Published 30 March 2022
One outcome of the recent spate of local urban design projects and processes has been employment for artists.
Located in Melbourne Victoria, the City of Fitzroy was given $1m by the federal government in 1992 for capital works. One project funded was the commissioning of 16 pieces of public art from 11 artists to build on that heart of cafe culture Brunswick St.
Published June 1994
Artists are particularly vulnerable to economic downturn for two main reasons...the business cycle and the role of other jobs in a tight employment market.
Book review Body and self: Performance Art in Australia 1969 -1992
By Anne Marsh
Oxford University Press Australia 1993
Looks at the Studio School of Painting and Drawing in South Australia. It is essentially a working artist's studio which has admitted students.
Article written with Phillip Bannigan and Sue Harris. Transactions, enterprise training, curating, industry, art in public, trainees, cashflow.
Bark painters of Arnhem Land are experimenting with a new medium - canvas- and in so doing both increasing their output and responding to market forces.
The Thousand Handed Hydra has been an experiment of difference and opposition in practice. Hydra began in May 1993 as a one year pilot program of education, transition and introductin for migrant artists to the professional networks of Australian (Melbourne) art, culture and practice. Includes the work of artists Fernando Ronquillo, Anita Lorina and Rafael Rojas.
The City of Noarlunga and the City of Prospect in South Australia are the only two councils who have retained community arts officers.
Looks at the artist run space 'No Vacancy' located in Melbourne, Victoria.
Operating both as an industry training ground and as a space for creative experimentation, low budget film and video production must be thought of as an economic and a cultural investment.
Review The Festival of Perth presented two major exhibitions of Western Australian Aboriginal art Bush Women at the Fremantle Arts Centre and This is my country at the exciting new exhibition venue 'Artplace' in Claremont.
Review A sad thing has happened to the once vibrant visual arts component of the Festival of Perth - the oldest arts festival in Australia. It has become tired if not downright tiresome. The whole event needs a good shake - up.