Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 December 2018
Jill Scott writes about her experiences in Europe particularly Germany. Short biographical details of the artist are also included.
Craftwest Gallery, Perth and Moores Building, Fremantle
4 - 26 July 1998
Centre for Contemporary Craft, Customs House, Sydney
12 September - 11 October 1998
Published December 1998
Exploration of the 11th Biennale of Sydney curated by Jonathon Watkins.
John Kelly was the recipient of a Samstag Scholarship in 1996 to study at the Slade for a year. The article looks at Kelly's current work and the tensions between working in London and Australia.
Sit Up!: 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection
Nature as Object: Craft and Design from Japan, Finland and Australia
Art Gallery of Western Australia
2 July - 6 September 1998
The author with Djon Mundine explore the paradox which is faced by Aboriginal dealers and curators who take Aboriginal art to the world. Issues of viability to ethnocentricity and notions of the primitive as well as the role of art in educating audiences and promoting the culture of indigenous Australians are discussed.
Artists Louise Paramor, Yenda Carson, Damon Moon, Jayne Dyer, Matthew Calvert, David Jensz and Helga Groves write about their experiences in residencies throughout Asia: India, South Korea, Indonesia, Beijing, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam respectively.
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.
Explores the work of Simone Mangos who left Australia in 1988 to spend a year as an artist in residence at the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. During the past 10 years she has maintained a profile in Sydney and Adelaide. Mangos creates site specific installations as well as discrete objects that can be exhibited in art galleries and art fairs.
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.
Since 1986 Annette Bezor has been working in both the Cite Internationale des Arts and private studios in Paris. The Adelaide Paris connection, seemingly so contemporary is very much a part of South Australian visual art history. Conducted as an interview with the artist.
Ian McLeanWhite Aborigines:Identity Politics in Australian Art. Oakleigh, Vic, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 204 pp. RRP $39.95 hb.
Telling Tales an exhibition curated by Jill Bennett and Jackie Dunn about trauma, subjectivity and memory began an international tour in March 1999 as part of the SOCOG Cultural Olympiad 'Reaching the World' . Opened at the Ivan Dougherty Gallery at the College of Fine Arts Sydney in conjunction with a major conference 'Trauma and Memory--Cross Cultural Perspectives'.