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The Queen Must Die!

February 10, 2019 |

An Australia Day Reflection (satire)

by Ben Laycock

I don’t celebrate Australia Day, because l am a traditionalist. The blackfellas have a long tradition of not celebrating Australia Day, dating back many thousands of years. It is this ancient tradition … Read More

Deep Trouble #9: Prof. Bain Attwood

November 6, 2018 |

with Dr Mark Halloran     Or listen on iTunes, Spotify or Stitcher

Professor Bain Attwood has published extensively on the history of colonialism and indigenous history. His latest book, The Good Country (Monash University Publishing): “eschews the generalisations … Read More

Deep Trouble #4: Uncle Rick Nelson

October 17, 2018 |

with Dr Mark Halloran     Or listen on iTunes or Spotify

Uncle Rick Nelson is a Jaara Jaara Elder whose homeland is the land of Dja Dja Wurrung people. Uncle Rick’s father is Uncle Brien Nelson, who is a … Read More

Is Landscape Painting History?

May 1, 2017 |

by Alexandra Sassé  

Seeing the world as more than a backdrop or stage-set for unfolding narratives is the basic premise of landscape painting. It requires sensation rather than symbol to be the dominant motive. This is at odds with … Read More

1787

September 3, 2016 |

Extract from 1787: THE LOST CHAPTERS OF AUSTRALIA’S BEGINNINGS

by Nick Brodie  

NOT A PROLOGUE

  Australia’s history did not start in January 1788. However habituated we have become to telling it this way, our national story did not … Read More

Glen Clarke : A History of Violence

February 3, 2015 |

CATALOGUE ESSAY

Rajesh Punj

 

There is an impressive complexity of paper and pattern that constitutes the work of Australian artist Glen Clarke. A heady cocktail of politics, economics and aesthetics are neatly folded into each of the origami styled … Read More