Bracelet, acrylic, polyester, PVC and silver, designed and made by Peter Chang, Glasgow, Scotland, 2004.

Vale Peter Chang

With the recent passing of Peter Chang on 31 October, it is fitting to share the following article written by former curator at the Powerhouse Museum, Louise Mitchell, about Chang’s studio practice and inimitable exuberant style. In his workshop in … Continue reading

Alberta Tiburzi in 'envelope' dress

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

On 27 May, the V&A opened Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, exploring the most creative work of fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. It’s the latest in a series of fashion exhibitions at the V&A and follows the exhibitions; Undressed: A Brief History of … 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