Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Artist and curator Una Rey tells the moving story of the life and work of Tiwi artist Maryanne Mingatopi.
Billy Benn Perrurle and Catherine Peattie
with essays by Ian McLean and Judith Ryan
IAD Press RRP $34.95
Published June 2011
FELTspace, 12 Compton St, Adelaide
9 March – 3 April 2011
As leaders of unique working partnerships between the Indigenous art industry and the Queensland Government, pioneers like Judy Watson, Dennis Nona, Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell and Sally Gabori have established strong international reputations.
French curator Arnaud Morvan, who recently completed his Phd at the University of Melbourne on the art of the East Kimberley, writes about the new approach to showing and consulting about Indigenous art taken by the still-under construction Musée des Confluences (due to open in 2014) in Lyon.
"It represents a first step towards an abolition of the segregation endured by non-Western art in Europe and an attempt to rise above the antiquated opposition between art and ethnography."
Sullivan and Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
3 - 27 March 2011
Larissa Behrendt writes about both soothing and painful installations and paintings by Jason Wing that explore his Chinese and Aboriginal roots.
Tracey Moffatt: Narratives
Curators: Stephen Zagala, Maria Zagala
Art Gallery of South Australia
26 February - 20 March 2011
Stop (the) Gap: International Indigenous art in motion
Curator: Brenda Croft
Samstag Museum of Art
24 February - 21 April 2011
Vernon Ah Kee: tall man
Australian Experimental Art Foundation
23 February - 26 March 2011
Griffith Artworks and Griffith University Art Gallery Director Simon Wright reviews the stellar career in sculpture and printmaking of Torres Strait Islander Denis Nona whose newest commission at the Musée des Confluences in Lyon is eight metres high.
Indigenous culture is moving out of dedicated spaces and into the mainstream. Ultimately all Indigenous culture is claiming the space for experiences that have not been widely told and this broadens the space for the stories of everyone whose stories are untold.
Sarah Scott reviews and questions Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route exhibition at the National Musuem of Australa. She asks: "Why don’t the NMA’s collections of Indigenous material culture feature more strongly in their exhibition program? Why are both the NMA and the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) collecting the highly sought after and expensive works produced by major Papunya artists? If the commissioning of art and associated documentary material is a priority for the NMA what other Indigenous material culture may they be neglecting?"
Still Life: The Food Bowl: Ken and Julia Yonetani
Artereal Gallery, Sydney, June 2011
Mildura Palimpsest #8, 9-11 Sept 2011
GV Art, London, October 2011
Melting moments: Janet Tavener
Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby
2 -27 March 2011
Lecturer in the Australian Indigenous Studies program at the University of Melbourne, Odette Kelada describes her visit to the National Gallery of Australia's new Indigenous galleries and the National Portrait Gallery that is just next door and views them as sites of contemporary Frontier warfare.