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27 November 2010 - 26 February 2011
17 June–23 July 2011
Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
Published March 2011
Curator, artist and doctoral candidate Lisa Harms writes about two artists, Nasim Nasir and Siamak Fallah, both originally from Iran who now live and work in Adelaide and make work that references their homeland.
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.
Fremantle Arts Centre
27 November 2010 - 23 January 2011
Poet and Research Fellow at Umulliko, the Wallotuka Institute at the University of Newcastle Romaine Moreton explores the idea of Indigenous diaspora.
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).
Freelance writer and doctoral candidate Farid Farid analyses the installations and videos of deep thinker Khaled Sabsabi which use sound and collaboration as a significant part of their presence.
Director of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney Aaron Seeto attends to the artwork of Sumugan Sivanesan, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Guan Wei and Kaleb Sabsabi to raise questions of experiences of cultural difference and the way they are inadequately critically interrogated in contemporary art practice.
Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart
22 January – 7 July 2011
Curator and arts manager Alison Carroll visited Manifesta 8 the European Biennial of Contemporary Art held 9 October 2010 - 9 January 2011 in both Murcia and Cartegena in Spain and featuring over 100 artists.
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.
Heathcote Museum and Art Gallery, Perth
21 January - 27 February 2011