Linden New Art

Words and photos - J Forsyth linden_new-6

WHAT The Linden Centre for Contemporary Art is moving in a different direction with the name Linden New Art.

The Linden Art Prize opens tonight as the first exhibition under the new name. The Linden Art Prize is a non-acquisitive award established to celebrate excellence and nurture a new generation of artists.

“We hope that our new name provides a starting point for a conversation about the role of art in our daily lives and encourages people to visit Linden to see art made by living artists,” says Melinda Martin, Linden New Art Director.

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WHERE: 25 Acland Street St Kilda

WHEN: Opening 6pm - 8pm. Exhibition running from  27 February - 3 May, 2015.

WHO: 

  • Stephanie Leigh - Feminine Flatpack (Yellow) 2014, Feminine Flatpack (Reclining) 2014
  • Georgie Mattingly - Love Songs from the Kill Floor, 2013, Abbattoir Shoot, 2014
  • Jessica Ledwich - The Inevitability of Gradualness, 2014, Hunter 2014, The Promise – Part 1 2013
  • Celeste Chandler - FourtyFour Beats per Minute, 2010
  • Susanna CastledenScrunched Ball (Pacific Ocean) 2013, Building the World (Mark II) 2013, Bermuda Sunset, Rottnest Sunrise 2013
  • Raymond CarterStripes 4 Black
  • Julian Aubrey SmithBasis, 2013, M.T. Space, 2013, Crafty, 2014, Amanda’s After Jeff, 2014
  • Yandell WaltonImpermanence, 2014. At a very fresh time this morning over coffee and pastries, The Linden Centre for Contemporary Art Director, Melinda Martin announced a new direction for the space changing the name to Linden New Art.

WHY:Don't be fooled by the giant mansion that houses Linden New Art, this gallery is all about NEW contemporary art, art that hasn't been seen before, NEW, like not old.

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