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Dylan Rainforth

Dylan Rainforth is a freelance writer based in Melbourne, and a co-curator of the Melbourne Cinematheque.

Articles

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A Public Spectacle: Next Wave Risks All
Next Wave: No Risk Too Great, directed by Jeff Khan, took place in Melbourne from 13 – 30 May 2010.
Art in the Public Arena
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Curating Chinese themes: cheap labour, migration and capital, Shanghai Biennale and Guangzhou Triennial
In September 2008 Dylan Rainforth went to both the 7th Shanghai Biennale (Translocalmotion) and the 3rd Guangzhou Triennial (Farewell to Post-Colonialism). While he found mixed messages in Shanghai which was curated by artistic director Zhang Qing assisted by Julian Heynen and Henk Slager, it was Guangzhou curated by Gao Shiming, Sarat Maharaj and Johnson Chang that hit the sweet spot with 'witty, people-powered ways forward.'
Curating : Creating
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Rose Farrell and George Parkin: home (operating) theatre
Rose Farrell and George Parkin's art consist of photographs of tableaux involving the artists in sets that they build in their home. They frequently copy old medical illustrations in which the reality of the past is both made to live and to seem ever more mythical. Dylan Rainforth takes an informative and affectionate approach to the complexity of Farrell and Parkin's modus operandi and their newest photographic series called Restoration.
Currents III
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Replay: Christian Marclay
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) Melbourrne 19 November 2007 - 2 February 2008
Fuel for Thought
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A Constructed World
Increase Your Uncertainty A Constructed World Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne 2 June - 26 July 2007
Screen Deep
Unley Museum NAVA Cementa AMaGA