Four architectural firms selected to design Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary

Four major architectural and multidisciplinary design teams have been shortlisted to take the next step of the NGV Contemporary Design Competition, bringing the project – “Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure project ever” – one step closer to construction. The Victorian government announced today that John Wardle Architects, Field, Angelo Candalepas and …

Read More »

From “mask of shame” to “badge of honor”

Samantha Mullen is working on a sculpture. (Courtesy of the artist) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal In medieval times, men forced women considered to be scolding or gossiping to wear “masks of shame”. Created in mortifying patterns as punishment devices, they were popular in Europe until the 18th century. Santa …

Read More »