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 Summer of Us

2017 Domestic Arts, ACE Open

2017 The Summation of Force

2017 Thoughts and Prayers

2017 Ngayulu anu ngayuku mamaku ngurakutu (I went home to my father’s country)

Ngayulu anu ngayuku mamaku ngurakutu
(I went home to my father’s country)

In Pepai Jangala Carroll’s new body of work, ‘Ngayulu anu ngayuku mamaku ngurakutu’, the artist has retraced his father’s story, reconnecting with his homeland. Translating as ‘I went … Continued

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

2014 Sounding Silence

Justine Varga: Sounding Silence

In Justine Varga’s photographs, legibility and abstraction coalesce. Her subjects are shy, slipping in and out of visibility. Even those recognizable forms that creep into her work remain guarded. Varga deifies quiet gestures and unassuming objects; … 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

The Place in Between

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

2013 6 Months, 2 Weeks

2016 Settlement

‘everyone works but the vacant lot’

Melinda Rackham – October 2016

A voyeur of sorts, Elvis Richardson savours the intimacies of others, collecting and curating imagery from public repositories to explore emotionally and politically charged narratives.

Previously she has purchased … Continued

2016 BASIL SELLERS ART PRIZE, IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART

2016 Moon Dune

Moon Dune

Amy Joy Watson examines the human propensity for imagining different and better worlds from a highly personal and idiosyncratic point of view. Eccentric objects and environments such as sparkling clams with gobstoppers for pearls and helium balloon flying … Continued

2016 Illusions of History

Illusions of History

These works are the result of reckoning Australian colonial histories, particularly those parts of pasts which are challenging, ambiguous, genealogically linked, and reveal documented histories to be a more complex tangle than is otherwise acknowledged. Together these … Continued

2016 Illusions of History

 

2016 Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art

2016 Respect