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Design Fringe > Designers on your Doorstep

Melbourne Fringe’s iconic, avant-garde furniture exhibition celebrates its 35th year and a new name. Evolving from Fringe Furniture to Design Fringe, it will include an expanded series of virtual projects, design workshops and talks celebrating Melbourne’s extraordinary independent and emerging designers and the ground-breaking works they produce.


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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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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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Carolyn Menzies

Carolyn Menzies

Of Slender Means
29 July 2021 > 29 August 2021

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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Upcoming exhibitions


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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Past exhibitions


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Anna Révész

Architecture of Memory
13 May 2021 > 18 July 2021

Anna Révész is an emerging, Adelaide-based artist whose practice encompasses drawing, painting and sculpture, with a particular interest in photography. Révész uses both digital and analogue photography to explore ideas relating to memory, such as how memories are created, sustained or reconstructed.

Natasha Bieniek

Halcyon
22 May 2021 > 22 August 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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Güler Altunbas

Chrysalis; Recognition and Restitution
1 April > 9 May 2021

Güler Altunbas is a Melbourne-based artist practicing in a variety of media: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and digital technologies. She has an extensive history as an advocate for the prevention of violence against women and children and successfully brings her personal lived experience to her art practice, public speaking events and collaborations.

Nicholas Folland

Burn Down the House
13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Nicholas Folland’s practice explores the relationship between domestic objects and materials, natural forces and historical references. His work speaks to uncertainty, ecological fragility and our perception of time. 

Troy Emery

Sonder
13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Troy Emery’s practice encompasses sculpture, painting, and drawing. Emery’s artwork explores the way that representations of animals can be used as decorative motifs, superficial icons for ecological issues or fetishised objects of adornment and entertainment. 

Ash Keating

Duality
13 February 2021 > 16 May 2021

Ash Keating works within an expanded contemporary field, through painting, performance, sculpture, video and intervention. Keating’s large outdoor murals, created with paint filled fire extinguishers, can be found across Melbourne. 

Linden Postcard Show 30th Birthday Celebration

16 October 2020 > 31 January 2021

Let's celebrate the 30th Birthday of the Linden Postcard Show. Unlike any Postcard Show birthday you’ve seen before, we’ve invited back some of the past winners, from 30 years of the show’s history, to exhibit their current work.

Linden Postcard Show 2020-21

5 December 2020 > 31 January 2021

Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists - from emerging to established - the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Art's beautiful Victorian-era building.

Robert Fielding

Routes / Roots
22 February 2020 > 30 August 2020
Opening on Friday 21 February 2020, 6-8PM

Robert Fielding is a contemporary artist of Pakistani, Afghan, Western Arrente and Yankunytjatjara descent, who lives in Mimili Community in the remote Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Fielding’s work combines strong cultural roots with contemporary perspectives.

Karla Dickens

My Mother’s Keeper
22 February 2020 > 30 August 2020
Opening on Friday 21 February 2020, 6-8PM

My Mother’s Keeper will feature a film and a series of new photographs produced as a result of a collaboration between the artist Karla Dickens and writer Bruce Pascoe. Initiated by the Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation, the work focusses on the urgent need for us to protect and conserve the land and our environment.

Jacqui Stockdale

The Long Shot
22 February 2020 > 30 August 2020
Opening on Friday 21 February 2020, 6-8PM

This new body of work extends Stockdale’s long-held fascination with early colonial times in Australia. The Long Shot explores the dominant narratives of Australian folk history, mythology and iconography and challenges their potency within a contemporary context. Based on extensive research, Stockdale presents a new version of Ned Kelly’s family history, with a focus on the experiences of Kelly’s mother, Ellen.

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Theatre Works

Reflect and Rejoice
27 February > 29 March 2020

Reflect and Rejoice celebrates forty years of theatrical excellence in the heart of St Kilda.

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Jonathan Kim

Encounter
23 January > 23 February 2020

Jonathan Kim’s practice places deep importance on the relationship between a medium and its environmental factors. The reconstructed structures made of found materials present various spatial concepts based on phenomenology. Kim's art is deeply inspired by Korean artist Lee Ufan’s theory of Man-Nam (Encounter).

