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Tree by Clare Delaney & Trashed by Jody Graham

Sat 3 October 2020, - Sun 25 October 2020,

Two emotive artworks will be installed in the Powerhouse of The Foundations this October as part of the October Makers Month project, opening the site to the public on the weekends with a range of activities.

Artist Jody Graham is installing her work – Trashed. Trashed is created from cans, plastic and glass bottles thrown out on the side of The Bells Line of Road in a 30 kilometre distance from Mt Tomah a to Browns Swamp at Lithgow. NSW. The material was collected after the fires and is a stark and poignant reminder of our lingering impact on the environment.

Blue Mountains artist Clare Delaney’s work – TREE – will also be installed in the Powerhouse. A suspended tree overhanging a a field of bricks comments on over consumption and our sprawling urban landscape that often leads to destruction of the natural world.

Both works will be available for public viewing from 10am – 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays from 3 October to 25 October. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

There are also the Silo Murals of Guido Van Helten, and sculptures by artist in Residence, Harrie Fasher, on display throughout the site.


Sat 3 October 2020,
Sun 25 October 2020,
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The Foundations Portland
Williwa St
Portland, NSW Australia


Lithgow region
Visual arts

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