Walk and Talk: This Wild Song

Sat 1 September 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Free
Accessible
09/01/2018 1:00pm 09/01/2018 2:00pm Walk and Talk: This Wild Song Join us for a curator-led tour of This Wild Song just before the official exhibition opening. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition. Free, but bookings are essential. Book now About this exhibition This Wild Song is a long-term project by Melbourne artist Ilona Nelson. Nelson is in the process of photographing over 100 significant Australian female artists, incorporating visual aspects, motifs or language from the artist’s practice into the portrait. See more than 25 portraits from the series alongside an artwork by each artist pictured. A unique concept is created for each artist, resulting in a deeply personal and emotive portrait. This Wild Song celebrates the strong female leaders in the arts community. Coming from varied backgrounds and working in a diverse range of mediums, the featured artists are unified by their unique voices and distinct style. The inclusion of so many artistic mediums in this exhibition offers a broad synopsis of contemporary Australian art. Featuring artists: Megan Evans, Wanda Gillespie, Michelle Hamer, Emma Lindsay, Ilona Nelson, Polixeni Papapetrou, Patricia Piccinini, Merryn Trevethan and Gosia Wlodarczak among others. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Join us for a curator-led tour of This Wild Song just before the official exhibition opening. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition.

Free, but bookings are essential.

Book now

About this exhibition

This Wild Song is a long-term project by Melbourne artist Ilona Nelson. Nelson is in the process of photographing over 100 significant Australian female artists, incorporating visual aspects, motifs or language from the artist’s practice into the portrait.

See more than 25 portraits from the series alongside an artwork by each artist pictured. A unique concept is created for each artist, resulting in a deeply personal and emotive portrait.

This Wild Song celebrates the strong female leaders in the arts community. Coming from varied backgrounds and working in a diverse range of mediums, the featured artists are unified by their unique voices and distinct style. The inclusion of so many artistic mediums in this exhibition offers a broad synopsis of contemporary Australian art.

Featuring artists: Megan Evans, Wanda Gillespie, Michelle Hamer, Emma Lindsay, Ilona Nelson, Polixeni Papapetrou, Patricia Piccinini, Merryn Trevethan and Gosia Wlodarczak among others.

Contact
Boroondara Arts
9278 4770
Category
Visual Arts