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Best in Show 2011

There’s still a couple of week’s left to check out the top emerging talent in graphic design, digital design, textiles, ceramics, contemporary jewellery and furniture as part of Objectspace’s Best in Show 2011.

The show features 16 bachelor-level graduate displays, with each exhibitor displaying either a limited edition, one-off, or specialist type of production. This often entails few compromises when it comes to construction materials, aesthetic decisions and other artistic concerns. 

Some of the concepts addressed include: the energy within objects; randomness; contrasts and purposes within natural materials; popular traditions; class; graffiti; commercial branding; digital communication; apocalypse; ruins; obsolescence; nurturing; growth; and the visual language of experimental  

This year’s exhibition features graduates from: AUT University (Te Wananga Aronui o Tamaki Tamaki Makaurau), Hungry Creek Art and Craft School, Manukau School of Visual Arts (Te Whare Takiura o Manukau), Massey University (Te Kunenga ki Purehuroa), Unitec Department of Design and Visual Arts (Te Whare Wananga o Wairaka), Whitireia (Te Kura Matatini o  

The exhibition closes 24 February. Get more info HERE.