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Fast food brush up a comment on recycling

A COLLAGE of discarded food and drink wrappers and containers, event posters and other detritus, has been unveiled as the latest artwork at Newtown ArtSeat.

Newtown’s Kelly Wallwork (pictured) says her work, called ‘Wrapt You New Town’ is a comment on waste and recycling and is made of collaged paper and card, sewn onto backing card or fabric.
She describes the waste as a “continuous landscape that abounds in the Newtown precinct”.
“At a distance it will look like a punky, colourful landscape of hills, under a pendulous sky of cumulus clouds. It will look beautiful, promising, threatening,” Kelly said.
“I’ve been making smaller versions in card form for years, which I sell at Newtown Markets occasionally.”
Inner West Council’s ArtSeat is a permanent structure in Newtown Square that provides local, emerging and established artists with a space where experimental and non-commercial art can be showcased.
Incorporating public seating and lighting, the Art Seat is also a landmark meeting point.