Contributors

Ingrid Hoffmann

Ingrid Hoffmann is a curator and critic, and the director of Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. She has specialised in cultural development in northern Australia and held positions with Cairns Regional Gallery, The Public Art Agency and Artbank in Sydney.

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Is Art Built-in Built-out? debating public art
In 1999 Art Built-in was declared public policy by the Queensland Government, mandating that two percent of all construction budgets over $250,000 across governments be allocated to the artworks equating to some $15m worth of arts projects annually. Recently the first in a series of formal debates took place to canvas opinion on results so far. The topic was that the role of the curator is essential to create great public art. Looks at the role of local artists such as Jay Younger and her collaborative partner, architect Michael Rayner as well as Wendy Mills and Jill Kinnear.
Critical Mass: The New Brisbane
Enjoin to the Philippines
Profiles the exhibition 'Enjoin' which opened in November 1998 at the Museo ng Sining (CSIS Museum) in Manila as part of the centenary celebrations of the Philippines' independence from colonial rule.
The Big Pond: Australian Artists Overseas
Samstag NAVA Bendigo Art Gallery Australian Body Art Festival