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A new public art installation called Urban Surfaces has been revealed in Melbourne, showcasing publicly contributed photographs which capture the essence of the city. The public art concept has come about as part of a collaborative project involving students from RMIT’s School of Architecture and Design and Lendlease’s Melbourne Quarter development. Students have designed the Urban Surfaces interactive artwork on the project’s construction hoarding at the corner of Flinders and Spencer Streets. The project has given students the opportunity to document Melbourne’s rich diversity…Find out more »
For the first time in Australia The Pool: Architecture, Culture and Identity, Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Venice Biennale, will be on display for local audiences in a special exhibit at NGV Australia in Melbourne. Beginning in August, the immersive exhibition will explore public space as a vital component to society using one of Australia’s greatest cultural symbols – the pool. The Australian exhibition in Venice, presented by the Australian Institute of Architects and curated by Aileen Sage Architects (Isabelle…Find out more »
The MCA has done well to secure a survey of Kader Attia works recipient of the 2016 Prix Marcel Duchamp prize, France’s most prestigious art award. Largely installation with some film and sculpture, the work explores themes of trauma and loss, emptiness and the void. Ghost, 2007, for example, comprises 160 aluminium-foil casts of kneeling women in prayer. When approached from behind, they seem solid, yet the figures turn out to be empty shells. “I’m fascinated by the devotion shown…Find out more »
Producing Alternatives: Art, Architecture, and Design in the Age of Global Powers. Don’t miss a night of stimulating discussion on contemporary art and architecture when we welcome New York-based architect, educator and curator Eva Franch to deliver our 2017 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture. Franch specializes in the making of alternative architecture histories and futures. She is the Chief Curator and Executive Director of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York since 2010, and professor at The Cooper Union School…Find out more »