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Join digital craftsperson Marcus Piper and guests, designer Stephen Goddard and photographer Michele Aboud to discuss the blurring of the analogue and digital processes in relation to his works in the exhibition FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES.
When: Wednesday 13 September, 6-8pm (Drinks from 6pm/ talk starts 6.30pm sharp)
Where: Australian Design Centre
Tickets: $11.50 + booking fee
A little bit about Marcus Piper
A self-described digital craftsperson, Marcus Piper works between the varied creative disciplines with an approach based on exploration and process.
Having studied industrial design, Piper found his niche as a magazine art director and is the creative mind behind titles such as POL Oxygen, Habitus and Mezzanine magazine. During a two-year stint in London he worked for legendary British designer Neville Brody and designed Spanish designer, Jaime Hayon’s first monograph.
In 2016 Piper launched his first range of objects as part of the Pieman Collection for Dessein furniture and was a finalist in the Mercedes Benz Design Award. Committed to exploring the potential of ideas and process, Piper’s personal works take the form of complex vector based images derived from 15 years of digital and analogue experimentation.
A little bit about Stephen Goddard
Exhibition and visual communications designer, and Creative Director of Project Two, Stephen Goddard’s work has spanned publication, exhibition, theatre design, and branding for many of Australia’s major cultural institutions over the last 25 years.
Goddard has won many awards for his publication and exhibition design, and he has recently been selected as brand and publication designer for The Pool, Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. As well as his design practice, Goddard has curated several exhibitions, and teaches at UNSW Art and Design and the Raffles Institute.
A little bit about Michele Aboud
Michele Aboud is best known for her striking beauty and fashion images depicting simplicity with aesthetic strength. Establishing her presence in editorial and advertising, Aboud has evolved her style in front and behind the camera with the steady hand and vision that experience brings. Charming and an absolute pleasure to work with, Michele thrives on the challenges and opportunities that are presented through the photographic and video medium.
Her personal work ranges from portraiture to dance.
Her work has been published in Vogue, Instyle Magazine, Interview US, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Rolling Stone, Rhapsody Magazine, United Airlines, Noise, Oyster, KAREN, Koncierge China, and Manuscript. Michele’s sitters have included subjects from Catherine McNeal to Cate Blanchett and Hugo Weaving. Her portraits are now part of the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.