Thursday, January 20, 2011

Tasmanian 20th Century Architecture exposed @ USA Modernist Festival

Railway Roundabout Memorial Fountain Hobart - 1963

The top ten mid 20th Century buildings of Tasmania will be showcased internationally at the Palm Springs Modernism Week in the United States of America in February 2011.

The 9 day festival (February 17-27th) celebrates architecture, design and culture from the period. See the Palm Springs Modernism week website for more information.The Tasmanian designs were chosen by photographer and writer, Thomas Ryan who has a passion about Tasmanian 20th century Modernism. He operates the "Tasmanian Art Deco & Modernism" blog site and website that highlight Tasmanian 20th Century architecture and design.

He also runs the Tasmanian Chapter of the Art Deco & Modernism Society. His photographs and historical insights of Tasmania's mid 20th Century buildings at the Palm Springs Modernism festival will highlight the rich diversity and contribution that 20th Century architecture has played in shaping Tasmania to an
international audience.

To view the top 10 Tasmanian mid 20th Century designs that will be showcased at Palm Springs click here.

Henty House, Launceston 1982

1 comment:

  1. Very exciting to have your work showcased during Modernism week. And an interesting selection too. That fountain is very cool.


About the project

Join me (Thomas Ryan Photography) on a photographic project documenting Tasmanian 20th Century Modernism from the 1930's to the 1980's. The entire project gallery of 1000+ images and counting can be viewed on my website under art projects. I have been undertaking this project for over a decade.

My portfolio of commercial and art projects can be seen on my website and I can be contacted here as well. All photographs are copyright of Thomas Ryan Photography. Unauthorised use is prohibited. Contact me for all enquires

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