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Sunday Snapshot: Game-changing design on show

Sunday Snapshot: Game-changing design on show

Chief executive of Good Design Australia Brandon Gien has mixed feelings about being asked to define good design.

  • by Nicole Elphick

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Competitive cosplayers set to bring fantasy to life at Oz Comic Con
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Competitive cosplayers set to bring fantasy to life at Oz Comic Con

Last year's Australian cosplay champion just won silver at the world championships in Chicago.

  • by Jenny Noyes
'If you want to do something, you don’t ever take no for an answer': the Australian Museum's Kim McKay
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'If you want to do something, you don’t ever take no for an answer': the Australian Museum's Kim McKay

Australian Museum director, Clean Up Australia co-founder, book author and an OA: Kim McKay has a lengthy list of achievements.

  • by Charles Purcell
The Field Revisited: Mythologised exhibition reconstructed at NGV
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The Field Revisited: Mythologised exhibition reconstructed at NGV

No exhibition of Australian art has been more mythologised than The Field, and five decades on the NGV has made a magnificent attempt to reconstruct it.

  • by John McDonald
Vivid Sydney: Bradfield's beacon to light up Sydney Harbour
Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney: Bradfield's beacon to light up Sydney Harbour

People in Bondi will be able to identify the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Where the grass seems greener: Australia floats sustainability at Architecture Biennale
Architecture

Where the grass seems greener: Australia floats sustainability at Architecture Biennale

Ten thousand Indigenous grasses have made their way to Venice for the 2018 Architecture Biennale.

  • by Hannah Francis
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Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89
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Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

The American artist, increasingly reclusive in his later years, also created a HOPE design in honour of Barack Obama.

  • by None
Legend of 1000 cranes lights beacon of hope

Legend of 1000 cranes lights beacon of hope

According to ancient Japanese legend, anyone with the patience to fold 1000 origami cranes will be granted a wish by the gods. What the legend fails to mention are the late nights and fast food it apparently takes to get the job done if you happen to be on a strict deadline - like Vivid designer Isabella Bain.

  • by Nick Galvin
What's on in the Canberra arts scene, May 26, 2018
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What's on in the Canberra arts scene, May 26, 2018

There's new exhibitions, writer's talks and a chance to aim for the stars.

  • by Karen Hardy
Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets green light
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Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets green light

The redevelopment of Walsh Bay into an arts precinct is to start after grinding to a halt last year.

  • by Linda Morris
Vivid shines a poignant light on suffering

Vivid shines a poignant light on suffering

In a mostly unremarked spot in the Royal Botanic Garden, close to the waters of Farm Cove, there is a small but poignant monument.

  • by Nick Galvin