Art, Architecture & Design


Artists have long tackled global issues, from war to human rights. But what, asks Joanna Mendelssohn, does this actually achieve?


The Sydney Biennale is blossoming from a rebellious childhood into an engaging maturity that speaks volumes to audiences, writes Felicity Fenner.


As Australia faces sustained and accelerated population growth, it is worth revisiting the idea of new cities – providing we don't resort to a tired rerun of town and country planning policies from the past.


It's time to correct some of the flawed analysis and myths that are preventing development of good housing policy.



A 3D immersive artwork offering a unique perspective on the infamous Parramatta Girls Home is screening at the South by Southwest Film Festival.


UNSW and construction firm Roberts Pizzarotti are steering female students towards an industry crying out for skilled graduates.


UNSW Art & Design alumna Angelica Mesiti promises to ‘challenge and engage’ audiences in Venice next year.


UNSW researchers are hoping to shed light on the role that Airbnb plays in the housing affordability crisis in Australia's two biggest cities.


The immersive film Carriberrie uses virtual reality technololgy to invite the audience into a much-needed dialogue about the threatened culture of Australia's first nations people, writes Kate Gwynne.


UNSW Master of Architecture students have been working with Redfern residents to design community-friendly spaces as part of the Resilient Neighbourhoods project.