#VacantGeelong Exhibition – ICONIC INDUSTRY

Exploring Geelong’s Creative Future

The #VacantGeelong research project on Geelong's vacant industrial space has moved into its next stage. Deakin University’s #VacantGeelong project  presented a symposium this week at the National Wool Museum to discuss the historical impact of Geelong’s industrial spaces and potential for their future, as explored through a number of new [...]

#VacantGeelong – Artisits Round Up

Amanda Shone What We Remember/What We Forget 2014 Amanda Shone works closely with people and spaces to emphasise the things that go unnoticed, but once evoked, are hard to shake. Her work suggests that our unconscious gestures reside in the undercurrents of culture, and seep into our relations with space [...]

SAVE THE DATE – Vacancy & Preservation Symposium

Vacancy and Preservation: the architecture of the post-industrial community   In the period between 2015 and 2017, the #Vacant Geelong project has developed a large body of original artistic works that respond directly to vacant industrial spaces and the memories that have shaped what it has meant to live in [...]

Iconic Industry Exhibition

ICONIC INDUSTRY EXPLORING THE BUILT FABRIC OF GEELONG 24 AUGUST to 1 OCTOBER - National Wool Museum This project provides a creative exploration of Geelong’s industrial identity, and a collaborative interface between architecture, art and community. Its intent is to focus artistic processes on the re-activation of memory and erasure as [...]

Open Studio – Come One, Come All

Open Studio Open Day Wednesday May 24, 1-5pm Come One, Come All Artists Talks, Collaborative Workshops, Walks, and Conversations about Geelong’s future #VacantGeelong invites everyone to imagine a bright future for the city. A team of artists, Deakin researchers and students, and community groups are currently working on a vision [...]

#VacantGeelong Art Architecture Community

#VacantGeelong project examines the links between architecture, art and community. Taking the time to acknowledge and celebrate the history and community memories of Geelong’s industrial buildings before they are adapted for new uses, is the focus of the #VacantGeelong project by Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment and School of [...]

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