I recently had the privilege to visit The GLAD Rappers: Redecorate – a museum bedroom, installation at Federation Square. A colourful and artistic collaboration expressed via the medium of wool and knitting. I loved it and I would advise that you go and visit it as well. The exhibition ends on the 3rd of April 2017.
When The Johnstone Collection invited yarn bombers to their ‘Return To The City’ 2016 Christmas tour, Melbourne’s GLAD Rappers imagined redecorating the museum’s ‘Yellow Room’ before Mr. Johnston, his partner and their cat returned to their city home for Christmas.
The Johnston Collection was gifted by William Johnston (1911-1986) to the people of Victoria. A multiaward winning and critically acclaimed independent not-for-profit museum, it has a reputation for sharing stories, inspiring communities and pushing boundaries in museum exhibition.
It will be a shame to see this installation shelved so if you are interested in showing it off, you can find The GLAD Rappers on Facebook and thegladrappers on Instagram or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on the link to visit and view the Johnston Collection.