291 items tagged “art”

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Time for drawing: Bundanon 17-20 July

  • July 17, 2015 - July 20, 2015
  • 6 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 533 Bundanon Rd, Illaroo NSW 2540
  • $770 students and ex-students and early bird by 22 May

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain artists once we grow up - Pablo Picasso Your chance to indulge in 4 days of drawing, moving and living at 'Riversdale', the world renown architectural masterpiece of Glenn Murcutt and its magnificent river valley setting. 17-20 July 2015. Limited places.

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Shadow Weave

  • Dec. 6, 2014
  • 2 p.m.
  • Western Plains Cultural Centre · 76 Wingewarra Street · Dubbo, NSW 2830 · Australia

Speaker: Caroline Edwards Assistant Curator Artist talk with Shadow Weave artists Sarah Breen Lovett Ona Janzen Jacqueline Spedding Kayo Yokoyama The cast of a shadow is a multi-dimensional phenomenon, eliciting various, distinct and interwoven experiences. Shadow Weave is a collaborative ...

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Mind Painting

  • Nov. 14, 2014 - Nov. 28, 2014
  • noon - 3 p.m.
  • Central Park, 28 Broadway, Chippendale
  • FREE

The Mind Painting exhibition allows visitors to interactively use their minds to create public art. This exhibition encourages visitors to meditate inside a pyramid, using their unique brainwaves to create digital paintings and transform Central Park's 15m Digital Wall.

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Blacktown Native Insititute Artist Camp family BBQ

  • Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
  • Cnr Rooty Hill Rd North and Richmond Rd, Oakhurst

5:30-7pm, Saturday 8 NovJoin us for a BBQ featuring music, games and art-making activities for the whole family. 4-5pm, Sunday 9 NovShare your stories about the Blacktown Native Institution The Blacktown Native Institution was a residential school for Aboriginal and ...

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Secret Sketch Crawl of Sydney

  • Sept. 7, 2014 - March 31, 2015
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney CBD, George Street Sydney 2000
  • Adult: $39

Discover your city and your inner artist on this combination walking tour/drawing class that visits Sydney’s best secret sketching locations - all materials provided.

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Alejandro Quincoces and Carlos Morago Exhibition

  • Oct. 15, 2014 - Nov. 2, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Badger & Fox Gallery, 201 Albion Street, Surry Hills 2010
  • Free

Newly launched Badger & Fox Gallery in Surry Hills has officially partnered with Sala Parés Gallery, Barcelona to exhibit works from two of Spain's finest contemporary artists, Alejandro Quincoces and Carlos Morago. Opening on Thursday 2nd October until Sunday 2nd ...

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Sydney Architecture Festival 2014

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 10, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney

The 2014 Festival theme "Connections - The Making of a Great City" invites participation in events across the city. The Festival offers international and local insights into the city’s built environment with a packed program of architecture talks, exhibitions, panel discussions, films,children’s activities, open day events and guided tours.

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Perth

  • Oct. 24, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • University of Western Australia, Murdoch Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Crawley, WA 6009

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Brisbane

  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Queensland Chapter - Australian Institute of Architects, 70 Merivale Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Melbourne

  • Oct. 20, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Showroom, 490 Swan Street, Richmond, VIC, 3121

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Sydney

  • Oct. 23, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • NSW Chapter - Australian Institute of Architects, 'Tusculum' 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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David Manley - Ambivalent Structures Exhibition

  • Sept. 16, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Black Eye Gallery, 3/138 Darlinghurst Rd Darlinghurst 2010
  • Free

The series explores remnants of the Cold War within an urban context incorporating historical and contemporary issues of imaging unverifiable urban landscapes, interiors, facades and constructions within and a post-brutalist terrain.

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Kings Cross in Focus

  • Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Macleay Street, Kings Cross
  • Free

Be part of the Kings Cross Festival Instagram competition and have your work displayed at Tusculum during a special event on 11/12 October!

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Architecture and art: Conversations curated by N Collective

  • Sept. 16, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation 16-20 Goodhope Street Paddington

In the first of a two-part series at SCAF, David Burns & Sam Spurr, co-directors of N, will moderate a conversation with special guest panelists including Urtzi Grau that will focus on the intersection of art, architecture & public art.

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Al Munro - 'Systems of the Infinite' 2014

  • Oct. 7, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street Waterloo 2017
  • Free

The pattern structures and colour codes make reference to scientific technologies, but also to the understandings of patterns from visual practices such as textiles, ceramics and architecture.

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Movie Club presents 'John Gollings: Eye for Architecture'

  • Oct. 26, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets Sydney 2000
  • General $15 Concession/Members $12 Includes free admission to the Museum of Sydney

A journey into the world of cutting-edge architecture in Australia and Asia through the lens of renowned photographer John Gollings.

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Movie Club: Australian Architecture

  • Sept. 21, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets Sydney 2000
  • General $15 Concession/Members $12 Includes free admission to the Museum of Sydney

Each session will shed light on the visions and processes behind iconic Australian buildings. The screenings are followed by conversations with special guests, moderated by David Neustein.

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Urban Areas in Flux: Surry Hills at Street Level

  • Sept. 18, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills
  • Free

Picture Surry Hills. What are we in danger of losing forever? Should we preserve our past or embrace a 21st century global city with a sigh of relief?

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James Turrell: A Retrospective

  • Dec. 13, 2014 - June 8, 2015
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

This exhibition follows three highly successful shows throughout 2013—at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Guggenheim in New York. It brings together works from LACMA's tour, with spectacular installations purpose-built for ...

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SAF14 - Temporal Formal Symposium

  • Nov. 8, 2014
  • noon - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge St, Sydney
  • Ticketed, booking required

Artists, architects and academics come together at the Museum of Sydney to discuss the notion of TEMPORAL FORMAL...

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SAF14 - Temporal Formal at Seidler City

  • Nov. 7, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Australia Square, Grosvenor Place & 9 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
  • Ticketed, booking required

Expanded Architecture will present temporal and transient contemporary projects in three Harry Seidler CBD foyer spaces, including Australia Square, Grosvenor Place and 9 Castlereagh St, Sydney.

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SAF14 - Harry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - March 8, 2015
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Free with entry to Museum

Sydney Living Museums will raise the roof for Sydney's first major exhibition in 30 years on distinguished architect Harry Seidler which showcases never-seen before original artworks. The Harry Seidler: 'Painting Toward Architecture' exhibition opens at the Museum of Sydney in November, illuminating the acclaimed designs and long lasting collaborations that the architect forged with the great names in art, architecture, design and engineering.

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Raymond McGrath: Modern Master

  • Aug. 28, 2014 - Oct. 24, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 148 City Road
Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning
Wilkinson Building, The University of Sydney NSW 2006
  • Free

The exhibition highlights McGrath’s illustrious career, giving a visual narrative to several of his seminal architectural works.

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EXHIBITION OPENING - Raymond McGrath: Modern Master

  • Aug. 28, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning Wilkinson Building, The University of Sydney NSW 2006
  • Free, RSVP required

Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency Dr Ruth Adler, will be opening the Raymond McGrath: Modern Master exhibition at Tin Sheds.

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Tomahawk // Archer Breakspear: Poly

  • Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16 - 20 Goodhope St, Paddington, NSW
  • Free

As basic shelter, Poly blurs the boundaries between industrial design and architecture, demonstrating the potential of digital prefabrication to efficiently produce many structures from a single material stockpile using a single machine.

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Design Excellence 2014 - Cultural Precinct Planning – Connecting Sydney's Cultural Jigsaw

  • Sept. 2, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall 483 George Street (entry via Druitt Street)
  • Free

Over the next decade, Sydney’s leading cultural institutions will be undertaking ambitious capital development programs that will redefine their physical connection to the city. How do we make the most of this opportunity to re-energise our city, improve visitors’ experiences and better connect our cultural assets?

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Robots, Fabrication & Design

  • Aug. 22, 2014 - Aug. 24, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 184 City Road, Darlington
  • FREE

Featuring over 100 prototypes, models, artworks and full-scale design projects created by Architecture, Design Computing, and Interaction Design and Electronic Arts students and staff at the University of Sydney.

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Sculpture by the Sea 2014

  • Oct. 23, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
  • Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sydney, Australia
  • Free

See the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk transformed into a 2km long temporary sculpture park featuring over 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world.

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landseasky: revisiting spatiality in video art

  • Aug. 21, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The National Art School, Forbes Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

A visually rich exhibition of screen-based artwork by leading international and Australian contemporary artists reflecting upon the overriding theme of the horizon-line as a timeless source for inspiration.

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Bloom: Alisa Andrasek

  • Aug. 28, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • RMIT, Building 100, Cnr Victoria & Swanston St., Carlton, VIC (Project Room 3, Level 3)
  • Free

Internationally renowned architect Alisa Andrasek will be a special guest of RMIT with her interactive installation Bloom. The urban toy, distributed social game and collective ‘gardening’ experience was first installed in London.

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BUNKERED

  • Sept. 6, 2014 - Sept. 27, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Forest Lodge Hotel 117 Arundel Street

Installations by fourteen artists and architects exhibited throughout an inner city terrace, explore issues and interpretations of climate change...

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Compassionate Voices 2014

  • Aug. 9, 2014 - Sept. 7, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Koskela, 1/85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery, New South Wales 2018

An auction of design objects and art by young contemporary artists and designers curated by design guru Liane Rossler.

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Expanded Architecture: Temporal Formal at Seidler CityOpen Call 2014

  • Aug. 1, 2014 - Aug. 27, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Online

SITE SPECIFIC CREATIVE WORKS This is an open call for spatial art practitioners to propose temporal installations, performance or sound art projects to be situated in one of three Harry Seidler CBD foyer spaces, including Australia Square, Grosvenor Place, and ...

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Celebrity events: Archibald Prize 2014

  • July 23, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Entrance Courtyard, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
  • Free

Join ABC Classic FM presenter Margaret Throsby in conversation with the 2014 Archibald Prize winner Fiona Lowry and the subject of her portrait Penelope Seidler.

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Australian Premier Screening: The Competition

  • July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

A film presenting a raw account of leading architecture practices, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry and Dominique Perrault, involved in an international design competition for the National Museum of Andorra.

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Art & About Sydney 2014

  • Sept. 19, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney
  • Free

Art & About Sydney is a collaborative arts festival where every street, laneway, building site, intersection and thoroughfare is a canvas for creation and storytelling.

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MAP - BLACKMODULAR

  • June 22, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Lawson Blue Mountains

Modern Art Projects (MAP) presents BLACKMODULAR (first edition) in the house of artists David Haines and Joyce Hinterding, in Lawson Blue Mountains on June 22nd 2014 1-3pm. This is part of a unique program of events that explores the curation ...

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Idea Bombing - Part 2: Design and the City

  • Aug. 22, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke Street Sydney
  • Free

Join us as we collaborate with Idea Bombing Sydney as Part 2 of Idea Bombing Sydney: The Gallery Edition ends in an Idea Bombing Event as part of Sydney Design asking 'how can design improve our everyday lives?' Idea Bombing ...

