Published 01 September 2018
Coby Edgar interviews Warren Roberts, CEO of YARN Australia
Published June 2018
Published 01 June 2018
Drawing Studio and Program Co-ordinator at Monash University Stephen Garrett examines the optically challenging artworks of Caroline Durré which blend patterns and perspectives.
Published March 2012
Pantjiti Lionel, Mel Robson, Pip McManus, Patsy Morton, Suzi Lyon, Amanda McMillan
Co-curators: Jo Herbig and Franca Barraclough
Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
19 November 2011 - 22 January 2012
Tim Schork and Paul Nicholas founded MESNE Design Studio, an innovative architecture and urban design studio working globally as one office from London and Melbourne, to explore the relationship between architecture and divergent domains of knowledge through the use of computation in order to create innovative design strategies for novel spatial structures. They write about the back story of the project "Pricking', an interdisciplinary collaborative project between MESNE Design Studio, Ian Maxwell (supermanoeuvre) and Indae Hwang, which involves an interactive lace-making table with an infra-red based multi-touch interface.
Published 01 March 2012
Scholar and inaugural director of the new Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre in Katherine Cath Bowdler discusses the work of two indigenous artists Brook Andrew and Gunybi Ganambarr and suggests that they are both operating at a conceptual level as bricoleurs in a globalised world, inventing new juxtapositions of materials and revealing new ways of seeing the world through the prism of local histories and traditions.
Curator: Linda Williams RMIT Gallery, Melbourne 2 December 2011 - 28 January 2012
Artist Kerrie Poliness writes about her wall drawing projects, one of which appears in the exhibition 'Art, Pattern and Complexity' at RiAus, Adelaide from 16 February to 16 May 2012. The wall drawings begin with the artist's instructions but are produced with intuition rather than rulers.
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
21 December 2011 – 4 March 2012
Curator, scholar and guest editor Margot Osborne is interested in the current resurgence of pattern and complexity in the practices of contemporary Australian and international artists and the way they share borders and frontiers with recent developments in complexity theory in science whether deliberately or intuitively.
Osborne has also curated an associated exhibition, Art, Pattern and Complexity at the Royal Institution of Australia's Science Exchange, Adelaide, on from 16 February to 16 May 2012.
Sonia Donnellan, Anna Hughes &
South Australian School of Art (SASA) Gallery
14 August - 16 September 2011
John Walker is the founder of Autodesk, Inc. and co-author of AutoCAD. In Fractal Food he discusses the marvel of fractal forms (complex shapes which look more or less the same at a wide variety of scale factors) as they are seen in a rather wonderful vegetable - the chou Romanesco.
Curator: Ruth McDougall with Maud Page and Russell Storer Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane 1 October 2011 – 5 February 2012