working in aged care
go for a collective artist date?
Why. To a cemetery, of course.
Not just any cemetery.
commemorates 150 years of ‘the Sleeping City’.
‘HIDDEN is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that takes place amongst the gardens and graves in one of the oldest sections of the Cemetery. The exhibition invites artists to ponder the notion of history, culture, remembrance and love and allows audiences to witness creative expression hidden throughout Australia’s largest and most historic cemetery’,
says the website.
Was it morbid? This art expedition to a place where members of my very own family are buried? Was it creepy? Melancholic? No. None of the above. It was actually lovely to go to Rookwood NOT for a funeral.
(The exhibition is viewable til 24th September.)