By SAT News Desk
MELBOURNE, 23 November 2021: The ‘MADA (Monash, Art, Design and Architecture) Now’ exhibition is active online and and open physically at the Monash Caulfield campus till 3 December 2021. This hybrid exhibition (Monash.edu/mada/now) showcases the work of over 750 graduating artists, curators, designers, architects and urban planners.
A number of significant prizes were announced at the launch, including The Daniel Dorall prize for highest achieving student in Fine Art awarded to Erin Hallyburton, and the Damian Bertoli Award, dedicated to his memory as a dear MADA colleague, artist and mentor, going to Alexis Kanatsios.
Full details on outstanding students and prize winners across Architecture, Urban Planning, Design and Fine Art, as well as recorded messages from each head of department and the Dean are viewable on the website.
Fine Art Interim Head of Department, Spiros Panigirakis said at the launch: ‘What a year and what an astounding response from our fine arts community. With too many obstacles to note, students practising across many fields, studios and occupations, made art matter.’
The Dean, Professor Shane Murray also pointed to the importance of this year’s show, ‘I am immensely proud of our staff and of the remarkable creative community we have here at MADA’ he said.
‘These students have achieved amazing results through an incredibly challenging period. This whole show is truly full of energy and provocation. It demonstrates that the creative sector is in great hands.’
Online exhibition: monash.edu/mada/events/2021/madanow