Published 01 March 2020
Published 01 January 2020
Published 01 December 2019
Overseas contract workers from the Philippines support their families and their country as whole through many lonely years of exile.
Some reflections on a paper entitled the Horror of the Gaze. Art criticism is, perhaps, an art form and not expected primarily to make sense. There is no consensus about what art is, but we do seem to share an urge to understand what critics say about it.
Published March 1994
Examination of the art practice of Nola Farman.
Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
"Women in art must look to the future as they have no past" said Mary Cecil Allen at an opening of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors in 1935. A critical examination of the current art practices of women in Australia.
Women's courses since the 1970s have become a familiar if marginalised component of most art school curricula, their initial aim being to compensate for the absence of women in the Art History and Theory syllabus and to encourage the development of feminist art practices.
Fountain installation by Derek Kreckler
Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
2-24 December 1993 and 11-23 January 1994
Tangerine Dreams: a matter of Western Australian Style 1970 - 1980 Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
University of Western Australia
Looks at the work of three Queensland artists working in different ways with computers.
Suffrage year celebrations and the visual arts in New Zealand.
What does it mean to present as a 'lesbian' artist? The very identity categories 'gay', 'lesbian', 'heterosexual' are extremely problematic. Now that 'I' am out, I find that I am in - inside a category that reduces rather than expands possibilities for me, not just as an artist, but as a person.
Black leather, blood, piercing and tattooing, glamourised dominance and submission should be approached with political discernment and discrimination.
Women from non-English speaking backgrounds are adding another dimension to the picture of women in Australian art. Informed by other cultures and dealing with issues of ethnic difference, the images on these pages create a broader idea of what it is to be an Australian woman.