Embracing Innovation Volume 5
The fifth installment of the annual exhibition series and focusing on showcasing trans-disciplinary research, innovation and digital technologies, with a particular focus on practice-led design research. It responds to the changing way makers engage, design and create in their practice. Read the essay.
Artists: Associate Professor Stephen Barrass (UC) and Dr Nadege Desgenetez (ANU); Maureen Faye-Chareon; Mehrnoush Latifi and Dr Judith Glover (RMIT); Dr Scott Mayson (RMIT); Terumi Narushima and Dr Stephen Beirne, Matthew Dabin, Kraig Grady, and Associate Professor Christian Ritz (University of Wollongong); Dr Fanke Peng (UC) Mouhannad Al-Sayegh and Miguel Angel Ceballos (UAL, UK); (University of the Arts London, UK); Dr Eddi Pianca, Dr Stephen Trathen, Dr Carlos Montana-Hoyos and Bill Shelley (UC); Norwood Viviano (Grand Valley State University, USA); Stuart Walker (Lancaster University, UK) and Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre's 2014 Emerging Contemporary Exhibition Award recipient: Tim Frommel, UC, Faculty of Arts and Design.
Public Program: In association with Embracing Innovation Vol 5 and Science Week's Science in ACTion event, Dr. Fanke Peng, Course Convener of Fashion at the University of Canberra and the founder of the Cross-Culture Design Lab and the University of Wollongong's Terumi Narushima of Clocks and Clouds, will present a series of exciting and interactive workshops, talks and performances.
When: Saturday 15 August, 2015, at the Old Bus Depot Building, 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston ACT 2604
Daylights: Michelle Day
An exhibition straddling the boundaries between the functionality and sculptural forms of lighting through experiments with diverse light diffusing materials such as paper, fabrics, fiberglass, glass and silicone. Read the essay
Day, a Canberra based artist, is motivated by a strong interest in science and biology. Day's work is influenced by medical imagery, the evolution and application of science and technology and the growth and structure of organic forms explored through lighting installations'
Showing in the Crucible Showcase
Craft ACT member Tae Schmeissers' collection of wearables. This collection makes tangible the objects and scenes in everyday life and celebrates their fleeting existence.
Missed an exhibition but still want to read about the artists and their work? Our essays and review page contains every essay from our current and past exhibitions.
AGENCY, Craft ACTs new store is now open in bustling Braddon's Ori Building, 30 Lonsdale Street, Braddon.
A new Associate Membership (AO) tier accommodating for the needs of professional craft practitioners and designer makers from emerging to established, who are interested in obtaining insurance for their everyday practice needs as well as event coverage.
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