I-CONIC Australian Design

I-CONIC Australian Design

  • 31 March – 14 April 2021
  • $22.00 – $45.00

  • Robin Boyd Foundation,
    290 Walsh St, South Yarra
    VIC 3141

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Presented by Robin Boyd Foundation and Monash Art Design and Architecture.

Join one of the hosts; Dr Denise Whitehouse, Professor Philip Goad or Peter Maddison, at Walsh Street for a presentation of the I-CONIC Australian Design series of films produced by Ian Wong of Monash Art Design and Architecture and The Robin Boyd Foundation. Each one hour session feature screenings of two of the five short films commissioned by Design Tasmania. The guest host and I-CONIC Australian Design curator Ian Wong will provide an additional presentation and panel discussion.

Wednesday 31 March 6.30–8pm
Films: Mary Featherston + Celina Clarke
Host: Dr Denise Whitehouse
Curator: Ian Wong

Wednesday 7 April 6.30–8pm
Films: Mary Featherston + Phillip Zmood
Host: Professor Philip Goad
Curator: Ian Wong

Wednesday 14 April 6.30–8pm
Films: Su San Cohn + Phillip Slattery
Host: Peter Maddison
Curator: Ian Wong


  • Dr Denise Whitehouse is a distinguished design historian, academic, educator, author and curator of design exhibitions. Currently Whitehouse is the John Truscott Foundation Research Fellow.
  • Professor Philip Goad is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne and has worked extensively as an architect, conservation consultant, and curator. He is an authority on modern Australian architecture and a former President of the Victorian Chapter of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects.
  • Peter Maddison is a distinguished architect and TV television presenter. He has a Doctor of Design from RMIT University and is a Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Maddison is also well known for his hosting role of Grand Designs Australia, which is in its tenth year.
  • Ian Wong is an academic, collector, curator and program director of the Master of Industrial Design program in China for Monash University. The I-CONIC Australian Design exhibition featured objects from The Ian Wong Collection.

Partnered by Design Tasmania and the Design Institute of Australia.

This event is part of Melbourne Design Week 2021, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the NGV.

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