STEEL VISITING ARTIST TALK TRENT JANSEN
In October, exhibiting artist Trent Jansen will be in Cairns to give an illustrated talk about his work in the exhibition and his design passion and focus. Jansen is originally from Kiama, a small town on the South East coast of Australia. Following a period of study at the Industrial Design School of the University of Alberta in Canada, Trent graduated from the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales with a degree in Design.
In late 2004, Trent opened his own studio in Sydney, where he continues to create honest and poetic sustainable design, developing pieces that aim to foster a lasting relationship with the user. Instead of a disposable object, the work becomes a lifelong companion. Jansen has received numerous awards for his work, including the Melbourne Design 2016 Award for Best Product Design (Home & Garden), London Design Museum’s Designs of the Year Award and Idea’s Emerging Designer Award.
Tidal collection designed by Trent Jansen for Tait 2015, powder coated stainless steel. Tidal Lounger: 560 x 710 x 710, Tidal Coffee Table: 350 x 730. Photo: Haydn Cattach.
STEEL: art design architecture is a JamFactory touring exhibition.
STEEL: art design architecture is a supported by Visions Australia funding through the Australian Government Department of Communications and Arts and the South Australian Government through Arts South Australia.