Published 01 June 2020
Interview with First Nations curators Kathleen Ash‐Milby (Portland Art Museum), Maia Nuku (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Nigel Borell (Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki).
Australian Experimental Art Foundation Adelaide
30 September - 29 October 2011
Personality psychologist at Macquarie University Doris McIlwain does yoga and throws pots. She writes about new media installation 'The Body is a Big Place' the recent work of Peta Clancy and Helen Pynor which deals with the complexities of organ donation.
Published December 2011
Executive Director of NAVA Tamara Winikoff missed the voices of artists at the October 2011 World Summit on Arts & Culture in Melbourne.
South Australian artist Julia Robinson's striking sculpture draws on the darkness in human culture that has often been represented by goats. Made from fibreglass and snugly covered in fabric they assume strange forms and positions that give them a "reverberating energy".
Kirsten Farrell muses on colourphobia through her life, her Phd and her reading of the book Colourphobia (2000) by David Batchelor
Published 01 December 2011
Alice Springs-based writer Kieran Finnane describes the caterpillar dreaming in the Alice Springs area. She draws attention to changing attitudes over the years towards traditional custodians and the places they care for.
Curator: Jacqueline Strecker
Art Gallery of New South Wales
6 August - 6 November 2011
National Gallery of Victoria
25 November 2011 - 4 March 2012
Land, Sea and Sky: Contemporary Art of the Torres Strait, GOMA
Strait Home, State Library of Queensland
Awakening: Stories from the Torres Strait, Queensland Museum
Belong, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Mabo Oration 2011, Follow the Stars: Indigenous culture, knowledge and intellectual property rights
1 July - 23 October 2011
Museum of Brisbane
12 August - 20 November 2011
Geelong Art Gallery
15 July - 9 September 2011
Writer and academic Juliette Peers remembers Bernard Smith and queries the hagiography that sometimes surrounds him.
Belgian artist Wim Delvoye is having a retrospective at Hobart's MONA. Stephanie Radok looks at the materials and concepts he uses in a broad context and asks whether his art is critical or spectacle.