Researcher

Mrs Carly Maree Vickers

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Design practice and methods, Visual communication design (incl. graphic design), Music performance

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Biography

Carly is an interdisciplinary designer, researcher and Associate Lecturer in the school of Art & Design within the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. She holds a Bachelor of Music Studies (Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a Bachelor of Design (First Class Honours) from UNSW and is currently completing a PhD in Design Research (UNSW.) Carly's research is practice-based and explores the visualisation of gesture in live...view more

Carly is an interdisciplinary designer, researcher and Associate Lecturer in the school of Art & Design within the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. She holds a Bachelor of Music Studies (Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a Bachelor of Design (First Class Honours) from UNSW and is currently completing a PhD in Design Research (UNSW.) Carly's research is practice-based and explores the visualisation of gesture in live music performance contexts.

As a visual communication designer Carly primarily works on design for print with a significant focus on design for performance, creative arts, and education contexts. She also has extensive experience across object, concept, and film design. Carly was a founding designer and director of The Fortynine Studio, a collaborative design studio based in Sydney. Notable projects with The Fortynine Studio include ReForm Laneway Exhibition as part of Sydney Design 2011 and The Bushfire Collection, a set of works selected for exhibition in Milan Design Week 2014. Prior to her career in design, Carly worked extensively as a music educator and conductor in NSW Public Schools and for The Arts Unit, a specialist branch of the NSW Department of Education.


My Qualifications

2011 BDes (1st Class Honours), UNSW

2005 BMus Studies (Perf.), Sydney Conservatorium, The University of Sydney

 


My Awards

2019 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence

2014 Yatzer Best of Milan Design Week for Integument 

2011 Nomination: MAPDA 'Best Design of an Education Kit' for Now + When: Australian Urbanism 

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