This Month's cover :

Deborah Kelly, image from the series Dream of a common language in the disintegrating circuit (with thanks to Donna Haraway), 2011,
analogue paper collages on Arches paper, 30.5 x 70cm and 56 x 70cm.
Shown in the exhibition Awfully wonderful: Science Fiction and Contemporary Art, Performance Space, Sydney, 15 April to 14 May 2011.

Image courtesy the artist
and Barry Keldoulis Gallery, Sydney.

Issue 241
July 2011

   01 Imagining the Future: Awfully Wonderful at Performance Space, Sydney ANDREW FROST

Hayden Fowler, Anthropocene, 2011,
mixed media installation and performance. Image courtesy the artist.
Photograph by Lucy Parahkina.

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   02 Adam Norton’s Mars Gravity Simulator ALTAIR ROELANTS

Andrew Norton, Mars Gravity Simulator, 2001, installation views, Performance Space, Sydney.
Images courtesy the artist and Performance Space, Sydney.

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   03 The Golden Thread: Hany Armanious at the Venice Biennale JOHN KELLY

Hany Armanious, The Golden Thread, 2011, installation views,
the Australian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, 2011.
Images courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, and A... more >

   04 Trailing the Summit: An Australian-Indian conversation DEEKSHA NATH, VIKKI McINNES, NATALIE KING & BALA STARR

Praneet Soi, Piggyback, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 164 x 122cm.
Image courtesy the artist and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

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   05 Towards a Singaporean Arte Povera JOHN MATEER

Stuart Ringholt, Untitled (Low Sculpture) #1, 2008,
43 objects, mixed media, dimensions variable.
Courtesy Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney.
Photograph by Singapo... more >

   06 Chilling Talismans: a First Life brotherhood ASHLEY CRAWFORD

A First Life Residency Project in Landscape, installation views at
Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art Beijing, 2011, with ( left, foreground)
Wu Daxin’s Ashley’s heart, 20... more >

07 Is The Contemporary Era Behind Us? VAUGHN PINXIT

   08 Dear Jennifer JENNIFER MILLS

Group 5’,  from the exhibition/series What’s in a name?, 2011,
watercolour on paper, dimensions variable.
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   09 Malu Minar: Art of the Torres Strait – The Cairns Regional Gallery takes Torres Strait culture to the world KATRINA CHAPMAN

Brian Robinson, Tagai, guardian of the heavens, 2007,
linocut printed in black ink from one block, 60.5 x 200cm.
Cairns Regional Gallery Collection.

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   10 This Way Up: romancing the paint YOLANDE NORRIS

Dan Zhu, Figure 2, 2010, acrylic on board, 122 x 91cm.

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   11 Micky Allan at CCAS MELINDA HINKSON

Nada and the whale (detail), 2010-11,
watercolour, mixed media, each work 20 x 20cm.

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   12 Justin Paton at the AGNSW: Digressing, Wandering, Wondering … PRUE GIBSON & JUSTIN PATON

Justin Paton photographed in the studio of painter Judy Millar.

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   13 American Dreams: a terrible beauty MEGAN SPENCER

Walker Evans, Torn Poster, Truro, Massachusetts,1930, gelatin silver contact print.
Purchased with funds from National Endowment for the Arts.

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   14 The Lady Vanishes (or, An Adventure in conoisseurship) DAVID HANSEN

Edward Close (attrib.) Sydney in all its Glory, folio from late
1810s sketchbook. Image courtesy Sotheby’s Australia.

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   15 BOOKS: Irresponsible pictures CEFN RIDOUT

Manga Kamishibai:
The Art of Japanese Paper Theater
Eric P. Nash, Abrams ComicArts, 2009
304pp, rrp$US35.00
ISBN: 9780810953031

The Art of Osamu Tezuka:... more >

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