Phillip George

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Hoax images have a long history so beware what you share, writes Phillip George.


After witnessing the rise and fall of many empires, the ancient archelogical site of Palmyra is under threat from Islamic State and may well be destroyed, writes Phillip George.

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Surfboards decorated by COFA lecturer Phillip George fusing Western culture and Eastern art will be permanently displayed at Australia’s first Islamic Museum.

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Is the latest visual campaign to stop the boats – in the form of a graphic novel – enough to counter asylum seekers' fear, panic and desperate need of humanitarian refuge, asks Phillip George. 

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Is the Vivid festival just about light and colour and bling, or is it also about ideas and images that challenge us, asks Phillip George.


In the November/December issue of Uniken we look at some of the challenges that face our designers, as well as acknowledging their astounding achievements.