‘Troubled Waters’ completes a triptych of exhibitions at the Samstag Museum of Art exploring humanity’s relationship with rivers and oceans. ‘The Ocean After Nature’ and ‘Countercurrents’ were exhibited earlier this year for the Adelaide Festival.
Thirteen Australian artists present a cross-section of contemporary female experience, challenging traditional conceptions of gender by sifting the vicissitudes of womanhood through the lens of the ‘female gaze’.
Contos discusses her practice and latest body of work in the lead up to her solo exhibition at Sydney’s Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery; its concept laying dormant, hidden in the pages of her notebooks, until now.
Melbourne-based artist Claire Lambe reconstructed this chair. The chair itself, along with images of documentation, are included in her exhibition ‘Mother Holding Something Horrific’ at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).
Shigeru Ban's philosophy is to challenge the conception that architecture is only a glitzy and elite field, instead, throughout his work, he uses architectural methods and design capabilities to engage with some of the most urgent fields of inquiry in the world today; global warming, political conflict, natural disaster and...
This exhibition invites the audience to intimately share my attempt to paint and draw the complex nature of survival, questioning the current and ongoing displacement of people and things from where they should be, and to display the tender and yet powerful presence of love in the world.”
Whilst performance art has an embedded history across Southeast Asia in music, dance and theatre, established practitioners Dadang Christanto, Lee Wen, Melati Suryodarmo and Tran Luong, carry a weighty authority, having pioneered provocative performance art over a number of decades.
Philjames paints in oil on vintage offset lithographs and makes ceramic sculptures. As if in a cry of ‘off with their heads!’ the artist gives historical figures a facelift applying cartoon masks which change and challenge the agency of the image.