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ArchiFUN: Origami Masterclass with the talented artist Lisa Giles!

  • June 21, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Institute Member $25 | Non Member $25

Explore the endless possibilities through constructing 3D architectural models using origami structures. A special Masterclass running for two weeks only!

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Idea Bombing Sydney: Art Space Futures

  • July 23, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke Street Sydney
  • Free

Weeks 1-3 will focus on taking idea bombs dropped during the first year of Idea Bombing Sydney and making them real in the gallery. Ranging in scale, form and function, these idea bombs will feature in and around the Object ...

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Shaun Gladwell and Rafaël Rozendaal: In Conversation

  • June 2, 2014
  • 9 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Vivid Ideas Exchange, Level 6, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
  • $18 Booking fees apply

In this event, two celebrated contemporary artists, who each have broken new ground in their different mediums, interview each other about what it takes to take their work to the world.

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Gamma World - MCA Original Facade

  • May 23, 2014 - June 9, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
  • FREE

The MCA building morphs into an interactive and dynamic performance space, coming to life, changing its appearance, and even seeming to change its structure at times through the use of isometric designs, old school gaming, pop up 3D books and forced perspective.

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Melbourne Indesign 2014

  • Aug. 22, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Free

11 Years. 5 Cities. 100,000 Visitors. Australia's only international design event that feels boutique, bespoke and local. Indesign: The Event has been held annually in design centres across the Asia Pacific for over a decade. In every city; Indesign: The ...

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Time for Drawing

  • July 25, 2014 - July 28, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre Riversdale Bundanon

The next Time for Drawing winter school is coming up with an extra day for no extra cost. Enjoy a longer time to recharge your freehand drawing batteries, learn to draw, or just have a break in a world famous place designed by Glenn Murcutt.

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Curatorial Q&A with Juliana Engberg

  • May 2, 2014
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Artspace, 43–51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo
  • Free, Bookings Essential

Emerging curators are invited to participate in an intimate session with Artistic Director, Juliana Engberg. Have your questions and notepads ready as Engberg describes the process of curating the 19th Biennale.

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Production Design Fundamentals with Metro Screen

  • June 14, 2014 - July 5, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Metro Screen, Paddington Town Hall Paddington 2021
  • Cost: $500 (Early Bird Discount book by 26 May and save $50 use code DESIGN)

This course is aimed to provide participants with an interest in production design with a thorough overview of the role of the Production Designer and the Art Department – how their work is achieved and how it contributes to the finished project.

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Artist Talk: Janet Cardiff

  • April 30, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free

A talk on Cardiff and Miller's collaborative art practice with emphasis on their new commission for Sydney, City of Forking Paths which uses an iPod Touch or a downloadable app to visually navigate a route from Customs House through The Rocks.

Parables of the Modern: Augmented Australia 1914-2014

Creative Director, Augmented Australia    

If you can experience this history through digital reconstructions, then physical distance becomes even more irrelevant. Unbuilt projects become parables of parables: stories of incomplete stories that held hopes for a modern Australia. This is the aim of the eleven historical projects of Augmented Australia 1914-2014, the Australian exhibit at this year’s International Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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Building Blocks

  • April 7, 2014 - April 11, 2014
  • 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Colonnade, 33 Alfred Street, Circular Quay Syndey 2000
  • Free

Led by Artistic Director Jess Scully, Building Blocks is a free, interactive, engaging pop-up experience that brings together one of Australia’s most distinctive street artists, Jumbo, colour masters Lymesmith, and local architecture firm Fearns Studio.

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ArchiFUN - Architectural Drawing Masterclass with David Holm

  • April 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011

David Holm guides and teaches this limited seated event starting at Tusculum for three weeks only! A tour around the city streets architectural drawing class for 2.5 hours. No IPADS, no APPS. Bring your sketch book.

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Architects in Conversation Rena Czaplinska-Archer, David Holm, Tone Wheeler

  • April 12, 2014
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Art Atrium, 181 Old South Head Road Bondi Juncton
  • Free

This exhibition captures the way different architects utilize sketches and drawings at work and at play.

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Tuesdays@Tusculum - Living Cities

  • April 29, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Non Member $10|Student Non Member $5*| Insitute Member Free

Richard Goodwin explains the city using coral reefs as a typological model. Fundamental to this argument that a process of continuing transformation of existing structures within cities is more desirable than a modernist process that relies on “terrain vague.”

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MCA - Sundown Sketch Club

  • April 3, 2014 - Dec. 5, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 140 George Street The Rocks, Sydney, Australia
  • General: $40 Members: $35; Concession: $35

Pushing the envelope of what we might understand still life to be – this meeting explores when textures, shapes and surfaces are mixed when an object is flipped and arrangements shift.

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'Constructed' by Peter O'Doherty

  • March 18, 2014 - April 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • King St. Gallery, 177 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Bringing together a slice of Australian history: the old suburban fibro's, the solid brick homes of the 1940's & 50's the facades of apartment blocks with their balconies piled and stacked and landmarks and structures both present and past from the city of Sydney.

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'Constructed' by Peter O'Doherty

  • March 18, 2014 - April 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 177 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Bringing together a slice of Australian history: the old suburban fibro's, the solid brick homes of the 1940's & 50's the facades of apartment blocks with their balconies piled and stacked and landmarks and structures both present and past from the city of Sydney.

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Drawn by Design – The Art of Architecture

  • March 25, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • 11:55 p.m.
  • Art Atrium 181 Old South Head Road Bondi Junction
  • Free

A sketchbook in the hands of an architect is also the equivalent of a camera for a photographer or a journal for a writer. This exhibition captures the way different architects utilize sketches and drawings at work and at play.

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Sophie Clague: "A Place to Stay"

  • March 23, 2014 - April 5, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Archive Space 5 Eliza Street Newtown, NSW 2042
  • Free

The show will hijack the visual language of renovation fetishism to subvert the perspective of 'the interior' into darkly absurd tableaux, expressing the anxiety of rental stress and increasingly squeezed urban living.

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Rebecca Noël Holmes: 'In Passing'

  • March 19, 2014 - April 6, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Chrissie Cotter Gallery Pidcock st Camperdown, NSW 2050
  • Free

This exhibition focuses on details that form the backdrop of daily routine, the streets and buildings so familiar that they go unnoticed. The works are inspired by daily scenes in Newtown and Sydney’s inner west.

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City of Sydney Walking Tours: Pyrmont to Glebe

  • March 23, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Cathedral Square, College Street Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free

This walk as part of Art Month Sydney, discovers hidden treasures along the streets of Pyrmont and Glebe.

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City of Sydney Walking Tours: City & Sculpture Walk

  • March 22, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Harris Street Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Free

This walk as part of Art Month Sydney, uncovers interesting artworks in Sydney’s CBD, and then follows the path of the iconic Sydney Sculpture Walk.

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City of Sydney Walking Tours: Chinatown to Circular Quay

  • March 16, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • corner of Hay Street & Sussex Street Haymarket, NSW 2000
  • Free

This walk as part of Art Month Sydney, will take you to laneways where once-dark spaces have been lit with whimsical shapes, birdcalls, and pulsing homages to jazz musicians.

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MAP - Morton House 'Open House' Day

  • April 6, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Forest Glen Rd Woodford
  • Free - Registration Essential

Morton House was designed and constructed by Deirdre and Ivor Morton in an organic modernist style, aligned with Griffin’s Chicago Prairie School influences. Please come along and enjoy this exciting program, numbers are limited!

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What are Architects on About?

  • March 20, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • LT101, New Law Building, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free, RSVP Required

A public lecture by internationally-acclaimed architect John Denton, director of Denton Corker Marshall - one of the most significant and successful Australian-owned architecture and design practices.

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Tuesdays@Tusculum - Housing + Constraints

  • March 11, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW 2011
  • Non Member $10 | Institute Members Free

This talk focuses on alternate visions of multi-unit residential development, and the practices and processes that manifest them.

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IFAC’14

  • Aug. 11, 2014 - Aug. 20, 2014
  • Covarrubias, Burgos, (Spain)

IFAC is a space where exchange creative work and party atmosphere. 300 youngsters from all around the world with some relation to art and architecture whom will live together for 10 days, where debate, work and interchange experiences in a context of analysis and recovery of rural areas.

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Land Art: Nine Small Buildings

  • Feb. 13, 2014 - April 4, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, Wilkinson Building, The University of Sydney, Camperdown
  • FREE

A new exhibition at the University of Sydney’s Tin Sheds Gallery showcases the international, award-winning work of Denton Corker Marshall.

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‘Women in Design’ Exhibition

  • Feb. 11, 2014 - Feb. 22, 2014
  • noon - 4 p.m.
  • fortyfivedownstairs – 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
  • Free

An exhibition that profiles female creative leaders from the disciplines of architecture, furniture design, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, textile design, visual art and inter-disciplinary design.

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Heather and Ivan Morison: Sleepers Awake

  • May 17, 2014 - May 26, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Western Sydney Parklands, Bungarribee
  • Free

This is your chance to be a part of a unique event combining a beautiful landscape with the most ambitious temporary public art project ever seen in Western Sydney and an innovative community performance program. The closing date has been extended to 12 midnight (AEST) on 17.02.2014.

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Refiguring Dystopia: Richard Goodwin 1991-2012

  • Feb. 7, 2014 - March 22, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Galleries UNSW, COFA Campus, Cnr Oxford Street & Greens Road, Paddington

Through sculptures, maquettes, videoed performances, photographs and drawings, audiences will engage with Goodwin’s poetically charged artworks that exist in the space where art and architecture meet.

competitions and awards

2014 Dulux Colour Awards

  • Jan. 1, 2014 - Feb. 6, 2014
  • Australia

Less than a month to go! Have you entered the 2014 Dulux Colour Awards?

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Modern Art Projects - Blue Mountains

  • Feb. 2, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Faulconbridge, Blue Mountains - Address supplied upon RSVP
  • FREE

Modern Art Projects (MAP) officially launches an open house program which explores the curation of contemporary art in unique domestic architecture and gardens. Up to 4 spectacular Blue Mountains residences will be opened between February and July 2014.

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Lights of Christmas

  • Dec. 12, 2013 - Dec. 25, 2013
  • 7:30 p.m. - noon
  • St Mary's Cathedral, St Mary's Road, (cnr College Street) Sydney 2000
  • Free

The projections will illuminate the southern façade of the statuesque St Mary’s Cathedral that stands at 75 metres high and 33 metres wide, from 8.30pm, accompanied by a festive soundtrack.

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Christian Boltanski: Chance

  • Jan. 9, 2014 - March 23, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Corner of Codrington Street Eveleigh 2042
  • Free

Responding to the architecture and scale of Carriageworks this immense and complex installation allows you to witness lives unfold, following the rhythm of births and deaths across the globe.

podcasts

ABC by Design - The conversation: Max Delaney

Design and architecture may seem to be under represented in art galleries but an exhibition opening soon at the National Gallery of Victoria is set to straighten the record about ...

