practice as she explores her identity and the complexity that comes from it.

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. ‘Collections of You’ echoes the aims of the Town Hall Gallery Collection’s 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: Exhibition Opening of Community Exhibition ‘The Intrigue of Images’ by Donald Bate at Town Hall Gallery, April 2022. Photography by ImagePlay.
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Boroondara Arts Team
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Exhibitions and installations