Review | The National Gallery of Victoria engaged Oki Sato of Tokyo design studio Nendo to enter a dialogue with Dutch artist Escher and his world of impossible objects, endless stairs and radical visual transformation.
Review | In this three-channel video installation, Lim plays a stylized, alien figure, “the Ambassador,” who navigates some of Australia’s most iconic architectural works.
News | Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has unveiled a prototype of what will be a mammoth three-metre-high, 12-metre-wide installation for 2018’s Design Canberra Festival.
News | The Fender Katsalidis-designed Buxton Contemporary, which will house more than 300 works by 53 Australian artists, will open on 9 March.
Projects | Cassandra Chilton of Rush Wright Associates reviews the 2017 NGV Architecture Commission by Retallack Thompson and Other Architects and finds, among other things, the “best place in Melbourne this summer for a warm afternoon snooze.”
News | The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has commissioned a large-scale, interactive architectural work as part of its late-night companion program to the inaugural NGV Triennial.
News | Ahead of their Repair exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Melbourne-based practice Baracco and Wright have designed a space for an audiovisual tour of the world’s remotest wildernesses.
News | A large-scale, 1,500-square-metre mural by artist Reko Rennie in Sydney’s Barangaroo South development has been unveiled.
News | The NGV’s 2017 Architecture Commission by Retallack Thompson and Other Architects blurs landscape and architecture in an ethereal installation.
Review | A collaboration between an architect, researcher and artist, Moments of Place at Perth’s Paper Mountain gallery dealt with ideas of place and the imagined audience.
News | Sydney-based emerging practice Trias has been named as the creator of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences’ first Turbine Hall Commission at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.
News | A group of artists from Swinburne University’s visual arts program has covered a suburban house in Melbourne’s Ferntree Gully entirely in mirrors.
The World | Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s latest project includes large-scale, site-specific sculptures intended to draw attention to borders, xenophobia and the plight of refugees.
News | For two days only, artist Ian Strange will transform a suburban home in Melbourne’s Richmond into a site-specific intervention and a gallery.
News | Australia’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale commission will be exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Discourse | What is the difference between an artwork and a piece of architecture? And why do so many architects insist that they are the same thing?
News | LAVA has collaborated with artist Janet Laurence to create a pavilion that is both a botanical display and an “experiential” space featuring edible flowers and plant extracts.
People | A Melbourne-based collective works “across and between” architecture, art, events and technology to make work that challenges architectural assumptions.
Discourse | A recent installation by artist Lara Tumak, Imaginary Architecture, asked, “is it possible to create architecture out of nothing more than dreams?” As Naomi Stead discovers, the installation offered profound observations about urbanity and architecture’s place in popular imagination.