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Opening night - Biotextilogy: The Cellular Catwalk and Bulay(i): Buku-Larrnggay Mulka and The Indigenous Jewellery Project

Australian Design Centre

Friday, 6 October 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)

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Biotextilogy: The Cellular Catwalk
and 
Bulay(i): Buku-Larrnggay Mulka
and The Indigenous Jewellery Project

and the launch of Sydney Craft Week

Friday 6 October 2017, 6 – 8 pm
Australian Design Centre
101 -115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney 2010

Councillor Jess Scully, City of Sydney will launch Sydney Craft Week

Penny Craswell will host a short  Q&A with Indigenous Jewellery Project founding curator Emily McCulloch-Childs and Professor Melissa Knothe Tate on her exhibition Biotextilogy: The Cellular Catwalk.

We invite you RSVP early to reserve your space for this event. 

Biotextilogy: The Cellular Catwalk
6 October - 15 November
Biomedical engineer Professor Melissa Knothe-Tate explores the intersection of cutting edge biomedical science and woven textiles in this transdisciplinary exhibition. She will present her multifunctional textiles, including those that replicate the natural weave of the tissue around human bones, woven with a state-of-the-art computer-controlled jacquard weaving loom. 
Explore Biotextilogy: The Cellular Catwalk website 

Bulay(i): Buku-Larrnggay Mulka and The Indigenous Jewellery Project
6 October - 15 November

Bulay(i), meaning rich jewellery, treasure or gold in Yolngu matha, presents contemporary Yolngu jewellery from Buku-Larrnggay Mulka, North-East Arnhem Land.

40 Yolngu jewellers worked alongside Indigenous Jewellery Project’s founding curator Emily McCulloch Childs and contemporary jeweller Melinda Young to maintain, innovate and document traditional Yolngu jewellery practice and expand jewellers’ practice to include new techniques and materials, such as metals. 
Explore the Bulay(i): Buku-Larrnggay Mulka and The Indigenous Jewellery Project website
 

Sydney Craft Week 
An initiative of Australian Design Centre, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making, bringing together Sydney’s contemporary craft community in a city-wide festival for the very first time.

There are 100 registered events from across Sydney. The program features an exciting range of events including exhibitions, workshops, talks and open studios. Opening night is supported by Young Henry's. 
Sydney Craft Week Friday 6 - Sunday 15 October 


Image captions: ADC at night view from William St 2017. Photo: Rhiannon Hopley.

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Australian Design Centre
113-115 William Street
(Corner of William and Palmer Street)
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Australia

Friday, 6 October 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)


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 Australian Design Centre is a leading centre for contemporary craft and design and play a critical role in building a significant design culture for this country.

We nurture a nation of innovative makers and thinkers and we aim to inspire audiences to use design in their lives.

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