Carly Vickers

Associate Lecturer, Design
Associate Lecturer

Carly is a multidisciplinary designer, design researcher and Associate Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design. 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 application of visual communication theories in live classical music performance contexts. 

As a freelance graphic designer, Carly primarily works on design for print with a significant focus on design for performance, creative arts and educative contexts. She also works on projects for film, primarily title and credit design. 

Carly has also worked as a practicing designer/maker and was a founding designer and director of The Fortynine Studio, a collaborative design studio based in Sydney. Notable projects with The Fortynine Studio have included 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. Carly has also 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.

publications

Creative Written Works
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Vickers C; Watts H; Parker A; Tieu B, 2019, Placing Process, Ligature Journal Issue 07, Oppen F; Riley K, (ed.), Tiliqua Press, https://www.ligaturejournal.com/issues/ligature-journal-issue-seven-place-mind/
2019
Conference Papers
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Moline K; Parker A; Tieu B; Vickers C; Watts H, 2019, 'Narratives in the Exhibition of Design: Materials, Processes and Contemporary Challenges', in Narratives in the Exhibition of Design: Materials, Processes and Contemporary Challenges, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Real/Material/Ethereal: The 2nd Annual Design Research Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 03 October 2019 - 04 October 2019, https://www.monash.edu/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1986702/adr19-schedule.pdf
2019
Creative Works (non-textual)
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Vickers C, 2019, Performance Annotations, Ideas Intersecting: Innovation and Design, The Black Box, UNSW Art & Design, 01 March 2019 - 10 March 2019, medium: Video, at: https://www.ideasintersecting.com/exhibition-1
2019
Curatorial Outputs
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Vickers C; Tieu B, 2019, Ideas Intersecting: Innovation and Design, exhibited at: The Black Box, UNSW Sydney, 01 March 2019 - 10 March 2019, https://www.ideasintersecting.com/exhibition-1
2019
Vickers C; Austin L; Elbourne B; Spackman S; Watts H, 2011, ReForm, Sydney Design Festival 2011, exhibited at: Sydney, 30 July 2011 - 14 August 2019
2011
Conference Presentations
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Vickers C, 2018, 'Exploring Gesture in Performance as Visual Communication', presented at Seeing Sound, Bath Spa University, 23 March 2018 - 25 March 2019
2018
Designs / Architecture
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Vickers C; Austin L; Elbourne B; Spackman S; Watts H, 2014, The Bushfire Collection, Publication category: Designs / Architecture
2014