Pin-up: The First Show

March 8, 2011

A new, independently run architecture and design gallery space opens its first exhibition, spotlighting the creative processes of over twenty of Melbourne’s leading practices.

The Pin-up gallery launches this March, providing a new event space and/or architecture and design gallery in Melbourne’s vibrant arts precinct.

Pin-Up opens with the inaugural exhibition, The First Show, spotlighting the creative process of over twenty of Melbourne’s leading architecture, design and contemporary art practices. Each studio will explore their work, past and present, examining their influences and inspirations.

Featured practices include John Wardle Architects, Tom Kovac, Elenberg Fraser, March Studio, Herbert Mason, Muir Mendes, Kokkugia, Phooey Architects, Oculus, Harrison + White, Universal Design Studio, Buro North, Simone LeAmon, Chase & Gallery, Leah Heiss, Dhiren Bhagwandas, Phoebe Porter & Blanche Tilden, Anthea van Kopplen, S!X, Peter Atkins and Dana Harris.

The exhibition has been curated by Pin-up’s creative team, Fleur Watson and Martyn Hook, with an exhibition space designed by Universal Design Studio and Chase & Gallery.

Pin-up is a new, independently run gallery and project space that aims to promote local debate with an international outlook, presenting architecture and design in an accessible and inspirational setting. It is an initiative set up by Fleur Watson and Martyn Hook of creative studio Something Together.

The First Show runs from 10 March until 30 April
Pin-up Architecture and Design Project Space, The Comound Interest: Centre for the Applied Arts, 15-25 Keele Street, Collingwood, Melbourne


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