School of Art & Design

ifire concept

A new AI-driven immersive visualisation system will help us address the new generation of extreme fires caused by global warming.

Installation view of the generous water giant

The aesthetically captivating 23rd edition of the biennale shows how art can contribute to debates around environmental sustainability.

A social robot, left, dressed in a blouse and cardigan looks at a researcher, right.

Do robots need a gender? Professor Mari Velonaki of UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab says robots still have male and female stereotypes, but this may change as designers respond to new thinking on gender.

human and robotic hand typing on a keyboard

A text-generator designed by a UNSW PhD researcher harnesses artificial intelligence to generate creative short stories.

Finding Home screenshot of a cartoon home

The character-driven game builds a bond between the user and a virtual dog companion to help develop patient resilience and coping skills.

dance artist performing in a gallery space

An artist-focused research collaboration aims to develop protocols for engaging with choreographic works in art institutions.

museum sound installation featuring piano, amplifier, drum with cymbal and lights

A creative coding toolkit co-designed by a UNSW researcher supports the creation of intricate sound installations.

A rescue boat arriving late to a capsizing ship

Visual communicators can help save the planet, one design at a time.

Anneke Jaspers

There is more to curating an exhibition than meets the eye.