Saturday, January 14, 2012

Monash University Visual Communication Graduate Exhibition 2011


“The final year students of Visual Communication in 2011 have set a staggeringly high bar of achievement with their enquiring, challenging, and intelligent approach to graphic design practice,” says Gene Bawden, Course Coordinator for Visual Communication at Monash University. Typography, branding, image, colour and narrative were just some of the elements that students were encouraged to employ and master in their work to communicate effectively. Read more...

RMIT Slip Below Ceramics Graduate Exhibition


‘Slip below’, the title of RMIT’s Ceramics Graduate Exhibition is a play on words: “To slip down might have a hint of slapstick about it, and even a fear of hurting oneself in the process, however in all seriousness this invitation is merely encouraging you to slip down to the ceramics studio in the basement of building 4 at RMIT university.”

Work from the ten BA Fine Art graduates featured in the exhibition is comprised of wheel thrown pieces, sculptural forms and installations. These works “have a sense of freedom which belies the constraints of traditional ceramics, introducing mixed media components and removing the pedestal plinth which for so long has dominated the medium.” Read more...

RMIT Absorb & Reflect Graphic Design Diploma Graduate Show


The thirty-plus degree Melbourne weather did not deter revelers from joining the celebration at RMIT’s Graphic Design Diploma graduate show, Absorb and Reflect.

The work on show was of an extremely high standard, ensuring that all students will enter this competitive industry armed with a creative, yet commercial eye and a professional portfolio. All areas of business, from corporate reports to board games, product packaging and stationery suites were represented. Read more...