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Geometric Colour by Esther Stewart

  • Oct. 18, 2013 - Nov. 30, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

In this exhibition at Craft, artist and designer Esther Stewart has created a site-specific colour installation that responds to the architecture of the gallery space.

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talks

SAF13 - Drawing in the DARCH

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Grasshopper Bar, 1 Temperance Lane, Sydney NSW
  • Free, no bookings

Get your creative juices flowing at this hands on drawing event brought to you by Group D & EmAGN, the Emerging Architects & Graduates Network.

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SAF13 - In Conversation with Richard LePlastrier - David Moore Photography Retrospective

  • Nov. 10, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney, 31 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free but booking essential

Join architect Richard Leplastrier in conversation with Mika Utzon Popov for a look at the David Moore Photography Retrospective celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House.

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exhibitions

Biannual Exhibition Billy Blue College of Design

  • Nov. 8, 2013 - Nov. 9, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Darling Quarter
  • Free

Get ready to bare witness to a new generation of creators! Come November 8th, The Billy Blue College of Design is taking over the Village Greens at Darling Quarter, Sydney, to showcase works from students across the five creative disciplines. ...

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exhibitions

Handmade by Little Creatures

  • Oct. 25, 2013 - Oct. 27, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 4 James St. Waterloo, NSW
  • FREE

Little Creatures are celebrating Sydney Craft Beer Week in their usual unconventional style. The home-grown Australian beer team has collaborated with Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery in Waterloo to create an exhibition showcasing an impressive range of artists, craftsmen and designers. The ...

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talks

Taking Art to the Streets - Parramatta Lanes Festival

  • Oct. 17, 2013
  • 7 p.m.
  • Batman Walk, Parramatta
  • Free

Join a group of artists and creative-thinkers as they chat about art in public space. What makes a piece of public art work? Is art meant for the streets?

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festivals

Parramatta Lanes Festival

  • Oct. 17, 2013 - Oct. 25, 2013
  • 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Parramatta
  • Free

See small urban spaces transformed into craft beer gardens, espresso bars and walk through installations as chefs, bakers, cocktail makers, baristas, performers and designers take over Parramatta for 4 nights in October.

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talks

DARCH: Arena Calcetto at the Reservoir

  • Oct. 17, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Paddington Reservoir Gardens
  • Free

Join DARCH on Thursday the 17th of October for an evening of byo picnic-ing, fussball tournament and talk from Archrivals' Claire and Lucy for a talk about their installation.

exhibitions

David Moore Photographic Exhibition

  • Oct. 20, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014
  • Customs House
  • Free

Moore's meticulous application to documenting the construction process from the bones upward was passionate and committed: a kind of love affair in which his images reflect an awe and respect for Utzon's work.

exhibitions

SAF13 - Expanded Architecture at The Rocks - Exhibition

  • Nov. 8, 2013
  • Rocks Pop-Up Space, 136-138 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
  • RSVP essential - No high heels allowed in building

Expanded Architecture at The Rocks is collaborative teams of spatial art practitioners (artists and architects) in month long residencies at a Rocks Pop-Up Space, culminating in an exhibition of site specific works.

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SAF13 - 2013 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, Sydney
  • Ticketed, booking required

Discover the practice of artist Melanie Smith who represented Mexico in the Venice Biennale in 2011. Smith discusses exploring cities, urbanism, art and architecture and the journey from her British upbringing to her current home in Mexico City.

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festivals

SAF13 - Beaux Arts Ball

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, Level 1, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • $15 adults, $12 Powerhouse Member and concession

Celebrate architecture with a Beaux Arts Ball inspired party. Deck yourself out in your favourite building and revel in all things architectural!

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talks

SAF13 - Pop Ups, Laneways, Art and Our Living Spaces

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Boston Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Circular Quay, Sydney.
  • Free, no bookings

Have you seen how Sydney’s Laneways are changing? These spaces have curated public artwork, quirky Laneway bars, restaurants, coffee shops and pop-up bars. Hear from the people that have fostered an idea and created a movement.

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tours

SAF13 - Sociopath: Spatial Experiments in Film

  • Nov. 2, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Golden Age Cinema & Bar, Paramount Pictures Building, 80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
  • Ticketed, booking required

A range of cinematic works by architects and spatial practitioners, exploring constructions of social space - and their influence on human behaviour.

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talks

SAF13 - (Wo)man with Mirror

  • Nov. 2, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, Sydney
  • $15/$10 MCA Members and Concessions

A (wo)man, a mirror, a super-8 projector and an audience - experience this re-enactment of British expanded cinema artist Guy Sherwin's "Man with Mirror" an artwork created in 1976 combining live performance with film projection.

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exhibitions

SAF13 - User Generated Architecture - raumlabor berlin

  • Nov. 1, 2013 - Nov. 15, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, 148 City Road, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Sydney, Darlington
  • Free, no bookings

The architecture collective raumlabor berlin work internationally at the intersection of architecture, city planning, art and urban intervention.

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exhibitions

SAF13 - User Generated Architecture

  • Nov. 1, 2013 - Nov. 15, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, 148 City Road, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Sydney, Darlington
  • Free, no bookings

User Generated Architecture is comprised of two parallel projects, raumlabor berlin and Not Quite Square, that both explore the legacies of 1970s architecture.

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talks

PITCH-A THIS!

  • Sept. 17, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Oxford Art Factory, 38-46 Oxford Street, paddington, NSW
  • $15.00

Pitch-a This! … a night that will change your mind about the value of your vote - it really can make a difference! Event Website: www.pitchathis.com Pitch-a This! is a low-tech crowd funding night where your ticket price will help ...

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exhibitions

Olafur Eliasson: The cubic structural evolution project

  • Aug. 23, 2013 - Sept. 21, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 16 - 20 Goodhope Street, Paddington NSW 2021
  • FREE

A participatory art work in which viewers contribute to the construction of a Lego world. It is a work in which Eliasson encourages a very direct level of engagement. Viewers are able to actively guide their experience of the work as it organically takes shape over the duration of its installation.

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walks

AAA Sculpture Walk - Nov 23

  • Nov. 23, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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walks

AAA Sculpture Walk - Oct 26

  • Oct. 26, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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walks

AAA Sculpture Walk - Oct 12

  • Oct. 12, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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walks

AAA Sculpture Walk - Sept 14

  • Sept. 14, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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talks

The Creative Brunch

  • Sept. 22, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - noon
  • Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh (Cnr Codrington Street), Sydney

This talk will explore the life of invention beginning with points of inspiration through to the realisation of a vision. Whether it be in art, architecture, acting or pioneering innovative cuisine, we will explore how these individuals think, problem solve, and persevere in their creative pursuits.

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exhibitions

Ian Strange: Suburban

  • July 27, 2013 - Sept. 15, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, Cnr Russell & Flinders Streets
  • Free

Since 2011 Strange has worked with a film crew and volunteers in Ohio, Detroit, Alabama, New Jersey, New York and New Hampshire to create, photograph and film seven site specific interventions incorporating suburban homes.

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talks

Urban Impacts: Emma Wiliamson - CODA Architects, Freemantle

  • Aug. 13, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $20 | Institute Member $15

The 2013 Interstate Speaker series will focus on the Urban Impacts of architectural projects around Australia. This is the third of the four part series curated by Architect Sam Crawford.

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Tuesday@Tusculum Talk - HARRY SEIDLER: Architecture, Art and Collaborative Design

  • Aug. 27, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • FREE for Institute members, $10 for non-members and $5 for students payable at the door

An illustrated lecture that traces the life and work of architect Harry Seidler, his key role in bringing Modernism and Bauhaus principles to Australia and explores long-lasting collaborations with leading creative figures of the 20th century.

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Thursday Night Lectures - Raumlabor Berlin - Some ideas for better cities

  • Oct. 10, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, 148 City Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • FREE!

Title: Some IDEAS for better cities Speaker: Raumlabor Berlin About the talk The focus of raumlaborberlin's work is urban transformations and the relationships between private and public space. Leftover and difficult to handle urban situations attract us. Artistic and architectural ...

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Thursday Night Lectures - Petra Gemeinboeck & Rob Saunders - Complicit Architectures

  • Aug. 8, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, 148 City Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • FREE!

Complicit Architectures Speaker: Petra Gemeinboeck & Rob Saunders About the talk Accomplice is a large-scale robotic art intervention, turning the walls of a gallery into a habitat for a colony of curious, social robots. Each robot is equipped with a ...

exhibitions

Expanded Architecture at The Rocks - Call for Proposals & Papers

  • July 30, 2013 - Aug. 26, 2013
  • The Rocks, Sydney
  • FREE

Offering collaborative teams of spatial art practitioners (artists and architects) a month long residency in a Rocks Pop-Up Space, culminating in an exhibition, catalogue and symposium.

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workshop

The Practice of Drawing Lines: Architecture and Art

  • Aug. 12, 2013 - Aug. 14, 2013
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007

The aim of the workshop is bring together, art and architectural historians and theorists, as well as architects and artists to conceptualize the role that the practice of drawing has played in the development of both art and architecture.

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exhibitions

Street

  • June 1, 2013 - Oct. 31, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
  • Free

Nine Sydney photographers showcase their city in their own way utilising technology, from large format film to iPhone cameras, to capture the beauty and humour that exist in the familiar.

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talks

Architecture on Show: Architecture and Movement

  • June 29, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street Surry Hills 2010
  • Free; Bookings Essential

Dance. Drawing. Architecture. They are three different art disciplines, yet for Rena Czaplinska-Archer they are all related.

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3rd annual Tom Bass Memorial Address

  • June 18, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • National Art School – Cell Block Theatre – Forbes St., Darlinghurst

The lecture will be on the subject of Sculpture and Architecture interestingly called:"When Sculpture Bites the Building" Presented by Professor Richard Goodwin. Goodwin is a specialist in art, architecture and urban design and Professor in the School of Art in ...

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exhibitions

To Float in a Strange Sky, Catherine Cloran

  • May 28, 2013 - June 15, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 2 Danks Street Waterloo NSW Australia 2017

This series of work reflects a continuing preoccupation with place and landscape, those places in city environments where human culture and the natural world intersect.

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exhibitions

Media Facade Exhibition 2013

  • May 22, 2013 - July 1, 2013
  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • Free

Given that this is the first event of its kind in Australia, the Institute focused on giving visitors an overview of the best in media facades and media architecture.

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exhibitions

Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion

  • July 19, 2013 - Sept. 20, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • University of South Australia, City West Campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000
  • Free

An Australian history of modernism, presenting a survey of Jubelin’s intricately sewn petit points of the past, alongside newly commissioned works inspired by architecture and the built environment.

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exhibitions

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

  • July 6, 2013 - Sept. 1, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre 1 Powerhouse Road Casula NSW 2170
  • FREE

A bold & stimulating exhibition covering the breadth of design from data visualization to social robotics, presenting some of the most exciting ideas currently being explored by Australian designers.

