Published 01 September 2020
Published September 2020
What is the phallus?
Polish born Krystyna Petryk has long been fascinated with portraiture and representations of the nude in photography. Her own investigations began in Warsaw by photographing her pregnant friends and continued after her arrival in Western Australia in 1982. Once here she broadened her explorations to include both male and female subjects before shifting to photograph and research representations of men exclusively.
Published March 1996
Exhibition review Emergence: Arthur Russell
15 October - 12 November 1995
Greenhill Galleries, Perth, WA
Exhibition review Home: Body
Pat Brassington, Kathryn Faludi, Mary Scott, Heather B Swann, Jennifer Spinks
21 September - 13 October 1995
Carnegie Room Town Hall Hobart, Tasmania
Exhibition review Recent Work: Hossein Valamanesh
4-29 October 1995,
Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide SA
Guest editors of 'Masculinities Reflected' Noel Sanders and Kurt Brereton reflect on the nature of masculinity.
Exhibition review Mail Order (for Women): Di Barrett
14 Sept - 8 October 1995,
EAF [Experimental Art Foundation]
Adelaide, South Australia
In 1992, Helen Moyes made a documentary 'The Back Yard Shed' which set out to look at the lives of a cross-section of Australian households through the phenomenon of the back-yard shed.
Photos and essay by the author on a relationship between men.
Social documenter Maxx Image is obsessed with the colour purple. Black leather is the costume of rebellion and the thrill and valour expounded by such an ideal could be seen as enticing accessories to the passion and zeal of leather sexuality.
Musings on the man who was the author's father from a multicultural perspective.
We collage, genderbend, cross dress and polymorph exquisite corpses out of media and advertising personalities, then use them as fantasy aids in the cause of our mundane desires.
During World War Two, the Australian government's Department of Information represented the male body in at least two distinct ways. The photographer Edward Cranstone photographed a heroically active, phallicised body and the cameraman Damien Parer filmed a heroically suffering abject body.