Leah Heiss


Leah Heiss is a Melbourne artist and designer who plays with wearable technologies ranging in scale from garments to jewellery.

Art Exhibition previously on at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 06 November 2008 to Saturday 22 November 2008
Launch Thursday 06 November 2008, Opening 6-8pm Gallery Hours: Mon-fri 11am-5pm, Sat 2-5pm

Diabetes Applicator Neckpiece image

Event published by RMIT Gallery on Monday 20 October 2008.
Contact the publisher.

In liminal at RMIT Gallery, she explores the aesthetic possibilities of medical devices in a wonderful collection of jewellery and vessels that can be used to
deliver insulin and purify water of arsenic. Heiss worked in collaboration with Nanotechnology Victoria as an artist in residence, to develop jewellery that contained their MicroArray patches, small 10X2mm circular discs, which have an array of micro needles on their surface.


RMIT Gallery
344 Swanston Street
Melbourne 3000