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exhibitions

DesigNation

  • June 14, 2013 - Sept. 18, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Object: Australian Design Centre 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

Object Gallery has teamed up with international engineering and design firm ARUP to transform the inside of their gallery into a space where you can engage with design.

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continuing professional development

CPD Talk - The Process of Commissioning Public Sculpture

  • July 18, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Actiu Showroom Unit 5 37-69 Union Street Pyrmont 2009 Australia
  • $25 Public, $15 AAA member, FREE AAA Volunteer Tour Leader & Corporate

Description This presentation introduces the Process of Commissionng Public Sculpture to make commissioning Sculpture easier and simpler. Outcomes: You will gain an understanding of the process of commissioning sculpture and artworks as well as the steps taken in achieving the ...

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Cinecity Architectural Film Project Screening

  • May 31, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • FEDERATION SQUARE MELBOURNE
  • FREE

25 x 1 minute architectural films exploring the theme material will screen on the Big Screen & Atrium Screen Federation Square Melbourne.

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Sydney Ideas - Public Art Today: from Space Invaders to Place-makers

  • May 15, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • The University of Sydney
  • Free with registration required

A lecture by Vivien Lovell, a visual arts curator with established expertise in commissioning art within the designed environment.

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Idea Bombing Sydney

  • May 15, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 9A Elizabeth Bay Road
  • FREE

Part meet-up/pop-up bar/talk series, the first edition of Idea Bombing Sydney will be focusing on “How can your city inspire your creativity?” Featuring four speakers from different fields spanning architecture, art, food and wine.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Decorating the Duck

When the world is proliferated by sign and communication, is a billboard architecture or is architecture a billboard? A BHTS Report by Christian Williams.

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Residential drawing weekend at Riversdale with Rena Czaplinska-Archer

  • Aug. 23, 2013 - Aug. 25, 2013
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre, Bundanon
  • See pamphlet for price

This drawing weekend is an opportunity to live and draw at Riversdale while immersed in Glenn Murcutt's architecture.

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The Power Institute and Sydney Ideas - Thomas Demand's Pacific Sun

  • May 24, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • The Great Hall, The Quadrangle, the University of Sydney 2006
  • $25 adults/$17 concession/ Free for USYD Students, Saff, Alumni (must register online)

The Power Institute is proud to present in partnership with Sydney Ideas and the US Studies Centre, University of Sydney, a lecture by international guest speaker Michael Fried. In his lecture titled Thomas Demand's Pacific Sun, Fried will show Demand's ...

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competitions and awards

Kerb Jounal Call for Submissions

  • April 11, 2013 - May 5, 2013
  • 10:29 a.m.
  • RMIT, Melbourne

The current topic is 'Responsive Practice, Adapted Modes' and will address the current issues unfolding within design discourse. We seek submissions documenting design projects and processes...

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festivals

The Rocks Windmill

  • April 12, 2013 - May 12, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Rocks
  • There are a few ticketed events- 90% of events are FREE

A four-storey windmill will stage a series of fascinating events exploring the history and culture of The Rocks through architecture and design, art, science and the imagination.

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Visionaries sought for 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale

  • March 21, 2013 - April 18, 2013
  • Online

Expressions of interest for the role of the 2014 Creative Director close 18 April 2013.

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talks

Thursday Night Lectures - Playful City: Two Installations

  • May 9, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • ALT1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free

This event will have two short talks exploring two playful installations for Sculpture by the Sea and Vivid light festival.

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new olds – Design between Tradition and Innovation

  • March 21, 2013 - April 27, 2013
  • Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), Rozelle NSW 2039, Sydney
  • Free Admission

45 designers whose main focus of work lies in Germany, Europe & the US have reinterpreted pieces of furniture by reflecting on their own culture and by questioning the traditions of design.

conferences

MATERIAL 2013 National Architecture Conference

  • May 30, 2013 - June 1, 2013
  • 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 3006
  • See Website

The Conference will explore contemporary applications and ideas surrounding material in architecture and will be held from 30 May to 1 June 2013 in Melbourne.

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exhibitions

Interpretations IIII

  • Feb. 27, 2013 - March 21, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

Interpretations is a series of exhibitions that challenges some of Sydney's most vibrant designers to engage with materials and processes outside their customary practice. Part four of this series presents contemporary Interpretations of an ancient material - stone. Designers featured ...

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talks

Lacoste + Stevenson book launch

  • March 14, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Bartley Clubroom, Reg Bartley Oval Grandstand, Waratah Crescent, Rushcutters Bay Park
  • Free

With design by renowned creative studio Toko and contributions from French and Australian critics, the book unpacks the conceptual approach that has led to the practice’s award-winning designs.

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tours

I Love Todd Sampson - Architectural Backstage Tour

  • Feb. 20, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Pier 2/3 Hickson Road Walsh Bay
  • $10 for AIA members, $20 for non members.

An invitation to the Architectural Backstage Tour of I Love Todd Sampson to be opened by Penelope Seidler.

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exhibitions

David Keeling - The Way We Live Now

  • Jan. 31, 2013 - Feb. 16, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 177 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
  • FREE

An exhibition that deals with our connection to the land through architecture, where and what we build, and the spaces and places we live in.

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festivals

Cementa_13

  • Feb. 1, 2013 - Feb. 4, 2013
  • noon
  • Kandos, NSW
  • FREE

Contemporary Arts Festival in context of an Industrial Town. 40 Artists over 4 days!

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I Love Todd Sampson

  • Feb. 28, 2013 - March 10, 2013
  • Pier 2/3, Sydney, NSW

Can you support the major collaboration between experiential theatre company and Sydney’s architectural community for I Love Todd Sampson Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay for Art Month this February?

blogs

Decorating The Duck

When the world is proliferated by sign and communication, is a billboard architecture or is architecture a billboard?

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talks

UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Local Code / Real Estates

  • Oct. 17, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • Free

Local Code uses geospatial analysis to identify thousands of publicly owned abandoned sites in major US cities, imagining this distributed, vacant landscape as a new urban system.

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - Mechanics of Visual Perception

  • Oct. 30, 2012 - Nov. 23, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • DAB LAB Research Gallery, UTS Level 4 courtyard, 702- 730 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Free, no bookings

The exhibition explores the relationship between the eye and the mind, when perception becomes distorted by physiological changes.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - The Afterimage of the City: Cartography and the Boundaries of Architecture, Landscape and Art

  • Oct. 29, 2012
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Design Studio, Ground Floor, 50 Carrington Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

As noted by historical geographer Denis Cosgrove, the city has a complex and reciprocal relationship with the map in that it is both recorded by the map, and simultaneously (though often incompletely) produced by it. The "designerly" drawing of the ...

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - I Love Todd Sampson

  • Oct. 26, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Hearth, School of Architecture, Wilkinson Building, City Road, Sydney University
  • Free, no bookings

The Living Room Theatre in collaboration with members of the Sydney Architectural Community I Love Todd Sampson - An Architectural Exhibit 2013 will be the biggest year yet for The Living Room Theatre with the epic I Love Todd Sampson ...

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SAF12 Talk - Fugitive Structures

  • Oct. 25, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington
  • Free, no bookings

A short talk by Andrew Burns and Brook Andrew - introduction by James Grose SCAF has invited 'Fugitive Structures' shortlisted applicant Andrew Burns and artist Brook Andrew to discuss their recent collaborative project - Australia House. Designed as a gallery, ...

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festivals

Palette of Urban Green at Verge Festival

  • Oct. 3, 2012 - Oct. 12, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Law School Lawns, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney
  • Free

HY William Chan has transformed the Sydney Law School for the Verge Festival with the light installation Palette of Urban Green. The installation explores the issue of sustainable urbanisation in the architecture profession and juxtaposes the ever-changing relationship between the built and natural environment.

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competitions and awards

Transiting Cities Design Ideas Competition

  • Sept. 14, 2012 - Nov. 30, 2012
  • noon
  • morwell, victoria
  • Student $50, Group / Firm $75

How can we rethink, regenerate, rebrand, rework, reactivate cities dominated by singular economies for a vibrant and innovative future?

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talks

Tuesday @ Tusculum: What's your architecture?

  • Oct. 9, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Non Member $10 , Student Non Member $5, Institute Member FREE

What's your architecture, the multifaceted career path that is an architecture degree. The Photographer; The Journo; The Artists; The Builder Brett Boardman, David Neustein, Tom Rivard & Michael Lewarne, Drew Heath, hosted by Shaun Carter, the architect, structural engineer, Tone ...

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exhibitions

Exhibition: Sybil Curtis, 'Cylinders, Cones and Spheres'

  • Sept. 11, 2012 - Sept. 29, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo NSW 2017
  • Free

"Among the artists I most admire is Cézanne...I have found real structures that are in fact made from these simple geometric shapes." Sybil Curtis, 2011

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Tuesday @ Tusculum : 2012 Houses Awards: The stories behind awarded designs

  • Aug. 28, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $10 | Student Non Member $5| Institute Member Free

The Australia House competition, organized by the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial in Japan, drew 154 entries from a vast array of practitioners and students from Japan, Australia and beyond.

13th Venice International Biennale

Gerard Reinmuth    

It is now only days until we arrive in Venice to install the exhibition for the Australian Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture. This will be the culmination of more than a year of planning, designing, fabricating, shipping and unpacking the FORMATIONS exhibition.

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walks

SAF12 Tour - Art, Place and Landscape

  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Bridge St, Sydney
  • $35/$25 concession

This tour examines the city through its evolving attitude to the design of it's public domain and the elements that they contain; art, architecture and landscape.

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - The Third Landscape

  • Oct. 24, 2012 - Nov. 17, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 148 City Rd, Darlington
  • Free, no bookings

The Third Landscape exhibition and public program will explore the changing urban landscape, in particular Sydney and its current condition.

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - Hypersurface Architecture

  • Oct. 24, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Customs House, 31 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

The mid 1990s saw various projects where the architects, underpinned by a theoretical discourse called Hypersurface Architecture, worked towards combining 3D static space with 2D dynamic images.

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walks

SAF12 Tour - The City: Sydney

  • Oct. 24, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Sydney
  • $35/$25 concession

Joyfully trespassing across disciplines and genres as we seek out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes, "The City, Sydney" conjures a heady urban narrative revealing the historic, political and topographic forces lapping at Sydney like its tides.

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Sketching Venice: An Online Journal of the Venice Biennale

A sketch can capture an atmosphere and engage the imagination of the viewer. Jonathan Combley will be doing sketches to communicate his experiences of the Biennale.

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exhibitions

Gallery Funaki presents Blanche Tilden - Wearable Cities

  • July 31, 2012 - Aug. 25, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 4 Crossley Street, Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • FREE

Wearable Cities is an exhibition of innovative contemporary jewellery, inspired by the use of glass in architecture, from renowned Australian Jeweller Blanche Tilden.

