“Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital” at Powerhouse Museum as part of Sydney Design


Featuring nearly 60 artists, designers and architects, the exhibition explores the multiple facets of digital manufacturing.

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140 not enough: Powerhouse favours Facebook over Twitter in social media experiment


While not strictly related to contemporary or visual art in Asia, we thought this social media experiment undertaken by Powerhouse Museum in Sydney was worth highlighting. The museum took part in Ask a Curator Day, a global activity that utilises the wonders of social media as a primary avenue for museum curators and audiences to interact. While Twitter is generally the favoured communication platform on this day, Powerhouse made the decision to focus on Facebook instead – Twitter’s 140 character restriction was revealed to make any real discussion difficult.

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