Postgraduate

Contact Wendy Parker for more information on Postgraduate research opportunities in the School of Design Studies w.parker@unsw.edu.au

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Emma’s textiles research seeks to understand mnemonic textiles – cloth that is bound to us through memory. Their capacity to carry our self-defining recollections creates a bond that is exceptionally difficult to discard.

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Mark’s thesis focuses on English language discourse on Swedish and Scandinavian Design during the 1950s and the reception and profile of the Swedish glass artist, Vicke Lindstrand.

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Alana’s research exemplifies the typologies of fashion and art and demonstrates how knitting can be contemporary and high fashion.

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Inspired by Paula’s personal and family archive, this body of work explores the intersection between family narratives, cultural identity and historical events.

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Brenda’s exploration of key themes circulating around ideas of a fragmented self and the multiplicity of memory

The Meaning of The Touching

by Brook Morgan

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Brooks research looks at the significance instilled within objects through meaningful engagement with materials and the methods we choose to employ within their formation

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Research inspired by Bic’s residency with a traditional lacquer artists in Hue

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Susanna’s research investigates ways that memorialising and mourning can be made manifest through commemorative objects such as memorials and smaller scale personal mementos

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Research investigating the nature of collaboration from the artisans’ perspective, drawing on Deborah’s primary research with Indian textile artisans

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Examining developments in contemporary jewellery practice by analysing the terrain between jewellery and small-scale sculpture, as researched by Zoe

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Zoe’s research: searching for beauty in contemporary jewellery through alchemical processes

HOME ALTAR

by Lynda Draper

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Lynda’s research explores theoretical and subjective conditions of the domestic souvenir

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Jesse’s research into the advertising texts of the local typographic trade of the late nineteenth century develops a new approach to reading specimen books, and led to the creation of a series of contemporary alternatives.

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An examination perspectives on graphic authorship, informed by Barbara’s position as a graphic designer

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Guy’s research explores how the theory of affect, as described by Deleuze and Guattari, assists the interrogation of studio practice of designing and producing critical domestic objects

Orchestrating the public

by Astra Howard

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Astra Howard designs and produces public space Action Research/Performance works in cities across Australia and Internationally in such diverse locations as Beijing, Paris, New York and Delhi

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Guy’s research explores how the theory of affect, as described by Deleuze and Guattari, assists the interrogation of studio practice of designing and producing critical domestic objects