Published April 2021
Zhong Chen as a relatively recent graduate of the SA School of Art won a Samstag Scholarship to travel to the Chelsea College of Art in late 1997.
'Ask the dust' the exhibition of Anne Pincus at Access Gallery in Sydney explores the contrast between the light and sand and dust of Australia and Israel and the darkness of Europe.
Published December 1998
Claire Doherty is a curator at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, England's second city. The 'Art into Action' program supports artists working in process based or research based ways over extended periods of time in direct communication with groups and individuals in Birmingham. The exploration of 'home' suggested itself as a universal metaphor as the 'sacred place' from which all else could be mapped.
Although the US is often cited as the holy grail for export, with its huge art-aware public and wealthy collectors, and although it is true to say that many Australian art dealers have links with US dealers and sales are made on a fairly regular basis, Japan, Germany and Spain are the countries to which Australian commercial galleries have exported Australian art since the early nineties.
Nike Savvas was awarded a Samstag Scholarship in 1996 ans was accepted into Goldsmiths College as an Associate Research Student. She has instigated a number of one day exhibitions with artists from Australia and Europe along with fellow students from Goldsmiths.
edited Robert Violette
published Editions Violette/distributed by Thames and Hudson
$89.00 238 pp colour and b&w illustrations
Describes Asialink's exhibition program which commenced in 1991 at the same time as the residency program with funding from the VACB and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
On four Australian artists working in Paris: Marion Borgelt, Tim Maguire, Helen Kennedy and Heidi Woods
Kultural Kommuting is a collaboration between 18 artists resulting in installations in public locations in Melbourne and Berlin during 1998. Initiated by Claudia Luenig and Maggie McCormick, Kultural Kommuting is a 'cityartpublicspace' project run in association with Galerie Trepenhaus and the Public Office and is a project of the City of Melbourne's public art program.
How does Australia export its visual culture overseas? What have been the positive achievements and the low points of this process? Looks at the role of the Australia Council and the Visual Arts/Crafts Board.
Explores the issues of residencies overseas for Australian artists: Jeffrey Smart, Justin O'Brien, Norma Redpath, Clement Meadmore and Colin Lanceley.
Steven Holland was awarded a Samstag scholarship in 1997 which allowed him to enrol in Natural History Illustration and Sculpture at the Royal College of Art in London and to travel to Europe.
Tracey Moffatt has since the end of 1997 had two solo exhibtions overseas -- 'Freefalling' at the Dia Center for the Arts in New York and 'Tracey Moffatt' at the Kunsthalle Vienna touring 16 galleries in Europe. She was included in the 10th Biennale of Sydney in 1996, followed in 1997 by the Venice Biennale, the Basel Art Fair and the Sao Paulo Bienal in Brazil. Adrian Martin looks at her show at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol.