alt.material presents – ‘availability’

availability’ by alt.material is an exhibition exploring new approaches to fabrication with consideration to life-cycle, future functionality and environmental footprint.

Featuring works by leading & emerging designers responding to the urgency within contemporary design for radical change in how we source, make and process materials in relation to their environmental impact.

Emphasis is placed upon adaptation of proprietary components, re-inventing existing systems & exploring ‘off-the-shelf’ materials.

The exhibition runs from 01-08 December at  28 Johnston St, Fitzroy.

Participating Designers for 2022 are:

Adam Cornish , Adrian Fernandez , AND Studio , BCDO, Bolaji Teniola, Cakebread, Darcy Zelenko, Dean Norton & Jordan Fleming, Geoz Design, Fomu, James McNab, Joel Priestland, Hung Hin Chan & Shimroth John Thomas, Locki Humphrey, Marissa Lindquist & Michael Chapman,  MOUND, Object Density, Rene Linssen, Sarah Mair, SIMULAA , Skeehan Studio, Studio Edwards.

Works will be available to purchase via an instagram auction. For further details follow @alt.material

alt.material is an experimental design collective established in 2018 by Nancy Beka & Ben Edwards of Studio Edwards. Created as an outlet for design thinking through the exploration of materiality  & fabrication techniques.

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