Call for Submissions for Exhibition closes 4 November 2011 This exhibition will be used to examine interactions between humans, technology, and biology, with the aim of re-invigorating the social, cultural and environmental value of non-human life. Artworks that contain / deal with “wet biology” are encouraged, ethics /quarantine clearance must also be confirmed if this is required. The exhibition will be held at the Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Please email word documents and Jpegs to Donna Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org, including an Artist Statement, 300 word Biography, contact details and a photograph of proposed work or previous workt for further information. The Exhibition will run for two weeks in either May or June 2012.
Monash University industrial design student, Alexander Vittouris is challenging us to look at new ways we can approach product design in the future. His innovative design of the Ajiro bamboo vehicle is case in point. Rather than using energy intensive processes to bend sustainable bamboo into shape post harvest, Alexander’s unique approach involves manipulating the bamboo stalks during the plant’s growth process. Tension is applied to the bamboo stalks as they grow over a reusable skeletal sub structure, that forms the structural basis of the vehicle. The natural energy from the plant does all the rest!
Read On to find out more about Alexander Vittouris” inspiring Ajiro design!
For 24 hours, on 11/11/11 anyONE who has access to a film, video, digital, phone or web camera will be invited to partake in the biggest creative project of our human history. People from 196 different countries, brought together by over 2000 languages will be asked to capture a day in the life of their world. The footage, audio, visual and photographic material will be collated and used as the ingredients for a variety of 11/11/11 initiatives including a 2 hour cinematic documentary, photographic book, world music collection and an interactive online portal.
As a not for profit project – the money raised will go to charities helping us acheive the Millennium Development Goals set out by the United Nations. ONE person can and does make a difference. Stand up and be a world changer.
What could a sustainable neighborhood in Melbourne look like? How could we transform a number of our existing urban communities through design ‘interventions’?
The animated films are a culmination of four years’ worth of work by students and staff from Swinburne University, RMIT University, Monash University and the University of Melbourne, as well as from Melbourne design professionals. Each presents a different area of sustainable design innovation.
view the films here
Make Believe is a boutique communications consultancy that works with clients such as The Greens, Amnesty, ACF, GetUp, the Global Poverty Project, Avaaz.org and many more. They come to us for top-level advice, strategy, connections and creative input, as well as delivery on key elements of their campaigns – from email copywriting to print ads or video production.
We are seeking a talented visual thinker and doer to join our team – providing expert, hands-on digital and print design, creative thinking and some project management, all under the direction of our Creative Director. Continue reading “Junior/Mid-weight Graphic Designer position available”