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Issue Number: 4.1

Simon Taylor

Tilted Earth

Kathleen Madden

Katie Holten

New York City, April 2010 Katie Holten is an Irish artist who often works with the environment to produce art. In late 2007, she was selected for a major commission to celebrate the 2009 centennial of the Grand Concourse, the primary artery of the Bronx, New York. She created Tree Museum and transformed the Grand […]

Lauren Brown

Sounds in Public Spaces

Liang Luscombe

Ben Forster

Ben Forster’s practice traces the limits of logic. He uses computers as the basis of his representation of systems of logic and rationality. Yet it is this rationality that Forster employs in his work to highlight the inconsistencies of this system. The young Canberra-based artist has taught a computer how to draw and has programmed […]

Rosemary Forde

No Soul for Sale

As un readers already know, Melbourne has an abundant supply of independent art initiatives. We have an illustrious history of non-profit, alternative spaces and projects, ranging from the slickest white cubes to the most ramshackle pop-up shows in back yards and demolition sites. Over the past three decades, independent initiatives in Melbourne have generated much […]

Sanné Mestrom

Something for Nothing (1:1) and Something for Nothing (1:10googol)

Matthew Shannon

An Incomplete Archaeology of Air

‘I wouldn’t know how to tell you what I do … I’m a respirateur — a breather’.[^1] — Marcel Duchamp In 1919, Marcel Duchamp was waiting to board a ship in Le Havre, bound for New York, when he decided to present a work to his affluent New York hosts, the Arensbergs, whom he believed […]

David M. Thomas

Dirk Yates

Office of Australia 23 January – 20 February, 2010 Box Copy, Brisbane Joseph Breikers of Boxcopy is also present David M. Thomas : How do you see a strategy such as institutional critique functioning within a space like Box Copy? Dirk Yates : For me the initial impetus for providing a critique about this small […]

Biljana Jancic

Performing the Monument

The monument as a public art form has had a significant impact on art history and the way in which civic space and the geography of cities have been experienced. Yet the monument has a more complicated function than its official status as memorial. Its heroic subject matter and dominant presence in public space allow […]