1 Pushing boundaries: 25 years of ‘Desert Mob’: Christopher Raja   Irene Mpetyane Entata,  Camel , 1995, hand-coiled and modelled terracotta with applied underglazes, 20 x 13cm, Araluen Art Collection, Alice Springs

1 Pushing boundaries: 25 years of ‘Desert Mob’: Christopher Raja

Irene Mpetyane Entata, Camel, 1995, hand-coiled and modelled terracotta with applied underglazes, 20 x 13cm, Araluen Art Collection, Alice Springs

  2 Alice or Taos: Two sides of the same coin: Rex Butler and A. D. S. Donaldson   Photo courtesy and © Bob Newman

2 Alice or Taos: Two sides of the same coin: Rex Butler and A. D. S. Donaldson

Photo courtesy and © Bob Newman

  3 Beauty and the burial of difference: The Yirrkala drawings: Darren Jorgensen   Gumuk Gumana,  Dhalwangu freshwater at Gängan , 1947, crayon on brown paper, 155 x 74cm; Berndt Museum, The University of Western Australia, Perth; © the estate of the artist

3 Beauty and the burial of difference: The Yirrkala drawings: Darren Jorgensen

Gumuk Gumana, Dhalwangu freshwater at Gängan, 1947, crayon on brown paper, 155 x 74cm; Berndt Museum, The University of Western Australia, Perth; © the estate of the artist

  4 The Mulka Project: The whole picture: Wukun Wanambi with Henry Skerritt   Images courtesy and © The Mulka Project, Yirrkala

4 The Mulka Project: The whole picture: Wukun Wanambi with Henry Skerritt

Images courtesy and © The Mulka Project, Yirrkala

  5 A tale of two cities: Chayni Henry   Chayni Henry,  On Lebuh Pantai , 2015, watercolour on ivory board; image courtesy the artist

5 A tale of two cities: Chayni Henry

Chayni Henry, On Lebuh Pantai, 2015, watercolour on ivory board; image courtesy the artist

  6 John R. Walker: The catching point: John Zubrzycki   John R. Walker; image courtesy the artist and Utopia Art Sydney

6 John R. Walker: The catching point: John Zubrzycki

John R. Walker; image courtesy the artist and Utopia Art Sydney

  7 ‘Things I Once Knew’: Revealing Patrick Hall at TMAG: Jonathan Holmes   Patrick Hall,  Tall stories from the art world , 1993, cabinet with doors and drawers; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), Hobart, presented by the Moët & Chandon Australian Art Foundation, through the Art Foundation of Tasmania, 1993; image courtesy the artist; photo: Simon Cuthbert

7 ‘Things I Once Knew’: Revealing Patrick Hall at TMAG: Jonathan Holmes

Patrick Hall, Tall stories from the art world, 1993, cabinet with doors and drawers; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), Hobart, presented by the Moët & Chandon Australian Art Foundation, through the Art Foundation of Tasmania, 1993; image courtesy the artist; photo: Simon Cuthbert

  8 Jacobus Capone: Dark Learning: Jess Day   Jacobus Capone,  Dark Learning , 7-channel HD video installation, PS Art Space, Fremantle, 2015; images courtesy the artist

8 Jacobus Capone: Dark Learning: Jess Day

Jacobus Capone, Dark Learning, 7-channel HD video installation, PS Art Space, Fremantle, 2015; images courtesy the artist

  9 Theatre of labour: The 56th Venice Biennale: Juliana Engberg   Bruce Nauman,  Human nature / Life death / Knows Doesn’t Know , 1983, neon (background), with Adel Abdessemed,Nympheas, 2015, set of knives, dimensions variable (foreground); installation view, 56th Venice Biennale, 2015; image courtesy the Venice Biennale; photo: Alessandra Chemollo

9 Theatre of labour: The 56th Venice Biennale: Juliana Engberg

Bruce Nauman, Human nature / Life death / Knows Doesn’t Know, 1983, neon (background), with Adel Abdessemed,Nympheas, 2015, set of knives, dimensions variable (foreground); installation view, 56th Venice Biennale, 2015; image courtesy the Venice Biennale; photo: Alessandra Chemollo