Wednesday, 18 March 2015

BlackBOX - Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle

The Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle met today with the Italian Ambassador Mike Rann and BlackBOX curator senior lecturer at MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture, Ian Wong to discuss the upcoming Expo in Citta event. The City of Milan is hosting Expo in Citta during Expo2015 and BlackBOX celebrates the Milan/Melbourne sister city relationship and in particular the reputation for design in both cities.

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation I Melbourne Australia showcases sixty four projects from Melbourne including the Bionic Ear, Black Box Flight Recorder and the research at Monash University and Monash Vision on the Bionic Eye.

The exhibition features sixty four 3D printed black boxes and utilises an IOS app soon to be released in the Apple app store. The app has been developed with Art Processors who are also featured in BlackBOX with the ENSO Locate technology in use at the Melbourne Zoo and the Museum of Old and New Art MONA in Tasmania.

 Lord Mayor Robert Doyle demonstrates the BlackBOX project soon to be in Milan as part of Expo in Citta to the Italian Ambassador Mike Rann. 

BlackBOX curator Ian Wong met today with Italian Ambassador Mike Rann and Lord Mayor Robert Doyle to discuss the upcoming event planned for Expo in Citta in Milan May 2-15 2015


  1. Many congratulation Ian. You've worked super hard on this project to showcase the best of Victorian Design and should be commended on your passion, drive and altruism.