Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
The artist talks about his work and responses.
Exhibition review Stripped Bare: Nicole Ellis
Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide SA
22 March - 16 April 1995
Published September 1995
Ian North has the last word. A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 No 2 & 3.
It goes without saying that for a woman to make a self-portrait, a self-representation, a different world of considerations will be required than if a man entered the same quest. The weight of history, of tradition, the idea of 'truthfulness' and women's unreliability: must I go on?
Exhibition review Rob Gutteridge A Few Moments of Gravity
Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide SA
23 April - 11 May 1995
Review The Festival of Perth
March - April 1995
Report Torque, the Fourth Artists' Regional Exchange, Perth February - March 1995 - a five week residency for visual artists from Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines, an exhibition of work at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Western Australia and a Symposium (24- 26 March 1995).
The recent revival of portraiture may not be unconnected to the technologies now available which allow artists to appropriate and manipulate images. Artists discussed include Wendy Mills, Adrienne Harris, Caroline Lewens, Regis Lansac, Anna Hurley and Deborah Mooney.
Historically, depictions of Aboriginal people have their gaze diverted away from the viewer. The work of Julie Dowling confronts the viewer to acknowledge the Aboriginal individual communicating as one human being to another.
Ann Newmarch has recently confronted and embraced the problems of ageing ...in a project she calls 'Anti Medusa/Risking Fifty'.
Exhibition review Contemporay arts of the South Pacific
University of New South Wales
Held in the Gallery of the Alliance Francaise de Sydney
9 May- 2 June 1995
Exhibtion review Old Dust and Medical Gas
Installation by Shaun Kirby
Sym Choon Gallery, Adelaide SA
19 May - 12 June 1995
Exhibition review Flight/Flight: Alex Rizkalla
Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide SA
27 April - 21 May 1995