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.
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.
un Magazine Advertising and Distribution
Sarah Gory (firstname.lastname@example.org)
un Magazine Editorial Committee
Fernando de Campo
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
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
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