Published 01 December 2020
Nyoongar artist Dianne Jones returned to York in Western Australia where her people come from and researched its tragic Aboriginal history.
Curator: Victoria Lynn
Flinders University City Gallery
Samstag Museum of Art
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia
Australian Experimental Art Foundation
Published June 2012
Daine Singer, Melbourne
27 January - 3 March 2012
Stephanie Radok takes the temperature of Aboriginal art and history in 2012.
Freelance curator and writer Tim Morrell studies the art practice of Brisbane-based Archie Moore which is emphatically free from any signature style and is concerned with sharing his experience as an Indigenous Australian in order to put viewers 'in his shoes'.
Our Mob is a state-wide celebration of South Australian Indigenous art held annually at the Adelaide Festival Centre since 2006. Curator Susan Jenkins who worked on it for three years from 2009-2011 analyses what works about Our Mob and what the future might be.
Artist-activist Fiona Foley recounts a recent incident of the commissioning of a public art work for Kurilpa (place of the kuril or native water rat). Kurilpa is the cultural precinct where GOMA is located. Foley imagines works by prominent Queensland Aboriginal artists dotted along that place.
Published 01 June 2012
Yunggorendi First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research at Flinders University, celebrated 21 years of operation in 2011 with an exhibition of work selected by staff and students from the collection of Flinders University Art Museum. Artist Ali Gumillya Baker critically reviews selected works in the exhibition and the issues they raise.
Perth, Western Australia
17 March – 15 April 2012
Artistic Director: Marco Marcon
Fremantle Arts Centre
4 February - 11 March 2012
On the collaboration between Zhou Xiaoping and John Bulunbulun for the exhibition Trepang: China & the Story of Macassan-Aboriginal Trade at the Capital Museum, Beijing, and the Melbourne Museum.
Torres Strait Islander Kevin O'Brien, who is commissioning and directing an independent exhibition called 'Finding Country' at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 running from August to 25 November 2012, writes about an Aboriginal architecture that is not about buildings shaped like native animals.