Volume Control: speaker series

Published:  March 22, 2012
Volume Control: speaker series

Monash University has introduced its own weekly design speaker series – Volume Control. Already into its fourth session, next up on Monday (26 March) is Andrew Ashton (Work Art Life by Studio Pip and Co.) exploring the theme ‘design in flux’. In his own words:

“Global warming, The Stefan Sagmeister cult, Greedy selfish stupid motherf–kers, Death of print, Amy Winehouse od’s, The f–king GFC, Inhouse design, Masterchief vs Backyard Blitz, Gotham, Collapse of species/diversity, Steve f–king Jobs, The great divide… Come muse a design career on the edge of the action, while the rest of world gets on with the business of ever changing.”

The talk begins at 5pm in Lecture Theatre G1.04 at Faculty of Art Design & Architecture, Monash University (Building G, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East Victoria 3145). Entry is free.

The series runs from now until mid-may, here’s the line-up:

Monday 2 April: Dan Milne – you are what you see- programming design and building your own tools
Monday 16 April: Gene Bawden – home
Monday 23 April: Stuart Geddes – Making your own damn stuff
Monday 30 April: Gwynneth Porter – Clouds Publishing
Monday 7 May: Bruce Mutard – Writing with images: an examination of how comics or graphic stories communicate
Monday 14 May: Mimmo Cozzolino – Collecting for design

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