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Russell Kerr

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Artworker, Activist, Educator

Member since May 22, 2007

Russell Kerr is the Honours Coordinator of RMIT’s Design Consultancy, The Works. Russell has a BA in Graphic Design with Honours from the University of Ballarat, Currently he is completing a Masters in Public Advocacy and Action at Victoria University. Russell’s Masters thesis is entitled ‘A quest for ‘something nicer’, grassroots visual communication, participatory culture, student activism and youth'. It explores what effect an undermined student union movement will have on arts-based grassroots community advocacy in Australia. Russell’s research investigates socially responsible practice and youth’s creation and consumption of media.

Russell has extensive professional experience, working for 3 years at one of Australia’s premier design studios Inkahoots, and then subsequently running his own studio Transfer Press. Russell’s screen-printed posters are in the permanent collections of the State Library of Victoria and the Centre for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles.

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New Views 2 Conference

Education, Communication Design

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I have just been at the New Views conference in London for the past couple of days, what a grea...

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I Am Here, by Alex Ostrowski

Communication, Communication Design

Posted June 23, 2008
By Kate Andrews

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My Work Samples / View all (6) Work Samples

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Education Arts & Culture Community Communication

Artworker, Activist, Educator

Contact Russell Kerr
Transfer Press

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design