Mythologies of the Discarded   – Catalogue Essay                        

The Auburn Botanic Gardens was originally a waste management facility transformed in 1977 into a beautiful space for native animals, birds, leisure and celebration. The history of the site served as a catalyst for the development of the curatorial theme Mythologies of the Discarded. The exhibition presents the work of international and local artists Maria Grazia Tata, Jody Graham, Sepideh Farzam, Jan Cleveringa and Bahman Kermany whose installations are deeply rooted in mythology, our relationship with nature, sustainability and transformation. (READ MORE