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11 October - 22 October
11 October- 22 October 2022
Tuesday – Friday: 12pm – 6pm
Saturdays: 12pm – 4pm
Tuesday and Friday evenings: 6pm – 8pm
..Offering shade, oxygen, habitat, comfort, beauty and more, day in day out, year after year, the City of Melbourne’s 70,000+ trees are an extraordinary, silent ‘asset’…
CLIMARTE is mounting an exhibition of 25 original artworks, each depicting a City of Melbourne trees. Trees face a dangerously warming world, among other threats. Life has a layered dialogue with trees in the city context. Trees in urban settings have circumstances not experienced by trees in non urban environments.
Offering shade, oxygen, habitat, comfort, beauty and more, day in day out, year after year, the City of Melbourne’s 70,000+ trees are an extraordinary, silent ‘asset’.
CLIMARTE called for artworks of and about a tree; a tree from the City of Melbourne’s celebrated Urban Forest project.
The resultant works are being shown in the exhibition TREE, October 11 to 22.
The artists included are (alphabetical order)
Katherine Boland, Michelle Burns, Olga Dziemidowicz, Erica Dunkley, Ariella Friend, Janice Gobey , Rod Gray, Lauren Guymer, Robbie Harmsworth, Zoé Haynes-Smith¸ Heather Hesterman, Bridget Hillebrand, Kathy Holowko & Sarah Moore, Todd Johnson, Linda Judge, Martin King, Susie Lachal, Nancy Lliang, Zahra Marsous, Jarrad Martyn, Jan McLellan Rizzo, Julia Schmitt, Ben Sibley, Charlotte Watson, Barbara Wheeler.
TREE is made possible through a City of Melbourne Arts and Creative Investment Partnerships project grant for 2022.
TREE Exhibition Special Event: Friday 21 October 2022 5 for 5.30pm
A unique look at Melbourne’s magnificent trees. A last look at the beautiful exhibition (closes 4pm Saturday 22 October).
What’s the story and the science behind the City of Melbourne’s world-leading Urban Forest project, and why are such nature-based initiatives so critically important in the face of the Climate Emergency?
What role can the Arts play in rewilding urban spaces?
Join Creative Producer Jo Lane and participating TREE artists for a fascinating discussion with Senior Urban Forester Fiona Brown and Project Officer Giuliana Leslie from the City of Melbourne’s Urban Forest Team.
Friday 21 October 2022 5 for 5.30pm / Free event