• Isolate Make: Creative Resilience in a Pandemic

    26 November - 27 January 2021

    Isolate Make explores how nine creative practitioners have adapted to isolation, associated restrictions and production challenges, or simply in response to the tragic global events. 

  • Design | Isolate

    26 November - 27 January 2021

    60+ designers/creative thinkers document their thoughts on Covid-19, isolation, what ‘a new normal’ Australia might look like in a handmade journal with sketches, diagrams, collage and text. 

  • Object Space : Patterns In-between

    26 November - 27 January 2021

    Bic Tieu is a Sydney-based designer and maker of contemporary craft, jewellery and objects. Patterns In-between is Bic Tieu’s self-examination as a Southeast Asian Australian woman living between two cultures.

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    ADC Travelling Exhibitions

    Since the 1970s ADC has toured nationally and been at the forefront of providing regional Australia with access to cutting edge work and ideas. Find out about our travelling exhibition program here.

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    Delve into articles, essays, films and interviews covering a huge range of craft and design on Object Digital. 

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