Published 01 December 2018
South Australian artist Thom Buchanan's most recent drawing adventure was on stage with dancers from the ADT.
Octopuses come in many colours and they keep changing. Kate Chmiel explores their exceptional use of colour and what it might mean to humans.
As Denis Baylor points out in his 1995 book 'Colour: Art and Science': "The rich colours that we see are inventions of the nervous system rather than properties of light itself."
Published December 2011
Monash University Museum of Art
The Museum of Natural Mystery, North Perth
22 - 23 July 2011
Antrepo 3 & 5, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Liman Ísletmeleri Sahas?, Tophane
Curators: Adriano Pedrosa, Jens Hoffmann
17 September - 13 November 2011
A further instalment in the memoirs of Australia's most revered art theorist Donald Brook. Yes, he is still alive.
Director of Sydney-based New Media Curation Deborah Turnbull explores the way colour choices in a digital environment involve ideological and philosophical dimensions as well as aesthetic ones.
Executive Director of NAVA Tamara Winikoff missed the voices of artists at the October 2011 World Summit on Arts & Culture in Melbourne.
142 Liverpool St, Hobart
26 August 2011 and ongoing
Writer and academic Juliette Peers remembers Bernard Smith and queries the hagiography that sometimes surrounds him.
'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."