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exhibitions

Sydney Contemporary

  • April 12, 2013 - April 14, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney

Sydney Contemporary is Australia’s newest art fair presenting modern and contemporary artwork including painting, sculpture, new media, photography and performance from leading Australian and international commercial galleries.

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talks

Women: Take on Design Talk Series - Talk 3 by Heather Whitely-Robertson

  • Aug. 1, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010, AU
  • Public $35 / AAA Members $25 / Students & Seniors $30

Women: Take on Design promises to be a fascinating insight into some of the current thinking about design, with the emphasis on celebrating the unique contributions that women make to design.

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exhibitions

Hiroshige’s Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido

  • July 13, 2012 - Aug. 9, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 2 Chifley Square, Sydney
  • FREE

Don't miss this incredibly rare opportunity to see one of Hiroshige's most outstanding ukiyo-e (woodblock print) series, the complete set of the 'Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido'.

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exhibitions

‘Practice Throw’ exhibition

  • June 21, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • 50 Kensington St Chippendale 2008
  • Free

How could the action of throwing fabric generate a sort of hybrid-body? How could the fabric be manipulated to generate a line and shadow drawing? Practice Throw is a series of works exploring these questions.

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tours

Pyrmont: Parks Apartments and Change

  • June 23, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Meeting place: To be confirmed when booking.
  • $25/$15 AGHS Members incl light refreshmens

A gentle guided walk around Pyrmont's changing northern end to find out more about this dynamic suburb so close to Sydney.

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festivals

The Electric Canvas at Customs House (Vivid Sydney)

  • May 25, 2012 - June 11, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • Free

From the same magicians who wowed everyone last year comes another stunning state-of-the-art 3D-mapped projection. The Electric Canvas returns to Customs House continuing to raise the benchmark for large scale projections. Animation sequences will transform this sandstone building every night ...

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Vivid Sydney Festival

  • May 25, 2012 - June 11, 2012
  • Sydney
  • Varies

Sydney has once again been transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas as Vivid Sydney takes over the city after dark. On now until 11 June 2012.

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festivals

Urbanscreen (Germany) - Lighting the Sails (Vivid Sydney)

  • May 25, 2012 - June 11, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Free

WORLD PREMIERE, SYDNEY EXCLUSIVE This year, Vivid LIVE has commissioned multi-award winning German design collective URBANSCREEN to create a new projected artwork, transforming Sydney Opera House with their reinterpretation of the sails - Vivid LIVE's most public event. URBANSCREEN have ...

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exhibitions

TOHOKU – Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers

  • June 8, 2012 - June 21, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Level 1, Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney
  • FREE

Explore this rare and emotive portrait of Northern Japan through the works of 10 renowned photographers. Together as a collection, they represent the varied faces of Tohoku.

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talks

TIME FOR DRAWING - Time for coming to our senses, time for experiencing architecture.

  • May 15, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Members Free | Non members $10 | Student non members $5

A talk by Rena Czaplinska"I believe that to build a life sustaining society we need to use our minds and we need to use our creative intuition. Fundamental to this approach is to work from direct experience allowing time and ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Spatial experience, Narrative and Architecture’

A project that explores the relationship between the disciplines of Film, Art and Architecture, the various ways they intersect, and the various practitioners who work in this discipline of the in-between.

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exhibitions

PhotoGraff exhibition by Jason Wing & Garry Trinh

  • May 8, 2012 - May 26, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Art Atrium 181 Old South Head Road Bondi Junction
  • Free

PhotoGraff brings together the work of Sydney-based artists Garry Trinh and Jason Wing, collaborating as active observers of the brilliance of our physical surroundings.

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Time for Drawing

  • Aug. 3, 2012 - Aug. 5, 2012
  • Riversdale Boyd Education Centre, Bundanon, NSW
  • $600 ($520 students) Early bird rate $650 ($570 students) After earlybird • Earlybird 8th June 2012

Residential drawing workshop with Rena Czaplinska at Riversdale Boyd Education Centre in Bundanon. This workshop will attract 5 formal CPD points for architects.

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Wollombi Drawing Weekend

  • May 18, 2012 - May 20, 2012
  • Wollombi, Hunter Valley
  • $350 includes 2 night accommodation in Barnstay, tuition, materials and model fees

Residential drawing workshop with Rena Czaplinska in Wollombi, Hunter Valley 18-20th May 2012. This workshop will attract 5 Formal CPD credit points for architects.

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exhibitions

2012 Redlands Westpac Art Prize

  • May 3, 2012 - Aug. 2, 2012
  • 9:34 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
  • National Art School, Forbes St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Free

The exhibition will feature works by 47 of Australia & New Zealand's most exciting contemporary artists, spanning a diverse range of mediums: painting, photography, installation, sculpture & new media works.

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exhibitions

Kaldor Public Art Project 25: Thomas Demand's 'The Dailies'

  • March 23, 2012 - April 21, 2012
  • noon
  • The Commercial Travellers Association, MLC Centre, Martin Place, Sydney
  • Free

For the 25th Kaldor Public Art Project, Thomas Demand presents a new series of images, The Dailies, within the unique environment of the MLC Centre designed by Harry Seidler in the mid 1970s.

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exhibitions

Huihai Xie - Dialogue

  • April 10, 2012 - May 5, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
  • Free

An exhibition at Art Atrium by the 2006 & 2003 Archibald Prize Finalist Huihai Xie. The exhibition will be officially launched by Professor Philip Cox AO on Saturday 14 April 2.30–4.30pm.

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talks

Geometries of the gaze by Michael Tawa

  • April 17, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Free

This talk will speculate on: How does architecture offer itself to view? What does it show? How does it frame particular kinds of looking and to what ends?

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talks

Horses for Courses: A Sure Bet

  • April 19, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Green Square Library and Customer Service Centre, Tote Building, 100 Joynton Ave, Zetland, 2017
  • Free, bookings essential

In 1908 Zetland’s Victoria Park racecourse was opened with the most modern, best facilities. In 1944, Victoria Park racecourse was closed and redeveloped for car manufacturing. The end of an era…

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Architects in Conversation at Art Atrium - Richard Goodwin & David Holm

  • April 1, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
  • Free

Join Goodwin & Holm as they discuss the inspiration behind their works & the different ways they utilize drawings & sketches at work & at play.

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exhibitions

Trace: Christina Waterson

  • March 15, 2012 - May 12, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Pin-up Project Space, The Compound Interest, 15-25 Keele St, Collingwood 3066
  • Free

'Trace' exhibition maps and connects the underlying conceptual ideas that thread through the practice of Brisbane-based architect and artist Christina Waterson. On now at Pin-up Project Space in Melbourne until May 12!

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exhibitions

Ashley Frost 'Urban Patinas' exhibition

  • April 24, 2012 - May 19, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Stella Downer Fine Art, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, NSW, 2017
  • Free

To ASHLEY FROST cities are curious and vibrant places, sites of modernity and the cradle of contemporary life. Fascinated by intersections, where the city's periphery converges with the inner suburbs and the moment where day ends and night begins, he ...

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talks

UTSpeaks: Shapeshifters - the new creatives

  • March 7, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Great Hall, level 5, UTS Tower

Can a holistic, trans-disciplinary approach to creativity improve our ability to solve problems, collaborate and share knowledge? How should we translate creative thinking into doing?

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exhibitions

Drawn by Design - The Art of Architecture

  • March 13, 2012 - April 7, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
  • FREE

Art Atrium will host the exhibition ‘Drawn by Design – The Art of Architecture’ focusing on drawings and sketches by Australian architects as part of the Art Month program in March 2012.

residential

Constable Residence

Suters Architects

The design of this residence in the Hunter Valley by Suters Architects, has effectively delivered a dual purpose building for private and invited public use, within an operating vineyard.

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courses

Russian Treasure House

  • April 12, 2012 - May 17, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 160 Missenden Road, Newtown NSW 2042
  • $209.00

Since the 19th century, in every area of art – painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, music – Russia was in the forefront, bringing to the world dramatically new concepts of beauty.

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courses

University Preparation: Art History and Film Studies

  • Feb. 29, 2012 - Sept. 19, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 160 Missenden Road, Newtown NSW 2042
  • $900.00

Classical Antiquity through to the 21st Century. There is a strong focus on the interpretation of individual art works, including painting, sculpture, photography, film and architecture.

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The Middle of East. Old + New

  • Feb. 21, 2012 - March 30, 2012
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $10, Student Non Member $5, Institute Member Free

An exhibition of over 50 photographs by Marc Stringa in the atrium at Tusculum, presenting a glimpse into the extraordinary changes occurring in the Middle East region.

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talks

Finding the line between Art & Design

  • March 7, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke Street, Surry Hills
  • FREE

During Art Month, Object is hosting a forum to discuss with some of Australia's best design guru's where the fine line between art and design starts and finishes. Or does it even really exist at all?. Come along and listen ...

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Ann Veronica Janssens

  • June 27, 2012 - Feb. 16, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 245 Wilson St Eveleigh (cnr. Codrington St)
  • Admission Free

Carriageworks and the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations (2012) presentAnn Veronica Janssens. In association with the 18th Biennale of Sydney, Carriageworks will present a major installation work from the renowned Belgian artist Ann Veronica Janssens. Janssens creates 'propositions' ...

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A Return to the Trees, Strings Attached

  • May 17, 2012 - May 19, 2012
  • 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 245 Wilson St Eveleigh (cnr. Codrington St)
  • Adult: $30, Concession: $20

Carriageworks presents: A Return to the Trees, Strings AttachedA highly stylised, apocalyptic vision of the future of the city from Sydney based emerging physical theatre company, Strings Attached. A Return to the Trees leaps from a scaffold of dance tradition ...

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exhibitions

Jon Tarry: Arrival and Departure

  • Feb. 16, 2012 - March 17, 2012
  • noon - 6 p.m.
  • Pin-up Project Space, The Compound Interest, 15-25 Keele St, Collingwood 3066
  • Free

Exhibition previews by appointment from 9 February Opening night Thursday 16 February, 6 - 9 pm, all welcome A selection of the artworks are available for purchase (POA) On arrival in Melbourne and encountering the emptiness of the waiting gallery ...

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The Mad Square: Modernity in German art, 1910–37

  • Nov. 25, 2011 - March 4, 2012
  • National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
  • Adults: $18 / Concession: $12 / NGV-members: $9

This major international travelling exhibition of the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents three decades of German modernism, leading up to and following the turbulent Weimar Republic. From 25th Nov 2011 to 4 Mar 2012 it also stops over ...

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exhibitions

Drawing Paris

  • Feb. 7, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Alliance Francaise, L13, 257 Clarence St. Sydney
  • Free

"drawing paris: the visions of paris...and their resonance to a haping of sydney" David Holm, ArchitectCox Richardson

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exhibitions

Stories in Form

  • Jan. 27, 2012 - March 25, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke St SURRY HILLS NSW 2010
  • Free

Stories in Form looks at the dynamic process that involves designers, products and owners in the storytelling process. From the initial ideas that inspire the product, to changes in the object resulting from use, every product has a unique story. ...

