Sarah Lynch and spontaneous plants (Photograph by Daniella Ruffino)

'Spontaneous Plant Walk'

Wednesday 14 December, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

As a part of FOOD, we are proud to offer a ‘Spontaneous Plant Walk’ led by Collingwood based art collective, Studio 15.

Come on a dérive around the surrounding areas of Richmond, focusing on the unique plant life that flourishes in novel ecosystems such as abandoned or overgrown lots, rooftops and cracks in the pavement.  The walk will start at CLIMARTE Gallery and finish up at Yarra Park.

This event invites a discussion on urban biodiversity, pollination pathways and mitigating climate change in the City of Yarra. With a focus on the unique plant life that flourishes in novel ecosystems such as abandoned or overgrown lots, rooftops and cracks in the pavement.

Led by Adele Daniele, Sarah Lynch and Daniella Ruffino of Studio 15.

When: Wednesday 14th December, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Meet at CLIMARTE Gallery (120 Bridge Rd Richmond) and ending at Yarra Park (Punt Rd).

This is a free event but as places are limited please register here.

More information:

Adele Daniele is a multi-disciplinary artist working with photography, drawing and sound. Adele’s practice involves closely observing insects, plants and birds. She has completed a BFA at RMIT. Recent exhibitions include Phonognatha Graeffei and Friends, a documentation of the Leaf-curling spider and selected flora and fauna specific to the Fitzroy Gardens. @bilycreativestudio

Sarah Lynch works primarily across digital and analogue photography, video and installation. Lynch’s most recent work examines the diversity of the botanical world and the relationship between plants, people, and the ecosystems they inhabit. Sarah holds a BFA (Honours) at the VCA and recently completed her Master of Photography at RMIT. Recent exhibitions include Survival at Rubicon ARI and Unpredictable Typologies // Collingwood Yards. sarahlynch.com.au @sarahlynchphoto

Daniella Ruffino Daniella Ruffino works primarily with sculpture and photography. Daniella explores the material properties behind the veneer of the urban sprawl culminating in experiments making homemade concrete from waste products. She completed a BFA at the VCA and currently works in community programming. Recent exhibitions include How to Build a Universe at the Meat Market and Unpredictable Typologies // Collingwood Yards.
@daniellaruffino

Spontaneous Amaranth (Photograph by Alrey Batol)

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and the City of Yarra.