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Panasonic R-72 Toot-a-Loop, portable radio, 1972. Author provided

Beautiful Obsolescence

Recently, the exhibition Beautiful Obsolescence was on display at the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre (MCIC) at UNSW, as part of Sydney Design Festival 2016 highlighting the short lifespan of many products. Miles Park recently wrote this overview of some familiar objects that were on … Continue reading

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immersive hack

Immersive Hack is a weekend hackathon full of creativity, innovation, and learning! It is an opportunity to learn about Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and other immersive technologies, to meet new people, and to get hands-on experience with AR/VR design and … Continue reading

The future is wearable

The Future is Wearable

6-7pm Radical exchanges are taking place between fashion and technology today, forever changing the way that garments are designed, fabricated, worn and recycled. Hear from author and wearable technology expert Bradley Quinn about how emerging technologies are ready to be integrated into clothing … Continue reading

Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit

Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2017

Making its Australian debut, the highly acclaimed Smart Skyscrapers Summit comes to Australia – Melbourne in March of 2017. Inspired by its Middle Eastern counterpart in Dubai, the extremely successful and internationally renowned Smart Skyscrapers Summit will be the first of its … Continue reading


Call for Ventura Lambrate 2017 now open  

Ventura Projects are curated exhibition areas that present the latest developments at the forefront of contemporary design. On this site, you’ll find information about visiting, exhibiting and partnering with Ventura Projects plus downloads for press. You can stay updated by signing up to the … Continue reading

The other art Fair

The Other Art Fair Sydney

The Other Art Fair returns to Sydney this October at Waterloo’s COMMUNE. This year it applies a new fresh, creative vision to a bigger, better program and presenting 100 of the most talented emerging artists handpicked by a committee of art industry experts, with artworks … Continue reading

Gravity (and Wonder)

Gravity (and Wonder)

Gravity invisibly governs the movement of the world, the shape of space and the flow of time. Gravity (and Wonder) explores human fascination with these fundamental aspects of the universe through scientific investigations and artistic explorations. Marking the beginning of a long-term … Continue reading

MAASive Lates: Digital Futures

MAASive Lates: Digital Futures

6- 9pm Explore the Powerhouse Museum after hours for FREE and expect the unexpected as you discover and celebrate the intersections of design and digital technology. Digital technology is increasingly intertwined with our daily lives, shaping the ways we get … Continue reading

Inside the Museums Discovery Centre Photographer: © Australian Museum

Museums Discovery Centre

For the first time, the diverse and rich collections of three of Australia’s leading museums will be housed in one facility and on permanent display to the public. The Australian Museum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and Sydney Living … Continue reading

I Had To Do It

I Had To Do It

The installations of Ella Barclay serve as technological tableaus, directing us to the physicality of hardware, the ethereal nature of data and the alchemic transformation of ideas. I Had To Do It is her first solo institutional exhibition and employs a range … Continue reading

zilvia Gyorgy, neckpiece, acrylic, sterling silver, 2016

A Chain of Events

A Chain of Events celebrates the continuing persistence and dedication of artists and the creative process.  It brings together both contemporary jewellery artists and others working in different mediums.  Focusing on NSW creatives, this exhibition invites artists to explore the concept … Continue reading