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Special Talks Series: Design Futures 2084

When:
Wed 08 May
Every  Week on Wednesday until Thu 30 May 2024
Cost:
$20-$60
Details:
When:
8 May, 6-8pm - Clare Press
15 May, 6-8pm - Sasha Titchkosky
22 May, 6-8pm - Lucy Simpson
29 May, 6-8pm - Bridget Kennedy

Where: Australian Design Centre, 101 - 115 William Street, Darlinghurst
Tickets: $20 per talk, or $60 for the full talk series.

Tickets are limited to 40 guests for each talk, so don’t miss out.

Design and designers are at the forefront of acting now to secure a future for the planet. Design Futures 2084 looks at how we can all make that difference in this engaging series of Wednesday evening talks.

Four leading Australians in design will talk about how their work is shaping our future.

About the speakers:

Clare Press is the founder of THE WARDROBE CRISIS. A Sydney-based sustainability communicator, filmmaker, author and presenter, she created the Wardrobe Crisis podcast in July 2017.

Sasha Titchkosky is the Co-founder and CEO of Koskela. Sasha is especially passionate about Koskela’s social impact division, which supports and celebrates the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community art centres throughout Australia and about driving Koskela’s transition to a circular business.

Yuwaalaraay wirringgaa Lucy Simpson is Creative Director and Principal Designer / Maker behind Gaawaa Miyay; a First Nations process-led studio based practice inspired by country, relationships and notions of continuity + exchange.

Bridget Kennedy is a contemporary jeweller and curator. She is also a founding member of The Repair Cafe Sydney North, and donates her time there repairing jewellery for local residents. Her most recent project is cofounder of The Sydney Library of Things, a library-like service for tools and other useful items.

Image: Australian Design Centre, 2023. Photo: Amy Piddington.

FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Please note: This event will be recorded. By attending the event you agree to be filmed and/or photographed, and for those images and footage to be shared online and across various promotional platforms.

ACCESSIBILITY
There is a ramp at the side entrance of ADC (Palmer St) and wheelchair-accessible toilet on the lower gallery level. Access to the lower level is through the main entrance off William St. Please ask our friendly staff for assistance. A full gallery Access statement is available to download from the ADC website.
Location:
Australian Design Centre
101 – 115 William Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Contact:
Australian Design Centre on
  02 9361 4555

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