Richard Bell : Social Work
What was your favourite book as a child?
RB: My Friend Flicka.
Which member of your family influenced you the most?
How similar are your political beliefs to those of your family?
If I asked a good friend of yours what you were good at, what would they say?
RB: Showing off.
What do you think would be the best thing about being the opposite gender?
RB: That I would be smarter.
How do you make important descisions?
Do you think its ok to lie?
Do you believe in the existence of evil?
Is any religious text important to you?
What stays the same in your life, no matter how much other things change?
What do you hope for?
What does freedom mean to you?
RB: A lot.
What do you like best about your body?
RB: That it’s alive.
What beliefs do you have that you think will never change?
RB: None – it’s all up for grabs.
Have you ever been lost?
RB: Yes. For years.
Is there anything you find irresistible?
RB: The female form.
How do you control your anger?
RB: Writing helps.
What is stopping you?
What do you think is your main purpose in life?
RB: To reach my full potential.
What would you like to do more of?
Richard Bell: Lessons on Etiquette and Manners, Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA – http://www.monash.edu.au/muma/
5 February – 13 April 2013. Opening: Saturday 9 February, 3-5pm.
The first major presentation of Bell’s work in Melbourne, this exhibition comprises a survey of the artist’s well-known works in painting, video and other media, plus a significant new installation, A prelude to imagining victory 2012-13, which recreates the first Aboriginal Tent Embassy erected in 1972 on the lawns of Parliament House, Canberra.
See our video interview with Richard Bell shot in conjunction with Media Strikes Back: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WoEZ1ZdtzY&feature=c4-overview&list=UUgTvnb6Utan27BQGYtu8w_w
until 6 October 2019
A suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.
In order of appearance:
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 COVER: From Paul Stillen’s Connected Bodies, Vess 2019. Photograph …
by Inga Walton
On an unassuming street in North Adelaide can be found one of Australia’s more recent, and arguably most lavish, house museums. The David Roche Foundation is the first private museum in Adelaide established without public funding, and …
by Inga Walton
Krystyna Campbell-Pretty’s passion for fashion has endowed the National Gallery of Victoria with a substantial number of exceptional couture and prêt-à-porter ensembles, accessories, sketches and studio drawings, photography, fashion journals and supporting textual material over the last …
In this SPECIAL EPISODE of Deep Trouble we interview Charles Firth of the Chaser. He offers an analysis of the state of play for the major parties in 2019, why the Labour Party lost the ‘unlosable’ election, as well as …
APRIL/MAY 2019 COVER: Richard NGUYEN, All mixed up (detail) 2018, digital video, duration 1:57 min. Canning Vale College. Pulse Perspectives, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth (WA), 6 April – 22 July 2019 – artgallery.wa.gov.au
Yvette COPPERSMITH, …
interview by Steve Proposch
Vince Jones remembers playing in the Wollongong under 10s soccer team. “I was born in Paisley, just outside of Glasgow. My dad ran out of steam for Scotland at the time. He wanted to go somewhere …
Kahlil Gibran: The Garden of the Prophet, until 17 March, 2019
Immigration Museum, Melbourne
by Inga Walton
One of my dearest dreams is this – somewhere, a body of work, say fifty or seventy-five pictures will be hung together in …
September 8, 2019
August 31, 2019
August 8, 2019
August 4, 2019
August 3, 2019
August 2, 2019