Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
Jillian Davey works at the Ernabella Arts Centre on the Pitjantjatjara Lands of the north west of South Australia.
Presentation and artist statement by contemporary female art practitioners. Women looking as feminist, feminine, female, femme, feminal. Artists featured: Frances Joseph, Angela Stewart, Maryanne Coutts, Noela Hjorth, Jill Kempson, Maria Kuczynska, Rosslynd Piggott, Eugenia Raskopoulos, C. Moore Hardy, Alex Macfadyen, Janet Neilson, Deborah Paauwe, Virginia Barratt, Linda Dement, Susie Hansen, Janina Green, Joy Smith, Madeleine Winch, Kathie Muir, Libby Round, Pam Johnston, Merryn Eirth, Dee Jones, Di Barrett, Frances Phoenix and Ella Dreyfus.
Published March 1994
The Women's Art Register contains a public access slide library of 20,000 slides, 14,000 information folders representing (as at 1994) 2,400 Australian based women artists.
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.
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.
Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
Fountain installation by Derek Kreckler
Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
2-24 December 1993 and 11-23 January 1994
All New Gen Game Girl
by VNS Matrix
(Josephine Starrs, Francesca Da Rimini, Julianne Pierce, Virginia Barratt), Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
21 October - 21 November 1993
During the past 8 years or so there have been two distinctive strands of activity which women artists have pursued in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Both are concerned with questions of identity. Artists Fiona Pardington, Emily Karaka, Shona Davies, Christine Webster and Robyn Kahukiwa.
Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia
5 November - 10 December 1993
Looks at the work of Heather Ellyard, Annette Bezor, Janette Moore, Anna Platten.
However, feminist artists, curators and writers could collaborate in establishing alternative frameworks for international exhibitions that would render unthinkable the omission of female artists or the implicit erasure of gender as an interpretive key.
Review Bad Girls: Institute of Contemporary Art London 7 October - 5 December 1993. Using glamour, virginity and stardom to attract as wide an audience as possible to a show of supposedly anarchic women artists all hoping to confront notions of sexuality and gender was a smart, if questionable, move....