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Eugene Ughetti

Speak Percussion, Artistic Director, Instrument creator and experimentalist.
Eugene Ughetti instigates arts projects that impact on contemporary culture and presents work that stimulates our consciousness. He is a percussionist, composer, conductor and is currently the artistic director of Speak Percussion. His professional experience is diverse but his particular focus is new chamber music and hybrid-arts collaboration.

Eugene

Design Innovation for Safer Farms

Studio Leader: Robert Eales

Industry Partner: The Victorian Farmers Federation

Studio Timetable: Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm & Wednesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In this studio, we will be working to improve farm safety and occupation health and safety (OHS) outcomes for Victorian farmers.  Working with the VFF, your task will be to engage with safety

GT2P @ the NGV: material exploration with slip-cast ceramics

Lecturers: Dr Jude Glover, Tate Anson & Jaki Pokrovsky

Industry partners: GT2P (Chile), The National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Design Festival

Studio Timetable: Tuesday: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm & Thursday 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

This studio presents a unique opportunity for CCC students this semester. We will be working with international design collective GT2P from

Blast Tone

Studio Leaders: Dr Malte Wagenfeld, Eugene Ughetti  & guest specialists

Industry Partner: Speak Percussion

Studio Timetable: Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

BLAST TONE is a collaboration with the highly innovative and internationally renowned percussion group ‘Speak Percussion’ and sound artist Philip Samartzis (Bogong Centre for Sound Culture).

In this studio, you will

Areli Avendaño Franco

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco is a lecturer in Industrial Design with expertise on environmental and social design for sustainability. Her research and teaching interest include design practice as well as design thinking for social problems, humanitarian design, social innovation and service design, and business innovation.

Recent research and industry projects range from packaging sustainability, design management for

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Studio: Dr Areli Avendaño Franco & Hieco Wesselius
Studio Partners: Salvos and Australia Post

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This design studio aims to expose students to the challenges of engaging in a real service design project through a collaboration among the key main stakeholders: SALVOS Stores, Australia Post and Industrial Design

Juliette Anich

Dr Juliette Anich is an active entrepreneur and researcher, problem solver and conversationalist. Her interests lie in exploring environmental and social change through research, teaching and project development. She loves crazy ideas, start-ups and growing businesses.

Juliette has a Bachelor in Design from UNSW, a Masters in Business from RMIT where her thesis looked into ethical consumer

Heico Wesselius

Heico Wesselius (M.Phil in Economics) received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics from the Amsterdam Business School, The Netherlands.  He worked for several leading management consulting practices in The United States, Europe and Asia.

Since 2005, he has collaborated with various strategic design consultancies and agencies in New York City, Amsterdam, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. 

Urban Innovation District

Studio Leaders:  Dr Juliette Anich & Ronnie Lacham

Studio Associates: RMIT University, University of Melbourne, City of Melbourne. Michael Trudgeon, Soumitri Varadarajan, Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & Thursday 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Urban Innovation District is a visioning project shared by RMIT University, City of Melbourne and the University of Melbourne (UoM). This

Eco Moto EV

Studio Leaders: Simon Curlis & Alistair McInnes.

Studio Partners: TBC

Studio Timetable: Monday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm & Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

What happens when Silicon Valley takes over from Detroit as a leading influence in transport design?

The rise of Tesla is an interesting shift from the dominance of Detroit only a century earlier. A