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Category archives: EXHIBITION REVIEW

EXHIBITION REVIEW // HABITAT

Habitat: Artworks and Stories of Pine Rivers Gardens, an exhibition by Renata Buziak and Lynette Letic Review by Gordon Craig 4 June – 18 July 2015, Pine Rivers Art Gallery In their recent exhibition, Renata Buziak and Lynette Letic created a unique collaboration, working both with each other and also a group of people from the Moreton Bay region who are passionate about their gardens. Over a two-year period, the [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // ATRAMENTOS by OSCAR MUÑOZ

A side exhibition of ARCO Madrid this year, was Atramentos by Oscar Muñoz, that explored ideas of of photographic memory without the presence of any physical photographs. Yavuz Erkan shares his thoughts on the Muñoz exhibit. After fulfilling an eye-wearying marathon in Paris Photo, I motivated myself to check out the photographic scene from ARCO Madrid, whose guest country of honour was Columbia this year. Despite the exponentially growing amount of interest and every kind of [...]

REVIEW // PARIS PHOTO

Yavuz Erkan reviews Paris Photo 2014. It has been a month since an excess of images bombarded my eyes, yet only a few still remain in my memory. As a recent art college graduate my trained eyes necessitated in seeing, but I was blinded by my own desire to apprehend everything. The exigency of compressing the fair at Grand Palais into a single day was obviously a mistake but with [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // OGRÓD

Ariel Cameron reviews Ogród, an exhibition of works by Renata Buziak, currently held at Hayward Fine Art in Algester, Brisbane. Ogród (meaning ‘garden’ in Polish) is Renata Buziak’s current exhibition, a collection of works that offer a unique and mesmerising view of nature. Comprised of still works and video projections spanning many years, audiences are able to gain an appreciation for the unique creative process Buziak has developed in her practice. [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // DÉRIVE

Set in the chilly months of Central Europe, QCA Project Galleries’ latest exhibition Dérive encapsulates the travelling experience, with the diverse creative outcomes of Queensland College of Art staff and students’ three-week journey through the Czech Republic and Poland. Although diverse in nature, the works together layer and build upon the experience of the unfamiliar, using photography, film and visual artworks. The exhibition is also a part of the Queensland [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // NO PLACE (LIKE HOME)

Review by Jacob Warren ‘No Place Like Home’, curated by Gordon Craig, is a current photographic and digital media exhibition at the University of Queensland Art Museum. Showing the work of four international artists ‘No Place’ focusses on the constructed world, be it miniature suburbs and post-apocalyptic cities or digital renderings and photo composites. The curatorial bent to this exhibition is how images of another, constructed (read unreal?) world allow [...]

INTERVIEW // CALLUM ROSS AND HENRY ANDERSON

Callum Ross and Henry Anderson are organising a one-night only show with a group of photographers including Dan McCabe, Emma Leslie, Dave Chatfield and Felix Merry that is now being shown at Metro Arts in Brisbane’s CBD* as part of the Queensland Festival of Photography 5. Their show, A Dot on a Line, opens on Friday April 18th and it investigates the photographic process as understood by six emerging photographers. The [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // 2014 INTERCITY IMAGES: GLADSTONE SAIKI PHOTOGRAPHIC EXCHANGE

Madeleine Cook, Public Programs & Promotions Officer for the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, reviews the 2014 Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange. The exhibition is part of this years Queensland Festival of Photography 5. This is the twelfth year the photographic exchange has run between the Gladstone Region and their Sister City, Saiki City, Japan. Each time local photographers are asked to submit up to two images each that capture [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // TRUE SELF: DAVID ROSETZSKY, SELECTED WORKS

Elizabeth Stevenson, Visual Arts student of James Cook University reviews True Self: David Rosetzsky, Selected Works, currently showing at Cairns Regional Gallery, one of the many exhibitions that are part of the Queensland Festival of Photography 5. One could not help but be engaged in True Self: David Rosetzsky, Selected Works, which opened at Cairns Regional Gallery on March 7, 2014. The Centre for Contemporary Photography & NETS Victoria touring exhibition curated [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // JASPER DE BEIJER

Yavuz Erkan reviews Jasper de Beijer’s Marabunta at The Empire Project, Istanbul. As an invention, photography is based upon the camera obscura vision, which operates on one-point perspective. Since its inception in the early 19th Century, people identified photographs as an outcome of a truthful experience because the camera recorded reality as it happened. Knowledge is gained vis-à-vis seeing and the hegemonic vision of modernity is impaired by the assumption [...]

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