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Sydney / Talk | Heritage: Aboriginal People/Aboriginal Places

DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA/ICOMOS/NSW CHAPTER – SYDNEY TALK SERIES 2014 – NO. 7 5.30PM FOR 6.00 PM START ON WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2014  8/12 Heritage #Aboriginal: Aboriginal People/Aboriginal Places Aboriginal Heritage management in NSW is changing. Communities are becoming more involved. Innovative approaches are encouraging better connections between people and places. New statues, guidelines, policies and codes of conduct mean how we …

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News: Boyd's Baker House under the Hammer

Robin Boyd's famous Baker House will be auctioned in the weekend. More at Do we value heritage in real estate? https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/architectural-gem-goes-under-the-hammer--but-do-we-value-the-rest-002221111.html Baker House web site http://www.boydbakerhouse.com.au/ A tour of the house with Philip Goad on Architel.tv Episode 2: The Robin Boyd “Baker” House - Architel.tv  

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Melbourne / Symposia on Activism and Cultural Heritage - 17-18 Oct

On 17-18 October, Australia ICOMOS is holding two all-day symposia back-to-back, along with the Australia ICOMOS Annual General Meeting. The program is as follows:

*   Friday 17 October: The Return to a New Age of Activism for Cultural Heritage?
*   The Australia ICOMOS AGM will be held after the ‘Activism’ symposium
*   Saturday 18 October: Grasping the intangible at heritage places
*   The launch of the Intangible Cultural Heritage National Scientific Committee (NSC)
More information on each event is provided below.

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FILM / Melbourne | Local Heroes II

LOCAL HEROES II When: Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 7pm Where: Robin Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra DADo Film Society of the Robin Boyd Foundation LAST Session! Please join DADo for a night of short films investigating the role of architecture in the creation and destruction of Australian identity. It includes a government propaganda film for Melbourne’s future in 1954, an …

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Melbourne / Lecture : The challenges and potentials of architecture in the gallery

Public Lecture: Prof. Barry Bergdoll Dates: Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 7:00pm Location:  Harold White Theatre, Level 2, 757 Swanston Street, The University of Melbourne At Home in the Museum? The challenges and potentials of architecture in the gallery Professor Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Architectural History at Columbia University, will outline how the Museum of Modern Art …

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NGV lectures on Modern Australian Furniture Design

NGV LECTURES: Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design Sat 11 Sept / h. 11am | Psycology of Colour Learn about the psychology of colour and how you can incorporate colour theory in your own interiors through a day filled with lectures, a colour workshop and exhibition tour of Mid- Century Modern Australian Furniture Design. | Speakers: Kirsty Grant, Senior Curator, NGV; …

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NY Exhibition: Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment

TIMES SQUARE, 1984: The Postmodern Moment Dates: 18 Jun, 2014 – 18 Jan, 2015 Location: New York, New York, United States Address: 39 Battery Place Website: http://skyscraper.org/EXHIBITIONS/TIMES_SQUARE/Times_Square_1984.html Times Square today is bright and crowded - a tourist mecca, entertainment district, retail powerhouse, and pedestrianized precinct that matches in vitality any decade of its storied past. But thirty years ago, the …

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Publications: Icomos selected papers and conferences online

Publications: We know its a bit late news but for those not up with the journal Historic Environment published by Australia ICOMOS, follow link to two volumes published in 2013, of selected papers from the past 'Un-Loved Modernism' conference. http://australia.icomos.org/publications/historic-environment/

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