Published 01 March 2018
Artlink resident genius Emeritus Professor Donald Brook decries Theory with a big T.
Curator: Anne Farren
West Australian Museum, Fremantle
3 Sept to 28 Nov 2010
Published December 2010
Novelist and former Director of Research and Postgraduate Studies in the College of Arts at the University of Western Sydney Jane Goodall responds to the new collection of essays edited by Brad Buckley and John Conomos called 'Rethinking the Contemporary Art School'. Goodall analyses the complexity and often dire times engendered by the incorporation of art schools into universities. However she is optimistic and suggests a first step to be a well-designed retreat system.
Djalkiri: We are standing on their names
24HR ART NT Centre for Contemporary Art
31 July – 4 September 2010
Touring nationally 2011
Stephanie Radok reviews eleven recent publications in a long celebration of the book: Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art; Once Upon a Time in Papunya; John Davis: Presence; Ingo Kleinert: Two Decades; Joachim Froese: Photographs 1999-2008; Renata Buziak: Afterimage; Substance of Shadows: Jutta Feddersen; Khai Liew; Rounds (PICA); Barbara Hanrahan: A Biography; and Ken Bolton's Art Writing.
Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art
University of Queensland Art Museum
11 September – 28 November 2010
Senior Lecturer at the Power Institute, University of Sydney, Catriona Moore writes bout the recent work of Fiona MacDonald in terms of its connections to locality and history.
Artist Pat Hoffie reviews Alison Carroll’s The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia 1900 to 2000' and finds it both timely and prescient.
Senior curator Djon Mundine reflects on his experiences in the past of consultation with Aboriginal people about artefacts, in particular carved trees in NSW that he wanted to include in 'Spirit and Place' at the MCA in 1997.
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World
Museum of Contemporary Art
21 August – 31October 2010
The River Project
Campbelltown Arts Centre
28 August – 24 October 2010
Madeleine Kelly: The Crevice
Milani Gallery, Brisbane
9 September – 25 September 2010