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Kevin Murray

Object Subject

Key Speaker

Kevin Murray is a leading voice in Australia’s craft and design community and an independent writer and curator. He is Managing Editor of Garland Magazine and the Online Encyclopedia of Crafts in the Asia Pacific Region. He is currently a Senior Vice-President of the World Craft Council Asia Pacific Region, coordinator of Southern Perspectives and Sangam: A Platform for Craft-Design Partnerships. He teaches at RMIT University, the University of Melbourne, Swinburne University and University of New South Wales.

Presented as part of the popular DESIGN Canberra festival, Object Subject: 2019 National Design Writing Conference will build on the successful inaugural event, which inspired new conversations, connections and ideas, questioned the very role and responsibility of design, and resulted in the publication of a special issue of the international scholarly journal, Fusion.

Kevin Murray