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Material Reverie

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Marvellous works of art using materials
Material Reverie is an exhibition on from Thursday 20 January 2022 until Saturday 9 April 2022 at Town Hall Gallery in Hawthorn. The exhibition brings a group of contemporary Australian artists' work together that explores a variety of materials used.

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Image: Jahnne Pasco–White, detail from 'Making Kin', 2020, natural dyed fabrics (avocado, black bean, sunflower, copper beech leaves, carrot, crab apple), earth pigments, violets, olives, crayon, pencil, recycled paper, linen, cotton, acrylic and oil stick on canvas, three panels; total 213.0 x 456.0 cm approx. Image courtesy of the artist and STATION. Photography by Christo Crocker.


New forms are made from natural fibres, everyday objects that are discarded and household items that are found and upcycled which are presented in new works in Material Reverie. Artists throughout the years have captured their impressions of the world through their art. Artists use traditional weaving, sculpture and carving techniques as well as collage and painting

Material Reverie will feature works from the Town Hall Gallery Collection The artists are: Robert Brown, Teelah George, Dana Harris, Lou Hubbard, Shigemi Iwama, Cassie Leatham, Jahnne Pasco-White, and Louise Saxton.

For more information on Material Reverie, a free exhibition, you can call Boroondara Arts on (03) 9278 4770 or visit the website . Material Reverie on at Town Hall Gallery, 360 Burwood Road Hawthorn, from Thursday 20 January to Saturday 9 April 2022. Hours are 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, Midday to 4pm, Saturday.

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Why? View works of contemporary Australian artists.
When: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Saturday Midday to 4pm.
Phone: (03) 9278 4770
Where: Town Hall Gallery
Cost: free
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