Contributors

Toni Ross

Dr Toni Ross is a lecturer in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology, Sydney.Her research interests include post-sixties and contemporary Australian and International art.

Articles

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Nola Farman's Wind Tree
Nola Farman's The Wind Tree is one of a series of three permanent public artworks commissioned in 1998 by Griffith Artworks, Queensland College of Art, and installed at the new Logan Campus of Griffith University south of Brisbane. The Wind Tree stands on a site that was once occupied by indigenous inhabitants and from the time of white settlement until the recent sixties, the homestead site of the dairy cattle stud Ellerslie. The Wind Tree has been christened according to a traditional pedagogical symbol: the Tree of Knowledge. Ross examines Farman's site specific work in relation to its complex functional and aesthetic qualities.
Taking in Water
Samstag Stockroom Kyneton NAVA Bendigo Art Gallery