Louis Saxton: The Linen Project

The latest exhibition at Hawthorn’s Town Hall Gallery pays homage to past lives and labour with a new, immersive installation created by Louise Saxton. The Linen Project is showing from Saturday 27 October until Sunday 16 December.

Art Exhibition currently on at Zilla & Brook in Australia.
From Saturday 27 October 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018

Published by anonymous on Thursday 25 October 2018.
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Melbourne artist Louise Saxton has been collecting domestic linens since 1988 and has been extracting and reconstructing the embroidery and lace from the linen for more than a decade to build several major bodies of work, including two and three-dimensional assemblages.

For The Linen Project Louise has created an installation with the support of an 18-month artist in residence program through Caritas Christi at St Vincent’s hospital in Kew. The work acknowledges the intrinsic role of linens in the healing and care of patients in a hospital setting.

Location

Town Hall Gallery
360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn