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).
Margie Borschke was in Canada in the mid 1980s when she discovered the Underground.
Curator: Amanda Rowell
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
March 4 - 27 2010
Published June 2010
Between 13 October 2009 and 21 February 2010, the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford held the world's first museum exhibition of Steampunk art. Writer, artist, emerging, networked and distributed culture geek Melinda Rackham was there.
Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney Glenn Barkley surveys the hole in contemporary Australian art starting at the 1973 Mildura Sculpturescape.
Artist/ writer, curator/designer at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation Teri Hoskin's thirteen paragraphs sum up facts, apprehensions and suspicions about the underground.
Chris Fleming, Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of Western Sydney and author of a book on Rene Girard, explores the evanescence of the underground. "Once the cultural products generated by the underground enter broader circulation (once scene becomes herd) the underground empties itself and is forced to regenerate."
Media Theorist, nethead, activist and founding director of the Institute of Network Cultures Geert Lovink reports on the erotica of touching between 'weak links' and the importance of experimenting with new forms of organisation both on and offline.
Expert on Len Lye, editor of Umbrella Magazine Judith Hoffberg died on January 16, 2009. Tributes to her life and work continue with a memorial exhibition planned for late 2010.
Judith Hoffberg wrote of her last visit to Adelaide in 2002 as one of ‘’Paradise regained’...
“An underground artist? Me?” Ian Milliss on maintaining the rage to avoid extinction
Peter Drew knows the street art of Adelaide like you know the back of your hand.
Penrith Regional Gallery and
The Lewers Bequest
13 February 2010 - 4 April 2010
Museum of Contemporary Art
17 February 2010 - 25 April 2010
Zine publisher and educator Dr Ianto Ware is the Project Manager of Renew Adelaide, an urban renewal clone of Marcus Westbury's Renew Newcastle, in which the 'definition of creativity has to be broad enough to encompass the wide fields of socially innovative activity that simply doesn't fit elsewhere.'