Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
A further instalment in the memoirs of Australia's most revered art theorist Donald Brook. Yes, he is still alive.
In his meditations on the recently published book Insect Media by Jussi Parikka, the New York-based staff writer for Rhizome at the New Museum Jacob Gaboury suggests that the dehumanisation of media technologies may be seen as engaging with the world in a form of non-human affect.
Published December 2011
Geelong Art Gallery
15 July - 9 September 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.
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.
Crikey.com blogger and book designer W.H. Chong describes the paintings of Katherine Hattam that "zing and crackle with edible hues."
'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."
Tarryn Gill & Pilar Mata Dupont
Curator: Leigh Robb
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
3 September - 30 October 2011
The Museum of Natural Mystery, North Perth
22 - 23 July 2011
Kirsten Farrell muses on colourphobia through her life, her Phd and her reading of the book Colourphobia (2000) by David Batchelor
Antrepo 3 & 5, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Liman Ísletmeleri Sahas?, Tophane
Curators: Adriano Pedrosa, Jens Hoffmann
17 September - 13 November 2011