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MAXE FISHER
 

139 Vivian Street
Wellington, New Zealand
64-4-463-6229, 64 (0) 21 0200 8656
maxe.fisher@gmail.com
maxe.fisher@vuw.ac.nz
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EDUCATION
 

2008-




1998-01



1983-87

PhD Candidate
Research School of Humanities
Australia National University, Canberra
College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) Scholarship *declined

Master of Fine Art, Studio Arts
Concordia University, Montréal, Québec
Graduate Studio Arts Advisory (GSAAC) Award

Bachelor of Industrial Design
Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Cooper Canada Research Scholarship
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 

2008-


2003-2007


1996-03


1995-97

Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Programme Director, Context + Culture

Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Lecturer, Industrial Design

Dawson College, Montréal, Québec
Professor, Industrial Design

Collège Inter-Dec, Montréal, Québec
Instructor, Furniture Design
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TEACHING ASSISTANT
 

2000-01


1999-00

Concordia University, Montréal
Photography 400, Professor Geneviève Cadieux

Concordia University, Montréal
Photography 300, Professors Raymonde Aprile & Evergon
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VISITING CRITIC
 

W 2002



W 2002



F 2001


F 2001

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Faculty of the Built Environment, School of Industrial Design
Second Year Studio

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Faculty of Art & Design,
Second Year Industrial Design Studio

McGill University, School of Architecture, Montréal
Second Year Architecture Studio

Concordia University, Montréal
Master of Fine Art, Visual Arts
Graduate Studio
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EXHIBITIONS
 



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1996

ONE-PERSON

Walking, Yangon, Burma
ICE, Artbox, Wellington, NZ

The Rhinoceros & the Unicorn, Espace 418, Montréal, Québec

Ruin The City, Espace 418, Montréal, Québec
Siteworks, City of Montreal, Galerie Articule, Montréal, Québec

AU, Concourse Level, Westmount Square, Westmount, Québec

'It Cannot Be Saved Without a Name...', Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

Maxe Fisher, The Loggia Gallery, Koffler Centre of the Arts, Toronto, Ontario

GROUP
2:1, Urban Art, Shed 11, Wellington, NZ

XX5, VAV Gallery, Montréal, Québec
Bravo. Montréal, Québec

Near Distance, Bourget Gallery, Montréal, Québec

Les Cigales et Les Fournis, Galerie Optica, Montréal, Québec
Sur L'Expérience de la Ville, Galerie Optica, Montréal, Québec

Unheimlich, The Room, Montréal, Québec
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PUBLICATIONS + reviews
 

2004


2000

1999

1994

1991

It’s as Cold as Ice
, Radio NZ Interview, September 7
a taste for art, The Dominion Post, Wellington, NZ, September 6

Ruinas de Montreal, Arquitextos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 31, 2000

Sur L'Experience de la Ville. Exhibition Catalogue, Optica, Montréal, Québec

Chemical Skins. Exhibition Catalogue, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario

Tony Brown, Life in the Hot House, Exhibition Catalogue, Art Gallery of York University
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LECTURES + conferences
 

 


2007

2006

2005

2005

2000

1998


1989

Don’t Study Design, Study Life
. Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, October 1 & 4.

now here was there, Burma Studies Conference, Singapore, July 13-15.

Industrialized Landscapes. NZILA, Dunedin NZ

Black Jack, Lokanut Gallery, Yangon, Burma

There's a 46% Chance. Design Week 2000. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

It Cannot be Saved Without a Name…... Forum Lecture Series,
Carleton University, School of Architecture, Ottawa, Ontario

Being an Entrepreneur. Carleton University, School of Industrial Design, Ottawa
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GRANTS
 

 


2006

2005

2004

2001

2000

1999

1997

2 Faculty Research Grants, Victoria University, New Zealand

University Research Fund Grant, Victoria University, New Zealand

University Research Fund Grant, Victoria University, New Zealand

The Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts, Production Grant

Special Projects Grant, Articule, Montréal, Québec

The Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts, Production Grant

The Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts, Production Grant
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 

