Christophe Canato

~ “Our fears and strengths are born in childhood play” Christophe Canato ~ IT IS AN AGE OF BECOMING. A voyage already begun: the maternal haven to stern and the churn of adolescence still to come. It is a time when the brain is plastic; knowledge is sketchy but tacked together with the rich embroidery … Continue reading

Q&A: Alternatives – Ian Milliss (part 2)

THIS IS PART 2 of the Q&A ‘Alternatives’ interview with Ian Milliss. You can read Part 1 here. Image above: Art as merchandise / merchandise as art; pointing out that the art object has, in reality, always been just a souvenir of a cultural process. A mass-market T-shirt adaptively reused by adding a slogan that sums up … Continue reading

Q&A: Alternatives – Ian Milliss (part 1)

Introduction Ian Milliss’ creative practice spans almost five decades, but for much of that time he has been ‘the invisible artist’. The reason is that little of his creative output results in an artefact that can be displayed in a gallery or museum, even less bought and sold on the art market. His work engages … Continue reading

Fables of Change

: :: Hoda Afshar :: Ray Cook :: Simon Harsent :: Owen Leong :: :: curator and writer: Alasdair Foster :: : FABLES OF CHANGE Presented at the Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art back in 2013, this exhibition introduced Russian audiences to the work of four Australian artists. Each uses the photographic image to explore … Continue reading

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