Current Issue - vol 35 no 1 | March 2015

Art & War: Badlands

This memorial issue reflects on the legacy of World War I, Anzac Centenary Arts programs, the Australian War Memorial Official War Art Scheme and the Aboriginal Memorial. It will broadly survey art and visual culture that documents and responds to the effects of war and trauma on service people and civilians, sites of conflict (the ‘Badlands’) and histories of personal displacement as a result of war.

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EDITORIAL for current issue
Eve Sullivan
Executive Editor, Artlink

This period of reflection on the Anzac Centenary (1914–2014) involves many of us in a fraught relationship to histories of war and remembrance. Indeed, it would be hard to think of a subject that has polarised Australian society more relentlessly than attitudes to both official and unofficial involvement in armed conflict. Anzac Day looms as large in the nation’s much-discussed psyche as does our national day, Australia Day. more...


Future Issues

March 35#1 Art & War (Badlands)

This memorial issue will reflect on the legacy of World
War I, Anzac Centenary Arts programs, the Australian War Memorial Official War Art Scheme and the Aboriginal Memorial. It will broadly survey art and visual culture that documents and responds to the effects of war and trauma on service people and civilians, sites of conflict (the ‘Badlands’) and histories of personal displacement as a result of war.





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