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Lap : an installation view. Keitha Phelps
Five Different Homes. Louise Haselton
Contemporary Art Centre
19 November- 12 December 1993
Published March 1994
Overseas contract workers from the Philippines support their families and their country as whole through many lonely years of exile.
All New Gen Game Girl
by VNS Matrix
(Josephine Starrs, Francesca Da Rimini, Julianne Pierce, Virginia Barratt), Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
21 October - 21 November 1993
Jillian Davey works at the Ernabella Arts Centre on the Pitjantjatjara Lands of the north west of South Australia.
Women's courses since the 1970s have become a familiar if marginalised component of most art school curricula, their initial aim being to compensate for the absence of women in the Art History and Theory syllabus and to encourage the development of feminist art practices.
What does it mean to present as a 'lesbian' artist? The very identity categories 'gay', 'lesbian', 'heterosexual' are extremely problematic. Now that 'I' am out, I find that I am in - inside a category that reduces rather than expands possibilities for me, not just as an artist, but as a person.
Written with Barbara Holloway Exhibition review Joe Blow: A very erotic art exhibition by Jo Ernst
Adam and Eve Gallery Canberra
Black leather, blood, piercing and tattooing, glamourised dominance and submission should be approached with political discernment and discrimination.
During the past 8 years or so there have been two distinctive strands of activity which women artists have pursued in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Both are concerned with questions of identity. Artists Fiona Pardington, Emily Karaka, Shona Davies, Christine Webster and Robyn Kahukiwa.
Women from non-English speaking backgrounds are adding another dimension to the picture of women in Australian art. Informed by other cultures and dealing with issues of ethnic difference, the images on these pages create a broader idea of what it is to be an Australian woman.
However, feminist artists, curators and writers could collaborate in establishing alternative frameworks for international exhibitions that would render unthinkable the omission of female artists or the implicit erasure of gender as an interpretive key.