A companion piece to this article is available online as part of un Extended 11.1.
Falling as a craning neck the sky quotes eucalyptus. I wait at an exit point between demarcated parks. Heated numbers ascend twelve steps from trains of oiled bars. Like the times that I had visited before I anticipate warmth. Like those times that I had visited before I am affected by the certainty of the […]
In Australia, we struggle to insist on identity even as we are engulfed by the unrepresentable. I feel that this is a condition of being Australian. The moment we believe we have defeated the unrepresentable is the moment we have once again failed, retreating into construct only to await the next encroachment. Hutchison’s work is […]
Our conversation took place on Thursday 25 April 2013. Present were Elvis Richardson (artist, former director of Death Be Kind and editor of online blog CoUNTess), Helen Grogan (artist, curator, co-director of art space and curatorial project Open Archive) and Eugenia Lim (artist, co-director of Channels video art festival). The trio discussed tactics for negotiating […]
Joshua Petherick’s exhibition Cusp and Cornice at the Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) brought together two bodies of work, Gutters and Carriers. Both traverse ideas of the everyday, and evoke points of reference within art history such as the Dadaist’s adoration of the arbitrary, the concept of found objects and strategies of chance composition. Petherick […]