 


1994-2003















1991-1995





















1986-91

















1989-92






INDUSTRIA, Montréal, Quebec
Principal & Industrial Designer

THE OYSTER - Jewel Box
THE SIERRA SET – Salt & Pepper Shakers
TRIAS – Napkin Rings

DISCREET LOGIC, Montréal
Graphic Super Computer Microprocessor

DOUGLAS BALL Inc., Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC
CS-1 Computer Workstation Seating Design

HARVEST GIFTS, Toronto, ON
Tabletop Accessories

CAE ELECTRONICS LTD., Montréal, Québec
Industrial Designer; Mechanical Engineering Department

CLEARVUE - Helmet Mounted Visual Display.
Full Colour, High-Resolution, Stereoscopic Image,
See-Through, Head-Track Simulation Helmet

CRAD - Crew Research in Air Defense Simulator.
Fibre-Optic Helmet Mounted Display.

TELEPRESENCE - Telerobotic Helmet Mounted Display.
Remote manipulation in difficult or hostile environments.

CAMSIM - Canadian Airspace Management Simulator.
Pilot and Support Workstations, Transport Canada

FFIOS - Forward Facing Instructor Operator System.
Commercial Aircraft Training Simulator.

RTU - Remote Terminal Unit, Energy Management Systems.
Real Time Control of Automated Power Distribution

LES DESIGNERS DOUGLAS BALL INC., Ste Anne de Bellevue, Québec
Project Manager, Industrial Designer, Prototyper, Photographer

ATELIER INTERNATIONAL, New York, NY
Project Manager, Ball Lounge Seating
Design and Development of Sofa and Lounge Seating

CAE ELECTRONICS LTD., Montréal
Project Manager, Helmet Mounted Display Flight Simulator
Design of the Flight Simulator Helmet Shell
Design and Development of Custom Moulding Liner System
Evaluation of Helmet and Moulding System in Stolberg, Germany

DOUGLAS BALL DESIGNS
CS-1 Computer Workstation
Design and Construction of Full Scale Working Prototype
Patent and Pre-Production CAD Drawings

ARTIST TONY BROWN, Paris, France
Designer, Model Maker and Photographer

Living in the Hot House - Collection Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, France
Free Fall - Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
International Sculpture Competition - Pearson Int'l Airport, Toronto
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PHOTOGRAPHER
selected list
 

 


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1988

1978

LABOUR, Burma

Another Side of the View, New Zealand

25 Abandoned Hydro Dams, Province of Québec

Northern Italy and Croatia, Various Abandoned Industrial Sites
Canada Belting, Montréal
Canada at Work-150 abandoned post WWII industries.

50 Abandoned Gold Mines, The Cadillac Fault, Ontario & Québec
Canada at Work-150 abandoned post WWII industries.

50 Abandoned Gold Mines, The Cadillac Fault, Ontario & Québec
Canadian Arsenal, Québec City, Québec

88 Abandoned Silver Mines, Cobalt, Ontario
Canadian Steel Wheel, Montréal

Moranda Inc, Montréal

Sidbec-Dosco, Complèxe de Montréal, Montréal
Jenkins Valves, Lachine

Canada Veneer Inc., Pembroke, Ontario
Molson-O‘Keefe Brewery, Montréal
Ralston-Purina, Ville de LaSalle, Québec

Stone Marine Canada Inc., Iberville, Québec
Molson-O‘Keefe Brewery, Montréal

Montréal Stockyards, Montréal
Artist Tony Brown, Living in a Hot House
Century Locomotive, Lachine

Dominion Bridge, Montréal
Canada Belting Co., Montrréal
Canada Coil and Spring, Montréal
Consumer‘s Glass, Ville St. Pierre, Québec

Montréal Cold Storage, Montréal
Buckminster Fuller‘s Geodeisic Dome, Ile St Hélène

Redpath Sugar Refinery, Montréal

Imperial Oil Refinery, Pointe aux Trembles, Québec


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