Issue 249 May 2012

1 Sally Gabori: feeling the landscape JOHN McPHEE Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Nyinyilki, 2009, synthetic polymer on canvas, 198 x 610cm. Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; showing inunDisclosed, the NGA’s 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial, 11 May to 22 July 2012.  © the artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.

1 Sally Gabori: feeling the landscape JOHN McPHEE

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Nyinyilki, 2009, synthetic polymer on canvas, 198 x 610cm. Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; showing inunDisclosed, the NGA’s 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial, 11 May to 22 July 2012.  © the artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.

2 Afterglow: Jayne Dyer's City of Dreams MAURICE O'RIORDAN Jayne Dyer, City of Dreams (detail), 2012, card, plaster, thread, plastic, dimensions image courtesy the artist and China Art Projects, Beijing/Hong Kong; photo by Jayne Dyer.

2 Afterglow: Jayne Dyer's City of Dreams MAURICE O'RIORDAN

Jayne Dyer, City of Dreams (detail), 2012, card, plaster, thread, plastic, dimensions image courtesy the artist and China Art Projects, Beijing/Hong Kong; photo by Jayne Dyer.

3 What you own... Three Realms: Gonkar Gyatso, Brisbane LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW Gonkar Gyatso, Yo you! Protect your airway, 2008, stickers and pencil on treated paper with toy cars, 154 x 124 cm. Collection: Fabio Rossi and Elaine W Ng, Hong Kong

3 What you own... Three Realms: Gonkar Gyatso, Brisbane LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW

Gonkar Gyatso, Yo you! Protect your airway, 2008, stickers and pencil on treated paper with toy cars, 154 x 124 cm. Collection: Fabio Rossi and Elaine W Ng, Hong Kong

4 Deadly: In-Between Heaven and Hell CHRISTINE JUDITH NICHOLLS Tjanpi Desert Weavers(l-r: Yaritji Young, Ilawanti Ungkutjuru Ken, Nyurpaya Kaika, Paniny Mick, Tjungkaya Tapaya, Naomi Kantjuriny), Paarpakani (Take flight), 2011, installation detail, raffia, minnarri grass, buffel grass, yarn , string, poly-raffia, polyester fibre, second-hand fabric, bus h turkey and emu feathers, twigs and branches, sheep/camel wool, leather, wire, fake flowers, plastic rake; largest 125 x 40 x 220cm. Image courtesy the artists, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, NPY Women’s Council; photo by Mick Bradley

4 Deadly: In-Between Heaven and Hell CHRISTINE JUDITH NICHOLLS

Tjanpi Desert Weavers(l-r: Yaritji Young, Ilawanti Ungkutjuru Ken, Nyurpaya Kaika, Paniny Mick, Tjungkaya Tapaya, Naomi Kantjuriny), Paarpakani (Take flight), 2011, installation detail, raffia, minnarri grass, buffel grass, yarn , string, poly-raffia, polyester fibre, second-hand fabric, bus h turkey and emu feathers, twigs and branches, sheep/camel wool, leather, wire, fake flowers, plastic rake; largest 125 x 40 x 220cm. Image courtesy the artists, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, NPY Women’s Council; photo by Mick Bradley

5 FotoFreo 2012 DAVID CORBET Eric Bridgeman, I want to break free, 2011. Image courtesy the artist.

5 FotoFreo 2012 DAVID CORBET

Eric Bridgeman, I want to break free, 2011. Image courtesy the artist.

6 Aboriginality, Masculinity & Vanity EVE SULLIVAN Christian Thompson, In Search of the International Look, 2006, C-type print, 190 x 127cm. Image courtesy the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne.

6 Aboriginality, Masculinity & Vanity EVE SULLIVAN

Christian Thompson, In Search of the International Look, 2006, C-type print, 190 x 127cm. Image courtesy the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne.

7 Flowers around alters: Frank's Flat, Maitland Regional Art Gallery UNA REY Richard Larter, Frank Watters, 2002, acrylic on canvas, 51 x 41cm.Image courtesy the artist and Frank Watters

7 Flowers around alters: Frank's Flat, Maitland Regional Art Gallery UNA REY

Richard Larter, Frank Watters, 2002, acrylic on canvas, 51 x 41cm.Image courtesy the artist and Frank Watters

8 Displacement/Replacement: Indigenous women's art from desert to city ANGELA PHILP Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Kapi Tjukula, 2010, acrylic on linen, 101.5 x 101.5 cm. Collection: Sims-Dickson Collection. Image courtesy the artist and Tjala Arts, Amata, SA

8 Displacement/Replacement: Indigenous women's art from desert to city ANGELA PHILP

Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Kapi Tjukula, 2010, acrylic on linen, 101.5 x 101.5 cm. Collection: Sims-Dickson Collection. Image courtesy the artist and Tjala Arts, Amata, SA

9 Floating Land/Water Culture DANNI ZUVELA Hidden Land performance, dir. Jeremy Neideck; image courtesy the artist; photo by Deb Halls. 

9 Floating Land/Water Culture DANNI ZUVELA

Hidden Land performance, dir. Jeremy Neideck; image courtesy the artist; photo by Deb Halls. 

10 Obituary: Dick Bett 1947 – 2011 Seán Kelly

10 Obituary: Dick Bett 1947 – 2011 Seán Kelly

11 Wander in wonderment: Walter Benjamin Archives, Paris JOHN CONOMOS Issue 249, May, 2012

11 Wander in wonderment: Walter Benjamin Archives, Paris JOHN CONOMOS
Issue 249, May, 2012

12 New Frontier 2012: Future Normal CHRISTINE WESTWOOD Ho Tzu Nyen (director), still image, from The Cloud of Unknowing, 2011

12 New Frontier 2012: Future Normal CHRISTINE WESTWOOD

Ho Tzu Nyen (director), still image, from The Cloud of Unknowing, 2011

13 Clothing, space, art: the 2012 L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival PAOLA DI TROCCHIO Alpha60s’ runway parade, staged in St Paul’s cathedral lanew ay, Melbourne, as part of the 2012 LMFF; image courtesy Alpha60, Melbourne.

13 Clothing, space, art: the 2012 L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival PAOLA DI TROCCHIO

Alpha60s’ runway parade, staged in St Paul’s cathedral lanew ay, Melbourne, as part of the 2012 LMFF; image courtesy Alpha60, Melbourne.