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Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation to present Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s first Australian project

Shigeru Ban at SCAF in 2017

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban will design two architectural installations at the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in Sydney. ‘Shigeru Ban’s 2017 SCAF project echoes the Foundation’s inaugural 2008 Ai Weiwei Project at a number of significant levels. Born in Japan … Continue reading

Tim Ross. Photographer: Rod Pollard, courtesy of ABC

An interview with Tim Ross

Tim Ross, ‘Rosso’, comedian, radio host and television presenter, is host of the two-part television series Streets Of Your Town that premiered earlier this week. A self-professed ‘architecture tragic’, Tim surveys Australia’s culture of architecture from the emerging modernist home of the 1950s … Continue reading

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at Home: Modern Australian Design

at Home: Modern Australian design

at home is curated by Australian design expert David Clark to showcase objects from some of Australia’s leading contemporary designers alongside the significant Georgian of furnishings from the collection at Old Government House. at home celebrates what makes Australian design … Continue reading

Samoan Weaving workshop with Maureen Unasa

Samoan Weaving workshop with Maureen Unasa

11 am – 12.30 pm A self-taught weaver, Maureen Unasa fuses traditional weaving techniques in her contemporary practice. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to weave a small basket or a two-corner bag from natural pandanus leaves (laufala), sourced and prepared … Continue reading

NAYA WA YUGALI – WE DANCE

NAYA WA YUGALI – WE DANCE

Founded in 1976 NAISDA Dance College rapidly established itself as one of Australia’s premier Indigenous training colleges with a proud tradition of producing the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performers. In recognition of its 40 year history, Carriageworks is hosting three … 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

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

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

Aki Inomata Why Not Hand Over a ‘Shelter' to Hermit Crabs series-2009–16

Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital

‘Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital’ explores the increasingly important role of digital manufacture in contemporary art, science, design, fashion and architecture. This exhibition was originally developed and shown in 2013 at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York. … Continue reading

Ramesh Studio

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: Mud Men @NGA

Five specially commissioned large-scale sculptures by artist and UNSW Art & Design MFA graduate, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, will soon be installed in the Contemporary galleries at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra. Nithiyendran’s career trajectory has been spectacular. … Continue reading

Black Magic Studio Camera. 2015 Good Design Award winner

Good Design Awards: MAAS Selection

Good Design Awards: MAAS Selection displays finalist products from the annual Good Design Awards® program for excellence in product design and innovation. Each year a panel of design experts assesses hundreds of new products or services designed in Australia or overseas. The judges … Continue reading

Recollect: Ceramics

Recollect: Ceramics

The thrilling potential of a material that can be modelled in myriad ways, patterned, coloured and then fired has never ceased to attract makers and users. Recollect: Ceramics at the Powerhouse Museum reveals how ceramic artists have used creative ideas and technical … Continue reading