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Chandelier of the lost and broken to adorn Byron Community Centre

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Two enterprising locals Ilona Harker and Victoria Spring have co-curated a community arts project that invites participants to create a quirky chandelier from donated, found and often broken trinkets. The accompanying stories of these ‘Lost and Broken’ range from the mundane to the deeply heartfelt, and the final pieces will adorn the chandelier in the Byron Community Centre stairwell.

Video Sharon Shostak
Music Norm Appel

Victoria Spring and Ilona Harker with hangers for the new chandelier. Photo Eve Jeffery.
Victoria Spring and Ilona Harker with hangers for the new chandelier. Photo Eve Jeffery.


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