Published 01 December 2019
Published 01 March 2019
The artist talks about his art practice.
Looks at the art practice of Victorian artist Gayle Maddigan.
Published June 1990
Two alternative opinions on Australia's most obvious cultural exchange - Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal- was the original conception of Balance 1990 Views, Visions, Influences - a collaborative exhibition originally titled Balance 1988: Two views One Vision. Beginning by artists sitting and talking it became obvious that there were more than just two perspectives.
Until recently, Pitjantjatjara communities had very limited acces to or influence from mainstream media, communications, technology and information systems. English is still a foreign language to most of the population and functional levels of literacy are very low.
Hello. My name is Marshall Bell. I live at Inala in Queensland. My father was from the famous Jiman Tribe of Hornet Hill massacre mob. My mother was from the Kamilaroi nation Gunedah/Kooma clans. I was born at the now defunct Charleville Aboriginal reserve in the desert of south west Queensland. Having been living off my art for the last 5 years in a suppressive Queensland environment, I think I know what it is like to be living in isolation.
Explores a historic trip for six traditional artists from Australia for the exhibition 'Magicians of the Earth'. This global overview was created to "reveal the force of communication" and was true to its title.
Narrangunnawali was an exhibition by Aboriginal artists from Canberra and the surrounding region mounted by the Canberra Contemporary Art Space 31 August - 23 September 1989.
Looks at the art practice of Maree Clarke.
Looks at the works of Abie Jangala from Lajamanu and the country about 500 kilometres north west of Alice Springs.
Howard Morphy interviews Djon Mundine about the Aboriginal Memorial - a collection of hollow log coffins made by artists of the community of Ramingining in the Northern Territory, to commemorate Aboriginal people who had died since the invasion of Australia in 1788
Examines the Desert Designs Company formed by Stephen Culley and David Wroth which began in the early 1980s.
If the 70s is remembered as a period of nurture for Aboriginal art, the 1980s will certainly be remembered as the decade of its dramatic development...there has been an eflorescence of community based enterprises in the remote areas of Australia.
Looks at the artist's co-operative Boomalli located in Sydney NSW.