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exhibitions

EVERGREEN

  • Jan. 27, 2012 - March 25, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke St SURRY HILLS 2010
  • FREE

EVERGREEN: fresh sustainable fashion presents a new generation of designers who are changing the look and feel of eco-fashion with innovative and beautiful designs. While sustainability is a lifestyle choice on the lips of many Australians, it is yet to ...

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talks

Sydney Festival exhibition - Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion - films and public talks

  • Jan. 14, 2012 - Jan. 28, 2012
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The University of Sydney, NSW 2006

Public talks and rare films about modernist art and architecture to celebrate the exhibition Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion.

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Ma: Space between here and there

  • Jan. 20, 2012 - Feb. 16, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 2 Chifley Square, Sydney
  • Free

In this exhibition, Yuria Okamura, explores the relationship between interior and exterior spaces, the ideas of perception and illusion, and the physical and abstract world.

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exhibitions

Sydney Festival exhibition - Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion

  • Jan. 7, 2012 - March 31, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The University of Sydney, NSW 2006

Art face-to-face with architecture, celebrating the University of Sydney’s significant – though often overlooked – modernist architecture.

podcasts

Streetworks: Reimagining underutilised urban spaces

In Trends this week we look at how cities around the world are moving toward installing little interventions that reclaim underutilised spaces, transforming them into places that invite public participation ...

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competitions and awards

The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship

  • Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 27, 2012
  • 3:53 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Level 15, 20 Bond Street, Sydney NSW 2000

A program which awards funding to talented Australians so they can explore and develop their artistic gifts either abroad and/or interstate. Scholarships are each worth $20,000!!

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EmAGN* Sydney Photographic Competition

  • Dec. 10, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • FraserStudios Studio 10, 10-14 Kensington Street, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • FREE for RAIA member, $10 for non-members

Emerging architects see the city a bit differently... This is your opportunity to go out, photograph what you see, and present your images and thoughts over some drinks - all in one day.

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Architecture, Photography, Landscape, Image

  • Dec. 1, 2011
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Barbican Gallery, London

As part of the exhibition OMA / Progress, Elias Redstone hosts a conversation with Dutch photographer Bas Princen about how architecture is communicated. Princen is known for capturing contemporary transformations of the urban landscape, using photography to research, document and ...

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walks

Sydney Architecture Walks – SAW 1 - The City, Sydney - Dec 14

  • Dec. 14, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Meet at the Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adult: $35; Children: $25; Senior: $25

Join us as we seek out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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Sydney Architecture Walks – SAW 1 - The City, Sydney - Nov 30

  • Nov. 30, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Meet at the Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adult: $35; Children: $25; Senior: $25

Joyfully trespassing across disciplines and genres as we seek out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes, "The City, Sydney" conjures a heady urban narrative revealing the historic, political and topographic forces lapping at Sydney like ...

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Curating Cities: Exhibition

  • Nov. 17, 2011 - Dec. 18, 2011
  • Ground floor, Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • Free

The exhibition launches a 5-year research project, founded in the idea of deploying art and design to curate (literally ‘care for’) the city. It focuses on the use of creative strategies to meet the challenges of creating eco-sustainable urban environments.

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2011 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture: Antimonuments and Subsculptures

  • Dec. 5, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Studio, Sydney Opera House
  • $15/$10 MCA Members & Concessions

Hear Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer speak about his recent interactive installations in public spaces.

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Broached Colonial Commissions

  • Nov. 11, 2011 - Nov. 20, 2011
  • noon - 6 p.m.
  • The Former Paramount Pictures Building, 80 Commonwealth St., Surry Hills

Broached Commissions initiates bespoke made and limited edition design collections, each collection based on a different event in Australian history. By fusing the depth of history with cutting-edge design, the company creates new work that embodies a story of Australian ...

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exhibitions

After Images: Imprints of Japan by Australian Architects Auction

  • Oct. 28, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Boutwell Draper Gallery, 82-84 George Street, Redfern
  • Free, no bookings

After Images is an exhibition and auction of sketches to support Japan's recovery from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March. It includes works by Richard Leplastrier, John Wardle, Sean Godsell, Tadao Ando, Philip Cox, Alex Popov, Tom Heneghan, Peter ...

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Ann Lewis Contemporary Art Address - Julia Peyton-Jones

  • Oct. 27, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Studio, Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Ticketed, booking required, Adults $15; Concessions $10

Julia Peyton-Jones, Director of London's Serpentine Gallery, gives the MCA's annual contemporary art address entitled The Next Renaissance? in honour of the late Ann Lewis AO. Julia Peyton-Jones studied painting at the Royal College of Art, London, and worked as ...

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Kids' Design Workshop - Happy House Project

  • Oct. 23, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sandringham Gardens, Hyde Park North
  • Free, booking required

Inspired by the inventive building skills of Pacific Island communities, the Happy House building workshop will engage children in being resourceful. During the workshop, led by architect Sam Marshall, kids will learn how to weave materials into a simple structure ...

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exhibitions

STREET WORKS Talks and Tours

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • noon - 3:50 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney, 31 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

STREET WORKS is a series of temporary installations that transform under-utilised public spaces into vibrant places. Cities around the world are moving toward installing little interventions that reclaim under-utilised spaces and build creative and engaging places that invite public participation ...

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exhibitions

Missing Queen; Where the Grass is Greener & Framing Gravity Exhibitions

  • Oct. 22, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney College of the Arts Rozelle, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • Free, no bookings

The Sydney College of the Arts will host a number of exhibitions during the Sydney Architecture Festival. As well as WHEN2050 and the Emergency Shelter Exhibition, take the opportunity to visit Missing Queen; Where the Grass is Greener and Framing ...

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Australian Institute of Landscape Architects STREET WORKS

  • Oct. 21, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

An initiative of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA NSW), this is a competition to create temporary installations that transform under-utilised public spaces into vibrant places.

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talks

New Century Garden: Talking About Public Art in Chinatown

  • Oct. 21, 2011
  • noon - 5 p.m.
  • 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art 181-187 Hay Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • FREE. Bookings essential.

A forum that explores ideas, approaches and concerns around public space and public art within the social and historical context of Sydney’s Chinatown.

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Pin-up launches Summer Residency Program

  • Dec. 1, 2011 - Feb. 29, 2012
  • Pin-up Gallery, Centre for The Applied Arts - 15-25 Keele Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066
  • Free

An exciting opportunity for Melbourne-based architects who wish to work in-situ within the gallery over the summer period to produce a body of work in consultation with the Pin-up creative team.

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Boyd's Error: Planning's Curse - Presented by Rijavec Architects

  • Nov. 3, 2011 - Nov. 26, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Pin-up Gallery, Centre for The Applied Arts - 15-25 Keele Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066
  • Free

Presented by Rijavec Architects, this is an ambitious exhibition that aspires to change the way in which we perceive Australian urbanism.

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Graphic Architecture - Curated by Warren Taylor from The Narrows

  • Sept. 22, 2011 - Oct. 15, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Pin-up Gallery, Centre for The Applied Arts - 15-25 Keele Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066
  • Free

Pin-up welcomes Warren Taylor of The Narrows as curator for Graphic Architecture. The exhibition features local and international contributions of resonant printed material connected to the field of architecture. Curated as a series of 'clusters', the collection reveals key moments ...

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120 Gala Dinner & Showcase

  • Nov. 9, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Sydney Town Hall
  • from $35.00 plus booking fee

A spectacular evening of entertainment to celebrate the 120th anniversary of TAFE NSW —Sydney Institute and the extraordinary talent that is shaping Australia's creative industries. Amazing multimedia, floristry, fashion design, theatre and costume parades, photography and live music. Plus, guest ...

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Multimedia Exhibition

  • Oct. 4, 2011 - Oct. 16, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Ultimo TAFE
  • Free

Your chance to view the top 45 entries from over 120 applicants to the Multimedia Competition which is a celebration of Sydney Institute's 120 year anniversary.

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exhibitions

Nuha Saad - The Necessity of Ornament

  • Sept. 6, 2011 - Oct. 2, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • James Dorahy Project Space, Suite 4, L1, 111 Macleay St, Potts Point 2011
  • Free

Saad’s artistic project questions whether decoration is supplementary or integral to design. Saad singles out the elements that are often overlooked, absorbed into the architecture and rarely distinguished by colour.

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talks

Community + Space = Innovation

  • Oct. 12, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown Street, Newtown, 2042
  • Free. Bookings essential.

What if…empty spaces were given to the community to transform into positive public space? This talk unpacks this idea, takes it out of the art world and into the real world.

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Collaboration, Public Art and Creative Cities - Dr Catherine de Lorenzo & Dr Nancy Marshall

  • Oct. 28, 2011
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • UNSW City Campus, Level 6, 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

This talk draws on research investigating models of collaboration in the making of public art that go well beyond familiar binaries such as artist-architect, artist-community, artist-cultural planner, artist-curator. It will identify and analyse a much richer network of relationships within ...

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exhibitions

Copper Ships - Sue Pedley

  • Aug. 19, 2011 - Sept. 3, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, 148 City Road, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Sue transforms the Tin Sheds Gallery exhibition space into a confluence of sound, sites, cultures, memories and layered histories, using architectural forms and videos.

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'Albers & Seidler' - Exhibition at Dominik Mersch Gallery

  • Aug. 10, 2011 - Aug. 20, 2011
  • noon
  • 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney, NSW, 2017

Joseph Albers was a German born, American artist, influential teacher, writer, painter, color theorist and pioneer of twentieth-century modernism.

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walks

Sydney Architecture Walks – SAW 1 - The City, Sydney - Oct 26

  • Oct. 26, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Meet at the Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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Freshlatino at The Instituto Cervantes, Sydney

  • Oct. 25, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Cervantes Institute, 22-24 City Road, Chippendale
  • Free, booking required

A new approach to the complexities of the contemporary city through interventions in public spaces.

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The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future - A symposium spectacular

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Macquarie St, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

Penrith City Council, in partnership with Landcom, Penrith Panthers and C3West partners Penrith Performing & Visual Arts and the Museum of Contemporary Art have commissioned internationally renowned French art and urban design collective Campement Urbain to engage Penrith City communities ...

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UNSW Built Environment Interdisciplinary STREETWORKS Competition Student Project - Installation

  • Oct. 19, 2011 - Nov. 2, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Barrack Street, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

"STREET WORKS is a competition to explore the possibilities of free and creative uses of public space. An initiative of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) NSW, STREET WORKS invites you to re-imagine underutilised spaces in the City of ...

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Sydney Architecture Festival at Sydney College of the Arts

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • Free, booking required

A day of tours, workshops, public talks, demonstrations, exhibitions and much more.

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Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, UNSW & City of Sydney Streetworks Exhibition

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Barrack Street, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

"STREET WORKS is a competition to explore the possibilities of free and creative uses of public space. An initiative of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) NSW, STREET WORKS invites you to re-imagine underutilised spaces in the City of ...

