Current Issue - Vol 34 no 2, 2014
Guest co-editors Carly Lane and Glenn Iseger-Pilkington
The fourth issue of Artlink Indigenous will turn its gaze to Indigenous lived experience and its salience to contemporary Indigenous art. The co-editors Carly Lane and Glenn Iseger-Pilkington write: "Sharing these experiences is pivotal to the future of not only Indigenous people's cultural independence, but also to the future of visual arts as expressive/ interrogative tools in which to share our cultures, ...
Get a Life - an autobiographical anthology of theories
by Donald Brook
How do you describe a life which has been dedicated to unravelling the nature of art across time and space, and at the same time has been lived across several eras and regions, peopled by an array of players and life events well beyond a conventional comfort zone? Donald Brook’s new book Get a Life breaks the mould of the autobiographical genre, by combining his chronological life story with a selected anthology of his published essays, revealing the more than six decade evolution of his thinking about what art is. more...
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The Awful Truth About What Art Is
A groundbreaking book that proposes a radically new answer to the questions What is art? and How do we know whether something is a work of art?
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Artrave - Dirty Money
Well, it had to happen, and finally it did. The Sydney artworld woke up to find that artists are not all venal, grasping, competitive sluts, and that Australia’s shameful policies on asylum seekers have reached a level of culpability that simply cannot be swept under the carpet any longer. And so the Biennale of Sydney became th...
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Issue 34#3 September 2014
Bio-art inhabits a realm within the art/science/medicine/technology matrix and this international issue examines a world where human beings are evolving in response to the rapid progress of biotechnology in medicine, genetics, and science.
The work of a biotech artist might include extensions to the body; the relationship of living to non-living; bio-couture (living ‘textiles’) the future of cyborgian systems; man-machine interactions and a great deal more. Microbes and bacteria are one of the new frontiers in the understanding of life on earth, and have started to appear as the raw materials of art in various contexts. The changing definitions of the moment of irreversible death and the definition of life itself, have major implications for philosophers, ethicists and artists alike. More...