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Issue 42:3 | Warltati / Summer 2022

Guest Editors: Tristen Harwood and Dean Cross

The thirteenth consecutive issue of Artlink Indigenous bears no title, a proposition which questions the pace and trajectory of the Australian art and cultural industries’ aspirations to categorise, curate and market our work. Issue 42:3 offered contributors a chance to say what is (publicly) unspeakable about Indigenous art and the contemporary art world, and what’s obscured by prevailing axioms, market drives, institutional and governing bureaucracies, and national anxieties. What emerged is more complex, more nuanced and more powerful, as artists and writers from across and beyond our Country 'take pictures and stories wandering'…

Cover image: Curtis Taylor, Justice, 2022. Collaboration with artist Simon Gilby, sculpted metal and mulga wood, based on Taylor's body cast. Justice was commissioned by FORM for Tracks we Share: Contemporary art of the Pilbara, Art Gallery of Western Australia. 11 March – 28 August 2022. Photo: Sundae Studio. Courtesy and copyright the artist.

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