Art, Architecture & Design

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The designer responsible for overseeing Central Barangaroo’s master planning process, American Philip Enquist, will deliver a public address on designing sustainable cities this week.

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The establishment of an online database of Australian artists has broken down barriers to make research accessible to all, which means there is no longer any excuse for parochialism, writes Joanna Mendelssohn. 

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Thanks to both professional and recreational surfers, the diversity of Australian surfboard design has never been greater, writes Miles Park. 

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Sixty years have passed since Marlon Brando starred in the 1954 classic On The Waterfront, which marked a year of sheer, concentrated brilliance in international cinema, writes Julian Murphet.

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Although often purely sensationalist, horror films offer a radical shake up of the genre system, argues Julian Murphet. 

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The Sydney Biennale is an occassion for significant cultural exchange between artists and is well worth visiting, but lovers of the contemporary will find the Adelaide Biennale more compelling, writes Joanna Mendelssohn. 

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An environment that’s supportive of good health and resilient to climate change is the right of all citizens. It makes sound economic, environmental, health and social sense, writes Susan Thompson.  

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It is infantile for artists in the Biennale to pick on Trasnfield Holdings because of its contract to operate a detention centre on Manus Island if they ignore the central role the Australian government plays in directing the entire operation, writes Joanna Mendelssohn. 

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Richard Mosse infiltrated armed rebel groups in the Congo to capture their experiences on discontinued surveillance film. His dramatic video installation opens this week at Galleries UNSW.

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Surfboards decorated by COFA lecturer Phillip George fusing Western culture and Eastern art will be permanently displayed at Australia’s first Islamic Museum.

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