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ARTS THURSDAY

by stapletonm
posted 18/03/2015

Cowship Aloft! The Podcast

 

Stephen Mushin with Cowship, photo by Androniki Christodoulou

Stephen Mushin with Cowship, photo by Androniki Christodoulou

Illustration Stephen Mushin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imagine a world where cows float above the earth, kept aloft by the methane gas they produce, or where we farm polar bears in a special icy environment, for their skins and meat, to keep the species alive once the arctic had melted.

These and other brilliant concepts to address the sustainability of the planet are the ideas of Stephen Mushin – artist, designer and creative imaginer – whose exquisite drawings, showing a range of ideas that are all theoretically possible to save the planet, are presented in an exhibition Now If What Then at the new Grace Cossington Smith Gallery at Wahroonga. You can listen to Stephen and also Mary Faith, Director of the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, speaking about the exhibition on Arts Thursday, 12 February with Maisy Stapleton.

Listen to Stephen below:

Listen to Mary Faith below:

The interviews with Stephen Mushin and Mary Faith were part of Design Antenna, an ongoing series on design on Arts Thursday.

Visit the, Grace Cossington Art Gallery for Now If What Then a solo exhibition of recent drawings and 3D printed models by Stephen Mushin until April 11. For details see: https://www.gcsgallery.com.au/

For more information about Stephen Mushin go to http://stephenmushin.com/

And if you’d like to hear the whole program with interviews with Stephen, as well as with Steve Pozel, Director of Object Australian Design Centre, go to Arts Thursday on the Eastside website and and scroll to the program on March 12th 2015

Listen to Arts Thursday, every fortnight with Maisy Stapleton, with extended interviews and in-depth coverage of the arts and design.

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