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The Madness of Art Season 1: TONY

October 2, 2013 |

Episode 1 – TONY

Chelsea art dealer Jim Kempner interacts with New York’s eccentric art world in The Madness of Art. Webisode one features contemporary artist Robert Attanasio’s pithy analysis of the relationship between artist and dealer. Chicago Artist Tony … Read More

ACTease October 2013

October 2, 2013 |


by Courtney Symes


I’m not a camper, So I can empathise with the shock that Belconnen artists Carolyn Fitzpatrick and Carole Osmotherly would have experienced as they reluctantly left the comfort of their Canberra homes to venture on … Read More

Head Rush

October 2, 2013 |


by Inga Walton


Australia’s most internationally lauded and widely respected actor is the subject of a sprawling exhibition of memorabilia, costumes, photographs, and artefacts, The Extraordinary Shapes of Geoffrey Rush, at Arts Centre Melbourne (until 27 October, 2013). … Read More

BERLIN ART WEEK: Postkarten aus Kunst

October 2, 2013 |


by Carmen Ansaldo


One of Berlin city’s most established and innovative interdisciplinary spaces decided to quiet the tone of Berlin Art Week with their official contribution to the festival, opting to exhibit their vast collection of mail art.

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Sweet Sense

October 2, 2013 |


by Olivia Welch


Sugar is an ingredient in many of our experiences and memories. Megan Fizell’s upcoming exhibition Sugar Sugar at Brenda May Gallery explores its use in contemporary visual arts, and as a result reveals the effects … Read More

Skull Movies Scene VI : Waiting for Godzilla

September 3, 2013 |

A Play in One Act Wherin the Audience are Asked to Explore Their Own Opinions While the Author Keeps His Comfortably Nebulous

by Robin Pen



Lights go up on a wood-panelled room where a bare light-globe hangs above a small, … Read More

Greetings from Hiroshima Part Two: A Country Bumpkin Hits Tokyo City

September 3, 2013 |

by Ben Laycock


The plane lands safely (thank you Jehovah) I catch the Shinkansen to Shinjuku. After alighting from the bullet train I am a little disoriented …


Tokyo Central Station has no less than 5 levels. Three … Read More

Stralian Stories: Footy’s Glory Days

September 3, 2013 |

by Neil Boyack


Those days still have an effect on me. I look back at them thanking various life forces, including my dad, for facilitating experiences connected to this era of football.  It was tough, full of flare, aluminium … Read More

Sound Bites City: The Fine Art of Listening

September 3, 2013 |

by Evelyn Tsitas


A new exhibition at RMIT Gallery Sound Bites City will showcase the RMIT University Sound Art Collection – the first of its kind in Australia – and offer audiences the chance to experience 19 new and significant … Read More

ACTease September 2013

September 3, 2013 |

by Courtney Symes


September is one of my favourite months in Canberra. The show-stopper event of the month is Floriade (think one million flowers in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park attracting more than 400,000 visitors), which starts on 14 September, then … Read More