Linden New Art acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation and pay our respect to their Elders past and present.


Now showing at the gallery


HONOR FREEMAN > Ebb

HONOR FREEMAN > Ebb

11 June > 4 September 2022

Ebb
 explores the metaphoric qualities of water. The exhibition will feature a bathtub, complete with Freeman’s signature soaps, alongside contemporary lachrymal vessels used to collect tears, porcelain rain gauges and buckets.


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KATE BEYNON > THE SHAPESHIFTER’S HOUR

KATE BEYNON > THE SHAPESHIFTER’S HOUR

11 June > 4 September 2022

The Shapeshifter’s Hour explores supernatural themes, guardian figures and magical creatures. The imagery and characters in Beynon’s new body of work expand her interest in cross-cultural stories and mythologies.


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LOUISA BUFARDECI > FIGURING

LOUISA BUFARDECI > FIGURING

11 June > 4 September 2022

Figuring features over one hundred string figures made of face-mask elastic, pinned across the walls of three galleries.


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LINDEN PROJECTS SPACE
JANE BURTON > Kingdom of Pleasure

JANE BURTON > Kingdom of Pleasure

4 August > 4 September 2022

Linden New Art is proud to present Kingdom of Pleasure, an exhibition by local artist Jane Burton. In Kingdom of Pleasure, Burton expands upon her ongoing exploration of memory, desire and mortality with a new suite of dream-like photographs offering a darkly ambiguous, enigmatic, and provocative take on Luna Park.


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Our events

KIDS ACTIVITY
Crafternoon for Kids > String Figures with Louisa Bufardeci

Crafternoon for Kids > String Figures with Louisa Bufardeci

Saturday 20 August 2022, 2PM > 3:30PM, FREE, at Linden New Art

In this fun workshop for kids, artist Louisa Bufardeci will teach a range of string figures inspired by her current exhibition Figuring. Kids are invited to come along and explore their creativity and learn string figure classics such as Cat’s Whiskers, Jacob’s Ladder and The Broom.


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SPECIAL EVENT
Strange Bedfellows > Manga vs Anthropology

Strange Bedfellows > Manga vs Anthropology

Wednesday 24 August 2022, 6PM > 7PM, at Readings St Kilda 

What are the connections between Manga and Anthropology? Hear from industry professionals Jason Jones and Associate Professor Djuke Veldhuis to discover all there is to know about these two topics. Come along and join us at Readings in St Kilda to find out more. 


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WORKSHOP
Masterclass > Braided Rag Rugs with Ilka White

Masterclass > Braided Rag Rugs with Ilka White

Saturday 3 September 2022, 10AM > 4PM, at Linden Workshop

Join artist Ilka White for a special-skills based Masterclass at Linden New Art. Ilka shares a wonderful way to weave old clothes into beautiful rugs using an off-loom, spiral braiding technique. Bring your own material to recycle and find out what riches can come from rags.


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ARTIST LED
MEET THE ARTIST > JANE BURTON

MEET THE ARTIST > JANE BURTON

Saturday 13 August 2022, 2PM > 3PM, FREE, at Linden Projects Space

Join Jane Burton in conversation with Linden Projects Space curator Karl Halliday as they discuss the stories behind the artist’s new body of work Kingdom of Pleasure.


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WORKSHOP
Crafternoon for Adults > Visible Mending with Tamara Russell

Crafternoon for Adults > Visible Mending with Tamara Russell

Saturday 24 September 2022, 1PM > 4PM, FREE, at Linden Workshop

Do you have a favourite pair of jeans that are looking a little worse for wear? Make the clothes you love last in this exciting workshop inspired by this year's Design Fringe theme of sustainability and waste. Join Textile Artist Tamara Russell in this hands-on crafternoon and learn how to fix your clothes, making them a delight to wear again. 


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