On Thursday 9 of October kind of — gallery hosted a charity fundraising group exhibition titled ‘Geppetto’s House’.

A selection of artists were invited to work with the concept of whales to raise awareness and funds for the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s campaign against whaling.

The contributing artists have come from a variety of contemporary, traditional and street art backgrounds ranging from painters, illustrators, graphic designers and typographers.

This exhibition has now finished. 

40% of the proceeds from artwork sales will be going to the Australian Marine Conservation Society, in order to support their campaign against whaling. The AMCS is a key player in protecting and preserving the wildlife and marine parks in Australian waters.

If you would like to donate immediately here is the donation page: http://makingadifference.gofundraise.com.au/page/kindofgeppettoshouse

The title of this exhibition is a reference to the giant whale, Monstro, that swallows Pinocchio and Geppetto in the Disney version of The Adventures of Pinocchio.

Contributing artists:

Agogwe, Aldous Massie, Alex Latham, Alison Rueii See, Alexandra Lederman, Andrew Cambridge, Ania Gareeva, Annalisa Ferraris, Anthony Kwang, Bafcat Funk, Cam Wall, Candice Cameron, Chris Loutfy, Chris Yee, Claire Johnson, Ella Horsfall, Furry Little Peach, Greg Harris, Joel Cameron, Jonathan Verzosa, Judie So, Larnelle Nelson Fynn, Lauren McIvor, Laura Morgan, Maaden Ramos, Madeleine Pfull, Martin Noah, Marika Sivertsen, Marty Baptist, Matt Borrott, Nathan Brindle, Paul Mr-Tragic Ling, Pigeonboy, Qwux Qwux, Saxon Shing, Shi Buffalo, Sophie Holvast, Stellar Leuna, Timothy Duong, Thomas Jackson, Tom Dub, Vianney Hunter, Wing Lau, Zeke’s Lunchbox.