In Conversation with Dr Tricia Flanagan and Dr Deborah Turnbull - Tillman (UNSW)

* This event is now moving online as Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is temporary closed due to COVID-19. Please join us for an In Conversation event for Tricia Flanagan's solo exhibition Digital Materiality - Coded Textiles which will be live streamed via our instagram page.

Taking on a slightly different form, this discussion will be streamed LIVE over on our Instagram account, Saturday morning from 11am as scheduled previously. Be sure to follow us @gallerylanecove, and make sure you tune in to the discussion to ask any burning questions you have about the exhibition.

A finissage event marking the final day of the exhibition, this conversation will reveal the concepts behind artist Dr Tricia Flanagan's cutting-edge multidisciplinary work. Learn about how her textiles practice is extended to include digital media interactivity and design, which are combined to communicate issues of sustainability. \

Speaker Biographies
Dr Tricia Flanagan began her career as a fashion and costume designer. Since 1996 she has worked as a practicing artist. Her work is held in public and private collections internationally and has been exhibited in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Italy and China.
Her production includes site-specific sculpture, social sculpture, sound sculpture, sculptural installation, wearables and performance installation. Development and production of projects often involve community consultation and or engagement. Artworks are often created on location and/or through workshop development, alone or with project participants.
Flanagan often works collaboratively with artists and other professionals and presents lectures about her practice, working methodologies and specialist areas of sculpture, creative design and community arts practice.
A current lecturer and researcher at UNSW Art & Design, Dr Flanagan is the winner of four CASP funded Public Art commissions, a UGCTD Grant to develop PIPA; representative for Oceania at the Tournai Contemporary Textiles Biennial Belgium; Winner of The Max Fabre Foundation Award for Environmental Awareness and CeMoRe Visiting Fellow Lancaster University 2015.

Dr Deborah Turnbull-Tillman is a curator specialising in design, technology and new media. Her first curatorial project was Beta_space, an experimental gallery at the Powerhouse Museum focused on the audience’s role in interactive art. She is interested in how technology augments traditional art practice and how the audience is becoming a necessary material for technology based art. She is an associate lecturer in Media Arts at UNSW Art & Design.

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