Published 01 September 2020
Published September 2020
Published September 2010
New Zealand sculptor Virginia King is an artist who has long recognised the changing nature of public art and the part it can play in raising awareness and social conscience.
Janet Maughan travelled to the Echigo-Tsumari Triennial in September 2009. With Stephanie Britton she interviewed the indefatigable Fram Kitagawa, Director of both the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial [ETAT] and of the new Niigata Water and Land Art Festival in the seaport of Niigata, and wove his words around the experience of seeing outstanding art in the unusual and delightful surroundings of the Japanese countryside.
Next Wave: No Risk Too Great, directed by Jeff Khan, took place in Melbourne from 13 – 30 May 2010.
A Tradigital Survey
Curators: Kirsten Rann, Gina Kalabishis
Level 17 Artspace, 300 Flinders St, Victoria University, Melbourne
29 June – 16 July 2010
Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen’s recent work 'Queen and Country' (2003-2010) overwhelmingly embodies the complexities and possibilities for memorial-making and public art today.
Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane
26 March - 17 April 2010
Curators: Keith Giles, Ali Baker and Yoko Kajio
SASA Gallery, Adelaide
6 April - 7 May 2010
In Antony Gormley’s living portrait 'One and Other' for 100 days, from 6 July to 14 October 2009, 2400 randomly selected, otherwise unextraordinary, individuals continuously occupied the empty plinth in Trafalgar Square for an hour at a time.
Elizabeth Woods' art practice has for many years revolved around the relationship between place, artist and community and what arises from their connection to each other. Marrying a tree is its latest manifestation.
Curator: Mat Ward
June 5 – 26 2010
INFLIGHT Gallery, Hobart
Curator: Kathrin Rhomberg
11 June - 8 August 2010