COFA

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05 April 2012
A concept design aimed to promote transparency in the charity sector has won COFA graduate Masato Sano the graphic design graduate of the year award for NSW.
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05 April 2012
UNSW’s Learning to Teach Online, a video-based program helping teachers in 138 countries step into the virtual classroom, has earned its developers a prestigious international award.
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03 April 2012
COFA graduate Nigel Milsom has won the 2012 Sulman Prize for his painting depicting the social isolation of gambling.
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10 February 2012
UNSW students have made a public artwork for a Japanese community struck by natural disaster, as part of an international Environment and Spirituality program run by COFA.
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11 November 2011
COFA graduate Simon McGrath's giant set of taps is a popular prize winner in this year's Sculpture by the Sea exhibition.
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05 October 2011
Sydneysiders will be forced to think about their energy consumption when they use an appliance hooked up to a plant as part of an interactive art exhibition on sustainability.
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27 September 2011
How to host blockbuster exhibitions, while at the same time preserving the quality of a cultural experience, was the focus of an international symposium hosted by UNSW's College of Fine Arts (COFA).
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23 September 2011
It's being called the Wikipedia of Australian art and design - a new interactive website providing access to information on the work and lives of thousands of artists, designers, curators and architects.
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16 September 2011
A video work showing Sufi Muslims chanting has won UNSW@COFA graduate Khaled Sabsabi the Blake Prize for Religious Art.
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23 August 2011
The fragile beauty of the Royal Bluebell flower inspired COFA student Anne Nguyen's winning design for this year's RUG UP competition.
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03 August 2011
The Federal Minister for the Arts Simon Crean has marked the start of construction on the $58 million-dollar redevelopment at UNSW's COFA.
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29 July 2011
RED Objects -- Australia's first group of researchers in experimental design -- will hold an exhibition and symposium as part of COFA's inaugural design festival.
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27 May 2011
Film composer Michael Nyman also has a passion for making his own movies. His Australian debut is co-hosted by COFA.
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29 April 2011
COFA student Kim Goodwin has big shoes to fill - she is the recipient of the inaugural Nick Waterlow Scholarship.
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15 April 2011
A sculpture of a vertical motorbike has won COFA academic Professor Richard Goodwin the prestigious Wynne Prize.
15 March 2011
An art project using recycled rubbish from the polluted waterways of Manila has opened at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney.
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02 March 2011
A photographic exhibition of burning houses and dead flowers has opened in Sydney -- the work of COFA Dean, Professor Ian Howard.
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27 January 2011
Art and architecture students will have the chance to go to the biennales in Venice and Istanbul this year, as part of a unique international course offered at UNSW.
25 January 2011
The revolution in online learning continues to sweep through the tertiary education sector. Now teachers will find it easier to keep up - thanks to an innovative project at UNSW.
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04 November 2010
COFA graduate Charles Schneider's award-winning crown-of-thorns wallpaper has taken over part of Sydney's iconic coastline at Bondi as part of the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition.
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22 October 2010
Dasmanila, a unique public art exhibition of more than 1200 flowers made from recycled garbage has opened in the Philippines, with the help of staff and students from COFA.
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06 October 2010
Thunderbolt, a solar-powered sculpture by COFA artist Bonita Ely, has been unveiled at Sydney Olympic Park, to mark the Games' 10th anniversary.
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05 October 2010
Australia's first fully compostable plastic water bottle has been developed by a COFA design graduate.
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24 September 2010
Sydney philanthropists and arts patrons Dr Gene Sherman and Brian Sherman will gift $2 million toward the new COFA gallery.
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23 September 2010
What do an archaelogist, a Jungian analyst and an art historian have in common? They are just some of the guests of the Colour Colloquium being held at UNSW's COFA next month.

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