[Design and Technology] FW: Fringe Furniture Artist Talks
Tran, Lorraine I
tran.lorraine.i at edumail.vic.gov.au
Fri Sep 3 15:48:41 EST 2010
This information is sent on behalf Briony Galligan who worked on the Top
Designs Exhibition and is now working on the Melbourne Fringe Furniture
fringe furniture designer talks
Fringe Furniture has grown over its 26-year history to claim a critical
Melbourne's design calendar. Fringe Furniture 2010 is an experimental
of furniture, lighting design, homewares, wearable objects, permanent
As the urban sprawl continues its outward creep, Fringe Furniture 2010
looks at the
encounters between the city and its others. Designers were challenged to
the spirit of a landscape fast disappearing, with this year's theme The
City has a Face,
the Country has a Soul. The Substation in Newport, is the perfect host
What are the designer talks?
* Hear Fringe Furniture designers speak about their works, career
design practice; they analyse the purpose, processes and products
* Designers explain their works; from concept development, to material
and production process. The talks are targeted towards Design and
Studio Arts students. The talks have strong focus on designers and
to social, economic and environmental choices and decision making.
* The talks are FREE and held in the exhibition space to complement this
exhibition. The Substation is next to the train station, Williamston and
lines so the exhibition is easily accessible.
- at The Substation -
How do I book?
* You must book your group for these talks. Groups of 8-40 are accepted.
briony at melbournefringe.com.au with your name, contact details and
date for your booking.
* Allow your group at least an additional 30 minutes to explore the
* Transport to The Substation is easiest via train. The Substation is
next to Newport
station, Werribee and Williamstown lines.
date: Thursdays and Fridays, from 23 September until Friday 8 October.
further info: Call 9660 9600 and speak to our Fringe Furniture Producer,
Fringe Furniture is part of the free Made By Melbourne Fringe program -
explore new mediums, engage communities and bring emerging and
artists together to create inspiring and sophisticated work.
Melbourne Fringe is the leading organisation for the independent arts in
As a vital resource to independent artists, Melbourne Fringe is
constantly evolving to
meet the current needs of this community and to provide the best
professional development, advocacy and presentation opportunities.
The organisation manages the annual, open access Melbourne Fringe
thousands of artists to present new work to a large and committed
audience though our
Source: Melbourne Fringe Festival Poster.
Fringe Furniture Producer
melbournefringe.com.au <http://www.melbournefringe.com.au/> for all the
On twitter? Use #mfringe
E briony at melbournefringe.com.au <mailto:briony at melbournefringe.com.au>
T + 61 3 9660 9600
F +61 3 9660 9687
Level 2/225 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
PO Box 21278, Lt. Lonsdale Street VIC 8011
Lorraine Tran I Curriculum Manager
VELS Design, Creativity and Technology
VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies I VCE Food and Technology
VCE Design and Technology I VCE Systems Engineering
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)
41 St Andrews Place I East Melbourne I 3002
W (03) 9651 4407 I M 041 933 1630
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