Published 01 September 2020
Published September 2020
The past 10 years in Canberra have seen a strong and focussed development of facilities which offer support to emerging artists.
Set up in March 1997, Talk Artists Initiative is an artist run space in Melbourne Victoria "whose external structure was no longer the institution but the city, operating within a community of like minded activities in Melbourne." Talk Artists Initiative was set up by Jonathan Luker, Jenniffer Mills, Penelope Davis and Sandra Bridie and includes other VCA students Peter Lambropoulos, Angela Bailey, Caroline Dew, James Morrison and Maxine Addinsall.
Published December 1997
Exhibition review Ricky Swallow: The Lighter Side of the Dark Side
Published 01 December 1997
Exhibition review Zoe Sweeney: Subsist - A Cosseted Environment Gallery Go Go,
Grey Area Art Space Inc in Melbourne Victoria, started as a studio at the beginning of 1996. A group of young idealistic artists decided to set up a studio to sustain the artistic relationships that had developed at art school.
Opening in April 1994, Ist floor is an artists and writers run gallery space in Fitzroy Victoria. Lists the constituency, administration, funding, programming, documentation, influences and objectives.
Empire Studios is a production group, collectively dedicated to taking art to the community, making work in electronic media more accessible, and presenting that work with a fresh approach. Located in Hobart Tasmania.
Exhibition review Angela Hutchings: The Maling Room
Editorial for the issue 'Emerging Artists' (Vol 17 #4). The term 'emerging artist' is a red herring of a funding category in suggesting that the needs of emerging artists are so different from those of emerged artists. Like overnight sensations in film or theatre, emerging visual artists may be many years in the gestation.
The work of Justene Williams and Tony Schwensen. William's photographs are taken spontaneously, and sometimes surreptitiously, with disposable cameras. Schwensen's installations combine paintings and sculptures to embody an idea of suburbia.
Looks at the work of Samantha Lau, Megan Jones and Josie Bri-Haines. These works take us away from the populated cityscapes to other lands, other planets and in some senses to a state of rest. Their premise is our worship of the sun, planets and stars.
Watt Space, the University of Newcastle Students' Art Gallery is a student initiative gallery whose role is to provide successive students with opportunities and experience in exhibiting, curating and gallery management.