location - the internet
type - exhibition design, curation
year - 2022
status - Calling for Submissions
people - Amy Evans
graphic designer - Zenobia Ahmed
client - National Gallery of Victoria's Melbourne Design Week
links - www.otherspacesexhibition.com
Other Spaces is a virtual exhibition which explores the potential of terrain vague within our cities. The architecture theorist Ignasi de Solà-Morales describes the concept of terrain vague as, “external places, strange places left outside the city’s effective circuits and productive structures”, these spaces include, “industrial areas, railway stations, ports, unsafe residential neighborhoods, and contaminated places.”
The exhibition curates ideas, proposals, and critiques that look specifically at temporary interventions to activate or make use of urban wastelands to question the life cycle and future of our urban environments.
This event was part of Melbourne Design Week 2022, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the National Gallery of Victoria.
Amy is an Australian Architect and Spatial Designer based in Berlin. Her work explores the intersection of art and architecture. Her site specific projects span exhibition and installation design, scenography, set design, and architecture - from concept to completion.
Amy was a recipient of the Marten Bequest 2020 for her ongoing project titled ‘The City Shaped’.