DESIGN METHODOLOGIES: The social language of design [Melbourne]
DESIGN METHODOLOGIES: The social language of design  [Melbourne]

Event Information

Date/Time

Saturday April 15, 2023
12:00 PM

Location

NGV International
180 ST KILDA ROAD
MELBOURNE, VIC 3000
Australia

Auslan Interpreter/s

Marc Ethan & Kellie Harman

Language/ Cultural Consultant

Tickets

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DESIGN METHODOLOGIES: THE SOCIAL LANGUAGE OF DESIGNPRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MERCEDES-BENZ 

Moderator

Dr Harriet Edquist is a historian and curator, Professor Emerita at RMIT University, Founding Director of RMIT Design Archives and founder of RMIT Design Archives Journal. She has curated and collaborated on numerous exhibitions and associated books. These include Dream Factory. GMH Design at Fishermans Bend 1964-2020 (City Gallery 2021); Melbourne Modern. European art and design at RMIT since 1945 (RMIT Gallery 2019); Shifting gear. Design, innovation and the Australian car (NGV 2015); Free, Secular and Democratic: building the Public Library 1853-1913 (SLV 2013) and, Michael O’Connell. The Lost Modernist (Bendigo Art Gallery 2011). Her present exhibition, curated with Helen Stuckey is Radical Utopia: an archaeology of a creative city at RMIT Gallery until 27 May.

Speakers

Dr Jenny Underwood is Associate Dean, Fashion and Textiles Technology in the School of Fashion and Textiles at RMIT University

Dr Nyein Chan Aung is an industrial designer, design researcher, and artist. He serves as the Program Director of Imaging Technology Design Research at Monash Design Health Collab. He currently leads groundbreaking projects such as the world’s smallest CT Brain Scanner and a Self Screening Airport Security Checkpoint. Nyein’s award-winning PhD produced a patented aircraft cabin design that enhances sleep for economy passengers. With over AUD$4.5M in research grants, 94 commercialised designs, and 31 patents, Nyein has earned numerous awards both in Australia and internationally. He is dedicated to a life-long mission to “Make Cool Stuff.”

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