EXHIBITION OPENING FRI 27 NOV | 6:30PM | FREE ENTRY
To be opened by Professor Sarah McGann, Head of the Fremantle School of Architecture and Dean of Arts and Sciences at The University of Notre Dame
DJ | Bar open | Woodfired pizza
Exhibition runs Sat 28 November 2020 – Sunday 24January 2021
RSVP by Wed 25 Nov via email or Facebook
Fremantle is home to a vibrant community of talented designers. Through the work of practitioners who live and create in the port city, DesignFreo | Object, Space, Place looks at the tangible and intangible ways that design shapes our experiences.
Design is everywhere and we all make design decisions every day – what to wear, what to buy, where we live and how to get from A to B. In this sense we are all designers. What is the legacy of our design decisions? What values are embedded in the things that surround us? And how are both informed by location?
In a year of pandemic these questions have been brought into even sharper focus. There has never been a more pressing time examine the way we live, and to look locally for the things that sustain us as individuals and a community.
The show includes a typographic treasure hunt for kids, and a map takes you out of the gallery into the city to see Fremantle through a design lens.
Penhale & Winter
Becky Chilcott and Isabel Kruger
Ohlo Studio and Remington Matters
The Second Salon
Keep you eye out for our additional programmed events during the exhibition. The first is DesignFreo Conversation 03 on December 9, where you’ll have the opportunity to hear and meet with the designers. Visit Fremantle Arts Centre to see the summer program of kids and adult classes, including a scent workshop with Katie Leenan.
image: Knutsford Stages 1 & 2 / spaceagency architects / Dimmity Walker