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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.
Published March 1994
Suffrage year celebrations and the visual arts in New Zealand.
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.
Exhibition review I'sland (I'l)n.
Exhibition of prints Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania
23 December - 2 January 1994
Review Bad Girls: Institute of Contemporary Art London 7 October - 5 December 1993. Using glamour, virginity and stardom to attract as wide an audience as possible to a show of supposedly anarchic women artists all hoping to confront notions of sexuality and gender was a smart, if questionable, move....
Looks at the work of Heather Ellyard, Annette Bezor, Janette Moore, Anna Platten.
Fountain installation by Derek Kreckler
Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
2-24 December 1993 and 11-23 January 1994
The Women's Art Register contains a public access slide library of 20,000 slides, 14,000 information folders representing (as at 1994) 2,400 Australian based women artists.
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.
"Women in art must look to the future as they have no past" said Mary Cecil Allen at an opening of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors in 1935. A critical examination of the current art practices of women in Australia.
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.
Bunbury Regional Galleries