Professional “art bubble”: Who is in it and what do they do?


In an article for the New Zealand Herald on the re-launch of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Janet McAllister comments on the dubious relationship between art and money.

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Australian art school graduate pockets 35,000 dollars with ‘science fiction prop’ sculpture


Lachlan Petras was awarded the AUD35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize at the 2012 “Hatched” National Graduate Show at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art.

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Significant national survey of contemporary Australian women artists – artist list announced


The list of artists for the 2012 edition of the Contemporary Australia triennial exhibition has been announced. The theme of the expansive showcase is “Women”.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Hong Kong gets first major Australian art survey


“WATTLE: Contemporary Australian Art”, the first show of it’s kind to hit Hong Kong, exhibits 45 artists and is a comprehensive overview of the county’s art production.

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Words in Art: Australian artist Josephine Starrs maps rivers with poetry


Australian artists Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski use poetry, local quotes and lyrics in their environmentally-conscious new media art.

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Art Radar explores use of words in Asian contemporary art: A series introduction


Art Radar Asia introduces the reader to a new series of interviews with Asian artists working with words in art. Among the artists and artist groups we speak with are Raqs Media Collective (India), Hung Keung (Hong Kong), Sujata Bajaj (India), Wenda Gu (China), Manuel Ocampo (Philippines) and Josephine Starrs (Australia). We have asked them questions about why and how they use words, script and text in their works and why language is significant to their work and to their world.

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Top Australian media artists introduced at Art Taipei – public lecture by Antoanetta Ivanova


MEDIA VIDEO AUSTRALIA ARTISTS CURATORS AGENCY ACQUISITION ART FAIR EXHIBITION Ela-Video “Encoded”was a special exhibition organised as part of the broader Ela-Video exhibition held as part of this year’s Art Taipei. Guest curated by Antoanetta Ivanova, also a producer and agent … Continue reading