The latest edition of un Magazine is out now.
Issue 12.2: Strategic Liaisons, co-edited by Maddee Clark & Neika Lehman, is available in print and online. The print edition of un Magazine is distributed and available for free at galleries and outlets across Australia and internationally.
"I was having dinner with Métis critical writer & painter, curator & editor David Garneau recently, and he shared his firm belief that a collaboration is not such without significant disturbance. We talked about this in relation to cross-cultural collaborations, but we agreed that his theory is always applicable. Collaboration is bandied around a lot and, as Bhenji Ra points out in her piece in this issue, if we think about the very real historical legacies of others’ ideas on our own, then we’re always in relation to an other’s creative practice. But Garneau would say that a simple ‘coming together’ does not necessitate collaboration. Nor can collaboration simply be based in technique. The basis is in each party’s disturbance. It doesn’t have to be some incalcitrant scene of quarrel and chaos. But the psychic shift has to be pronounced, a disturbance to your life-world. And when it comes to the inter-cultural, power lines have to be shaken ..."
--- from Editorial, un Magazine 12.2
Featuring writing & art by: Kate ten Buuren, Dennis Golding, Anna Dunnill & Danni McGrath, Francis & Spaghetti, Emma Size, Warraba Weatherall, Amanda Hayman, Troy Casey, Jenna Green, Marisa Georgiou, J. Rosenbaum, Bhenji Ra, Madeleine Stack, Mick Klepner Roe, Ainslie Templeton, Destiny Deacon & Virginia Fraser, Logan MacDonald, Yasbelle Kerkow, Ella Benore Rowe, Therese Keogh & Jacqui Shelton, Sarah L. Thomson, Rosie Isaac & Liv Koh, Amber Wright, Sally Olds & Rosie Funder, Michael Spooner & Darius Le, Genevieve Trail, Stéphanie Kabanyana Kanyandekwe, Single Brown Female, Diana Baker Smith & Kelly Doley.
Destiny Deacon & Virginia Fraser
Snap out of it, 2014
Courtesy the artists and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery