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What Happened In... June

Not going to lie, I’m pretty proud of myself for the fact that this is my third blog post this week. I wish I could update the blog this often all year round (but alas! 571 more words


The Painterly Eye

by Nicolette Stasko

It would be an understatement to say that almost every poet has written about art. I could use this entire post to list only the Australians. 1,989 more words


Explorations of genealogy in experimental art in China

Explorations of genealogy in experimental art in China
By Laia Manonelles Moner
From Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art Volume: 1/ Issue 1

The twentieth century was a particularly eventful period for domestic life in the world’s most populous country. 493 more words

Visual Arts

Song Dong's "Waste Not"

Waste not has been travelling around the world since 2005. This amazing installation has been created by Song Dong, using some of the many objects of all kinds his mother saved in her house for many years. 287 more words


Collecting, hoarding and making art

In 2009 at MoMA, the Chinese artist Song Dong exhibited a collection of objects: furniture, books, kitchen utensils, shopping bags, clothes, plastic bottles, shoes, empty toothpaste tubes; in fact, everything that had accumulated in his mother’s house in Beijing over a period of nearly 60 years. 267 more words


Carriageworks to double in size

Contemporary multi­‐arts institution Carriageworks will soon be double the size. CEO Lisa Havilah made the announcement this morning, saying they will add an additional 5,000 square metres to the premises in Redfern. 212 more words