Published 01 December 2019
The Melbourne Festival and the Fourth Australian Sculpture Triennial reflections, projections, prognosis....
As artists strive to turn outer space iinto a new canvas for creative expression, some of their proposals have provoked controversy.
Published December 1990
Advanced Technology Artworks by Paula Dawson and Jill Scott.
A report from a week's visit to art schools, museums, galleries and artists' organisations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City October 1990.
A case study in the problematics of software art. The author test drives Fred Truck's ArtEngine a robot artwork that makes art. (sic). The work is in the form of a sizable piece of software written for the Mac2 computer.
A festival for schools initiated by the Key Centre for Design at RMIT aims to encourage young people to explore aspects of their human made environment.
The Wall is down. The east is no longer red. Did we win? The Washington Post has called it the end of history, so something must be happening.
Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Art Gallery of South Australia Adelaide 2 March - 22 April 1990 Confined exclusively to Australian art - the Whitney Biennial is a model - the Adelaide Biennials will both complement the international Biennale of Sydney and posit alternatives to the surveys of current art represented by the biennial Australian Perspecta exhibitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
There's no climate of criticism which takes the media themselves seriously as art, so it's hardly surprising if the media return that compliment to art.
Exhibition review Powder: Jam Factory Bullring
Adelaide South Australia
Photographs of Fiona Hall's work The route you take... installation shot and details, aluminium soft drink cans
Contemporary Art Centre
Australian Centre for Photography
November - December 1990
Held Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne 21- 24 June 1990, the success of the second Contemporary Art Fair surprised just about everyone.
The last 10 years has seen a noticeable empowerment of the visual art institutions in Australia. As recently as the late seventies the Sydney Biennale still sometimes happened every three years. In 1980 the Adelaide Festival was as yet innocent of Artist's Week and the Adelaide Biennial.