ART MONTH SYDNEY
Five designers shared the five works that they had to have - or wish they could - and described how the works have inspired their practice. With contributions from Liane Rossler, Henry Wilson, George Livissianis, Jonathan Logan and Tomek Archer.
Art Month announced a new Artistic Director mentorship program for 2013. In line with Art Month's commitment to supporting the contemporary art industry in Sydney, the mentorship represents an opportunity for emerging creatives and artistic directors to work with industry icons directly. In the inaugural year of the artistic director mentorship Liane Rossler served as mentor to Penelope Benton and Alexandra Clapham.
Liane Rossler, designer, Annette Mauer, Head of Learning, Object: Australian Design Centre, Heather Whitely Robertson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Suzanne Boccalatte, designer, and Janet Rentz, educator, discussed the benefits of art in enhancing creativity, imagination and self-esteem in young children, as well as how it contributes to cognition, critical thinking and learning.
A thought-provoking discussion about the intersection of art and design. Speakers included Trent Jansen, designer, Andrew van der Westhuyzen, director of Collider, and Liane Rossler designer, at Object: Australian Design Centre.
PANEL SPEAKER. 2012.
Liane Rossler joined Stuart Buchanan, social and digital media expert from The Nest, and Paul Becker, Director of The 10 Group, to discuss art and marketing in the art industry.