Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Published 23 January 2019
Published 22 January 2019
Various venues, Perth
Published 18 January 2019
Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Guangdong Museum of Art
Published 10 December 2018
Fremantle Arts Centre
Royal Academy, London
Published 07 December 2018
Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs 25 February – 25 March 2012
Legendary curator John Kean looks at three recent large exhibitions of Aboriginal art - Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art, Desert Country and Living Water, and questions whether the same spirit sings in all of them.
Published June 2012
The exhibition 'Tu Di Shen Ti – Our Land Our Body, Masterworks of the Warburton Collection', was seen in China by about a quarter of a million people, across seven venues, throughout 2011. Director of the Warburton Arts Project Gary Proctor describes how the exhibition came about, what it looked like and what its goal are.
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'.
Bruce McLean, Curator of Indigenous Art at the Queensland Art Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art, writes about Bindi Cole's work and how it links personal and historical notions of forgiveness.
Nyoongar artist Dianne Jones returned to York in Western Australia where her people come from and researched its tragic Aboriginal history.
Sam Cook is an artist, educator and currently the Director of The Dreaming: Australia's International Indigenous Festival. She writes incisively about the deep layers of 'lateral violence' in the Indigenous arts sector.
Senior lecturer at the College of Fine Arts (CoFA), University of New South Wales, Gail McDonald analyses the exhibition Culture Warriors, the first National Indigenous Art Triennial curated by Brenda L. Croft, that travelled to Washington in 2009. McDonald argues that, rather than diplomatic blandness, real political confrontation was present in the exhibition.
Brenda L Croft, artist, curator and Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Experimental Arts, UNSW, reviews and finds gaps in the big pink book put together over many years by Ian McLean that collects iconic bits of writing about Aboriginal art and knits them together.
2 March to 29 April 2012
Art Gallery of South Australia
Curators: Natasha Bullock, Alexie Glass-Kantor
Daine Singer, Melbourne
27 January - 3 March 2012
Torres Strait Islander artist Alick Tipoti has developed a rigorous and passionate art practice to ensure the maintenance and survival of his cultural traditions. Printmaker Jan Hogan explores the making and the experience of Tipoti's 8 metre long linocut Girelal hung in the 18th Biennale of Sydney 2012.
Bett Gallery, Hobart
9 – 31 March 2012