Bill Buckle – Automotive Engineer and Dealer
Between 1957 and 1961, Bill Buckle produced the Goggomobil Dart bodies in Sydney. Australian Goggomobil cars were fitted with lightweight fibreglass bodies in place of their German counterparts’ steel bodies.
Object Lesson is a Powerhouse digital content series that upends and inverts the legacy of a set of lesson cards held in the collection since 1880. Named for English educator. Elizabeth Mayo’s 1831 publication Lessons on Objects, the series is underpinned by a desire to learn more about the objects in our collection from people and communities who have special relationships with them.
‘Knowledge stems not only from teacher or institution or object alone — but at the intersection of all.’ – Agatha Gothe-Snape, Powerhouse artistic associate
Commissioned and produced by Powerhouse
Director: Yeoseop Yoon
Cinematographer: Christopher Miles
Commissioning editor: Lisa Havilah
Creative director: Callum Cooper
Creative producer: Cara Stewart
Production assistant: Georgina Veneziani
Curator: Damian McDonald
Curatorial project coordinator: Jane Latief