UNSW Art & Design

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A sculpture by award-winning artist Peter Sharp inspired by the rugged landscape of UNSW’s Fowlers Gap Arid Research Station has been unveiled in celebration of the Station’s 50th Anniversary.

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Reinforced concrete is everywhere. But unlike plain concrete, which can last for centuries, reinforced concrete can succumb to rust, deteriorating in decades, writes Guy Keulemans.

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Traditional ochre markings that adorned Eora men in the late 1700s have inspired Brenda L Croft’s ‘Sea of Hands’ installation at Barangaroo Headland.

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A "painfully beautiful and unlovely" exhibition exploring the human experience of illness, disease and ultimately death is opening at UNSW Galleries.

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Modified and ‘polished’ images may not represent scientific discoveries purely, but they are as close to the truth as we know, writes Kate Patterson.

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A luminous kind of sea creature in the guise of a piece of public furniture has washed up on the water’s edge at Walsh Bay for Sydney's Vivid Festival.

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This year marks the largest UNSW presence at Sydney’s Vivid Festival with a “kitsch Love-O-Meter” designed by UNSW students taking centre-stage as one of the Festival’s most popular installations.

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Three ‘sonic wells’ connecting Sydney, New Zealand and Turkey reaffirm the bonds between the two Anzac nations and their former adversary in the lead-up to Anzac Day.

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My personal relationship with Virtual Reality technology has progressed at lightning speed. And while I love viewing content in VR, it is the research challenges I find the most exciting, writes Kate Patterson.

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A world-first centre at UNSW Art & Design is helping medical scientists visualise disease, bone by bone and platelet by platelet. 

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