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White Night Melbourne, 2017. Tourism Victoria/flickr

Architecture, undistracted

February hosted White Night in Melbourne. I’m embarrassed to say I was tucked up asleep in bed (it had been a long week!). But my Instagram feed attests that the architectural community, along with several hundred thousand of their friends, were … Continue reading

The Museum of Water at Cottesloe Beach, WA documents displays sample of water collected by donors. Rebecca Mansell, Author provided

Perth’s Museum of Water documents our intimate relationship with a precious resource

A museum of water? This is the improbable concept featuring in this year’s Perth International Arts Festival. The brainchild of British artist Amy Sharrocks, the Museum of Water intends to trace the manifold ways that people relate to water. People … Continue reading

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Sunshine Art Prize 2016 Winner: Michael Cook | Mother – Tennis | 2016 | digital photograph inkjet on photo rag | 80 x 120 cm

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The Award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium. Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition at … Continue reading

Ancient Cities of the Asia Pacific

Ancient Cities of the Asia Pacific

Photographer John Gollings has recorded the progress of modern architecture in Australia and throughout the world for 40 years. He is considered one of Australia’s leading architectural photographers. In this world-first preview, John has curated a selection of awe-inspiring images … Continue reading

Emma Davies Dot to Dot (Finalist 2015 Victorian Craft Awards)

Victorian Craft Award

The Victorian Craft Award is a biennial event facilitated by Craft Victoria in the pursuit of presenting and celebrating excellence in contemporary craft practice. The Awards welcome applications from emerging, mid-career and established craftspeople across the state of Victoria. Applications of individual … Continue reading

Shaun Gladwell, Double Field/Viewfinder (Tarin Kowt), 2009-10, two-channel video, 18 minutes, 39 seconds, collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Image courtesy of the artist

Shaun Gladwell, Virtual Imperator – Edge of Empire

A new exhibition of photographic, video and VR works by Shaun Gladwell critically addressing the ambivalence of representing conflict and the historical persistence of imperial structures. In his latest exhibition, renowned artist Shaun Gladwell continues to interrogate the role of the camera … Continue reading

Surface Tension by Biljana Jancic

Surface Tension

Responding directly to the architecture of UTS Gallery, Surface Tension aims to fold space and time through projected images and the insertion of reflective surfaces, creating ways for the viewer to become a part of the work. The work is … Continue reading

web interstices dough devil by Helen Britton

INTERSTICES

Interstices is a 25-year survey of the work of renowned jeweller Helen Britton, including new works that draw inspiration from Western Australia’s coastline. Britton has developed an international reputation as a contemporary artist, sourcing metal and found materials from around the globe … Continue reading

Landscape Australia Conference

Landscape Australia Conference

Taking place in Sydney on 6 May, this one-day conference will feature expert commentary and insights from landscape professionals working throughout the world, including the UK, the USA, the Netherlands, Turkey, New Zealand and Australia. Join them to explore the … Continue reading

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Call for papers

ARCHDESIGN ’17 / IV. International  Architectural Design Conference - Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions). ​Since 2014, nearly two hundred presentations by scholars from different places of the world has … Continue reading