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THE NAKED CITY – FROM HERE TO INTERMENT

It’s been a popular trivia question for many years. What is unusual about most of the residents of Sydney postcode 2141? The answer of course is that they are dead, with much of Rookwood being taken up by its vast cemetery or necropolis as it is sometimes described. It’s a bit of dark humour, some […]

Hidden

Rookwood, Australia’s oldest cemetery, will play host to a unique outdoor sculptural exhibition. Hidden, established in 2009, showcases work from 40 selected artists, transforming parts of the iconic cemetery. The exhibition hopes to challenge the perception of cemeteries being morbid, while highlighting the cultural diversity Rookwood is renowned for. Sydney-based Barbara Licha will have her […]