un Projects is based on the unceded sovereign land and waters of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation; we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
un Projects

About

un Projects is based on the unceded sovereign land and waters of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation; we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.

Launch of un Magazine 10.2, October 2016 at MUMA
Photo by Madeline Chiller

un Projects

un Projects publishes writing that emerges from art making, providing an independent platform for critical discussions about local artistic practice.

With a focus on artists, writers and independent practice, un Projects publishes essays, artists’ work and reviews, in print and online. Our flagship publication is un Magazine which was founded in 2004 by Melbourne artist Lily Hibberd. un Projects was established in 2008 to ensure the ongoing publication of un Magazine and develop further art writing initiatives.

un Magazine

un Magazine is an 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, Meredith Turnbull and Shelley McSpedden, David Capra and Amelia Winata, Neika Lehman and Arlie Alizzi, Hugh Childers and Bobuq Sayed, Elena Gomez and Rosie Isaac, Snack Syndicate (Astrid Lorange and Andrew Brooks), D. Harding and Hilary Thurlow, Bahar Sayed and Gemma Weston.

In 2024, for our 20th anniversary, un Magazine is shaking up our format and hosting four different guest editors to produce four separate thematic issues across 2024. Stay tuned for our guest editor announcement.

Personnel

General Manager
Audrey Pfister (email)

un Extended Editorial Manager
Paul Boyé

un Projects Board
Chair: Phuong Ngo (since 2023)
Deputy Chair: Jeremy Eaton (since 2021)
Treasurer: Erin Crouch (since 2022)
Bill Gilles (since 2008)
Anusha Kenny (since 2017)
Nur Shkembi (since 2021)
Melissa Ratliff (since 2022)
Bianca Winataputri (since 2022)
Nanette Orly (Since 2023)

un Magazine Guest Editors vol.18
TBA

Editorial Committee (2024-2025)
Carlo Ansaldo
Mia van den Bos
Simone Hine
Jessyca Hutchens
Jade Irvine
Carmen-Sibha Keiso
Haneen Mahmood Martin
Sarah Rodigari
Talia Smith
Beth Sometimes
Azza Zein

un Extended Editor-in-Residence (2024)
TBA

Art Direction & Print Design
Public Office

Web Design & Build
Rowan Mcnaught

un Projects volunteers 2024

Emma Barrett
Lily-Rose Pouget

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