Novmeber 2016 issue 294 ACT focus edition

1. Dispatches: hive of hybridity; designs on canberra; refreshing the drill, Andrew Stephens Katy Mutton, In plain sight, 2016; image courtesy the artist and Contour 556

1. Dispatches: hive of hybridity; designs on canberra; refreshing the drill, Andrew Stephens

Katy Mutton, In plain sight, 2016; image courtesy the artist and Contour 556

2. Small, medium and national: Capital art cultures, Jay Kochel, Canberra 2°, exhibition view, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS), Gorman Arts Centre, Canberra, July–August 2016, featuring the work of Daniel Bonson, GW. Bot, David Buckland, Søren Dahlgaard, Jacky Green, Annika Harding, Timothy James Johnson and Andrew Styan; image courtesy CCAS

2. Small, medium and national: Capital art cultures, Jay Kochel, Canberra

2°, exhibition view, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS), Gorman Arts Centre, Canberra, July–August 2016, featuring the work of Daniel Bonson, GW. Bot, David Buckland, Søren Dahlgaard, Jacky Green, Annika Harding, Timothy James Johnson and Andrew Styan; image courtesy CCAS

3. Linking time, distance and peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in the capital, Tina Baum,, Canberra Yhonnie Scarce, Thunder Raining Poison, 2015, glass, wire, metal armature; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2016; photo: Janelle Low

3. Linking time, distance and peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in the capital, Tina Baum,, Canberra

Yhonnie Scarce, Thunder Raining Poison, 2015, glass, wire, metal armature; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2016; photo: Janelle Low

4. Backyard and back room conversations, Raquel Ormella, Canberra Natalya Hughes: Woody, exhibition view, The Garage Gallery, 34 Longstaff Street, Lyneham, March 2016; photo: Nicholas Shearer

4. Backyard and back room conversations, Raquel Ormella, Canberra

Natalya Hughes: Woody, exhibition view, The Garage Gallery, 34 Longstaff Street, Lyneham, March 2016; photo: Nicholas Shearer

5. Textual poetics in this small corner, Caren Florance, Canberra Geoff Hinchcliffe, DaDa Visualisation, 2014, thermal receipt printer, paper, website, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist

5. Textual poetics in this small corner, Caren Florance, Canberra

Geoff Hinchcliffe, DaDa Visualisation, 2014, thermal receipt printer, paper, website, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist

6. The Uniform Project: Saluting artistic endeavor, Yolande Norris, Canberra Alison Alder, The Uniform Project (af Klint/Waller), 2016, screen-print on cotton drill, wooden buttons, woven wool embellishment by Dan Edwards; image courtesy the artist; photo: Julia Boyd

6. The Uniform Project: Saluting artistic endeavor, Yolande Norris, Canberra

Alison Alder, The Uniform Project (af Klint/Waller), 2016, screen-print on cotton drill, wooden buttons, woven wool embellishment by Dan Edwards; image courtesy the artist; photo: Julia Boyd

7. On reflection and collaboration: The Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio,  Brett Graham, Auckland Brett Graham, Bury my patu, 2015, woodblock relief printed in black ink from one block; etching and opening bite printed in graphite ink from one copper plate; screenprint printed in white ink from one screen on paper; 76 x 56 cm, edition of 20; commissioned by the Australian War Memorial (AWM) in 2015; Image courtesy the artist and the AWM, Canberra

7. On reflection and collaboration: The Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio,  Brett Graham, Auckland

Brett Graham, Bury my patu, 2015, woodblock relief printed in black ink from one block; etching and opening bite printed in graphite ink from one copper plate; screenprint printed in white ink from one screen on paper; 76 x 56 cm, edition of 20; commissioned by the Australian War Memorial (AWM) in 2015; Image courtesy the artist and the AWM, Canberra

8. Driving around bad water, Rowan Conroy, Canberra Joseph Lycett, View of Lake George, New South Wales, from the North East, c.1820, watercolour, 20.7 x 28.6cm; Australian National Library, Canberra, PIC Drawer 762 #R8736

8. Driving around bad water, Rowan Conroy, Canberra

Joseph Lycett, View of Lake George, New South Wales, from the North East, c.1820, watercolour, 20.7 x 28.6cm; Australian National Library, Canberra, PIC Drawer 762 #R8736

9. Landscapes of the mind: Michael Taylor at CMAG, Michael Desmond, Canberra Michael Taylor, Bones, Eden, 1983, oil on canvas, 183 x 229cm; private collection, Bowral; photo: Rob Little

9. Landscapes of the mind: Michael Taylor at CMAG, Michael Desmond, Canberra

Michael Taylor, Bones, Eden, 1983, oil on canvas, 183 x 229cm; private collection, Bowral; photo: Rob Little

10. Shaping culture: Conversations on craft and design with Robert Bell Patsy Hely, Canberra Marion Mahony Griffin, Walter Burley Griffin and H. Goldman Manufacturing Company, Café Australia chair, 1916, blackwood, plywood, leather, 96 x 47cm; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2015

10. Shaping culture: Conversations on craft and design with Robert Bell Patsy Hely, Canberra

Marion Mahony Griffin, Walter Burley Griffin and H. Goldman Manufacturing Company, Café Australia chair, 1916, blackwood, plywood, leather, 96 x 47cm; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2015

11. Robert Foster 1962 – 2016 Anne Brennan, Canberra Robert Foster with his F!NK Droplet Hanging Light, 2011; thermoformed acrylic, electrical components, ceiling plate, 60 x 3cm; image courtesy the estate of the artist

11. Robert Foster 1962 – 2016 Anne Brennan, Canberra

Robert Foster with his F!NK Droplet Hanging Light, 2011; thermoformed acrylic, electrical components, ceiling plate, 60 x 3cm; image courtesy the estate of the artist

12. Klaus Moje AO 1936 – 2016, Nola Anderson, Canberra Klaus Moje, Ceremonial Dance Formation, 1985; Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf; photo: Klaus Moje

12. Klaus Moje AO 1936 – 2016, Nola Anderson, Canberra

Klaus Moje, Ceremonial Dance Formation, 1985; Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf; photo: Klaus Moje