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The relationship between art and design

This week’s guest post is by Alli Burness. I used to work with Alli and we’ve done visual research together using Instagram. Hopefully, fingers crossed, we will have a publication out soon which shares that research. We’ve had lots of conversions about art, and could probably have tons more. So I asked her if she’d like to write a guest post on why art matters to her.

These days, Alli is a designer at ThinkPlace. She has previously worked as a digital producer at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Over to Alli… Continue reading

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Artist profile: 66b/cell – Mariana Verdaasdonk & Tetsutoshi Tabata

66bcell living lens

Living Lens. Image courtesy of 66b/cell

It’s a real treat for me to be able to introduce you two very creative forces: Mariana Verdaasdonk and Tetsutoshi Tabata, who together are 66b/cell, a Tokyo-based creative collective working in theatres, galleries, museums, and beyond.

I had the pleasure of meeting Mariana and Tetsu when they began collaborating with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Sydney. They were working on developing an extraordinary immersive digital installation which is now complete and part of the current Annette Kellerman exhibition. Go see. It’s spellbinding. You can read more about how 66b/cell created this work here. Having witnessed what they can do and having spent time talking to them about many things creative I knew I had to profile them here. Continue reading

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