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UNDERPARK IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY TIME & PLACE X HICKORY AS A RESPONSE TO THE CITY OF MELBOURNE’S PLAN FOR THE URBAN REGENERATION OF THE KINGS WAY UNDERCROFT.

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For a limited time only, we invite you to come and experience Underpark, located at 90 Queens Bridge St, in Melbourne’s Southbank.

It doesn't matter whether you’re a local resident wanting space to exercise, a basketballer looking for a hoop session, or you just want to come and watch the action. For the next few months this is your court, this is your park.

Welcome to Underpark.

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experiences at
underpark

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For a limited time only, we invite you to come and experience Underpark, located at 90 Queens Bridge St, in Melbourne’s Southbank.

It doesn't matter whether you’re a local resident wanting space to exercise, a basketballer looking for a hoop session, or you just want to come and watch the action. For the next few months this is your court, this is your park.

Welcome to Underpark.

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Queensbridge Underpark by Reko Rennie

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reko rennie

Time & Place x Hickory commissioned renowned Australian artist Reko Rennie, to create a bold new court for Melbournians to enjoy this summer.

For a limited time, Underpark will be open and free to use to the public daily and available to book court time and shoot hoops, on the art installation itself.

As developers and builders who believe in placemaking, we are looking to open a broader conversation about the future of the Kings Way Undercroft, and how this space can best serve the surrounding community in the future.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Around the world, areas under and around neglected infrastructure have been identified, repurposed and activated. The City of Melbourne has identified a master plan for City Road Southbank and the surrounding area, including the Kings Way undercroft, an area that makes up around 5,000m2.

Time & Place x Hickory have embraced the City of Melbourne’s vision and have invested in a temporary placemaking activation known as Underpark on their development site at 90 Queensbridge Street.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Time & Place x Hickory, are collaborating to bring to Melbourne ‘The Queensbridge Building’. An independent apartment-hotel development designed by Elenberg Fraser architects and interior designers Flack Studio.

The Queensbridge Neighbourhood in Southbank acts as a nexus between the Melbourne CBD, and The Arts Precinct.

Time & Place x Hickory are working with the Melbourne City Council to further enhance the Queensbridge Neighbourhood by regenerating the Kings Way Undercroft. The vision is to turn this underutilised space into an urban park to drive community spirit through sport, food and art.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Reko Rennie Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist who explores his Aboriginal identity through contemporary mediums including spray paint, prints, sculpture and installation. Rennie’s artistic practice is intelligent and innovative, drawing upon both the sphere of street art as well as the designs and symbols of the Kamilaroi people. Rennie’s works provokes discussion of Indigenous culture and identity in contemporary urban environments and creates new futures for the vernacular of contemporary Indigenous art.

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Reko Rennie's work for Underpark is an extension of his Visible Invisible series which inverts the idea of camouflage. Traditionally, camouflage conceals or disguises animals or objects by using a combination of materials and colouration to optically confuse the observer. Rennie's use of camouflage amplifies, rather than conceals, his identity. His use of luminous colours commands our attention and asserts his cultural presence in contemporary Australian Art.

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The Queensbridge Underpark
Kings Way Undercroft
The Queensbridge Building
Reko Rennie. Portrait by: David Varga

Time & Place x Hickory commissioned renowned Australian artist Reko Rennie, to create a bold new court for Melbournians to enjoy this summer.

For a limited time, Underpark will be open and free to use to the public daily and available to book court time and shoot hoops, on the art installation itself.

As developers and builders who believe in placemaking, we are looking to open a broader conversation about the future of the Kings Way Undercroft, and how this space can best serve the surrounding community in the future.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Around the world, areas under and around neglected infrastructure have been identified, repurposed and activated. The City of Melbourne has identified a master plan for City Road Southbank and the surrounding area, including the Kings Way undercroft, an area that makes up around 5,000m2.

Time & Place x Hickory have embraced the City of Melbourne’s vision and have invested in a temporary placemaking activation known as Underpark on their development site at 90 Queensbridge Street.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Time & Place x Hickory, are collaborating to bring to Melbourne ‘The Queensbridge Building’. An independent apartment-hotel development designed by Elenberg Fraser architects and interior designers Flack Studio.

The Queensbridge Neighbourhood in Southbank acts as a nexus between the Melbourne CBD, and The Arts Precinct.

Time & Place x Hickory are working with the Melbourne City Council to further enhance the Queensbridge Neighbourhood by regenerating the Kings Way Undercroft. The vision is to turn this underutilised space into an urban park to drive community spirit through sport, food and art.

We encourage you to support Underpark by having your say.

The future is in your court.

Reko Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist who explores his Aboriginal identity through contemporary mediums including spray paint, prints, sculpture and installation. Rennie’s artistic practice is intelligent and innovative, drawing upon both the sphere of street art as well as the designs and symbols of the Kamilaroi people. Rennie’s works provokes discussion of Indigenous culture and identity in contemporary urban environments and creates new futures for the vernacular of contemporary Indigenous art.

OA_Hardcourt

Reko Rennie's work for Underpark is an extension of his Visible Invisible series which inverts the idea of camouflage. Traditionally, camouflage conceals or disguises animals or objects by using a combination of materials and colouration to optically confuse the observer. Rennie's use of camouflage amplifies, rather than conceals, his identity. His use of luminous colours commands our attention and asserts his cultural presence in contemporary Australian Art.

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