• Growing Food Project will be screened as part of Melbourne Now at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) on Saturday 30th Nov at 3pm.

    Bringing together over 300 contemporary artists, Melbourne Now showcases the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practice to reflect Melbourne’s extraordinary and unique cultural landscape.

    This screening will be followed by a panel discussion with artist & nutritionist, Rasha Tayeh alongside other inspiring designers & architects discussing Food & the Built Environment – inviting viewers to discuss the benefits of supporting local food systems & how we can better design cities around food.

    Panel speakers include:
    Rasha Tayeh – Nutritionist, artist, Growing Food project film director
    Kate Dundas – Landscape architect, urban designer at Planisphere
    Justin Hutchinson – Industrial designer, director at JHD & Urban Commons
    Michael Trudgeon – Architect, industrial designer, deputy director at Victorian Eco Innovation Lab

    The film screening & panel discussion will kick off at the Clemenger BBDO Auditorium (NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne) at 3pm and will be followed by a tour of the Foodscape designed by the Urban Commons at the NGV garden. The tour will be led by Shawn Ashkanasy (Urban Commons) & Alistair Kirkpatrick (horticulturist).

    This event is Free.

    For more information about the Growing Food Project go to:

180 St Kilda Road and Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004 / 3000

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