1601, An Ephemeral Exhibition

Advertising Feature 15 December 2011 1

1601 is the name of a bare penthouse apartment perched high above the lake, as well as an ephemeral exhibition happening there this week.

In a concrete shell with sublime views hangs 50 works by prestigious local artists. Stacked on milk-crates and immersed in natural light, this industrial-style exhibition achieves three purposes:

    – to exhibit and sell quality local art
    – to raise money for Barnados
    – to encourage sustainable Christmas shopping: local art is a better gift than imported consumables.

    This free exhibition showcases more than 16 artforms, including painting, sculpture, projections, photography, numerous textiles, zines and live drawing. Prices for minor items start at $20. The event is trying to encourage the wider community to explore the more and lesser known artists of our city in an exciting space.

    Launch: Saturday at 1pm
    Open daily: 1-4pm
    Finish: Friday (23/12) at 4pm

    Apartment 1601
    Level 16, The Apartments
    19 Marcus Clarke St

    Curated by Katrina Osborne
    Generously supported by Molonglo Group

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One Response to 1601, An Ephemeral Exhibition
johnboy johnboy 10:09 am 19 Dec 11

There’s a gig on there this afternoon:


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