Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
What is the phallus?
Since 1927, the idea that the motor cycle is synonymous with assertive and unmediated masculinity has been enlarged and expanded through a broad range of visual, literal and cinematic imagery to the point where a machine which was once acclaimed as a means of transport has been transformed into a gendered cultural icon, an object of and for masculine display.
Published March 1996
Exhibition review Recent Work: Hossein Valamanesh
4-29 October 1995,
Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide SA
Musings on the man who was the author's father from a multicultural perspective.
Exhibition review Armorial: Dianne Longley
8 September - 3 October 1995
Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
Exhibition review I won't wish I will: Pippin Drysdale
28 September - 8 October 1995
The Door Exhibition Space Fremantle, WA
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.
Exhibition review Mail Order (for Women): Di Barrett
14 Sept - 8 October 1995,
EAF [Experimental Art Foundation]
Adelaide, South Australia
Series of works by Tyrone Townsend, Victoria Straub, Polixeni Papapetrou, Phil George and Simon Cardwell. Large format and mainly colour images.
Exhibition review Fremantle Print Awards
8 September - 15 October 1995
Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
Exhibition review Tradition, Cloth, Meaning: Contemporary Textiles Curated by Sara Lindsay
17 September - 7 October 1995
Long Gallery Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania
Analysis of maleness from a semiotic approach in the context of the lifestyle magazine 'Good Weekend' published as a supplement to both The Age in Melbourne and The Sydney Morning Herald.
Photos and essay by the author on a relationship between men.