Processes like 3D printing are evidence of what’s happening on the digital screen moving into the physical world, while networked technologies and the ‘internet of things’ disrupt common models of manufacturing and ownership. Hello World explores code as material and process, in the experience and formation of our world.
“For thirty years or so the world has been stuffed into the internet and the interface of the screen, now we are witnessing the first inklings of what happens once it starts to overflow,” writes Tom Lee, in the essay accompanying the exhibition catalogue. Check the website for details of the associated public programs, including talks by curator Aaron Seymour.
[Main image: Aaron Seymour ‘Hello World, 2017’. Courtesy of UTS]
Cultural appropriation is an uneasy topic in architecture, but a new generation of young design practitioners is ready to change the paradigm. Louis Mokak, director of Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria (IADV), questions Australia's colonial heritage - both in thought and practice
Tomoko and Takaaki Shiratori have lived all over Japan; from a 'New Town' in Yokohama, to Aichi Prefecture and now in Nerima, Tokyo. Their shared love of gardening means the rooftop is filled with fruits and vegetables, while Tomoko has a passion for reading aloud and talking, which she says, keeps her energised!
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