UNSW Art & Design

Bronwyn Graham's illustrated backdrop of male lab rats and 'invisible women'

From baking to black swans, and male lab rats to mavericks, UNSW researchers reflect on lessons from our time in a socially distanced world.

Art vessels showcasing floral motifs and jewelled inlay

Contemporary jewellery and object designer and maker Bic Tieu communicates narratives of identity, cultural memory and materiality through her hybrid approach.

Girl separated from her mother by glass partition due to COVID-19 quarantine

A negative-pressure tent has been designed to give COVID-19 patients a more human experience during treatment in quarantine.

The dial of an old-world sidereal clock from the 1850s

An exploration of the history of the Sydney Meridian re-imagines Australia’s relationship with territory and time for an artist from UNSW Art & Design.

A closeup of a 3D visualisation of a coronavirus particle

As the number of new infections rise, a 3D-simulation from UNSW prompts us to lather up.

A 3D-visualisation of soap destroying the coronavirus is a poignant reminder that simply washing your hands can help stem the pandemic, UNSW academics say.

Louise Zhang oil painting on canvas

A new online exhibition launching today is part of a recent initiative to create a more balanced representation of women and Indigenous artists in the UNSW Art Collection

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Dr Mark Ian Jones discusses the future of design and architecture and how designers need to ask themselves, 'do we need this'?

A busy pedestrian mall in south China surrounded by skyscrapers

A UNSW creative producer is harnessing the cultural differences and parallels between China and Australia to produce innovative new urban media.

Sir John Clancy Auditorium

The world-class researchers recognised in 2020 span art and design, chemical science, computer science and engineering, humanities and languages, and law.

Alice Springs road sign

In Alice Springs, a UNSW researcher is working with town camp Indigenous artists to design news ways to share and preserve family histories.   

 

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