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DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA NEWS: SEPT 2018

 
 

New Docomomo Journal 58 (2018/1): Louis I. Kahn — The Permanence


Docomomo Journal 58 (2018/1) Louis I. Kahn — The Permanence EDITORIAL Transcendence and permanence “You can never learn anything that is not a part of yourself.” Louis Kahn, “Silence and Light”, 1969 “The Mediterranean is full of wonder and beauty. The parts I saw around Italy I shall never forget.” Louis Kahn letter to Anne Tyng, ... read more...


 
 

The Trust Talks – Beauty or the Beast? Communicating the Value of Twentieth Century Heritage, Brisbane, 18 October


The Trust Talks – Beauty or the Beast? Communicating the Value of Twentieth Century Heritage, Brisbane, 18 October 2018 THE TOPIC Join us for an evening of inspiring talks by international experts on modernist heritage as we examine the value of this much-maligned aspect of our heritage. Queensland’s twentieth century heritage is rapidly disappearing – ... read more...


 
 

Exhibition: Design For Life: Grant and Mary Featherston


  Exhibition: Design For Life: Grant and Mary Featherston 30th June – 7th October 2018, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia This exhibition explores the career of Grant Featherston, arguably Australia’s most significant modernist designer, and his partnership with Mary Featherston, who is renowned for her design for children. Beginning with the question of ... read more...


 
 

NSW Talk: Heritage perspectives / Sept. 6th


Heritage perspectives Sydney CPD Heritage architecture is a rich and not uncontroversial domain. Attend this 3 CPD point event to hear perspectives on what heritage means in NSW in the 21st century, what warrants preservation and celebration, and how. Speakers Peter Phillips Secretary General of ICOMOS Shaun Carter (Carter Williamson) Glenn Harper (PTW Architects) Photo: Sirius ... read more...



 
 

‘Has Canberra evolved into the city that Walter and Marion envisaged?’ preview of the new National Capital Exhibition, 11 September, Canberra


‘Has Canberra evolved into the city that Walter and Marion envisaged?’ preview of the new National Capital Exhibition, 11 September, Canberra Hosted by Amanda Whitley, Founder and Director of HerCanberra, the National Capital Authority is holding a panel discussion and preview of the new National Capital Exhibition. Join panel members Chris Uhlmann, Catherine Carter and ... read more...



 
 

Film: Local Legends: In The Mind of the Architect / September 12th


Local Legends: In The Mind of the Architect Wed September 12th @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm DADo film nights are a great way to experience an evening at Walsh Street. Guests are welcome to tour the house at 6.30pm for half an hour before the speaker and film commences at 7pm The film season runs monthly ... read more...



 
 

International Exhibition: Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980 at MOMA


Toward a ConcreteUtopia: Architecture inYugoslavia, 1948–1980 Through January 13, 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New York Situated between the capitalist West and the socialist East, Yugoslavia’s architects responded to contradictory demands and influences, developing a postwar architecture both in line with and distinct from the design approaches seen elsewhere in Europe and beyond. The architecture ... read more




 
 

International: Moonlight and Night Fall Tours of Farnsworth House


Tour: Moonlight Tours at Farnsworth House 22nd September 2018, Farnsworth House, Illinois, USA “Discover Mies van der Rohe’s celebrated Farnsworth House in a new light during our special Moonlight Tours, back by popular demand. These exclusive tours will start at dusk and return after dark, lasting approximately 90 minutes. Guests will be led along a lighted path with ... read more...




 
 

International Conference: Industrial Heritage – Understanding the Past, Making the Future Sustainable / 13th – 14th September 2018, Santiago, Chile


Conference: Industrial Heritage – Understanding the Past, Making the Future Sustainable 13th – 14th September 2018, Central University of Chile, Santiago, Chile “To the extent that heritage in general has taken a solid role in the making of societies in our current world, industrial heritage in particular, has risen during the last decades, the train ... read more




 
 

International: Call For Papers: 6th AICA Incentive Award For Young Art Critics: 10th September 2018, Taipei, Taiwan


Call For Papers: 6th AICA Incentive Award For Young Art Critics 10th September 2018, Taipei, Taiwan “This year, AICA invites young art critics from any country in the world to submit anarticle or a review on a subject (an exhibition, a biennale, a profile of an artistetc.), which deals with the subject of contemporary art ... read more...

 
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