Issue 257 March 2013

  1 Emerging Artists at the End of Their Era ALEXIE GLASS-KANTOR & EMILY CORMACK   Bridie Lunney and Torie Nimmervoll, performance documentation from  Propositions , installation view, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 2013; photo: Jake Walker

1 Emerging Artists at the End of Their Era ALEXIE GLASS-KANTOR & EMILY CORMACK

Bridie Lunney and Torie Nimmervoll, performance documentation from Propositions, installation view, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 2013; photo: Jake Walker

  2 The Bar Has Been Raised BRIANNA MUNTING   Claudine Marzik and Tijn Mellendijk,  Seed to Seed , 2012, installation view, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns; image courtesy the artists and KickArts; photo: Michael Marzik; a recent example of a government-funded contemporary space allowing artists the opportunity to collaborate towards experimental and ephemeral rather than solely commercial aims.

2 The Bar Has Been Raised BRIANNA MUNTING

Claudine Marzik and Tijn Mellendijk, Seed to Seed, 2012, installation view, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns;
image courtesy the artists and KickArts; photo: Michael Marzik; a recent example of a government-funded contemporary space allowing artists the opportunity to collaborate towards experimental and ephemeral rather than solely commercial aims.

  3 Emergency Ward EDWARD COLLESS   Jonathan Crowther,  A Silent Revelation , oil on canvas, 122 x 84cm;  From  Pages of History , Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, 22 February to 7 March 2013; image courtesy the artist and Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane. Crowther is the 2009 winner of the Churchie National Emerging Art Award, and about to embark on a Masters in Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of Art, Melbourne.

3 Emergency Ward EDWARD COLLESS

Jonathan Crowther, A Silent Revelation, oil on canvas, 122 x 84cm;  From Pages of History, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, 22 February to 7 March 2013; image courtesy the artist and Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane. Crowther is the 2009
winner of the Churchie National Emerging Art Award, and about to embark on a Masters in Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of Art, Melbourne.

  4 Emerging Artists & the New Collectivisation OLIVER WATTS    G  regory and Watts,   Cocktail Hour  , 2012, Chalk Horse, Sydney

4 Emerging Artists & the New Collectivisation OLIVER WATTS

Gregory and Watts, Cocktail Hour, 2012, Chalk Horse, Sydney

  5 Artist-Run = Emerging/A Bad Equation ALEX GAWRONSKI   Adam Norton,  The Martian Chronicles , 2012, acrylic on canvas, 192 x 126cm, courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney; showing in MOP’s 10th Anniversary show,  Ten out of 10 , 7 to 24 March 2013, also including the work of Newell Harry, Mitch Cairns, Christopher Hanrahan, Ms & Mr, Emma White, Gemma Smith, Rob McHaffie, Justin Trendall and Daniel Mudie Cunningham

5 Artist-Run = Emerging/A Bad Equation ALEX GAWRONSKI

Adam Norton, The Martian Chronicles, 2012, acrylic on canvas, 192 x 126cm, courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney; showing in MOP’s 10th Anniversary show, Ten out of 10, 7 to 24 March 2013, also including the work of Newell Harry, Mitch Cairns, Christopher Hanrahan, Ms & Mr, Emma White, Gemma Smith, Rob McHaffie, Justin Trendall and Daniel Mudie Cunningham

  6 Through the cracks: the emergence of Kittey Malarvie MAURICE O'RIORDAN   Kitty Malarvie,  Luga (Cracked Mud) , 2011-12, natural ochre and pigment on canvas, 76 x 76cm. Image courtesy the artist and Waringarri Arts, Kununurra

6 Through the cracks: the emergence of Kittey Malarvie MAURICE O'RIORDAN

Kitty Malarvie, Luga (Cracked Mud), 2011-12, natural ochre and pigment on canvas, 76 x 76cm. Image courtesy
the artist and Waringarri Arts, Kununurra

