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Deep Sea Dive

Talking about the gradual infestation of plastic within our oceans and that is not always obvious when and where it occurs. Examining the beauty of deep sea coral reefs that are not always discusse...

July 26, 2020Poppy SomersPoppy Somers

Physiology of Emotion

An exploration into the importance of the systems that keep us alive. Emotional distress creates inflammation and discomfort in the body which is magnified to the cellular level....

July 24, 2020Teya GriffTeya Griff
Lauren Bourke

Childhood Attachment

This piece explores familial and relationship structures as a dimension of sexual exploitation and abuse through the lens of a childhood object. Textile Design Lauren Mavromati-BourkeStyling...

July 23, 2020Lauren BourkeLauren Bourke

Abstract Structure

Li Xu – Abstract garment against the greens in the background, the colours, textures and pattern create a dynamic juxtaposition of what is natural and what is not and how non-organic the...

July 22, 2020Li XuLi Xu

Behind the Seams

JEDDA BAHLOOBehind the Seams, 20201m x 1m textile collage Behind the Seams is a mixed media textile that critiques the unethical and unsustainable nature of the fashion industry. By looking through...

July 22, 2020Jedda BahlooJedda Bahloo

Body vs. Mind- Maya Madsen

Body vs. Mind is about exploring the connection between the insecurities of the body and the subconscious level of judgement on one’s self. Using various techniques to create messy but refined...

July 22, 2020Maya MadsenMaya Madsen

Forest Features

By Lily Edney This swatch, based on the word ‘ENVIRONMENT’ explores the unique shapes found in nature that often, we overlook. Sculpting, embroidery, transfer printing, and the...

July 21, 2020Lily EdneyLily Edney


Chloe Hurdsfield I have used a range of fabric slashing techniques integrated into a single swatch through considered graduation of layers and transitioning to create an experience through colour...

July 21, 2020Chloe HurdsfieldChloe Hurdsfield


‘HABITUATION’ explores the concealed effects of poor physical health on the mind and body through the visual stimuli of MRI and X-RAY scans //related to chronic Asthma and Migraines//....

July 21, 2020Summer GourlieSummer Gourlie
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Elastic memories

Applying heat on 100% polyester fabric with thermoplastic proprieties to emboss three-dimensional shapes using a Japanese dying technique called Shibori. Giving the material texture, outstanding...

July 21, 2020Belamy Arce TonerBelamy Arce Toner
Body swatch


By Imogen Briggs The intimacy of body and material. Exploring the movement and space between body, dress and material. To stop idealizing body types and build self-confidence. ...

July 21, 2020Imogen BriggsImogen Briggs


‘Erode’ is a reflection of community devastation. Stockton beach weakens as the rising sea levels destroy our shoreline and our identity. With a zero-waste approach, The swatch explores erosion in ...

July 21, 2020Elizabeth MoodyElizabeth Moody

Experience Horror

Evangeline Rosa Horror confounds boundaries between the self and other, the inside and outside. The way we experience horror exists within the collapse of these distinctions....

July 21, 2020Evangeline RosaEvangeline Rosa


Influenced by seeing the body as a temple,sacred place,home and creating a round cocoon around it using wire and flowers to show fragility....

July 21, 2020Terry KaraganiaTerry Karagania

Unforgiving Beauty

By Kiana Mews Unforgiving Beauty explores the depth, dimension and shape of the vibrant russet tones in the harsh, uncompromising landscape of Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The piece was cons...

July 21, 2020Kiana MewsKiana Mews

Artificial World

This piece is an abstract portrayal of our tendency to disregard the natural beauty of the environment as we substitute nature with artificial and stultifying substances....

July 21, 2020Dinara JuratDinara Jurat

Plastic shorelines

Plastic shorelines. Existing only temporarily, dissolvable when immersed in water or exposed to flames. Symbolic of how natural environments will vanish if plastic keeps polluting....

July 20, 2020Ellie HarcourtEllie Harcourt