Triennial: Voices at NGV Triennial
Image: Richard Mosse, still from Incoming 2015–16 (detail) Co-commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and the Barbican Art Gallery, London. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased with funds donated by Christopher Thomas AM and Cheryl Thomas, Jane and Stephen Hains, Vivien Knowles, Michael and Emily Tong and 2016 NGV Curatorial Tour donors, 2017 © Richard Mosse courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York and carlier | gebauer, Berlin . CC-BY-2.0
NGV Triennial is a large-scale exhibition of international art, design and architecture, open at the National Gallery of Victoria from 15 December 2017.
The exhibition presents a snapshot of contemporary art and design while exploring five key themes: movement, change, virtual, body and time.
The Melbourne School of Design is taking part in this global conversation, with lecturer in Digital Architecture Design Paul Loh exploring the virtual theme as a thought leader for Triennial: Voices.
Voices is both a multimedia editorial project and a physical space within the heart of the exhibition, featuring interviews, texts, podcasts, film and other visual material from local and international commentators.
Five academic thought leaders from five different disciplines at the University of Melbourne have each contributed to Voices within one of Triennial’s themes.
Paul’s exploration of the virtual theme includes Virtual Gestures: a project that applies contemporary virtual reality technology to the work of 18th century artist Giovanni Piranesi.
Paul Loh is lecturer in Digital Architecture Design at the University of Melbourne. Paul studied architecture at the University of Melbourne and University of East London before joining the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association where he completed his Master in Architecture and Urbanism. He has over 15 years of practice experience in London, Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur. Paul was senior lecturer at the University of East London between 2005 and 2011. He has taught at the Architectural Association and lectured in Sweden, Italy and China. He is a partner of Melbourne based design practice LLDS / Power To Make, focusing on the relationship between making, technology and material. Paul is a PhD candidate at SIAL, RMIT; his main research interest is the formation of craft practice in computational design and fabrication.
Discover more about Paul's practice and research online at:
Studio 15: http://powertomake.tumblr.com
AA Visiting School: http://melbourne.aaschool.ac.uk