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Obsessed: Compelled to make

8 February -24 March 

Obsessed: Compelled to make showcases the awe-inspiring creativity and innovation of the maker and at the same time focuses on the fundamental human need to make.

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Future Artefacts

8 February -24 March 2018

Future Artefacts is the culmination of a seven-year collaboration between conceptual designers Alexi Freeman and Tessa Blazey, and an unveiling of new collaborations with photographer Jane Burton, sculptor Kate Rohde, and composer Byron Meyer. Future Artefacts is presented in collaboration with Karen Woodbury Fine Art and Craft Victoria.

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Object Space

Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. From 8 February Object Space exhibition will feature the work Play Up: Exploring objects through humour therapy in dementia care facilitated by Tasman Munro and Jean-Paul Bell.

Events and workshops

A great range of events coming up to keep you inspired. Grab a friend and come into the Centre for workshops, talks and inspiration.

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Porosity Kabari

5 April – 23 May

Made from materials and craftsmanship sourced solely from the ‘Chor Bazaar’ (thieves market) and ‘Kabari Bazaars’ (junk markets) in Mumbai, India, the works in this exhibition are the result of an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, collaborative project by Australian object designer Trent Jansen, artist/architect Richard Goodwin and Indian design thinker Ishan Khosla.

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Interpretations V: Paper (cellulose)

5 April - 23 May

Interpretations V explores the material limits of paper (cellulose) – a challenging but incredibly rich material. Each designer has cut, folded, formed, stitched, moulded (as pulp) or laminated paper, transforming an everyday, inexpensive, two-dimensional material into a three-dimensional work of experimental design.

Sydney Craft Week

Friday 5 – Sunday 14 October 2018

Bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making, bringing together Sydney’s contemporary craft community in a city-wide festival for the very first time.