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The politics of resilience

Octopus 17: Forever Transformed marks an auspicious moment in Gertrude Contemporary’s history, the first exhibition at the organisation’s new home in Preston, Victoria. Having spent 34 years at a converted textiles factory at 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, this relocation and first […]

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Watching Windows at Te Uru

Even before stepping foot inside Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery in the Auckland suburb of Titirangi, I was sold on the idea of Watching Windows. There is something immediately appealing about a show based on the window. I can think […]

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Notes on Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017

This year marks the fifth iteration of Skulptur Projekte Münster, which debuted in 1977 and has since taken place in Münster every ten years. Bringing together the work of 35 artists and artist ensembles in 2017, this commentary on sculpture […]

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Beyond Blood: Dark Mofo 2017

Artist and writer Vivienne Cutbush looks beyond blood, shock and awe reviewing Dark Mofo 2017.   Vivienne Cutbush is a writer, poet and artist based in Hobart, Tasmania. Dark Mofo ran from 8-21 June 2017 in Hobart, Tasmania. RELATED: The Second Woman at Dark […]

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The Second Woman at Dark Mofo

Dark Mofo is a pseudo-pagan winter festival of art filtered through a sexy goth aesthetic, put on by MONA and its infamous founder, faux-anti-establishment art collector David Walsh. The two-week, red and black-branded festival trades, unashamedly, in the hyper-articulation of […]

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24 Frames Per Second at ACE Open

In a state still reeling from the Black Friday arts funding cuts, ACE Open is cast as the phoenix from the ashes of Contemporary Art Centre South Australia (CACSA) and The Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF). While the organisation and […]

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