Mid-Week Walk and Talk: The Linen Project

Wed 21 November 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

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11/21/2018 11:00am 11/21/2018 12:00pm Mid-Week Walk and Talk: The Linen Project Join us for a curator-led tour of The Linen Project. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition. Free, but bookings are essential. This event is fully booked. Please email [email protected] to join a waiting list, and we will be in touch if places become available. About the exhibition Louise Saxton: The Linen Project is an immersive installation which pays homage to past lives and past labour and is built largely from the remnants of Louise Saxton’s practice of reclaiming everyday needlework. The artist has been collecting domestic linens since 1988 and for more than a decade has extracted and reconstructed the embroidery and lace from those linens to build several major bodies of work. From these discarded and disinherited materials, Saxton creates unique two and three-dimensional assemblages. The Linen Project celebrates the materiality of linen and investigates its role in caring for family and community. The project is being undertaken with the support of an 18-month artist in residence program through St Vincent’s Hospital at Caritas Christi in Kew. Featuring: Louise Saxton. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Join us for a curator-led tour of The Linen Project. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition.

Free, but bookings are essential.

This event is fully booked. Please email [email protected] to join a waiting list, and we will be in touch if places become available.

About the exhibition

Louise Saxton: The Linen Project is an immersive installation which pays homage to past lives and past labour and is built largely from the remnants of Louise Saxton’s practice of reclaiming everyday needlework.

The artist has been collecting domestic linens since 1988 and for more than a decade has extracted and reconstructed the embroidery and lace from those linens to build several major bodies of work.

From these discarded and disinherited materials, Saxton creates unique two and three-dimensional assemblages.

The Linen Project celebrates the materiality of linen and investigates its role in caring for family and community. The project is being undertaken with the support of an 18-month artist in residence program through St Vincent’s Hospital at Caritas Christi in Kew.

Featuring: Louise Saxton.

Contact
Boroondara Arts
9278 4770
Category
Visual Arts