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22.03.2022
Barbera Design Studio / Melbourne Design Week

A historical design narrative as presented by Barbera studio within the Bates Smart Gallery, 2022 BCE - 2022 BC, explores the casting of metals over five thousand years ago which have survived to be here today. The objects Barbera Studio has created in the year 2022 CE have the ability to last thousands of years, similar to their counterparts designed and created 2022 BCE.

Barbera Studio presents an activation highlighting the studio’s material evolution and production processes. Utilising sand with curated cast componentry and its relationship to ceramics in various states of production. This interpretation with old BCE minerals and material exploration includes bronze, ceramics, and glass.

Friday 18 Mar 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Saturday 19 Mar 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday 21 Mar 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Tuesday 22 Mar 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wednesday 23 Mar 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday 24 Mar 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday 25 Mar 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Saturday 26 Mar 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Bates Smart Gallery, 1 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002, Australia

/ Melbourne Design Week