COVER: Melissa DAVIS (filmmaker), End Sexism Now (still), documentary. VU at Metro West, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray (VIC), 21, 23, 27 & 28 November. Screening as part of Big West Festival, 20 – 28 November 2015 – bigwest.com.au
Lisa REIHANA (New Zealand b.1964), in Pursuit of Venus [infected] (still) 2015, Four-channel HD video, 32 minutes (looped) 5:1 sound, colour, ed. 2/5. Image courtesy: The artist, Fehily Contemporary and Artprojects. in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Queensland Art Gallery, Stanley Place, South Bank (QLD), until early 2016 – qagoma.qld.gov.au
‘The talk’ (detail) 2002, designed by David Larwill and woven by Milena Paplinska and Irja West, wool, cotton, 1.71 x 2.2m, ATW Collection. ‘Major Works from the Australian Tapestry Workshop’, Wangaratta Art Gallery, 56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta (VIC), 31 October 2015 – 24 January 2016
Rushdi Anwar, ‘Irhal (Expel); hope and sorrow of displacement’ 2014-15, burnt chairs, black pigment. Incinerator Art Award, Incinerator Gallery, 180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds (VIC), until 29 November 2015
Nicole Loyson: The Billboard, Knox Skate and BMX Park, Knoxfield. ‘Immerse’, Knox City Council, 14 November to 14 December 2015
The Open Studio is a long tradition in artistic practice, originating in the salons of 17th Century Paris and the gatherings of intellectuals and artists such as those hosted by Madame de Scudéry. During … Read More
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The road to global pop music stardom rarely runs smooth, as evidenced by the countless scandals, addictions, melt-downs and bizarre behaviour, court appearances and career train-wrecks gleefully chronicled by the media, often as vicarious public … Read More
The sirens sound down the dimly lit city streets. I lay wondering how we got here while the skaters rush by flipping tricks through the midnight hours. The grinding on concrete planter boxes … Read More
On 12 February, 1935 in a quiet ceremony at St Peter’s College Chapel Edward (Bill) Waterfield Hayward (1903-83) married Ursula Barr Smith (1907-70), thus uniting two of South Australia’s most socially prominent families.
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