Studio 36

Untitled: Art Project Space Gallery

Anna Nervegna

Studio Description

The studio will explore design processes for generating architectural form and space combined with conceptual ideas, site and brief responses that will manifest in the final architectural proposal.

PROJECT Untitled: A Project Art Space for Melbourne
A small gallery that celebrates the central role of art and design in contemporary life and culture.
Located in the heart of the Fitzroy Arts Precinct.

The students shall visit and analyze different gallery models and explore how these affect the organization, display and reception of artwork.

Students will be designing the Project Arts Space including exhibition spaces, performance areas, video art projection spaces, art storage, administration, , with individual intentions for the final outcome.

Studio Outcomes

The students shall develop a series of different spatial and graphic techniques designers adopt and how these may communicate ideas and concepts through architectural design. These studies shall be fostered and developed by each student after conducting site and program investigations in order to establish a particular design process. The studio shall work through class discussions, lectures, and exercises adopting different medium which shall include: Research, group site investigations, and various model making exercises (physical and digital -Rhino etc). All activities shall be work towards a final professional Reflective journal documenting the semester’s work including a final verbal presentation and graphic layout which will include a written design statement, appropriate drawings, renders, animated GIF and fly through.

Studio Leader

Anna Nervegna –Co Director - Nervegna Reed Architecture, a design office motivated by ideas, brought together through extensive experience from the fields of architecture, academia, film and the arts. We are dedicated in exploring the contemporary condition in the urban environment through programmatic, context, social and cultural means. Our architecture has been widely published and includes projects in Australia and China. In addition to their commitment to higher education. Nervegna Reed also works at the intersection of architecture, media and art such as their 2021 film screening for the @Mpavilion. Anna’s art practice has been awarded by the Australia Council and the Gertrude Contemporary Studio Program where she was also a board member. @nervegna_reed_architecture

Readings & References

  • Richard Serra – Verb List Compilation
  • Hal Foster – The Art Architecture Complex
  • Omar Calabrese – The Neo Baroque Sign of the Times
  • Farshid Moussavi – The Function of Style, The Function of Form
  • Hal Foster – The Art Architecture Complex
  • Paul Virillio The over Exposed City
  • Guy Debord – The Society of the Spectacle
  • Marshall McLuhan –

Schedule Mondays 18:15-21:15 and Thursdays 15:15-18:15

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