Published 01 December 2020
One of the curators of the Singapore Biennale Australian Russell Storer explains how the Biennale is a sited conversation, about place as well as process.
Associate Professor at the University of the Phillipines and visiting research fellow at the University of New South Wales Flaudette May V. Datuin looks at the complex ideas of home, absence and presence in the work of artists examining the lives of Overseas Filipino and Filipina workers (OFWs).
Published March 2011
20 November 2010 – 13 February 2011
Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT
Curator: Vivien Gaston
National Gallery of Victoria
South Australia's Craftsouth ran an outstanding workshop series in May 2010 where refugees with traditional craft skills from six countries taught their secrets to Australian craftspeople.
Curator: Alison French
Flinders University City Gallery
11 December 2010 – 30 January 2011
A flying journey through some of the Australia Council's most recent innovative projects which are also conversations with community partners and where outcomes are broad and diverse leading potentially to new forms of contemporary art practice...
Last week, I was standing in front of a man called Daryl who has lived in the Campbelltown suburb of Minto for 20 years. I saw him dance some of the story of his life.
Andrew Drummond: Observation/ Action/ Reflection by Jennifer Hay et al
Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu, New Zealand, 2010.
ISBN 978-1-877375-19-4, rrp NZ $89.99.
Novelist, freelance writer and contributor to Inside Story website www.inside.org.au Jane Goodall writes about the recent floods in Queensland in relation to climate change and art and how "we need the merging energies of many artists to shift the consciousness of an era mesmerised by determination to perpetuate a way of life that may well be no longer viable."