Bimblebox Exhibition in Manly 1 July – 4 Sept
The wonderful exhibition Bimblebox: art - science - nature will open at the Manly Art Gallery and Museum on 1 July! Please see this invitation for more details. OFFICIAL OPENING: Fri 1 July, 6-8pm by Jill Simpson, Project Coordinator SPECIAL EVENT: Sun 3 July, 2-4pm a gathering of artists and art workers involved in the project will reflect on their experience of making and exhibiting art with the hope of effecting social change and raising environmental awareness PERFORMANCE: At the opening and special event, Alison Clouston and Boyd will bring their Coalface installation to life through performance and live music Bimblebox: art - science - nature is a touring exhibition about the Bimblebox Nature Refuge, its environmental, social and scientific significance and an artist group’s creative response to their experience of this unique and threatened environment. The exhibition is rich, dynamic and diverse, including artworks in installation, works on paper, painting, artist books, photography, digital media and sound. Curated by Beth Jackson from a project initiated by artist Jill Sampson, the exhibition also incorporates aspects of scientific and environmental research and social history of the site, together with catalogue and education kit in digital and print media.