Inspired by spring and the natural world, in this issue of NGV Magazine we feature new writing that explores themes of renewal and newness in the world of art and design, from art history through to contemporary art and design.

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Author Reading: Penny Craswell

Listen to design writer, editor and curator Penny Craswell read her essay about symbols and objects of remembrance in design and making.

Listen: Unclear Cloud by Philip Samartzis

Listen to an extract of Philip Samartzis’s Unclear cloud2021, a sound portrait of the Great Aletsch Glacier – the longest glacier in Europe – and then read about how he recorded the work on page 24.

HISTORY IN THE MAKING EXHIBITION INTRODUCTION

Join Simone LeAmon, NGV Curator, on an exhibition tour and discover how these works offer perspectives on social, ethical, environmental, economic, and technological issues.

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