For Love or Money Pop Up Library

From Sat 6 July 2019
Until Mon 26 August 2019
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Free
Accessible
07/06/2019 9:00am 08/26/2019 5:00pm For Love or Money Pop Up Library Visit Hawthorn Arts Centre between 6 July and 26 August and browse through a selection of books in the For Love or Money Pop-up Library. We've teamed up with the Boroondara Library Service to provide books relating to work, emotional labour and artistic value. The pop-up library expands on themes found in the exhibition For Love or Money. The pop-up library features Emily Floyd’s Field Libraries works, acquired into the Town Hall Gallery Collection in 2016. Floyd’s colourful sculptures double as bookshelves, stacked with an ever- expanding ‘fair use’ library of booklets created by Floyd using excerpts from texts dedicated to eccentric perspectives on the subject of work. For Love or Money is a group exhibition guest curated by Sophia Cai in collaboration with the Town Hall Gallery. Featuring 11 Australian artists, the exhibition examines the economic structures that underpin artistic labour and how artists sustain their practices within broader capitalist systems. Image credit: FLOYD, Emily, Field Libraries, installation view Town Hall Gallery in 2017, © image courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery. Town Hall Gallery opening hours   Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm Monday and public holidays closed , VIC City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Visit Hawthorn Arts Centre between 6 July and 26 August and browse through a selection of books in the For Love or Money Pop-up Library.

We've teamed up with the Boroondara Library Service to provide books relating to work, emotional labour and artistic value. The pop-up library expands on themes found in the exhibition For Love or Money.

The pop-up library features Emily Floyd’s Field Libraries works, acquired into the Town Hall Gallery Collection in 2016. Floyd’s colourful sculptures double as bookshelves, stacked with an ever- expanding ‘fair use’ library of booklets created by Floyd using excerpts from texts dedicated to eccentric perspectives on the subject of work.

For Love or Money is a group exhibition guest curated by Sophia Cai in collaboration with the Town Hall Gallery. Featuring 11 Australian artists, the exhibition examines the economic structures that underpin artistic labour and how artists sustain their practices within broader capitalist systems.

Image credit: FLOYD, Emily, Field Libraries, installation view Town Hall Gallery in 2017, © image courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery.

Town Hall Gallery opening hours  
Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm
Monday and public holidays closed
Contact
Boroondara Arts
92784770
Category
Visual Arts
Library