Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne International Arts Festival Review: Campagnie Carabosse’s Fire Gardens light up Royal Botanic Gardens

Fire and gardens… it’s not exactly what you expect to go together isn’t it? Yet as the sun starts to set across Melbourne, the Royal Botanic Gardens are only just lighting up with a (completely sold out) installation churning with people and garden pots filled with flames. Different, immersive and enveloped in an eerie atmosphere,…

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First Kaldor Public Art Project led by an Australian Aboriginal artist unveiled in the Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden

Sydney based Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones‘ piece barrangal dyara (skin and bones) is the most ambitious Kaldor Public Art Project to date, with 15,000 white shields and eight soundscapes taking over the original footprint of the Garden Palace building, which burnt down in 1882. Jones is the first Indigenous artist to head a Kaldor Public…

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