Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 December 2018
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
The inaugural Watermark Literary Fellow Carolyn Leach-Paholski describes the black and white photograms of Susan Purdy which were made in the course of a long wet winter.
New Zealand-based Sara Hughes considers colour has been degraded throughout Western history. She uses coloured vinyl applied to architecture to "articulate social meaning".
'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."
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia CACSA
22 July - 28 August 2011
Tate Modern, London 25 May 2011 - 2 January 2012
It’s difficult to know where to begin when it comes to the work of American artist Taryn Simon. The complex, systematic and detailed nature of her practice, as evidenced in her current exhibition at Tate Modern A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters has been described variously as conceptual, scientific and thought-provoking if not profoundly philosophical in its explorations of the interconnectivity of life, fate, family, history and politics.
Uncontainable Istanbul 14 - 21 September 2011
South Australian artist Thom Buchanan's most recent drawing adventure was on stage with dancers from the ADT.
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
Executive Director of NAVA Tamara Winikoff missed the voices of artists at the October 2011 World Summit on Arts & Culture in Melbourne.
Published 01 December 2011
Geelong Art Gallery
15 July - 9 September 2011