17.03.2022 – 26.03.2022

A robust blend of South Australian talent, Fortified combines the new guard of JamFactory artists and designers with the next generation of producers evolving from and challenging the Barossa Valley’s long-held identity.

Dedicated to the reinvention of craft, Fortified is the collaboration between nine JamFactory-trained, craft-based practitioners and their chosen Barossa producer. Together they strengthen ties between the city and the rolling hills to produce works that distil the character, artistry and generosity of the Barossa region. Individual practices are bolstered by these creative partnerships, forging new design directions and brilliant outcomes.



Ivana Taylor
Matt Pearson
Drew Spangenberg
Ashlee Hopkins
Dean Toepfer
Jordan Gower
Danielle Barrie
Alexandra Hirst
Alison Smiles
Presented by JamFactory as part of Melbourne Design Week.


Melbourne Design Week and the Victorian Design Program are initiatives of the Victorian Government. The NGV Department of Contemporary Design and Architecture is generously supported by the Hugh D. T. Williamson Foundation. Creative Victoria and the NGV acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which Melbourne Design Week programs take place, and pay our respects to their elders past and present.


Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Sat-Sun 11am-4pm



📍 RMIT Design Hub Gallery, Project Room 1, Corner of Victoria and Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053