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A Preview of Campement Urbain - The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future - a C3West Project

  • Oct. 20, 2011
  • 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
  • By Invitation Only

A preview of Campement Urbain The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future will be held at Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest. Visit the 2011 Sydney Architecture Festival website for more events.

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UNSW Built Environment Interdisciplinary STREETWORKS Competition Student Project - Exhibition

  • Oct. 19, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • UNSW Built Environment Red Centre Gallery, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington NSW
  • Free, no bookings

See all the creative ideas to form places for people, as well as promote dialogue as to the city we wish to inhabit.

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The Gamut

  • Aug. 1, 2011 - Aug. 15, 2011
  • noon - 5 p.m.
  • 60 Hutchinson St Sydney
  • FREE

ARTcycle Inc. ATVP and INDEX. are currently seeking proposals for artworks to be included in a one week exhibition in October at INDEX. Art Space. 'The Gamut', is an art project that will involve drawing upon the face of the ...

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Plant a Pinwheel!

  • Aug. 8, 2011 - Aug. 13, 2011
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sam Crawford Architects, Level 5, 68 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
  • $10 per session or $30 for 5 sessions. Free for asylum seekers and refugees.

Please join us at Sam Crawford Architects during Sydney Design (August 8-13), to Plant a Pinwheel in Taylor Square! Plant a Pinwheel uses a simple craft technique to engage and connect with an otherwise disconnected community in our city. The ...

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talks

Bauhaus to Our House, Sydney College of the Arts

  • Aug. 4, 2011
  • 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Building 21, Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Road Rozelle (enter opposite Cecily Street)
  • FREE

A panel discussion exploring the relevance of the Bauhaus principals (1919 to 1933), to art, architecture and design in contemporary life.

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Fraser Studios Open Day + Exhibition

  • July 31, 2011
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Fraser Studios, 10 Kensington St Chippendale
  • FREE

Come along to see Sarah Breen Lovett's latest work. 'Between Here and There'. A multi-channel projection installation over three floors of a redundant warehouse lift. Sarah will be discussing the piece on the first floor at 3pm. The event is ...

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festivals

The Sydney Children's Festival 2011 Presents Zilla Villa

  • Sept. 26, 2011 - Oct. 8, 2011
  • 6 a.m. - noon
  • 245 wilson Street, Everleigh, NSW
  • FREE

Children will get the chance to be the creators of their very own city at The Sydney Children's Festival 2011.

competitions and awards

Street Works

  • July 22, 2011 - Aug. 26, 2011
  • Sydney
  • FREE

STREET WORKS is a competition to create temporary installations that transform under-utilised public spaces into vibrant places. An initiative of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) NSW, STREET WORKS invites you to re-imagine spaces in the City of Sydney ...

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Reworking the Paste-up, an event as part of Sydney Design 2011

  • July 28, 2011 - Aug. 10, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 70 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • Free

Hamish Ta-mé, co-founder of notorious paste-up ARI, International Noise, presents a solo activation on the streets of Surry Hills. Visitors to the exhibition will see a progression of artworks building over the time of the exhibition nightly from 6pm to ...

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conferences

Experimental Arts Double Conference

  • Aug. 17, 2011 - Aug. 20, 2011
  • 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • John Niland Scientia Building, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052
  • $160/$95 Standard; $100/$65 Student (Main Conference); $80/$45 (Postgraduate Conference)

What is experimentation? What makes art 'experimental'? What are the results of aesthetic experiments and why do we need them? Could artists invent new modes of experimentation with/for science? What are the differences between experiments and inventions; experiments and failures; ...

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Japanese Design Today 100

  • July 29, 2011 - Sept. 16, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Level 1, Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney
  • FREE, bookings essential for talk

See the evolution of Japanese design through everyday products, shedding light on the inner workings of Japanese urban culture. The Japan Foundation Sydney presents its latest exhibition, Japanese Design Today 100, introducing a wide selection of familiar items produced during ...

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WEITwinkel Photography Exhibition

  • July 6, 2011 - July 30, 2011
  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Yuga Cafe Gallery, 172 St. Johns Road, Glebe NSW 2037
  • FREE

Weitwinkel means "wide-angle" - Hartmut's favourite lens for landscape-photography, but WEITwinkel also describes the variety in Hartmut's work. After moving from Hamburg to Sydney in early 2010, the German photographer started to capture the beauty of well-known as well as ...

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The Rocks Pop Up Project

  • July 4, 2011 - Nov. 18, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • The Rocks

Four buildings / six months / limitless thinking Feel the pulse of a new level of artistic energy in The Rocks as an ever-changing mix of creative minds take up residence in four vacant heritage buildings. Where: 47 George Street, ...

competitions and awards

Expanded Architecture 2011 - Call for Proposals

  • July 4, 2011 - Aug. 19, 2011
  • 245 Wilson St, Eveligh, Sydney NSW
  • FREE

As part of the Sydney Architecture Festival, Expanded Architecture 2011 invites proposals for collaborative, site-specific moving image projections and filmic installations.

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Sydney Design 2011

  • July 30, 2011 - Aug. 14, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Visit website for details

An annual event produced by the Powerhouse Museum in association with more than 60 cultural institutions, organisations and individuals. The program includes exhibitions, workshops, master classes, talks, installations and tours...

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Sydney Diaries: Urban Constructs Photographic Exhibition

  • July 1, 2011 - July 18, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Pine Street Creative Arts Centre Gallery, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • FREE

Three Sydney based artists each interpret the urban landscape of the city they call home. The images depict the city environment as seen through three distinct photographic styles.

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Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, Fundraiser Sale

  • June 30, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery 148 City rd Darlington
  • FREE

The Tin Sheds Gallery, at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning has been in its current location since 1988. In addition to the exhibition space, the Tin Sheds Gallery runs an extensive program of art workshops, ...

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Urban Realities

  • July 26, 2011 - July 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Free

URBAN REALITIES: Landscape Urbanism 3 Day Design Challenge More than 100 architecture and design practitioners, craftspeople and artists will race the clock between July 27 and July 30 in reality architecture and design competition taking place in Melbourne's Docklands. The ...

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Parramatta Rd Project (No 1) 2011

  • June 21, 2011 - June 27, 2011
  • 5 p.m. - 9 a.m.
  • 497 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt, Sydney
  • FREE

Site specific video installation and performance, shot within a 200 metres of the video projection on Parramatta Road, Sydney. Part of a series of works that includes 'Road Movie (part 1)' and 'Walking the Parramatta Road'. The work is viewed ...

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talks

Tom Bass Memorial Address by Deborah Beck

  • June 7, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Cell Block Theatre, National Art School
  • Free, RSVP essential

Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School is the oldest and largest independent Sculpture School in Australia. Founded by Tom Bass in 1974, the sculpture school continues to provide high quality teaching to students with a range of backgrounds and interests in ...

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Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School Open Day

  • June 5, 2011
  • noon - 4 p.m.
  • Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School, 1a Clara St, Erskineville
  • FREE

Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School is the oldest and largest independent Sculpture School in Australia. Founded by Tom Bass in 1974, the sculpture school continues to provide high quality teaching to students with a range of backgrounds and interests in ...

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continuing professional development

Time For Drawing

  • June 10, 2011 - June 12, 2011
  • 5 p.m.
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre at Riversdale Bundanoon

This drawing weekend is an opportunity to live and draw in the dramatic landscape of Riversdale while supported by the calmness of Glenn Murcutt’s architecture. This workshop will attract 5 formal CPD points for architects.

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Art + Architecture 11

  • Feb. 10, 2011 - Feb. 26, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 82-84 George Street Redfern, Sydney 2016
  • FREE

Art + Architecture 11 Home - Real And Ideal 19 Artists From Boutwell Draper Gallery + 19 Sydney Architects

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CITYTALKS2011 Fostering a green cultural precinct at Walsh Bay

  • March 8, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Centennial Hall, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • FREE & ESSENTIAL

CITYTALKS2011 invites Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, Co-Artistic Directors of Sydney Theatre Company, to share their ideas on fostering a green and vibrant cultural precinct at Walsh Bay.

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Richard Goodwin: Between a Slum and a Hard Place

  • Nov. 30, 2010 - Dec. 18, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 15 Roylston Street Paddington NSW 2021
  • free

Exhibition on now at Australian Galleries - Roylston Street: Richard Goodwin - Between a Slum and a Hard Place

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The Art of Participatory Design

  • Nov. 30, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Faculty of Design Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney
  • Free

PDC 2010 poses the challenge of participation; it asks us to consider how we conceptualise, critque and work with participation, and how we engage meaningfully with people, places and situations.

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DUOSCOPE

  • Nov. 18, 2010 - Nov. 30, 2010
  • 6 p.m.
  • 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD, NSW 2000
  • FREE

Duoscope is an installation created by photographic works and an Expanded Architecture installation accompanied by a soundscape composed especially for the installation by L.A sound artist Greg Reeves.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Arch-exhibit

‘Arch-exhibit’ is a local and internationally focused blog that explores the relationship between the two disciplines of film and architecture, the various ways they intersect, and the various practitioners who work in this discipline of the in-between.

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For Art’s Sake

  • Oct. 26, 2010 - Nov. 5, 2010
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • SCA Gallery, Sydney Colllege of the Arts, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • FREE

For Art’s Sake is an anonymous fundraising exhibition of over 400 works by people with a disability, emerging and established artists, friends,family and community groups. Everyone has a story to tell and that no story, standing or social experience is more or less deserving of our recognition.

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continuing professional development

Drawing Breath

  • Nov. 5, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 5 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wollombi, NSW
  • : $250 tuition, materials + accommodation $110 (Students discounted)

We often draw with a fixed idea of what we want, we try to be accurate but we miss what is really there—the rhythms, the tones, the harmonies, the very life of a thing. In this workshop, we will explore how to see passed what the mind thinks it knows.

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Advertisements for Architecture 2010

  • Oct. 18, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

When architects, design professionals and students were invited to create Advertisements for Architecture the results included an array of tongue-in-cheek ads. OpenHAUS and DARCH invites the public to the exhibition of "Advertisements for Architecture 2010". The most outstanding of these ...

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Advertisements for Architecture 2010 - OPENING NIGHT

  • Oct. 21, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

OpenHAUS and DARCH invite you to the Opening Night of Advertisements for Architecture 2010.Highlights of the night:* FREE Entry* Refreshment will be provided* Imperial Beer as the exclusive beer sponsor* Casual slidenights by some Advertisement entrants showcasing their visions* Vote ...

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TNL: Zwischenraume/In-Between Spaces

  • Oct. 14, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Robococo: Petra Gemeinboeck, UNSW and Rob Saunders, FADPIntroduction: Andy Dong, FADPAbout the talkThe installation Zwischenräume embeds a group of autonomous robots into the walls of a gallery. They punch holes through the walls to inspect what's outside, signal each other, ...

podcasts

On a shoot with architectural photographer Jon Linkins

By Design visits the prize-winning Donovan Hill-designed Z House in Brisbane with photographer Jon Linkins. We wanted to see how a professional architectural photographer interprets and interacts with a house. ...