  7 Micro-niche JANE O'NEILL   Claire Anna Watson,  Sortie , 2009, still from video work; HD 1920 x 1080, 4.42min; image courtesy the artist

7 Micro-niche JANE O'NEILL

Claire Anna Watson, Sortie, 2009, still from video work; HD 1920 x 1080, 4.42min; image courtesy the artist

  8 There is a light that never goes out MIMI KELLY   Claire Anna Watson,  Sortie , 2009, still from video work; HD 1920 x 1080, 4.42min; image courtesy the artist

8 There is a light that never goes out MIMI KELLY

Claire Anna Watson, Sortie, 2009, still from video work; HD 1920 x 1080, 4.42min; image courtesy the artist

  9 The QCA School REX BUTLER   Eileen Abood,  Leo King  performance, 2012-ongoing; image courtesy the artist

9 The QCA School REX BUTLER

Eileen Abood, Leo King performance, 2012-ongoing; image courtesy the artist

  10 The ARI Experiment   15 articles include: Firstdraft AMELIA WALLIN; Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative AMY GRIFFITHS; Gaffa KELLY ROBSON; FELTspace LOGAN MCDONALD; Seedling Art Space ZOE MARR; West Space KELLY FLIEDNER; Blindside SHAE NAGORKA; Paper Mountain ANNA DUNNILL; ANCA JANICE FALSONE; Constance ARI LAURA HINDMARSH; Sawtooth FERNANDO DO CAMPO; Accidentally Annie Street Space LOUISE BENNETT; Artspaced Inc. LEANNE HUTCHINSON; Watch This SPACE ALICE BUSCOMBE; Darwin Visual Arts Association LEANNE WATERHOUSE  Jordan Grant,  Discomfort in your own damn skin , 2010, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 120cm; private collection; from  Undergrind  exhibition, Artspaced Inc, 2010; image courtesy the artist

10 The ARI Experiment

15 articles include: Firstdraft AMELIA WALLIN; Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative AMY GRIFFITHS; Gaffa KELLY ROBSON; FELTspace LOGAN MCDONALD; Seedling Art Space ZOE MARR; West Space KELLY FLIEDNER; Blindside SHAE NAGORKA; Paper Mountain ANNA DUNNILL; ANCA JANICE FALSONE; Constance ARI LAURA HINDMARSH; Sawtooth FERNANDO DO CAMPO; Accidentally Annie Street Space LOUISE BENNETT; Artspaced Inc. LEANNE HUTCHINSON; Watch This SPACE ALICE BUSCOMBE; Darwin Visual Arts Association LEANNE WATERHOUSE

Jordan Grant, Discomfort in your own damn skin, 2010, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 120cm;
private collection; from Undergrind exhibition, Artspaced Inc, 2010; image courtesy the artist

  11 From Albany to Kalumburu: Revealed 2013 MAURICE O'RIORDAN   Helen Dale Samson,  Untitled  painting; image courtesy the artist and Martumili Artists; Samson will show in her second Revealed  exhibition

11 From Albany to Kalumburu: Revealed 2013 MAURICE O'RIORDAN

Helen Dale Samson, Untitled painting; image courtesy the artist and Martumili Artists; Samson will show in her secondRevealed exhibition

  12 em files: Simmer    Raewyn Briggs,  Broken Line , 2010, kitchen, chair, yarn, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist; photo: Michael Marzik

12 em files: Simmer

Raewyn Briggs, Broken Line, 2010, kitchen, chair, yarn, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist; photo: Michael Marzik

  13 em files: Theatricity   Sara Sweet, images from the photographic series  The Rose Garden  which is influenced by Sweet’s interest in the Baroque and 18th century Western notions of ‘the sublime’. 

13 em files: Theatricity

Sara Sweet, images from the photographic series The Rose Garden which is influenced by Sweet’s interest in the Baroque and 18th century Western notions of ‘the sublime’.