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Robert Baines - Metal

By researching ancient metal techniques and studying museum collections, influential Australian jeweller and goldsmith Robert Baines is able to recognise fakes and forgeries. This has informed much of his work and has resulted in pieces that delight audiences with their wry humour and technical brilliance. Learn about the unexpected history of the CD and the Iced Vovo biscuit, and immerse yourself in the world of artefacts that challenge the truth.

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To watch Robert Baines in his studio, visit our Video & Audio Gallery.

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EXHIBITION

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

Saturday 5 April-Saturday 21 June, 2014
Object Gallery

An exhibition of the most compelling works from 12 designers from the highly acclaimed “Workshopped” exhibitions.
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Resolved Designer Brunch: Australian Design Culture

10.30-11.30am Saturday 5 April, 2014
Lumiere Cafe & Patisserie, 13/417 Bourke St, Surry Hills

Enjoy your morning coffee with Resolved designers, Matt Conway and Marc Harrison in conversation with Kathryn Hunyor as they explore ‘What is quintessentially Australian about our design...
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Resolved Make.Play Mixed Media with Zoë MacDonell

7-9pm Thursday 15 May, 2014
Project Space, Object Gallery

Join Resolved designer, Zoë MacDonell to create collages from various materials as the basis for textile prints.
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Resolved Designers’ Den (VIVID Event)

3-5pm Saturday 31 May, 2014
Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art

It all comes down to the survival of the best designs at the Designers’ Den! Witness the design process in action as we throw emerging designers to the industry¹s Design Dragons.
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Resolved Make.Play Jewellery Techniques With Bic Tieu

7-9pm Thursday 19 June, 2014
Project Space, Object Gallery

Join Resolved designer Bic Tieu to explore Asian inspired jewellery making techniques and design.
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