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festivals

SAF 2010 - Architecture Film Day at the State Library

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Nov. 3, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • FREE

From the extensive collection of documentaries held by the State Library of New South Wales, enjoy a day of Architecture Films featuring: Taringa 4068 ... traces the shape of a life and death in an Australian suburb through several generations ...

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SAF 2010 - Expanded Architecture - An International Architecture Film Night

  • Nov. 6, 2010
  • 6 p.m.
  • Performance Space at CarriageWorks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh
  • FREE

Expanded Architecture is an International Architecture Film night featuring over 20 short films showcasing installations and film art related to architecture. The film screenings will be followed by an open audience discussion led by a panel of respected academics and ...

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SAF 2010 - Boomburbs: Andrew Merry

  • Oct. 16, 2010 - Feb. 13, 2011
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Cnr Bridge & Philip Streets, Sydney
  • Adult $10 Child/Concession $5 | Family $20 | Members free

One of the biggest challenges facing Sydney is housing its growing population, predicted to rise from 4.5 million to 6 million by 2036. The dream of home ownership is strongly desired, if increasingly unobtainable for many. Over 200,000 new homes ...

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SAF 2010 - Painting The Rocks

  • Aug. 7, 2010 - Nov. 28, 2010
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Cnr Bridge & Philip Streets, Sydney
  • Adult $10 Child/Concession $5 | Family $20 | Members free

Against the backdrop of slum clearances, wharf rebuilding and debates about working-class living conditions, a group of artists set out to capture 'Old Sydney' before it disappeared in the city's transition to a modern metropolis. The first decades of the ...

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SAF 2010 - Sydney Architecture Walks - SAW 1

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Oct. 27, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, cnr Bridge & Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25 (includes free entry to Museum of Sydney)

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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SAF 2010 - Reincarnating McMansions

  • Oct. 24, 2010
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo
  • Free with Museum entry ($10 adult/$6 concession/Powerhouse members free)

Australian cities are notable for an unsustainable combination of cheap energy, suburban sprawl and big houses. The Reincarnated McMansion project seeks to act as a catalyst for a new, greener and more sustainable approach to suburban redevelopment that goes beyond ...

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SAF 2010 - Faces in the Street

  • Oct. 22, 2010
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Barnet Long Room, Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney

What are the stories behind the carved faces on Sydney's sandstone buildings? Who are they and what do they represent? NSW Government Architect Peter Mould will present an illustrated talk focusing on the sculptures that adorn many of the city's ...

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TNL: Fieldwork/Chernobyl

  • Oct. 7, 2010 - Oct. 7, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Speaker: Merilyn Fairskye, Syndney College of the ArtsIntroduction: Colin Rhodes, Dean SCA About the talkMerilyn Fairskye's interest in the 1986 accident at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant lies in the resonances of its after-life within and outside of post-Soviet Ukraine. There ...

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University of Sydney Architecture Student Revue

  • Sept. 2, 2010 - Sept. 4, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Cnr Cleveland Street, City Road, Darlington, NSW, 2006
  • Adult $15/Conc $15/Access Card holder $10

The 2010 Architecture Revue is set to launch for strictly limited season at the Seymour Centre. Carrying a proud tradition of irreverent humour, topical stories and outstanding set design, this year's show is titled "Ceci n'est pas une revue d'architecture"! ...

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Trying to nail jelly to the wall: where in the brain is creatvity?

  • Sept. 9, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Creativity is the fountainhead of human civilizations. All progress and innovation depend on our ability to change existing thinking patterns, break with the present, and build something new. Progress, however, in any field of science, depends on a clear conception ...

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conferences

Creative Innovation 2010

  • Sept. 8, 2010 - Sept. 10, 2010
  • 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • From $30.00

Creative Innovation 2010 is the place to learn from world changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community. It's a place to learn techniques and strategies, unlock and share ideas and gain empowering experiences. ...

tours

Audio Design Museum

  • July 30, 2010 - Oct. 10, 2010
  • Sydney
  • FREE

Goodbye gallery, hello city! No gallery space could ever be big enough to capture the creativity of an entire city. That's why Object is doing away with the concept of a conventional design museum. We'll let the city be the ...

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PARK(ing) Day

  • Sept. 17, 2010
  • Australia
  • FREE

PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event aimed at raising awareness of how urban public space is allocated and used by exploring its potential. Originally created by Rebar, a San Francisco art and design collective, PARK(ing) Day began in 2005 ...

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competitions and awards

Advertisements for Architecture 2010: Call For Entries

  • Sept. 20, 2010
  • 5 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library and Community Centre
  • Professional Registration: $50, Student Registration: $25

Call for Entries: On an international stage the global financial crisis and the current economic instability in Europe is shaping the built environment for future generations. While here in Australia, housing affordability, environmental sustainability and the development of regional and ...

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exhibitions

SRD Change10 Graduate Sustainable Design Exhibition

  • Aug. 2, 2010 - Aug. 15, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 197 young street waterloo, NSW 2017
  • free

FRESH IDEAS and solutions to creating our sustainable future...SRD Change 10 : Graduate Sustainable Design Exhibition "The SRD Change exhibition, now in its 7th year, is growing to a whole new level… presenting an impressive 'snap shot' of the future, ...

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Pencil Frenzy

  • Oct. 2, 2010 - Oct. 10, 2010
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills
  • Free.

Claire McCaughan & Felicity Gartelmann of Sam Crawford Architects are installing Much Lead at Object Gallery in October and they need your pencils! Much Lead is inspired by the old school pencil and they are looking for designers, artists, makers, ...

blogs

Japan Architecture Tours Blog

Architect Robert Day conducts guided architecture tours of Japan. Visit the Japan Architecture Tours blog to find out that latest about his next tour in October 2010 and to view ...

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Metamorphoses Exhibition

  • Aug. 5, 2010 - Aug. 28, 2010
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, 2006
  • This is a free event

Metamorphoses adopts Ovid's classic mythic tales of transformation as a vehicle for creative architectural speculation. Ovid's original epic narrative traces provocative events of metamorphosis, whether from human to animal such as The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider, or into ...

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New Ideas

  • July 28, 2010 - Aug. 8, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Government House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Exhibition: FREE Design Forum: General $35, Concession and HHT members $30, Students $20

New Ideas is an exhibition of new media works exploring the history of Government House, Sydney and the themes of heritage conservation and historic interiors. Artists from School of Media Arts, UNSW and d/Lux/ MediaArts have created site specific artworks ...

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The Future of Penrith / Penrith of the Future

  • July 15, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Panthers World of Entertainment, Mulgoa Rd, Penrith

Official launch of the C3 West project in Penrith: International art collective Campement Urbain has been commissioned to develop the second stage of their proposal The Future of Penrith / Penrith of the Future, in collaboration with Penrith City Council, ...

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Concert Hall Acoustics by Dr Leo Beranek

  • Aug. 19, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cnr Bridge and Macquarie Streets
  • Free, RSVP essential

About the lecture: Dr Beranek will briefly cover the history of Western music and concert halls, the background to the physical determination of the behaviour of sound in rooms, the principal acoustical attributes of concert halls as well as look ...

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Architecture without Paper

  • June 8, 2010 - July 15, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 22-24 City Road, Chippendale NSW 2008 / Sydney
  • FREE

Architecture without Paper is an extraordinary selection of works in audiovisual format, shown at the 11th Venice International Architecture Exhibition. The exhibition, organized by the Spanish Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, representes 15 architecture ...

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conferences

HotHouse: Cultural Ecology and Sustainable Urban Environments

  • July 27, 2010 - July 28, 2010
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Full $185 / Concession $130 for 2 days

HotHouse brings together designers, artists, curators, creative thinkers, academics, philosophers, urban planners, architects and users of city space in a quest to develop inspiring models for sustainable urban transformation. The objective of HotHouse is to cultivate a new cultural ecology ...

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continuing professional development

The Freedom of the Line

  • July 24, 2010 - July 24, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Kingscliff NSW
  • $100/person based on 15 participants

This retreat, designed for architects, is recognized by the RAIA and will accrue Formal CPD points. Recognizing that freedom in the work field is sometimes other than your own we want you to rediscover your line and the freedom that ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Un-extruding the Tower

David Ostinga 2006 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Architect Category. In the course of the 20th century the tower quickly became focused on a narrow band of innovation, that ...

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walks

AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Nov. 19, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Nov. 26, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Dec. 3, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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AAA Sydney City Bar Tour

  • May 3, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • customs house sydney
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour exploration of the contemporary interior architecture of Sydney's bars. Come and see some of our current best designed, and most atmospheric clubs and bars, and hear more about how, and where, and what, the Sydney Bar Scene will ...

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Time For Drawing

  • April 16, 2010 - April 18, 2010
  • 5 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre at Riversdale Bundanoon
  • $550; Students $460

This drawing weekend is an opportunity to live and draw in the dramatic landscape of Riversdale while supported by the calmness of Glenn Murcutt's architecture. The building and the way it embodies the principles of sustainable design will become our ...

continuing professional development

Three memorials - Peter Tonkin

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: Recorded live in the offices of Tonkin Zulaika Greer, Peter Tonkin describes the intricate process of the design of meaningful commemorative artworks. He presents three well-known memorials, designed by his firm, TZG. All three commissions ...

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tours

ITALY BY DESIGN

  • Sept. 27, 2010 - Oct. 10, 2010
  • noon - 10 a.m.
  • Milan
  • POA

In September/October 2010 Kate St James, FDIA is again escorting a tour for architects, interior designers and design industry professionals to Italy and you are invited as one of a select group to join us. The style capital of the ...

public spaces

The Watercube - National Aquatics Centre, Beijing

CSCEC + PTW + CCDI and ARUP

CSCEC + PTW + CCDI and ARUP won the International Design Competition for the Beijing 2008 Games Aquatic Centre. The scheme meets international standards for competition and maximises social and economic benefits. In addition to being an aquatic competition venue ...

talks

AAA Black Talk - Elias Torres

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $159.95

This is an online event: Elias Torres has made his mark in Spain, particularly in public works, for thirty years. In this Australian Architectural Association Black Talk 4 he exhibits an array of his works, from a series of private ...

continuing professional development

2010 eClassroom Compliance Package

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $479.00

This is an online event. This package of seven courses (10 Hours) provides the opportunity for full compliance for your Formal CPD requirements for the 2010 registration year. It provides a mix of CPD addressing the current issues, spread across ...

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festivals

Sydney Design 2010

  • July 31, 2010 - Aug. 15, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Sydney Design pass $20

SYDNEY DESIGN 2010 tell us a story Sydney Design 2010 (SD10) will host one if its most dynamic programs in 14 years with a city-wide program of more than 70 events and activities supported by an engaging theme 'tell us ...