Published 01 December 2020
'The Art Life' blogmeister Andrew Frost spills the beans on the genesis of that infamous and lively blog in 2004 and its ongoing evolution in the context of new technologies and their uptake by publishing and by readers.
Managing editor of RealTime Keith Gallasch describes what the web means to print journalism and how RealTime manages its website and its hardcopy in a careful adaptation to a changing and unpredictable publishing ecology.
Published December 2009
Copyright lawyer Zoe Rodriguez discusses the implications of digitising works of literature and the contentious Google Book Settlement of 2009.
The University of Sydney Librarian John Shipp describes the changing world of university libraries and the way they handle information in a digital age. He has nightmares about the Google settlement and his mantra is that 'creators should retain their rights.'
Shih Chieh Huang : Cubozoa – L-09
Shed E @ Howard Smith Wharves, ARC Biennial of Art, Brisbane
9 October - 1 November 2009
Associate Professor of Fine Art at the College of Fine Arts, Uni of NSW, Joanna Mendelssohn analyses a slice of the current state of art publishing in Australia from reviews in newspapers to the DAAO (Dictionary of Australian Artists Online - now rechristened Design and Art of Australasia Online).
Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards
Art Gallery Of Western Australia
25 July - 15 November 2009
Curators: Jason Smith and Sue Cramer
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
1 August – 8 November 2009
Novelist and sinologist Linda Jaivin rejects the excess writing and publishing that the internet affords every person with a keyboard and compares it to Milan Kundera's definition of graphomania(an obsession with writing books). She would rather have fewer readers than more scanners believing that a 'long form' like a novel or book-length non-fiction needs slow writing and carefully crafted prose.
Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA : an architectural intervention
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF), Sydney
3 July – 26 September 2009