Published 01 September 2020
Published September 2020
Bendigo Art Gallery
1 August - 6 November 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."
Published December 2011
The Museum of Natural Mystery, North Perth
22 - 23 July 2011
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".
Published 01 December 2011
Kirsten Farrell muses on colourphobia through her life, her Phd and her reading of the book Colourphobia (2000) by David Batchelor
Writer and academic Juliette Peers remembers Bernard Smith and queries the hagiography that sometimes surrounds him.
Australian Experimental Art Foundation Adelaide
30 September - 29 October 2011
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia CACSA
22 July - 28 August 2011
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.
Devonport Regional Gallery
3 September - 2 October 2011
Cairns Regional Gallery
5 February - 14 March 2010
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.