Published 01 December 2020
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.
Artists' Week was established in 1982 as an initiative of the South Australian visual arts community in reponse to the poor emphasis on visual art in the Adelaide Festival Program and to the growing need for forums to discuss art.
Published December 1990
The slide from film to video may perhaps one day be compared to the move away from the alexandrine and toward free verse poetry - out of this there emerged a reflection on the literary fate of language and the same is happening today for the image.
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.
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.
Loggers can learn to love trees......
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.
History of the trials and triumphs of Artlink over its first decade - a wonderful achievement for a small regional arts magazine.
The Melbourne Festival and the Fourth Australian Sculpture Triennial reflections, projections, prognosis....
A report from a week's visit to art schools, museums, galleries and artists' organisations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City October 1990.
Exhibition review Nicole Page-Smith
Tony Oliver Gallery
Over 100 individuals, companies and institutions contributed to the success of teh Ausgraph 90 Art and Video Program.
Chris Westwood and the New Deal for Radio National and ABC FM.