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Contemporary Urban Gardening

Provocations in Art


● Fully booked

Saturday 27 February 2016
3 — 4.15pm

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Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

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Artist Wendy Shillam’s garden

Photo courtesy of Amber Rowlands from a story published at www.thegardenedit.com

Join us for a panel event exploring the current state and future potential of contemporary urban gardening.

Chaired by journalist and horticulturist Alys Fowler, this event will explore the subversive and exciting work of guerrilla gardener and author Richard Reynolds, forager John Rensten and artist Wendy Shillam.

Panellists include:

• Gardener Wendy Shillam, currently undertaking a project in cultivating a 5m x 6m rooftop garden on top of her Central London home, containing thriving organic fruits and vegetables.
• Forager and founder of Forage London, John Rensten, studies wild food and leads city foraging walks in urban green spaces.
• Guerrilla gardener Richard Reynolds, whose record of illicit cultivation began in 2004. His website is now a hub for those who cultivate land as guerrilla gardeners.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Saturday 27 February 2016

3 — 4.15pm

The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

£16 (includes exhibition ticket). £10 (without exhibition ticket). Reductions available.