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John Nixon, Red cross, 1990, felt on plywood. In John Nixon – EPW (Experimental Painting Workshop) at the Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia from 3 March to 16 April 2006. Visit www.cacsa.org.au. Courtesy Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne.

Issue 189
May 2006




   01. Crescent moon: Islamic art and civilisation in Southeast Asia JOHN CLARK
Kelantan, Malaysia, Qur’an, c. 1900, European paper, pigment, gold leaf, ink. Collection of the Natural History Museum, Kuala Lumpur.... more >


   02. A person of the plain surface Joseph Lycett: Convict artist
Joseph Lycett, View on the River Tamar, and part of the Asbestos Hills, Van Diemen’s Land, from Views in Australia, 1825, etching and aquatint, printed in black from a copper plate, hand... more >


   03. Connectivity and the moving image Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts 2006 TERRI HOSKIN
Chico MacMurtrie & Amorphic Robot Works, Inflatable bodies, 2006, installation view at the Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. Photo Duke Albada.... more >


   04. Colliding worlds at Tandanya 13 canoes at the South Australian Museum SUSAN JENKINS
Goose egg hunters poling themselves through the Arafura Swamp, April 1937. Photo DF Thomson. Courtesy of Mrs DM Thomson.... more >


   05. Just a feeling: BRENT HARRIS
Brent Harris, He washed away my sins, 2004, oil on canvas. Collection of Robin Greer, Brisbane.... more >


   06. Shapes of inhabitation: Painting in the expanded field MARK TITMARSH
Installation view of Richard Dunn’s Shadowzone, Artspace, Sydney, 2005. Courtesy of Artspace.... more >

07. Art and psychoanalysis: Discourse, knowledge and praxis ELIZABETH NEWMAN
A revised version of a paper presented at the Psychoanalysis and Creativity Workshop of the Australian Centre of Psychoalysis held in Adelaide in March 2006 ... more >

08. Letters to the Editor
Pay artists and play the game

The artist, the academic, the flag and neo-liberalism

In response: On looking at looking: The art and politics ... more >

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