Updates

Phillip Withers announces It’s Our Time at MIFGS 2020

6 Feb, 2020

Multi-award-winning design firm Phillip Withers with the support of presenting partner, Yarra Valley Water will showcase Victoria’s iconic coastline and the importance of water conservation in their 2020 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show landscape, “It’s Our Time”. The zero-waste garden will see over 3000 native plants from across Victoria’s…

MPavilion releases ‘Knowledge: Shared Learning, Shared Power’ March program

5 Feb, 2020

MPavilion, Australia’s leading annual architecture commission and cultural laboratory, releases its packed to capacity March 2020 program inspired by ‘Knowledge: Shared Learning, Shared Power’ promising to draw the 2019/2020 season to a spectacular conclusion. Ending on March 22, the last weeks will feature engaging and uplifting talks, workshops, performances, installations and…

ExLaB to host a series of two exhibitions

5 Feb, 2020

ExLaB will be hosting a series of two exhibitions, each over a weekend at the end of February 2020, showing the experimental furniture pieces created by graduate students at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne. Each student is challenged to design a piece of furniture using an experimental design…

Architects Declare Australia: a growing climate emergency movement

5 Feb, 2020

Architects Declare Australia (ADA) is the local branch of a global movement of architects declaring a climate and biodiversity emergency. All 849 signatories (at the time of writing) are committing to a number of practices that fall within the purview of creating “architecture and urbanism that has a more positive…

Melbourne Art Book Fair 2020

4 Feb, 2020

The annual Melbourne Art Book Fair will return for its sixth instalment with over 40 events featuring more than one hundred guests including leading thinkers from Moscow’s Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design and Amsterdam-based art and design collective Metahaven. Over three action-packed days, the NGV’s Great Hall will…

22nd Biennale of Sydney reveals program highlights for NIRIN 2020

3 Feb, 2020

The Biennale of Sydney has today revealed details of the program for its 22nd edition, titled NIRIN. Under the artistic direction of acclaimed Indigenous Australian artist, Brook Andrew, NIRIN, is an artist- and First Nations-led endeavour, presenting an expansive exhibition of contemporary art and events that connect local communities and global…

Lavazza announces partnership with Melbourne recycling company Reground

27 Jan, 2020

Lavazza, leader in Italian coffee, has announced a new partnership with Melbourne-based recycling company Reground – launching a sustainability initiative that will see the coffee served at the Australian Open (AO) 2020 (20 Jan – 2 Feb) turned into a valuable resource to help grow local community gardens. With over 200 000 coffees anticipated…

Public program announced for Jonathan Jones art installation at Hyde Park Barracks

22 Jan, 2020

Wiradjuri / Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones’ new site-specific public art installation untitled (maraong manaóuwi), co-commissioned by City of Sydney and Sydney Living Museums, will be accompanied by an extensive public program of around 50 free talks, performances, workshops and live music events by leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, academics and thinkers. Covering 2500-square-metres…