un Magazine





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un Magazine is a free, independent contemporary art magazine published bi-annually. It is printed in Narrm/Melbourne, Australia, and distributed to art organisations, galleries and education institutions around Australia and to selected outlets internationally, as well as being published online.

un Magazine has been published since 2004, when it was founded by artist Lily Hibberd.

Since 2008, un Magazine has been published by un Projects, who appoint a new editor and sub-editor each year. Past editors have included Rosemary Forde, Zara Stanhope, Phip Murray, Din Heagney, Angela Brophy, Kyla McFarlane, Lisa Radford, Jarrod Rawlins, Benjamin Forster, Robert Cook, Pip Wallis, Shelley McSpedden and David Capra.

In 2019, two issues of un Magazine will be published, in April and October respectively.

un Magazine Personnel


Hugh Childers is an analytical philomath with 6+ years of professional experience in arts administration and curatorial practice. Research interests include 22nd century museological practices, Proletarian Film League of Japan, and the history of aesthetics and resistance in Singapore

Bobuq Sayed is a freelance writer, interdisciplinary artist and community organizer of the Afghan diaspora. They co-edited Archer Magazine for three years and founded the QTPOC activist collective, Colour Tongues. Their work has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Liminal, Black Girl Dangerous, Overland, Peril and Vice. They are also a member for the trans performance collective Embittered Swish.

Assistant Editor

Jo Pugh is an emerging arts writer and editor. In 2018 received a place in Seventh Gallery’s Emerging Writers Program and they are currently undertaking RMIT’s Associate Degree of Professional Writing & Editing.

Public Office

un Magazine Advertising and Distribution
Sarah Gory (sarahgory@unprojects.org.au)

un Magazine Editorial Committee
Fernando de Campo
Tristen Harwood
Tamsen Hopkinson
Alana Hunt
Neika Lehman
Meredith Turnbull
Georgia Robenstone
Spiros Panigirakis

un Magazine Online

Current and back issues of un Magazine can be viewed on this website.

Print Edition Distribution

Free printed copies of un Magazine are available from:

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Blak Dot Gallery, Blindside, Bus Projects, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Counihan Gallery, Craft Victoria, Footscray Centre for Contemporary Art, George Paton Gallery, Gertrude Contemporary, Kings ARI, Monash University Museum of Art, RMIT Design Hub, RMIT:ART:INTERSECT, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, West Space, Seventh Gallery, World Food Books

SAM (Shepparton)

4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Alaska, Artspace, Boomalli Aboriginal Art Gallery, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Firstdraft, Galerie pompom

Adelaide Central School of Art, ACE Open, Sister Gallery

Contemporary Art Tasmania

Boxcopy, Cut Thumb, Gallery of Modern Art Bookstore, Institute of Modern Art

Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Fremantle Arts Centre

Canberra Contemporary Art Space

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

Alice Springs
Watch This Space

Artsapce (Auckland), Blue Oyster (Dunedin), Chateau Shatto (Los Angeles), Future Perfect (Singapore), Kadist (San Francisco), Para Site (Hong Kong), The Physics Room (Christchurch), Printed Matter (New York), Pro qm (Berlin), Section 7 Books (Paris)

Image credit: launch of un Magazine 10.2, October 2016 at MUMA | photo by Madeline Chiller