Adrian Spinks

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Adrian Spinks is MONA's Senior Exhibition Designer and Head of Museum Operations. His role encompasses exhibition design and development, museum exhibition technical services, the MONA Library and MONA Cinema, (Cinemona). Formerly head of the Exhibition Department and Exhibition Designer at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Adrian has also worked as project manager and exhibition designer on numerous national and regional museum projects.
With thirty-three years of museum experience, Adrian was invited by David Walsh to join the MONA project in 2006 at the early stage of the architectural development. His knowledge of exhibition infrastructure, art installation and museum operations informed the design and construction of the galleries and other functional spaces. As the building phase progressed Adrian took a leading role in the exhibition design development process, particularly in the design of MONA’s custom display cases, gallery concepts and exhibition control systems.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal