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A robot sculpts a recreation of the Ancient Greek work Laocoon and his Sons, which was exhibited in Linz last year. Ars Electronica/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

Robot sculpture, coming to a gallery near you

Two weeks ago, in an industrial shed in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, a team of engineers installed a large, orange robot arm. It was a standard industrial robot arm, but it was not going to be used for standard … Continue reading

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2017 MPavilion

The fourth MPavilion design for Mebourne will come via the Netherlands–based architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, of OMA, for spring 2017. For this iteration of the public space designed for a range of yet to be determined activities, the Netherlands–based architects will … Continue reading

Margaret Dodd’s Bridal Holden, 1977, ceramic sculpture, 24 x 42 x 20 cm. Clay Glen. Courtesy The Cross Art Projects.

Celebrating the feminist Holden

In early 1969, Margaret Dodd was living in a Housing Trust house in Holden Hill, an isolated suburb in outer Adelaide. As a young, pregnant mother, she saw how the family car – always a Holden – was driven to … Continue reading

A ceramic vase repaired by Guy Keulemans using photoluminescent pigment. Author provided

Kintsugi and the art of ceramic maintenance

Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese craft of repairing broken ceramics with “urushi” glue and gold or silver dust. It expresses the Japanese principle of “mottainai”, a concept for the regret experienced from waste. It’s significant for being a rare traditional … Continue reading

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Wanting great heights. Acrylic on board

‘in silence’ by Lottie Consalvo

“This next exhibition is about the opposite of desire. It is about stillness. When making this work I was thinking about the concept of leaving paradise to find something better. “These paintings are like moments when we do stop, when … Continue reading

Surface Tension Biljana Jancic

Call for proposals: UTS Gallery Student Writing Program

UTS Gallery is inviting proposals from current UTS students for short-form essays (500 words) responding to our 2017 exhibition program. We are looking for insightful and innovative critical writing that addresses the themes of the four exhibitions on show at UTS … Continue reading

Sounding the Future

Sounding the Future

Sounding the Future is an exhibition curated by Gail Priest that speculates about what art in the future will sound like. The exhibition will present sonic “possibles and potentials” ranging from almost-here transhuman mediations, to far-future post-anthropocene aftermaths, with some … Continue reading

2018 Skyscraper Competition

2018 Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2018 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. … Continue reading

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Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017

Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017 present over 140 artists featured in Artist Profile magazine during the magazines 10-year history. The exhibition gives an in-depth focus on the working processes and personal perspectives of artists and is curated by Kon Gouriotis and Lucy … Continue reading

BLOOD ON SILK: LAST SEEN

Blood On Silk: Last Seen

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre presents its inaugural Turbine Hall Commission, Blood on Silk: Last Seen by established Western Sydney artist, Fiona Davies. For this new work Davies will transform the Turbine Hall by creating five suspended makeshift hospital rooms from handmade silk … Continue reading

Sydney Craft Week 2017

Sydney Craft Week

The inaugural Sydney Craft Week is coming October 2017 bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making, bringing together Sydney’s … Continue reading

Bianca Mavrick

Bianca Mavrick – Memory + Assembly

In Memory + Assembly, jeweller and object maker Bianca Mavrick returns to her earliest memories of childhood, exploring the personal and collective migrant experiences of her Greek-Italian family growing up in sub-tropical Queensland. Distilling memory and cultural ephemera into a … Continue reading

MAYORAL CHAIN AT BUDA, CASTLEMAINE

Mayoral Chain at Buda, Castlemaine

As part of Craft’s 2017 regional touring program, the exhibition Mayoral Chain will be displayed at  Castlemaine’s Buda House from 9 July – 27 August. Mayoral Chain is an exhibition developed by Craft for original display in 2015. Featuring works by Alexi Freeman … Continue reading

2017 Adult Astronomy Courses

Adult Astronomy Course: Understanding Quantum

Short 5-week course held at Sydney Observatory with Dr. Paul Payne. These courses are suitable for adults and senior students (years 11 and 12). Quantum is the theory we had to have. During the 19th Century many advances were made in Physics … Continue reading