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May 27, 2012

Rachel NeesonKejtil Thorsen and Kevin Carmody (Experience Conference #2)

above: Neeson Murcutt, Prince Alfred Park Pool


above: Windermere Steamboat Museum, Carmody Groake

Mission to Seafarers Lecture Series



·          The shortlisted finalists of the design competitionCAPITheticAL will be announced Thu 17 May in the Members Dining Room at the Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra. One hundred years after the original call for design entries for Australia’s capital city,CAPITheticAL asked for the world’s best designers and artists to imagine how an Australian national capital might look if created today.

·          Call out to design students for Pause Fest: Pause Fest is the ongoing manifestation of the world’s most digitally focused creative minds. Pause Fest is held in the second week of November (8th-11th) and is running an especially dedicated screening for the work of students. They are inviting students to submit their work to be showcased along some of the world’s best animators, motion designers, sound designers and short filmmakers.  For more info:



·          UniSA Speaker Series 2012 - Nigel Bertram and Lucinda McLean: Wed 22 May 2012 at 6pm in Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

·          Gold & Governors: 150 years of the Old Treasury Building, till November 30, 2012. See the exhibition of beautiful original paintings, drawings and plans of its forgotten architect JJ Clark who designed many iconic Melbourne, Victorian and interstate buildings. Discover too the interesting stories of the people who worked in the Old Treasury Building.

·          SH and SK were at Gold Medal presentation by Lawrence Nield last week……

·          CCAA talks: Tom Kundig from Olson Kundig Architects is presenting his work on Monday 28th May at 6pm. Just been moved to a larger venue at the Arthur Streeton Auditorium, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. Sydney sold out. Go to  for details.

·          Light In Winter program of events at Fed Sq

·          Next Wave: Joseph L. Griffiths’ installations Sheltersbind creativity and survival, against the backdrop of a failed metropolis in Melbourne’s Docklands.From 19-27 May at Conder Plaza, New Quay Promenade, Docklands. Free