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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

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EXIT (installation view), 2008-2015. Collection Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris © Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Mark Hansen, Laura Kurgan & Ben Rubin, in collaboration w/ Robert Gerard Pietrusko & Stewart Smith. Photo © Luc Boegly courtesy Diller Scofidio + Renfro.


TUES TO SAT, 10AM-5PM UNSW Galleries presents the Australian premiere of a major new installation which holds a dramatic mirror to some of the immense challenges confronting the world today. EXIT is a picture of a planet in trouble. In an immersive, … Continue reading

Good design Awards early entry

Good Design Awards: early entry

Good Design Australia is opening Early Bird entry to the 2017 Good Design Awards. Official entries will close on 1 March 2017. Entries received before 16 January 2017 can take advantage of the Early Bird Entry.

Image: State Library of NSW, MLMSS6270

Million Dollar Mermaid: Annette Kellerman

Million Dollar Mermaid: Annette Kellerman, an exhibition featuring stunning costumes, memorabilia and movie footage relating to Australian celebrity swimmer Annette Kellerman (1886–1975) is now open. Born in Sydney, Kellerman first attracted attention with a series of epic, long-distance swims, and later … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

Discover what lies beneath in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. Six mummies selected from the British Museum collection who lived and died in Egypt between 1800 and 3000 years ago will be on display alongside their 3D CT scan visualisations that unlock … Continue reading

Footscray Art Prize

Footscray Art Prize

The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines. The Prize was established in 2016 as part of the Victoria University Centenary(external link) celebrations with : Maribyrnong City Council Footscray Community Arts … 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

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

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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