Published 01 December 2020
Critically looks at the exhibition 'Kecurangan - Infidelity' curated by Dato Shahrum Yub in Kuala Lumpur where 90% of Malaysia's population is Muslim.
Annette McKee and Helen Fuller Jam Factory Gallery Adelaide SA
16 May- 5 July 1998
Published September 1998
Explores the difficult issues surrounding artistic expression and censorship (both self censorship and public) with the associated threat of legal action.
Mines and mining provide underground settings for a sub-genre of gay male porn. Features the work of artists George Gittoes and Avis Smith.
The artist writes about her interest in feminism and much of what is written seems intrinsically fetishistic. Her aim was to try to create a democratic, woman friendly fetish language.
Art Gallery of SA
8 May to 16 August 1998
Curated by Jane Hylton
The artist writes about his work and his influences. Explores issues of self censorship.
Dennis Del Favero's 'Parting Embrace' is a series of 10 Type C prints which attempt to investigate the subjectivity of sexual abuse in a way that not only engages with its inherent pornographic content but which refuses neat moral resolution.
Curated by Neville John O'Neill for the Canberra Contemporary Art Space.
Tandanya, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide
10 July - 16 August 1998
Photography has inspired more hysteria and censorship than paintings .... examines the situation in Perth Western Australia with child pornography and the photographs of Concetta Petrillo.
Gone from Carrick Hill before it became a public collection are three Stanley Spencer erotic paintings and William Dobell's 'The Duchess Disrobes' (two versions). Smith examines the nature of the collection of works by Sir Edward and Lady Ursula Haywood.
Goddard de Fiddes Gallery, Perth
1 - 22 May 1998.
Reviewed by Mary Livesey
North Adelaide School Of Art Gallery
13 May - 4 June 1998