un Magazine 16.2, A Collection of Annotated Bibliographies Vol. 2, edited by D. Harding and Hilary Thurlow
un Magazine 16.2 features contributions from Gabrielle Bergman, Trent Crawford & Stanton Cornish-Ward, Caitlin Franzmann & Amaara Raheem, Lou Garcia-Dolnik, Lewis Gittus, Yuki Kihara, Natalie King OAM, Ioana Gordon-Smith & Allan Haeweng, KINK, Thomas Solomon Kuiper, Liv Moriarty, Emily Mulvihill, Sarah Poulgrain, and Rasheeda Wilson.
‘Be it the embodied performances of Jill Orr and Mike Parr, VNS Matrix’s seminal cyberfeminist interventions, or Lou Hubbard’s ongoing exercises in formal deconstruction, it often goes understated just how crucial an ingredient the moving image has been in the constitution of Australian art history in the past fifty years. Looking towards the future, and now more so than ever, the moving image claims dominance within the institutional art circuit, having overtaken the still photographic image as the preeminent visual language of the times.’
un Projects’ Editor-in-Residence Program is supported by the City of Yarra.
By Celine Saoud
‘Black Muslim women are at the intersection of multiple marginalised communities in Australia, facing a Western gaze that vilifies Islam, oppresses Black people and subjugates women. The safe spaces created by Black Muslim women, depicted by Warsan in Becoming, are an act of resistance to this Western worldview. They reject being pigeonholed by a white lens, instead engaging in social, critical and religious discourse together.’