Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Fictional Barbies (Mattel trademarked doll) are presented in the dark side of suburbia spinning a queer identity for Ken and Barbie.
Explores the difficult issues surrounding artistic expression and censorship (both self censorship and public) with the associated threat of legal action.
Published September 1998
Moore's Building, Fremantle
May 14 - 28, 1998
Reviewed by Robyn Taylor
Explores Francesca Da Rimini's web site 'Dollspace' - extracts of an email interview.
Much of the vibrancy of Hong Kong's contemporary culture manifests itself in unexpected new forms...explores how four artists construct images of sexuality within the compact (post?) colonial environment.
Art Gallery of SA
8 May to 16 August 1998
Curated by Jane Hylton
Ecologies of Place and Memory (Lauren Berkowitz, Rosemary Burke, Torquil Canning, Lola Greeno, Ruth Hadlow, Sieglinde Karl and Louise Weaver)
Time & Tide (Rowena Gough, Gay Hawkes, Lin Li, Pilar Rojas and Catherine Truman)
Both curated by Bridget Sullivan
Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart
May 22 - June 14 (Ecologies)
June 19 - July 12 (Time)
Critically looks at the exhibition 'Kecurangan - Infidelity' curated by Dato Shahrum Yub in Kuala Lumpur where 90% of Malaysia's population is Muslim.
Julie Robb is the executive director of the Arts Law Centre of Australia. The centre advises artists and those involved in exhibitions and publication of risky material of the cultural responsibilities to make efforts to find ways of exercising their privileges. Looks at the current practices.
Analysis of some of Andy Warhol's early works to demonstrate a direct link between his art and the homoerotic magazines which the author found in his Time Capsules in the archives of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, USA.
Mines and mining provide underground settings for a sub-genre of gay male porn. Features the work of artists George Gittoes and Avis Smith.
Curated by Neville John O'Neill for the Canberra Contemporary Art Space.
Tandanya, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide
10 July - 16 August 1998