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    Garden at the End of Time Exhibition Opening

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    Garden at the End of Time

    Join us for the opening of Tin Sheds Gallery's exhibition 'Garden at the End of Time'

    Opening Night: 6 - 8 pm, Thursday, June 6

    Location: Tin Sheds Gallery, 148 City Rd, Darlington NSW

    Exhibition period: June 6 - July 19, 2024 

    Gallery Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 am — 4 pm

    These artist works explore the garden as a politically and culturally charged site. Within the walls of the gallery, the garden becomes construed as a place where meaning is not only reflected but also constantly cultivated, and negotiated—an ever-evolving ecosystem rather than an ossified microcosm. 

    While the garden is often tied to its Edenic “beginning,” anthropologist Natasha Myers suggests how contemporary gardens increasingly respond to a sense of the end. In our time of climate catastrophe and late stage capitalism, she describes how gardens “throw us into the world, induce anxiety, and get us very interested in the urgency of life and death at the cusp of collapse on a damaged planet.” Propelled by this urgency, Garden asks what radical ideas stir and grow in the garden today?

    Curated by Anna May Kirk & Tai Mitsuji

    Artists: Gabriella Hirst, Garry Trinh, Jamie North, Katie Paterson, Katie West, Majid Mirmohamadi, Olindo Polo, Tom Melick, Simryn Gill, Anna Polo, Tom Polo, Sean Allen Fisher and Thea Anamara Perkins

    See more on the exhibition.


    Image credits:
    Battlefield, Gabriella Hirst, 2014 - Present, Image courtesy the artist

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