Published 01 June 2020
Interview with First Nations curators Kathleen Ash-Milby (Portland Art Museum), Maia Nuku (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Nigel Borell (Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki).
Exhibition review Ricky Swallow: The Lighter Side of the Dark Side
Looks at two exhibitions 'Perspecta 1997: Between Art and Nature' at the Art Gallery of New South Wales curated by Victoria Lynn and 'Primavera: The Belinda Jackson Exhibition of Young Artists' curated by Rea at the Museum of Contemporary Art, in the context of assisting young and emerging artists.
Published December 1997
Exhibition review Megan Keating: Schema Dunce Gallery,
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.
Examines the culture of art prizes, scholarships and patronage in terms of support for younger artists. Looks at the work of artists Megan Walch, Sue Saxon and Michele Beevors.
An overview of the various artist's spaces which have been established at different times: Gotham Studios, 6A.N.I.C.A. Gallery and Studios, Jacksue Gallery/Pad Studio, Verge Gallery and Studios, Spiral Studios, PICA, The Terminal and more. Includes black and white photographs of the studios and galleries.
Setting the scene for interpretation of emerging art practice in the north involves thinking about what it is to be in geographical isolation from the major urban centres in Australia, a combined sense of alienation and freedom. Discussesartists Gavin Condren, Tania Whitbread, Andrew Kelman, Roxanne Grant and Trisha Mason.
Imagine art without gatekeepers - no curators, no reviewers, no bureaurcrats. Emerging artists would no longer kowtow to the standards of a few curators in order to have their work seen. Audiences would no longer depend on the tastes of a select group of critics to determine which exhibition they should visit....the prospect of a transparent art world is in fact a mere extrapolation of current trends.
Exhibition review Zoe Sweeney: Subsist - A Cosseted Environment Gallery Go Go,
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.
"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.
Zone Gallery was established in 1986 to provide Adelaide with an artist run co-operative gallery and an affordable exhibition space.
Brett Jones, artist and administrator of artist run space West Space, which is located at 42 Albert St Footscray in Melbourne examines some preconceptions about emerging artists. Includes the works of June Furness and Steven Cox.