Published 01 December 2020
Copyright lawyer Zoe Rodriguez discusses the implications of digitising works of literature and the contentious Google Book Settlement of 2009.
Shelter: On Kindness
Curators: Suzanne Davies with Vanessa Gerrans and Sarah Morris
RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
25 September – 25 October 2009
Published December 2009
'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.
Tim Burns: From the Garden
Bett Gallery, Hobart
9 October – 7 November 2009
Adelaide-based Zinemeister Dr Ianto Ware discusses how prophecies of digital dominance are colosally wrong with regard to zine publishing a genre which remains exclusively hardcopy. He finds zines to be quintessential examples of Editor of Wired Magazine Chris Anderson's Long Tail in which tiny niches multiply and thrive.
Tess Allas is the Researcher of Storylines, an ARC funded project officially titled This Side of the Frontier: Indigenous Artists in Settled Australia. It focuses on biographies of Aboriginal artists from all over Australia except for the remote regions. Storylines can be found online at www.daao.org.au - the DAAO (Dictionary of Australian Artists Online - now rechristened Design and Art of Australasia Online).
Director of the Media and Communications Program at the University of Melbourne Professor Sean Cubitt asks: what is the weight of the internet, is it green, clean and immaterial with no environmental costs? The answer is a scary and resounding no.
Distinguished pioneer Indigenous Curator, activist and writer, Curator of Contemporary Art at Campbelltown Arts Centre Djon Mundine tells a very funny and intriguing story about how modern communication technology came to Ramingining and how it intersected with 'community consultation' by government departments.
Art History Librarian at the Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide Margaret Hosking explains the way fees and access are currently worked out for copyright materials in teaching at universities in Australia.
Theme Park: Brook Andrew
AAMU, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2008.
124pp, RRP $39.95
Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul
Claus Volkenandt and Christian Kaufmann (eds)
Dieter Reimer Verlag GmbH, Berlin, 2009.
350pp, RRP 45
Judy Watson: blood language
by Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2009.
240pp, RRP $39.95
New Beginnings: Classic Paintings from the Corrigan Collection of 21st Century Art
McCulloch and McCulloch, Fitzroy, Victoria, 2008.
159pp, RRP $79.95
Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal paintings from Papunya
Edited by Roger Benjamin with Andrew C. Weislogel, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2009.
192pp, RRP $49.95