Currently there are more unused mobile phones per head of population in Australia. Research in sustainable practice continues to question the methods of reclaiming, reusing and recycling materials in a global economy based on built-in obsolescence. In response to the proliferation of e-waste globally and in consideration of the processing of recyclates artists Nicky Hepburn, Liv Boyle and Belinda Newick will explore and repurpose materials of e-waste into jewellery and objects.
SPEAKER is a series of talks by contemporary artists, thinkers and curators. It is a space to come together to listen to, think about and discuss a range of ideas, art practices and cultural issues. SPEAKER is presented by RMIT School of Art, Art+History+Theory+Cultures and INTERSECT. The talks are open to the public and take place in lecture halls across RMIT's city campus.
Artists: Liv Boyle, Nicky Hepburn and Belinda Newick
Opening Celebration: Thursday 29 August 5–7pm
Open: Wednesday to Friday 10am–5pm, Saturdays 12–4pm