design studies

Unnatural Phenomena

An exhibition of works by Patrícia Correia Domingues and Sara Gackowska at Gallery Funaki Melbourne. In August 2014, the Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery awarded Patrícia Correia Domingues and Sara Gackowska each with the prize in the emerging artist category. Both jewelers were unknown to the three judges (Warwick Freeman, Simon Cottrell, and Julie …

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Escapade Review

Architect Eli Giannini explores Swiss jeweler David Bielander’s solo exhibition of idiosyncratic objects at Gallery Funaki in 2014.

Review 2 Minds 2 Hands Exhibition Gallery Funaki Melbourne

An exhibition at Gallery Funaki by two renowned contemporary Dutch artists–one living in Amsterdam (Lucy Sarneel) and the other in Melbourne (Manon van Kouswijk)–is an extraordinary visual and sensory treat. Both artists regularly show at the gallery, where their work is often available to view and wear.

Re: Halcyon Dream Catalogue

Excerpt from Shannon Stratton’s essay regarding Anna Lindsay MacDonald’s 2016 solo exhibition, Re: Halcyon Dream: “Anna Lindsay MacDonald’s work seems to resonate with Soulilliou’s theory of ornament, playing with the idea of appearance and disappearance in the face of technology. Her black and white palette recalls dazzle camouflage, but even more so, predicts a future …

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