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March 2018 Issue 305

  1 SMALL STEPS, LARGER JOURNEY: sYDNEY bIENNALES IN THE 1970S AND 1980S: TERRY SMITH   Installation view, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 4th Biennale of Sydney,1982;image courtesy Biennale of Sydney

1 SMALL STEPS, LARGER JOURNEY: sYDNEY bIENNALES IN THE 1970S AND 1980S: TERRY SMITH

Installation view, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 4th Biennale of Sydney,1982;image courtesy Biennale of Sydney

  2 REVELATIONS AND REVOLUTIONS: HETTI PERKINS IN CONVERSATION WITH MAMI KATAOKA   Yvonne Koolmatrie,  Burial basket , 2017,woven sedge rushes, 46 x 111 x 57cm;image courtesy the artist and Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney;© YvonneKoolmatrie and Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney; photo: Isaac Coen Lindsay

2 REVELATIONS AND REVOLUTIONS: HETTI PERKINS IN CONVERSATION WITH MAMI KATAOKA

Yvonne Koolmatrie, Burial basket, 2017,woven sedge rushes, 46 x 111 x 57cm;image courtesy the artist and Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney;© YvonneKoolmatrie and Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney; photo: Isaac Coen Lindsay

  3 SEMICONDUCTOR: SURVEYING THE TECHNOLOGICAL SUBLIME: RUTH JARMAN AND JOE GERHARDT   Semiconductor,  Earthworks , 2016, installation view, SónarPLANTA,Barcelona, 2016; five-channel computer-generated animation withfour-channel surround sound, 11:20 mins duration; commissioned by SónarPLANTA; produced by Advanced Music; image courtesy the artists; photo:Semiconductor

3 SEMICONDUCTOR: SURVEYING THE TECHNOLOGICAL SUBLIME: RUTH JARMAN AND JOE GERHARDT

Semiconductor, Earthworks, 2016, installation view, SónarPLANTA,Barcelona, 2016; five-channel computer-generated animation withfour-channel surround sound, 11:20 mins duration; commissioned by SónarPLANTA; produced by Advanced Music; image courtesy the artists; photo:Semiconductor

  4 From a distance: Lili Dujourie's  AMERICAN IMPERIALISM  AND SUBSTANTIA: MARTIN GERMANN   Lili Dujourie,  American Imperialism , 1972,steel, paint, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist and Peter Freeman Inc, New York and Paris; photo: Dirk Pauwels

4 From a distance: Lili Dujourie's AMERICAN IMPERIALISM AND SUBSTANTIA: MARTIN GERMANN

Lili Dujourie, American Imperialism, 1972,steel, paint, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist and Peter Freeman Inc, New York and Paris; photo: Dirk Pauwels

  5 DISPATCHES FROM A PARALLEL UNIVERSE, CHIA-WEI HSU   Chia-Wei Hsu,  Ruins of the Intelligence Bureau,  2015, film stills; videoinstallation, 13:30 mins duration; produced by Le Fresnoy; images courtesythe artist and Liang Gallery, Taipei

5 DISPATCHES FROM A PARALLEL UNIVERSE, CHIA-WEI HSU

Chia-Wei Hsu, Ruins of the Intelligence Bureau, 2015, film stills; videoinstallation, 13:30 mins duration; produced by Le Fresnoy; images courtesythe artist and Liang Gallery, Taipei

  6 'PERMITTED TO EXIST': AKIRA TAKAYAMA'S  OUR SONGS - SYDNEY KABUKI PROJECT,  MAMI KATAOKA   Akira Takayama,  Our Songs–Sydney Kabuki Project,  2018, video documentation of performances that took place at Sydney Town Hall on 28January 2018, 3.5 hours; filmmaker: Hikaru Fujii; commissioned by the Biennale of Sydney with support from the Neilson Foundation and assistance from Ishibashi Foundation, the Japan Foundation and the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; images courtesy the artist;photos: Tai Spruyt

