Alpha 60 and Craft join maker Isabel Avendano Hazbun and writer and director Natalie Erika James in showcasing an exciting exhibition intersecting between craft and film, housed in the iconic Alpha 60 Flinders Lane Chapter House concept store.
This exhibition is about showing a collaboration between craft and film, where the inclusion of a series of chairs contribute to the development of the film's plot, themes and tone.
Isabel Avendano Hazbun is a designer-maker who's work focuses on functional sculpture. She believes in blurring the boundaries between design art and craft. Her materials of choice are textiles and timber.
Natalie Erika James is a Japanese-Australian writer & director and a graduate of the VCA. Her shorts have screened internationally at film festivals and have been picked up for broadcast by SBS. Some notable festivals include Melbourne International Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Flickerfest and Atlanta Film Festival.
Her short film, CRESWICK, is a proof-of-concept for a feature film that has received development funding from Screen Australia and further support from Film Victoria.
She directs commercials and music videos through production company, Fiction (fiction.net.au).