Published 01 December 2020
Curator: Alison French
Flinders University City Gallery
11 December 2010 – 30 January 2011
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
London-based curator and postgraduate researcher Tania Doropolous discusses 10,000 Lives: the Eighth Gwangju Biennale as well as the curatorial summer school that accompanied it.
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.
Poet, novelist and broadcaster Cath Kenneally examines the recent work of Stephanie Radok which involves weeds painted on beer coasters and finds tenacity, diversity and survival-skills in it.
Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart
22 January – 7 July 2011
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.
National Gallery of Australia
13 August – 31 October 2010
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."
Fremantle Arts Centre
27 November 2010 - 23 January 2011
Curator: Linda Michael
Heide Museum of Modern Art
25 November 2010 – 6 March 2011
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.