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ADC in the media

2018


Obsessed: Compelled to Make 

Presenting the work of 14 artists from across Australia, this exhibition delves beyond the finished object, beyond the personality of the maker, into the fundamental conceptual framework of their creations.
Exhibits Australian Design Centre, Sydney: 8 February to 24 March 2018
On tour: 20 April 2018 - 10 October 2021

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Explore the Obsessed: Compelled to Make website here


2017


Designing Bright Futures
Surveying twelve of the most outstanding 2017 UNSW Art & Design graduating students across Bachelor and Masters of Design fields including: jewellery, textiles, graphics, object, interactive and spatial design.
23 November 2017 - 31 January 2018

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Explore the Designing Bright Futures website here

Bulay(i):Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Artists with Indigenous Jewellery Project 
Features 40 Yolŋu jewellers from Buku-Larrnggay Mulka who participated in the workshops with the Indigenous Jewellery Project over 2016 and early 2017.
October - 15 November 2017

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Biotextilogy, The Cellular Catwalk
Melissa Knothe Tate's transdisciplinary, interactive exhibition presents her multifunctional textiles and smart materials inspired by nature, tying together the fields of biotechnology and textile design on "The Cellular Catwalk.
6 October - 15 November 2017

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Explore the Biotextilogy website here

FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES
The works of Shannon McGrath and Marcus Piper explore the interplay of light in abstract spatial environments.
17 August - 27 September 2017

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Explore the FRACTURE:DIFFERENCES website here

Green Asylum 
A large-scale experimental textile and video installation that blurs the boundaries between tapestry weaving and architecture, landscape and language by multi-disciplinary creative Charlotte Haywood.
17 August - 27 September 2017

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LOCAL MILAN 
During this year’s Milan Design Week LOCAL DESIGN presented LOCAL MILAN, an exhibition showcasing eleven established Australian designers, curated by designer, stylist and creative director of LOCAL DESIGN, Emma Elizabeth. On returning to Australia LOCAL DESIGN is showcasing LOCAL MILAN at the Australian Design Centre. 
15 June - 9 August 2017

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Object Therapy 
An exhibition and project that explores creative transformation and notions of value and repair.  Object Therapy is part of ADC On Tour, the Australian Design Centre's national touring program. ADC is partnering with Hotel Hotel for the first time to develop and deliver an eight-venue national tour supported by the Australian Government's, Visions of Australia (Visions) program. 6 April – 7 June 2017

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Chili Philly: Crochet Social
The first major solo exhibition of crochet wearable art by Melbourne-based artist Phil Ferguson.
2 February - 29 March 2017

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Image: Phil Fergus (Chili Philly) on Today Show with reporter Natalia Cooper. Photo: ADC