Fooks – The House Talks Back

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Fooks – The House Talks Back

Sat March 18thuntilSun March 19th

An introduction to the former residence of emigre architect Dr Ernest Fooks (1906 – 1985), with the opportunity to explore an exhibition of archive material, brought together for the first time within the house at 32 Howitt Road – ‘The House talks Back‘.

This exhibition and supporting research project seeks to create a fully documented archival database and repository of Dr Ernest Fooks. The Fooks collection itself presents a poignant window into the life of an exemplary architect, designer, theorist and artist. This can be seen through the countless travel slides, hand written lecture notes, letters to key figures, and numerous other documents yet to be examined. This collection has not been strategically archived, and thus, through this exhibition there is an opportunity to get a glimpse into this significant collection from the archives of the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne University, RMIT Design Archives, The Jewish Museum and The Holocaust Museum. These disparate collections will be brought together for the first time at the Fooks house, 32 Howitt Road, Caulfield North, Melbourne.

The Exhibition is brought to you by Melbourne School of Design
Curator – Alan Pert, Director of Melbourne School of Design
with contributions from 26 Msd Masters Students

 

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Details

Start:
Sat March 18th
End:
Sun March 19th
Website:
http://www.eventopia.co/saturday2pmbfooks2017

Venue

Fooks House
32 Howitt Road, Caulfield North
Melbourne, VIC 3161 Australia

Organiser

Robin Boyd foundation
Email:
information@robinboyd.org.au