2018 The History of Australia







Narelle Autio

Justine Varga

2017 Art Gallery of New South Wales



2017 Photogenic Drawing



Justine Varga on Maternal Line

What is the transaction that takes place when a photographic portrait is made? This question is key to understanding Maternal Line, a photograph I made earlier this year and submitted to the Olive Cotton … Continued

2017 Phytophilia





2017 If it keeps on raining the levee’s gonna break




2017 Blinding by the light



Blinding by the light

‘The denial of contingency is not simply an issue of aesthetics and visual order, but a much wider one of social control and cultural cleansing.’

‘Tree’ and ‘Trees’

‘In … repressing the sense of homelessness that … Continued

2017 The Sunshine Suite



2017 The Sunshine Suite



2017 Skins



The Summation of Force




2017 Domestic Arts, ACE Open




2016 Silver and Salt, Hazelhurst Gallery


2017 The Summation of Force




2017 Thoughts and Prayers






2017 Drift Time







David Booth [Ghostpatrol] – Drift Time

In David Booth’s Drift Time we travel through an indeterminate space; a series of memories, premonitions and alternate worlds. Our guiding protagonists are a representation of Booth himself under various guises, and with them … Continued

2016 Memoire




Memoire

Made without a camera and over extended periods, my photographs embody a particular intersection of time and place, offering an autobiographical witnessing of the world, a memoire, rather than mere acts of representation. These photographs come into being as … Continued

2016 Frágil, Cuenco Biennale Ecuador



Our lives with Plants

The lives of plants form such huge overwhelming mass of systems into which we are totally interwoven and dependant for our own lives. Their biochemical intelligence is possibly the secret to our survival on the planet. … Continued

2016 WW1 Avenue of Honour, Australian War Memorial






The Ballarat Avenue of Honour

At 22 kilometres the Ballarat Avenue of Honour is the longest avenue of honour in Australia and one of the earliest known memorial avenues to have been planted in Victoria during the First World War. … Continued

2016 The World Is As You Are, Hamilton Gallery



Indifference







Indifference

“The dead by the road, or on it, testify to the presence of man. Their little gestures of pain—paws, wings and tails—are the saddest, the loneliest, most forlorn postures of the dead I can imagine. When we have stopped … Continued

2016 The Underlying, The 56th Belgrade October Salon


The Underlying, The 56th Belgrade October Salon: The Pleasure of Love

Curated by David Elliott

The 56th October Salon in Belgrade, The Pleasure of Love: Transient Emotion in Contemporary Art will featured Janet Laurence alongside fellow Australian artist Tracy Moffatt. … Continued

2015 Accumulate






Unforeseen Phenomena

Chris Abrahams

I was honoured to have been asked by Justine to write something about her most recent work. She had heard me perform with my group The Necks at Café Oto in London in 2014, and felt … Continued