Waraburra Nura (The Happy Wanderer’s Place) is The University of Technology Sydney’s Indigenous garden on the North-facing balcony of the main tower.
UTS Gallery is inviting proposals from current UTS students for short-form essays (500 words) responding to our 2017 exhibition program.
Julian Day of Super Critical Mass led 100 2nd year Architecture students studying the Design of Performance venues in a series of acoustic workshops that culminated in a sound art performance in the iconic Frank Gehry designed Chau Chak Wing Building.
As part of the program of events to compliment Kate Scardifield's exhibition 'Soft Topologies' at UTS Gallery, the artist has worked with UTS Fashion + Textile Honors students over a six-week project exploring the relationship between textiles, the body and architecture.
Artists Malcolm Whittaker and Jess Olivieri teamed up with the UTS Chess Club to explore Chess, academia and the contemporary arts through two months of Chess games and conversation at the Chess Club meetings. The outcome of their meetings was the temporal public art performance A Game of Chess where four academics were asked to play a game of Chess in the public foyer of UTS and discuss their research, with a Chess Club student, through the framework of Chess.
Artist Sarah Rodigari and members of The UTS Queer Collective developed a walking tour of UTS from a queer perspective. Over a four week period, Rodigari and the Queer Collective used Sara Ahmed’s texts ‘Queer Feelings’ and ’Queer Phenomenology’ to explore and unpack our relationship to objects and architecture through non normative models.
Living in Their Times reflects on the lineage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination and activism that both preceded and followed the landmark 1967 Referendum, in which Australians voted to formally remove passages from the Australian constitution that discriminated against Aboriginal people.