Art, Architecture & Design

black and white abstract drawing of people in PPE with dragonflies flying above them

The works illuminate what it has been like leading, working, and living through the pandemic.

The ICU equipment tower in the Intensive Care Unit

A new-generation ICU unit on wheels is timely during COVID-19, when ICU capacity needs to surge.

Anneke Jaspers

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

University campus on an Aboriginal hunting ground

Universities must meaningfully acknowledge they are sited on unceded First Nations land and Indigenous culture should be recognised in campus design. These steps are vital for reconciliation.

A woman peers out at the city from a hotel room some floors up

The Federal government has just announced it will help fund the building of a quarantine facility in Victoria; meanwhile UNSW academics wonder why it has taken this long.

people on bicycles and a red car

Cities around the world are reducing traffic speeds and improving access to local services and activities by public transport, cycling and walking. They are now reaping the many 'slow city' benefits.

Child at laptop

A UNSW report has raised concerns over how COVID-19 impacted online child sexual exploitation investigations globally.

The Mitchells vs The Machines

Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents' fear of losing offline connection with their kids.

dogged

Dogged, a new play at Griffin, seeks to tell both sides of the Australian story, exploring ideas of territory, guilt and culpability.

Kate Jennings

With her incandescent anger, sharp tongue and courage, Kate Jennings spoke to power. Her death offers a moment to reflect on the role of writers as forces of social change.

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