The Robin Boyd Basis, in collaboration with NMBW Structure Studio and Cibi, will host an exhibition that explores mid-century Japanese structure and design tradition in deference to Boyd’s fascination with Japan.
The When Robin Boyd Went to Japan exhibition is impressed by a interval by which Boyd was incessantly visiting, observing, considering and writing about Japanese architects and structure.
Boyd visited Japan within the Nineteen Sixties and later held the place of exhibition architect on the Australian Pavilion in the course of the Osaka Expo ‘70. The Nineteen Sixties was an period when Japanese architects’ rose to prominence internationally. Boyd was each a part of the dissemination of data concerning Japanese design, and indisputably influenced by the work he noticed. A big subject of dialogue inside Japanese design tradition on the time was how the sweetness and specificity of on a regular basis life in Japan may very well be retained while large post-war social and financial change was happening, together with city reconstruction, modernization and westernization suddenly.
“By exploring bodily fashions of chosen Japanese architect-designed homes from the Nineteen Fifties to Nineteen Seventies are introduced, in addition to 1:1 diversifications of Walsh Road, together with bringing Japanese designer objects into the house and making a library house for displaying paperwork from Boyd’s travels – we will think about the sorts of cultural interactions Boyd engaged in,” mentioned Marika Neustupny who curated the exhibition with Nigel Bertram of NMBW Structure Studio.
When Robin Boyd Went to Japan will run between 18 February and three March 2024 on the Robin Boyd Basis home in South Yarra, Melbourne. To search out out extra go to the Robin Boyd Basis’s web site.