Events

MAD SYD

9 Feb, 2016

Some of the world’s most exciting chefs and culinary thinkers will meet at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 3 April for the inaugural MAD SYD, a day of talks and ideas exploring the future of food. Confirmed speakers include noma’s René Redzepi, Momofuku’s David Chang, Osteria Francescana’s Massimo Bottura,…

The New Joneses

3 Feb, 2016

The New Joneses’ awarded, ‘off-grid’ home pops-up in City Square, showing lifestyles choices, from our dunny-paper to our bank, that positively impact our people & planet. Previously, arriving in undies and bathrobes, ‘unlikely eco-warriors’, TV presenters and celebrities, (Denise Drysdale and Ch7 Sunrise team) have lived in The New Joneses’…

Great Local Lunch at SLF

3 Feb, 2016

Win two seats at The Great Local Lunch a ‘crowd farmed’ feast of Victorian freshly picked and foraged produce, cooked up by Melbourne’s most celebrated chefs. On Sunday February 14 the banks of the Yarra will hold the biggest yet Great Local Lunch, a feature event of the Sustainable Living…

100 Chairs In 100 Days

3 Feb, 2016

Do you have a favourite object or piece of furniture that tells a personal story? A piece that although less than perfect, partly damaged or simply not in use anymore, you’ve kept for its embedded memories and emotional value? Would you be willing to donate your object to be transformed…

Strange and Familiar premier presented by green magazine

1 Feb, 2016

green magazine is very proud to present the Australian Premier of Strange and Familiar at the Transitions Film Festival. Directed by Katherine Knight and Marcia Conolly, the film is set on Fogo Island, where a Maritime community has been facing devastation since the collapse of cod fishing. Native architect Todd Saunders and social…

MPavilion’s final week

28 Jan, 2016

MPavilion’s final week includes a couple of not-to-be-missed events. MRELAY, PART 4: UTOPIA The last session of the marathon conversation featuring thirty-two speakers is hosted by Michael Williams, director of the Wheeler Centre. It can often be difficult to face the reality of today’s world, where global climate change is leading…

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

28 Jan, 2016

In 2016, one of the most significant contemporary exhibitions of design produced in Australia within the last ten years returns to Sydney. CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade presents the future through five designers working on the cusp of what is possible. Featuring the works of Floyd Mueller, Greg More, Leah…

Sustainable Living Festival 2016

15 Jan, 2016

The Sustainable Living Festival is back for its 17th consecutive year, and looks to be bigger and better than ever. Last year the Festival attracted over 100,000 visits and even more are expected over the three-week program as enthusiasm for environmental issues continues to germinate throughout Australia. With such a…

Generate 2015

9 Dec, 2015

Adelaide’s JamFactory will launch Generate on December 10. Celebrating tomorrow’s talent this annual exhibition of work by JamFactory Associates showcases future directions in glass, metal and furniture design. Featuring Rhys Cooper, Nicholas Fuller, Angela Giuliani, Andrej Larson, Sylvia Nevistic, Kate Nixon, Stephen Roy, Drew Spangenberg and Davide Spinoni. 11 Dec…

100 Chairs in 100 Days: Martino Gamper

30 Nov, 2015

Renowned for his cross-disciplinary and culturally responsive approach to design, London-based Martino Gamper came to major acclaim with 100 Chairs in 100 Days. In this project Gamper collected disused chairs from London alleyways and friends’ homes and reassembled them — one per day — into poetic and often humorous forms….