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Renee Hope, Ring, 2018, sterling silver, recycled plastic, citrine, garnets 2018.

The Urban Gleaner and the Plastique, Pt.II examines the consumer waste that is a growing area of concern and inspiration for the contemporary jeweller.

With many different types and vast amounts of plastic used on a daily basis in our (sub)urban environments – these materials provide a rich source of inspiration and most importantly allow artists to make comments on a social, political and environmental level. As artists become contemporary bricoleurs, scouring their homes, workplaces and public spaces for materials, they are a collective group of inquirers that ask how we may wear and integrate them in new and innovative ways.

Artists: Renee Hope (NZ), Regina Middleton, Lauren Simeoni, Sanna Brantestad (SWE), Isabelle Azaïs (BEL)

Curator: Laila Marie Costa

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The Urban Gleaner & The Plastique, Pt. II

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Dates
Fri 10 May - Sat 18 May

Opening Friday 10 May 2019 6pm - 9pm
Saturday 11 May 2019 12pm – 5pm
Friday 17 May 2019 12pm – 5pm
Saturday 18 May 2019 12pm – 5pm

Tickets
Free

Venue

TEMPCONTEMP @ NORTHCITY4
61 Weston Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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Phone:
0415 552 582

Train Stop

Upfield Line, Jewell Station

Tram Stop

1, 6: Stop Number 20. 19: Stop Number 121