Julian Perry’s ‘A Common Treasury’: the Sheds Lost to the Olympiad pictures the home-made allotment sheds of the 100-year old Manor Garden in London. His show runs until 16th November 07 at the Austin Desmond gallery in London.

Plank Shed and Rhubarb Diptych (2007). Julian Perry

Apparently…

“the sheds themselves are now buried behind the 11-mile wall of the Olympic Security Zone”, to be replaced by “a sterile open space and a zigzag concrete path between sporting venues”.

The show abutts with the symposium London 2012 never took place: re-imagining the Olympic zone (16th-17th November 2007), which will explore…

“…the 2012 Olympic site and the Lower Lea Valley as a context for interdisciplinary research and artistic intervention.”