Relatively Useful

12 March 3 April 2022
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This exhibition for Melbourne Design Week is a survey of works in timber, steel and ceramic designed by John Wardle and Simon Lloyd. Thirty objects have been selected or commissioned for display in McGlashan and Everist’s iconic modernist building at Heide and reveal the talent and skill of a range of makers from Melbourne, regional Victoria and Hobart. Wardle and Lloyd describe the works as ‘gradients of collaboration’—designed both individually and together through many conversations and a platform of shared drawings.

Works in the exhibition have been made by by Sharon Alpren, Kelly Austin, Dan Barker, Adam Browning, Chapman & Bailey, John Cherrey, Bryan Cush, Simeon Dux, Anton Gerner, Wayne Guest, Isabel Avendano Hazbun, Derek Johns, Klynton Krause, Laura McCusker, Adam Markowitz, Fraser Matheson and Andrew Lowe, Joanne Maggs, Kevin Perkins, Alexsandra Pontonio, Scott Mason and Charlie Sandford and Julia Schreckenbauer and Keith McKay, Sajo Ceramics, Josh Stevens, Mari Teed and Vivienne Wong.

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