Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete
Address: Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, Western Australia
Date: 21 September 2019 – 3 February 2020
Time: 10am-5pm, Wed - Mon (closed Tue)
Call: +61 8 9492 6600
The iconic structure marked the end of a 10 year building boom and had been dreamt of for years before that by Gallery Director Frank Norton, whose own international researches and design thinking also fed the building’s final form.
SPECIAL EVENTSymposium | Perth Brutal: AGWA, the Perth Cultural Centre and Brutalist Architecture in Australia.
9am-3pm, Wednesday 2 October 2019 | $10
SpeakersDr Robert Cook, AGWA Curator of 20th Century Arts
Dunja Rmandić, AGWA Associate Curator of 21st Century Arts
Melissa Harpley, AGWA Manager of Curatorial Affairs | Curator of 19th Century Arts
Winthrop Professor Simon Anderson, The University of Western Australia
Dr Annette Condello, Director of Graduate Research at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Curtin University
Andrew Murray, PhD Candidate, School of Design, University of Melbourne
A symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the AGWA building and Perth’s early role in the architectural style in Australia. Followed by guided tours of the AGWA building, Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete and the iconic brutalist Curtin University campus.