Location: 24/7 viewing at the corner of Abbotsford & Arden Streets, North Melbourne

Artists: Kate Gorringe-Smith, Alexis Beckett

Going away she is also coming home (a collaborative work by
Alexis Beckett & Kate Gorringe-Smith)
Installation view of migratory shorebirds
by Kate Gorringe-Smith
Embroidered linen bag
by Alexis Beckett

This collaborative work ‘Going away she is also coming home’, explores the plight of migratory birds through the poem “The death of the bird” written by Australian poet A.D. Hope. An excerpt of text from the poem is printed on each of the small flags pinning the journey of a migration

A link to the poem by Australian poet A.D. Hope is here: https://www.lyrikline.org/en/poems/death-bird-1251

For more details about the exhibiting artists: Alexis Beckett and Kate Gorringe-Smith

This Boxed-In project is supported by the City of Melbourne.