Linden New Art acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate, the Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation and pays our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.


Now showing at the gallery


Vipoo Srivilasa

Vipoo Srivilasa

Wellness Deity
22 May 2021 > 14 November 2021

Vipoo Srivilasa is a Thai-born Melbourne-based artist, curator and arts activist. This exhibition will present the Wellness Deity Project, which Srivilasa undertook in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This collaborative, community-driven project invited people to submit a drawing of their Wellness Deity, a being that has a special empowering or protective power.


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Natasha Bieniek

Natasha Bieniek

Halcyon
22 May 2021 > 14 November 2021

Natasha Bieniek is best-known for her miniature oil paintings. Bieniek’s paintings are meticulous in their execution and demand close inspection. They link the ancient tradition of 16th century miniature painting with present-day image culture.

This exhibition brings together a suit of recent works that have not been seen together before, including Bieniek’s stand out painting, Biophilia, which was the winner of the Wynne Prize in 2015.


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Ruth Höflich

Ruth Höflich

To Feed your Oracle
22 May 2021 > 14 November 2021

Ruth Höflich is an artist and filmmaker, born in Munich, Germany, and currently based in Melbourne. In an installation of video, photography and site intervention, To Feed Your Oracle will explore how we might understand, or predict, things that we can’t see and how our expectations might affect how we experience the unknown.


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LINDEN PROJECTS SPACE
Carolyn Menzies

Carolyn Menzies

Of Slender Means
29 July 2021 > 29 August 202

Carolyn Menzies will present a series of sculptural works and charcoal drawings that explore materiality and the intersection of art and craft. Menzies’ sculptures are made from steel wool and steel mesh. Steel is a hallmark of modern sculptural practice, however Menzies’ use of the material gently subverts this legacy as the wool and mesh are unashamedly domestic.


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Our events

KIDS ACTIVITY
On Holidays with Linden > Design your perfect home

On Holidays with Linden > Design your perfect home

If you could live anywhere, where would that be? What does your perfect home look like? Is your perfect home by the sea or in the mountains? Everything is possible in this activity! Linden New Art have produced this activity inspired by the Design Fringe theme of ‘home’.


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ARTIST LED
Meet the Artist > Meet First Nations Designer Nicole Monks

Meet the Artist > Meet First Nations Designer Nicole Monks

Saturday 09 October 2021, 2PM to 3PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook 

Join Curator Juliette Hanson for an exciting conversation with leading First Nations multi-disciplinary creative Nicole Monks - winner of the 2021 Design Fringe First Nations Commission. 


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SPECIAL EVENT
Strange Bedfellows > Drag Queens and Mid Century Modern

Strange Bedfellows > Drag Queens and Mid Century Modern

Sunday 10 October 2021, 4PM to 5PM, LIVE at the Pride Centre, St Kilda

This special edition of Strange Bedfellows features a lively discussion about Drag Queens and Mid Century Modern. Prepare to learn some weird and wonderful facts and come up with the winning question that unites these two topics to win a prize on the night.


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FOR ARTISTS
Artist Speakeasy > Design Solutions

Artist Speakeasy > Design Solutions

Thursday 14 October 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join us for a special professional development session facilitated by Curator Juliette Hanson, and featuring Melbourne Fringe, Monash University, and team leaders from the Design Solutions task force. We will find out how the Monash student teams tackled your design problems, and you can vote for the best team!


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ARTIST LED
Meet the Artist > Meet the Designers

Meet the Artist > Meet the Designers

Sunday 17 October 2021, 2PM to 3PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join Linden’s Curator Juliette Hanson in an intimate conversation with designers from Design Fringe as they share how their work responds to the exhibition’s theme of Home and how their ideas turned into designer magic.


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FOR ARTISTS
Artist Speakeasy > Responding to a Design Brief

Artist Speakeasy > Responding to a Design Brief

Tuesday 19 October 2021, 6PM to 7PM, FREE Live on YouTube and Facebook

Join us for a special professional development session in partnership with Design Fringe and Craft Victoria as part of Craft Contemporary, featuring Ella Saddington from multidisciplinary design studio Us From Space, furniture designer Thomas Lentini, and Elishia Whitchurch, Design Principle at UAP, facilitated by Director Melinda Martin.


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Upcoming exhibitions

Design Fringe

Design Fringe

Online show, to be announced soon.

This year, the Melbourne Fringe Festival will launch Design Fringe, a program that evolves the 34-year history of Fringe Furniture to create a stunning new design exhibition and events program to reach design loving audiences across Melbourne. We are thrilled to be hosting the first Design Fringe exhibition, which will be on display across all of our gallery spaces.


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Linden Postcard Show 2021-22

Linden Postcard Show 2021-22

4 December 2021 > 27 February 2022 

The iconic Linden Postcard Show will return for its 31st year.  


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