Green Asylum - Charlotte Haywood

17 August - 27 September 2017

Image courtesy of the artist Charlotte Haywood.

Green Asylum is a large-scale experimental textile and video installation that blurs the boundaries between tapestry weaving and architecture, landscape and language by multi-disciplinary creative Charlotte Haywood.

Haywood’s architectural tapestry and video works tell stories within the Australian landscape seeking narrative and language from the past-present-and-future. Her work is influenced by ephemeral, temporary and sacred shelters, specifically the structures of Indigenous Australia, Asia, Euro-centric steeples and refugee tents from which she creates multi-threaded and multi-narrative architectural forms.

Green Asylum will open on the 17th August, 6 – 8pm.

Opening night speaker:
Professor Jennifer L. Biddle, Director Visual Anthropology & Visual Culture 
National Institute for Experimental Art (NIEA), UNSW Art & Design

Green Asylum will be opened on the same time at FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES by Shannon McGrath and Marcus Piper. Explore the FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES website here. 

Explore the Green Asylum website

Exhibition dates: 17 August - 27 September

Numbers are limited for this opening event please RSVP here:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/green-asylum-opening-night-tickets-36343168395?aff=erelpanelorg

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Getting to: Australian Design Centre

101-115 William Street
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Opening Hours

Tuesday- Saturday

11:00 to 04:00

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