Published 30 March 2022
The City of Fremantle Festival of Photography: FotoFreo 2010
Silence – The West Australian Wheatbelt : Brad Rimmer
20 March – 16 May 2010
The Clubs: David Dare Parker
The Fremantle Club
20 March – 18 April 2010
FotoFreo 2010 Fringe Festival
Paradise Lost: Rebecca Dagnall
Studio Red Dust, Mount Hawthorn
20 March – 10 April 2010
Published June 2010
Curator: Amanda Rowell
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
March 4 - 27 2010
Bett Gallery, Hobart
3 March – 6 April 2010
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.
Farmer, artist, writer Kirsten Bradley who works from Milkwood Permaculture Farm near Mudgee in the high country of NSW spills the beans on how to make a seedball or seedbomb to revegetate or vegetate urban spaces around you. Like guerilla gardening, it's quick, it's quiet and it creeps up on you.
Emeritus Flinders University Professor and philosopher Donald Brook writes about his 'new theory' and why it has never been taken up. He wonders: 'Could it be that he is wrong?'
'Tim Burton: The Exhibition' is showing at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image from 24 June to 10 October, 2010. The accompanying free Polaroid exhibit runs until 26 September. The program also includes live events featuring talks, gallery tours, film screenings and kids’ workshops.
Special guest Glenn D Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, will give a Keynote Address for the first time in Australia on the future of museums followed by a panel discussion on 24 June from 2pm. The Keynote Address is free but bookings are essential. See: www.acmi.net.au
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’...
Iain McIntyre's book How To Make Trouble And Influence People describes the secret ludic history of creative troublemaking in Australia over two centuries. It began as a series of zines and is now published by Breakdown Press to impress new readers and inspire new acts of defiance.
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."
Writer and curator of the moving image Danni Zuvela examines underground film in Australia to draw out its spirit it from the pre-Seventies to now - 'profane, collective, improvised, transgressive, convivial, illegitimate'.