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Material Matters

Where
Ace Hotel Sydney
Ace Hotel Sydney
The Ace Hotel, 47/53 Wentworth Ave, Sydney NSW 2000
When

Friday 22 September 2023 from 3pm to 3:45pm

Cost

General: $10Concession: $8All Three Talks: $25

Material production and consumption cycles are inherently linked to issues of waste and inform our sustainability strategies. This panel brings together experts in materials science and material culture studies to discuss innovative materials and their implications for design.

Dr Kate Scardifield, artist and co-director of the Material Ecologies Design Lab at University of Technology Sydney leads a conversation exploring how the physical and mechanical properties of materials are entangled within cultures and politics.

The discussion will give insights into materials innovation, designing with new (and old) technologies and transitioning towards renewable and sustainable materials and systems.

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