Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Willmot Play Space has taken place over a four year period and has involved the conversion of a disused football field inot a community park.
David Cranswick's work in Perspecta 1991 entitled Constructing Nature was one of the most successful and moving of the Western Sites Component.
Published December 1991
Exhibition review Reflections on a year of contemporary art in Tasmania.
This issue of Artlink tries to flag some of the issues for designers in Australia today, and to document just some of the changes which are happening.
Affecting one's city, state or country requires wit, wisdom opportunity and a sense of fun. Robert McNulty, President of the extraordinarily successful Washington based 'Partners for Livable Places' gives a thumb-nail sketch of the last 15 years of the organisation and some of the tools they have used as operational forces for action.
Written with Andrew Bryan The increasing urgency for us to achieve a harmonious relationship with the environment is stimulating artists in many media and designers in a range of disciplines to work in new ways with one another and community groups who share this concern.
Exhibition review Gareth Sansom
1991 Indian Seventh Trienniale exhibition
University of South Australia Art Museum
12 September - 19 October 1991
Berwyn Lewis talks to solar physicist Bruce Robins. Imagine 6 billion people simultaneously turning on lights and electrical appliances. This apocalyptic drain on power would plunge us into an eternal blackout with devastating effects on the environement.
Our town planners, our architects and we ourselves need to rethink the city. If downtown spaces, internal and external, are to become inhabitable, there needs to be a dramatic shift away from narrowly architectural conception of them and their functions towards an acoustic analysis.
Exhibition review Time Warps Sound Installation by Ros Bandt Composing Women's Festival
Adelaide South Australia
British artist Andy Goldsworthy came to Australia for three weeks in July to work on site at Mount Victor Station east of the Flinders Ranges. During the 1992 Festival of Arts photographs of the works made at Mount Victor and an installation was shown at the Artspace at the Adelaide Festival Centre, a survey of past works was on show at Yarrabee and Goldsworthy produced a permanent work for the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.
Exhibition review Juan Davila
Contemporary Art Centre
Adelaide South Australia
9 August - 8 September 1991
Mudflat arts believes that the landscape is not there to be painted so much as to be protected. The role has changed from one of passive painter to active member of the community.