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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."
Published March 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).
This text is my earnest response to the question posed to me: how do artists approach cultural diversity in relation to their work or arts practice?
MOP Projects, Sydney
3 December - 19 December 2010
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.
Next Wave Artistic Director Emily Sexton and Next Wave Artistic Program
manager Ulanda Blair discuss the waves of Invisible Structures a project curated by Next Wave and supported by Asialink in which Australian artist collectives do exchanges with collectives in Tokyo, Singapore and Yogyakarta.
Writer, researcher and arts manager Christen Cornell studies the way China is now much more of a player on the international art curcuit than Australia and what it means to young Chinise-Australian artists.
20 November 2010 – 13 February 2011
Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT
Curator: Linda Michael
Heide Museum of Modern Art
25 November 2010 – 6 March 2011
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.
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.
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.