UNSW Art & Design

Boiling the ocean

Final-year Bachelor of Design student James Lim’s One Degree harks back to the heyday of neon lighting. 


Ground avocado seeds form the basis of an award-winning resin fruitbowl, one of almost 200 art works featured in this year’s A&D ANNUAL, UNSW Art & Design’s exhibition of graduate work.


Pre-Columbian ceramics and hot pink shrink-wrapped monuments are part of an exhibition exploring the influence of travel on emerging artists.  


An arrogant, larger than life figure representing Australia’s reliance on coal has been selected for a major UNSW prize in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea exhibition.

Cara Kirkwood

It’s time to embrace a more collaborative approach to cultural leadership, write Lizzie Muller and Scott East.


A new generation of designers, makers, technologists and innovators is teaming up with artists to re-imagine Sydney’s streets from the perspective of the cyclist in a major night-time festival this week.


An artwork merging holograms with audio captured from trees, created by twin brothers Vincent and Vaughan O’Connor, has been selected to the MCA’s annual exhibition of young artists – Primavera.

street of papunya

The exhibition 'Streets of Papunya' is a revelation of the power of art and its ability to transform a community, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.


This week's launch of the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre marks the international premiere of DomeLab, an immersive 3D, audio-visual experience initiated by UNSW Art & Design.