Tag Archives: 24th July
An exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of Swinburne’s Faculty of Design and the talented work of past graduates.
Mezzanine Gallery, Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran 18th July – 3rd August
Pen to Pixel is curated by design historian Nanette Carter and features Swinburne alumni such as:
Ellison Harvie, the first woman senior architect of a major architectural practice in Australia (Stephenson & Turner 1930s-1950s); Internationally acclaimed film director, Gillian Armstrong; and Graphic designer, Joseph Greenberg.
A Solo exhibition by Melbourne jeweller Phoebe Porter to be held at e.g etal in Flinders Lane Melbourne.
In Location Devices Phoebe Porter explores the intangible networks that link people and places, by creating a schematic map of handmade jewellery. Wear a piece of the map and join the network with Phoebe and others…
The exhibition will continue past the festival until the 9th August.
Melbourne Unbuilt is an exploration of ideas in architecture over 50 years, of concepts that never materialised by which are made visible through drawings, models and maps.
Beginning 17th July, pick up an ipod from the NDC at Federation Square and take a walking tour of Melbourne as it could have been. Check out Federation Square as proposed by Denton Corker Marshall and Shane Murray (both 1996); Roy Grounds’ copper clad Arts Centre Spire (1960); Edmond and Corrigan’s pyramid proposed for the State Library Competition (1986); and Daryl Jackson’s scheme to create the Venice of Melbourne (1988).
A Panel discussion will take place at BMW Edge on the 23rd July – for more information or to book tickets visit the NDC website here
Top image: Tom Kovak – Icon Tower
Bottom image: ARM Architects – Pacific Central
Melbourne is set to recieve its own little piece of paradise in the city.
Created by renowned French artist and scientist Patrick Blanc, the soil-less garden injects biodiversity into the built environment in a burst of beauty.
A man-made garden will transform Melbourne Central shopping destination into a vertical, verdant field.
Design to Improve Life
The international design award, INDEX, stages its first major exhibition outside Denmark for the Melbourne International Design Festival.
Dotted around Federation Square will be 70 acrylic bubbles, each one a showcase for products and projects from all disciplines of design.
For more information visit www.indexaward.dk
The Brief: ‘Strength in Numbers’
Your poster artwork will be an interpretation of the saying, Strength in Numbers. The Festival Manifesto provides some examples of this saying.
You can choose to interpret one of the examples provided or interpret the saying in some other way. The choice is yours.