Art Forum Peter Poulet

Summary

Noted artists, critics, theorists and curators from Australia and abroad speak about their work

Start Date

15th Jul 2011 12:30pm

End Date

15th Jul 2011 1:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre (behind the cafeteria on level one) at the Centre for the Arts, Hunter Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Lectures are open to the public, admission is free - art.forum@utas.edu.au


Tasmanian State Architect Peter Poulet will be discussing 'ARTISTS IN PUBLIC ENVIRONMENTS'.

Poulet has over 20 years experience in Australia & Japan in private & government architectural offices. As well as continuing his career as a painter with regular exhibitions in Sydney & Melbourne. He has also been artist in residence at the Arthur Boyd's property, Bundanon & at the New England Regional Gallery.

As a Monbusho scholar Poulet lived for two years in Japan, worked for Toyo Ito & Hisayo Koyama whilst studying Tokyo University. He exhibited in a group exhibition at the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art & at Lunami Gallery.

As the Tasmanian State Architect Poulet:

  • Advocates for quality design & sustainable built outcomes across the State of Tasmania
  • Provides strategic and independent advice to Government on matters relating to planning, urban design, architecture & heritage
  • Maintains collaborative working relationships with State agencies & stakeholder groups to develop a shared vision of the built environment
  • Develops best practice guidelines to create better & more sustainable urban environments & buildings

Poulet is interested in centring creative people in leadership & formation of our future.