6 'PERMITTED TO EXIST': AKIRA TAKAYAMA'S OUR SONGS - SYDNEY KABUKI PROJECT, MAMI KATAOKA

Akira Takayama, Our Songs–Sydney Kabuki Project, 2018, video documentation of performances that took place at Sydney Town Hall on 28January 2018, 3.5 hours; filmmaker: Hikaru Fujii; commissioned by the Biennale of Sydney with support from the Neilson Foundation and assistance from Ishibashi Foundation, the Japan Foundation and the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; images courtesy the artist;photos: Tai Spruyt

  7 ENTERTAINMENT AND WONDER: SPECULATING ON THE 'NGV TRIENNIAL': MICHAEL FITZGERALD,  MELBOURNE    Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (a.k.a. Hahan),  Young speculative wanderers , 2014–15,installation views,‘NGV Triennial’, NGV International, Melbourne, 2017; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, purchased through NGV Supporters of Contemporary Art, 2016; photos: Tom Ross

7 ENTERTAINMENT AND WONDER: SPECULATING ON THE 'NGV TRIENNIAL': MICHAEL FITZGERALD, MELBOURNE

Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (a.k.a. Hahan), Young speculative wanderers, 2014–15,installation views,‘NGV Triennial’, NGV International, Melbourne, 2017; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, purchased through NGV Supporters of Contemporary Art, 2016; photos: Tom Ross

  8 PENNY BYRNE: ARMED AND VULNERABLE: ARJMAND AZIZ   Penny Byrne,  Hurt Locker , 2015, installation views,‘Hearts and Minds’, Canberra Glassworks, 2018; Murano glass, mild steel, 200 x 80 x 50cm;images courtesy Canberra Glassworks; photos: Sam Cooper

8 PENNY BYRNE: ARMED AND VULNERABLE: ARJMAND AZIZ

Penny Byrne, Hurt Locker, 2015, installation views,‘Hearts and Minds’, Canberra Glassworks, 2018; Murano glass, mild steel, 200 x 80 x 50cm;images courtesy Canberra Glassworks; photos: Sam Cooper

  9 STIMULATING THINKING, FEELING AND SEEING: GERHAD RICHTER AT GOMA, TONI ROSS,  BRISBANE    Gerhard Richter,  The Life of Images , exhibition installation view, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, 2017, with (from left):Abstract painting (726), 1990;Reader (804) and Reader (799-1), both1994; photo: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA

9 STIMULATING THINKING, FEELING AND SEEING: GERHAD RICHTER AT GOMA, TONI ROSS, BRISBANE

Gerhard Richter, The Life of Images, exhibition installation view, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, 2017, with (from left):Abstract painting (726), 1990;Reader (804) and Reader (799-1), both1994; photo: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA

  10 ANTHONY MANNIX: CAPTURING THE DEFINITIVE NERVE: GARETH JENKINS   ANTHONY MANNIX,  The Museum of Everything , exhibition install view, Museum of Old and New Art(MONA), Hobart, 2018, featuring seven artist books by Anthony Mannix; imagecourtesy the artist and MONA; photo: MONA/Jesse Hunniford

10 ANTHONY MANNIX: CAPTURING THE DEFINITIVE NERVE: GARETH JENKINS

ANTHONY MANNIX, The Museum of Everything, exhibition install view, Museum of Old and New Art(MONA), Hobart, 2018, featuring seven artist books by Anthony Mannix; imagecourtesy the artist and MONA; photo: MONA/Jesse Hunniford

  11 SINGAPORE ART WEEK: FACILITATING CREATIVITY: ANNE-MARIE JEAN,  SINGAPORE    Jesse Jones,  Tremble Tremble ,installation detail view, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts, 2017–18; photo:Weizhong Deng

11 SINGAPORE ART WEEK: FACILITATING CREATIVITY: ANNE-MARIE JEAN, SINGAPORE

Jesse Jones, Tremble Tremble,installation detail view, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts, 2017–18; photo:Weizhong Deng