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Alternating Current Art Space

Coalescence
28 November 2019 > 19 January 2020

Drawn together through friendship and a natural affinity to collaborate, Coalescence explores the idea of connection via the work of six artists.

Linden Postcard Show 2019-20

23 November 2019 > 9 February 2020

Visit the iconic Linden Postcard Show! Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists - from emerging to established - the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Art's beautiful Victorian-era building.

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Tully Moore

Foreign Objects
9 November > 24 November 2019

80km till the next town… endless horizon. This place should be more familiar. I have passed along this road endlessly. This particular piece of bitumen is the thing that connects myself to those that are closest to me, yet it feels so foreign.

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Julie Shiels

Hidden Life, A Domestic Study
3 October > 3 November 2019

Hidden Life, A Domestic Study turns the selfie function on a mobile phone away from the self in order to see what it can reveal about the world of objects and the spaces.

Simon Finn

Breath-hold dwelling
7 September > 10 November 2019

Simon Finn creates multimedia installations, including video, drawing and sculpture that are informed by his professional experience in Architecture, visualisation and freediving.

Alicia King

Our Long Conversation with the Sun
7 September > 10 November 2019

Alicia King works with new and experimental media to raise questions about the use of technology to manipulate nature and its increasing impact on biological systems, including the human body.

Brodie Ellis

Heavy Launch
7 September > 10 November 2019

Brodie Ellis will present a video, sculpture and sound installation. Beautifully abstracted fragments of dozens of rocket launches are blended together in a fluid animation that focuses on jet propulsion and the burning of resources.

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William Holt

Crashing by Design
23 August > 29 September 2019

Crashing by Design is an exhibition of new work by Melbourne-based abstract artist William Holt.

Linden Locals

29 June > 1 September 2019

Linden Locals is a project to celebrate you; the many people – visitors, artists and locals – that make Linden New Art what it is today.

Mona Ruijs

Sympathetic Resonance
29 June > 1 September 2019

Mona Ruijs creates and performs sound baths and sound meditations featuring gongs.

Lucreccia Quintanilla

A Ripple and an Echo
29 June > 1 September 2019

Lucreccia Quintanilla makes work that explores structures of amplification, both natural and technological.

Cat Hope

Sub Decorative Sequences
29 June > 1 September 2019

Cat Hope is a composer, musician, songwriter and performance artist. Taking the decorative elements of Linden’s Hope will create unique graphic scores that will be displayed in the gallery and performed by musicians in a series of special events. 

Erin Coates & Anna Nazzari

Dark Water
4 May > 23 June 2019

Presented by Perth-based artists Erin Coates and Anna Nazzari, Dark Water examines psychological thresholds and the limits of the human body in relation to oceanic environments.

Baluk Arts

Elements
4 May > 23 June 2019

This group exhibition showcases works made by artists from Baluk Arts, an urban Aboriginal Arts Centre based in Mornington.

Linden Art Prize 2019

23 February > 28 April 2019

The Linden Art Prize is a non-acquisitive contemporary art award established for artists graduating from a Masters or PhD from a Victorian University.

Linden Postcard Show 2018-19

23 November 2018 - 10 February 2019

Visit the iconic Linden Postcard Show! Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists

Natalie Ryan

Imaging the Dead
25 August > 4 November 2018

Natalie Ryan's practice explores themes that surround the aesthetic representation of animal cadavers and natural sciences, throughout history and in contemporary art.

Julia deVille

Wholeness and the Implicit Order
25 August > 4 November 2018

To celebrate Linden New Art’s return to our St Kilda home, we will be presenting a major solo exhibition of new work by leading Australian mid-career artist Julia deVille.

Puna Yanima & Linda Puna

Wangka Kutjara, Tjukurpa Kutju
28 July > 2 September 2018

Drawing upon the 2018 National NAIDOC theme Because of her, we can!, Wangka Kutjara, Tjukurpa Kutju (language for Two Voices, One Tjukurpa) presents the mother-daughter relationship of Anangu women Puna Yanima and Linda Puna for the first time in a public gallery setting.





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