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WOOD: art design architecture

BY Object: Australian Design Centre | 10-Oct-2014
WOOD: art design architecture, brings together 30 works by contemporary Australian artists and a stellar line up of public programs.
Venue: Object: Australian Design Centre
Address: Level 1, 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills
Date: 18 OCTOBER to 29 NOVEMBER 2014
Web: http://object.com.au/exhibitions-events/entry/wood_art_design_architecture/
EMail: object@object.com.au
Call: 93614555
Duncan Meerding, Cracked Log Lamp, 2011
Photo: Jan Dallas
Exhibition - 18 OCTOBER to 29 NOVEMBER 2014 Bringing together furniture and functional objects, sculpture, and architectural works, WOOD: art design architecture themes of place, identity, sustainability, ecology, craftsmanship and technology through the medium of this fundamental material. The exhibition will feature the work of a range of contemporary Australian artists, designers, and architects including ARM Architecture, Brian Hooper, Drew Heath, John Wardle, and Paul Morgan. The results are remarkable — from a pair of pine-wood high tops to lamps made from recycled logs. As the final exhibition for the WOOD: art design architecture tour and in celebration of the final program at our St Margarets location, the exhibition is complemented by a stellar line-up of public programs – check out the website for more details of these upcoming events - http://object.com.au/exhibitions-events/coming-up/ Public Programs – SATURDAY 15TH NOVEMBER Open Studio Visit: Stephen vs Stephen Join us as we take you on an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the world of WOOD: art design architecture exhibition designer Stephen Goddard, and then step into the iconic Harry Seidler-designed Horizon Building to see architect Stephen Collier's newly renovated apartment. 

Book here: http://bit.ly/woodopenhousestephens SATURDAY 22ND NOVEMBER Open House Visit #1: Edge House and Balmain Boat Company with Peter Stutchbury and Andrew Simpson The tour commences at Peter Stutchbury's Edge House in Birchgrove at 10:30am. Special guest appearance by industrial designer Andrew Simpson who will be showing us his latest venture - DIY Boat Building Kits! 

Book here: http://bit.ly/woodopenhouseedge 

Open House Visit #2: House of Dreams We are extremely excited to be able to offer a truly exclusive experience to tour Drew Heath's award-winning Tír na nÓg (House of Dreams). Join us on a tour, led by the architect himself, through this amazing house as we get an intimate look at the mastery of working with wood. Book here: http://bit.ly/woodopendreamhouse THURSDAY 23RD OCTOBER WOOD: art design architecture - In Conversation Talk Object's own Head of Programs Claire McCaughan is set to go head-to-head with a selection of the designers showcased in WOOD: art architecture design. Joining Claire on the panel, designers Gary Warner, Drew Heath and Lionel Bawden will discuss everything wood from soundscapes to dream houses to pencils. Come and be part of the conversation. Tickets are free, however, places are strictly limited... 

 Book here: http://bit.ly/woodtalkobjectadc WOOD: art design architecture is a JamFactory and Botanic Gardens of Adelaide touring exhibition. WOOD: art design architecture is supported by the Commonwealth Government’s Contemporary Touring Initiative and is principally sponsored by Wood. Naturally Better.