Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 December 2018
The Sandgate Environmental Sculpture has involved the local community in both designing and creating the sculpture.
It seems clear enough that women feel loss and the lack at the heart of the consumer society. But the creation of other riches, even in imagination, is hard to achieve....We need nevertheless to imagine other worlds, other ways - all of us- in order to sustain hope and inform desire.
Published December 1991
Our town planners, our architects and we ourselves need to rethink the city. If downtown spaces, internal and external, are to become inhabitable, there needs to be a dramatic shift away from narrowly architectural conception of them and their functions towards an acoustic analysis.
The Brisbane Community Action Group CART (Citizens Advocating Responsible Transport) have recently won two awards....
Willmot Play Space has taken place over a four year period and has involved the conversion of a disused football field inot a community park.
Looks at the work of Gabriel Poole with statements by Gabriel Poole.
Written with Andrew Bryan The increasing urgency for us to achieve a harmonious relationship with the environment is stimulating artists in many media and designers in a range of disciplines to work in new ways with one another and community groups who share this concern.
Mudflat arts believes that the landscape is not there to be painted so much as to be protected. The role has changed from one of passive painter to active member of the community.
New Zealand is not only snake less and nuclear free but also has a tradition of earth buildings. In pre European times, Maori utilised the ground's insulating properties by partially sinking thatched roofed houses into the ground.
Australia's capital shows the way in applying sustainability to a city.
Exhibition review Reflections on a year of contemporary art in Tasmania.
Australian cities cannot continue to grow in the manner to which we've become accustomed. The environmental, social and economic costs are simply too great. There needs to be a qualitative change to the way we build and live in them.
This issue of Artlink tries to flag some of the issues for designers in Australia today, and to document just some of the changes which are happening.