Published 01 December 2019
Exhibition review Ricky Swallow: The Lighter Side of the Dark Side
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.
Published December 1997
in its current physical form as a regional arts centre profiles emerging curators, artists, administrators and writers. Currently based in Wollongong which is located 40 minutes drive south of Sydney, it has a cultural energy that surfaces from the fusion of over 80 identified ethnic groups.
Looks at the work of three new artists working within the Boomalli Artist's Co-operative. Leonie Dennis, Shirley Amos and Cedric Talbot. Includes statements by the artists.
In July 1997, the Queensland Government launched its youth arts policy 'Your Culture-- Your Move' which targets the development of cultural activities and artistic practice for young people and emerging artists.
In April 1997, the Mad Love Gallery hosted an exhibition curated by Micah Hamdorf. 'Premature Ejaculation' showcased 10 emerging male artists whose work relates to issues surrounding dysfunction. 'Popcorn' at the Contemporary Art Centre SA showcased 8 recent graduates from the SA School of Art. Plus other exhibitions.
Artplace is exlusively committed to Western Australian artists. The work of emerging artists is shown side by side with that of prominent artists in regular changing mixed exhibitions...Artplace shows aboriginal art as part of contemporary WA art and the gallery has a strong emphasis on giving talented artists their first solo show.
Newcastle is already a post-industrial city and talk of culture as the defining feature of the coming economic profile of the city sustains an older myth. That is, that industrial and mining cities did not support high culture....
"I chose to be the artist in residence at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for personal as well as professional reasons...". Gilbee here shares her experiences as an emerging artist, the potentials and limitations which come hand in hand with being a self-employed practitioner and her journey into the communal space of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Exhibition review Belinda Giddins, Mandy Ridley, Sandra Selig
Parlour Metro Art,
Book review Impasse: Art in Australia from Colonization to Postmodernism by Christopher Allen
Thames and Hudson 1997
The condition of being an emerging artist in Darwin [Northern Territory] is troublesome as it seems that one does not emerge in Darwin as transit through it. The notion of emergence is so often coupled with the act of leaving that the two become synonymous.
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.