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

Photo Fred Ernst

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

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