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Kelly’s Garden

DHART-Kellys-Gdn-MAR2010-2nd-056Once a carter’s backyard, an escaped convict’s hideaway and a drying room for apple juice filters, Kelly’s Garden is a striking venue that offers a unique urban heritage environment for contemporary sculptors and installation artists.

Kelly’s Garden is a courtyard enclosed by the three storey brick and stone walls of the old warehouses it once serviced. It is accessed via Kelly’s Lane off Salamanca Place, and has a large sliding gate with specially designed peepholes.

The garden has been restored to cater for a continuing program of large scale sculpture and installation works.

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Carpet (2010) by Derek Hart. Photograph by Craig Opie.

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January 2017


18 January - 5 March

Kelly’s Garden Curated Projects #26 and part of Mona Foma 2017 An installation by Cigdem Aydemir  In SAFE  the burkini acquires a heightened level of visibility, juxtaposed to its controversial reception in contemporary society. The swimwear designed for Muslim women has been the subject of much controversy, spurred by notions of cultural difference and safety in times of terror. In France, for example, the burkini is banned from several beaches, with politicians from all major political parties supporting and encouraging the expansion…

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