Published 25 August 2021
Australian Experimental Art Foundation Adelaide
30 September - 29 October 2011
Published 01 December 2011
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
Published December 2011
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.
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia CACSA
22 July - 28 August 2011
Executive Director of NAVA Tamara Winikoff missed the voices of artists at the October 2011 World Summit on Arts & Culture in Melbourne.
In an interview format artist and academic Stephen Haley discusses the work of Kate Shaw the artist whose work features on the cover of the Phenomena issue of Artlink.
Shaw talks about the way she uses colour, her techniques and goals from garnering attention to depicting an ambivalent relationship to the natural world.
Curator: Jacqueline Strecker
Art Gallery of New South Wales
6 August - 6 November 2011
National Gallery of Victoria
25 November 2011 - 4 March 2012
This year marks the 41st anniversary of the development of ARIs in Australia, and as both a celebration of and an indication of how far national and international ARIs have come, a four-day symposium organised by NAVA and Firstdraft was held in Sydney in September 2011.
'Out of mind' the work by Fiona Hall at the Queensland Brain Institute at the University of Queensland draws together scientific research with art research to demonstrate that both approach the world with wonder and intrigue.
"Hall’s work ... is apt for neuroscientists are indebted to the neural architecture of animals. The brains of insects like fruit flies or honeybees are much smaller and simpler than ours, yet because similar molecular mechanisms underlie their operation, these creatures may very well hold the keys to unlocking the mysteries of autism, schizophrenia, depression and a range of other human disorders."
Writer and academic Juliette Peers remembers Bernard Smith and queries the hagiography that sometimes surrounds him.
Museum of Brisbane
12 August - 20 November 2011