Parramatta Female Factory Precinct

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project

PFFP Memory Project brings together artists, historians, academics and former occupants of the Precinct’s historical institutions in a collaborative contemporary art and social history project to activate the site as a creative hub and pre-vision it as Australia’s first internationally recognised Site of Conscience. About A social history and contemporary art project centered on the…

Lynne Barwick, Signs & Wonders 1, 2013 (installation detail). Photographer: Felicity Jenkins

Exhibition: Lynne Barwick & India Zegan

Closer Lynne Barwick & India Zegan November 16 – December 1, 2013 Articulate Upstairs 497 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt, NSW 2040 India Zegan and Lynne Barwick’s work is linked by a shared interest in cultural narratives of identity, in the blurred ground of fiction and autobiography, and in disrupting empirical language to reveal its surrounding ghosts.…

Mary Scott: Black Powder 2013 Charcoal and pastel on paper and gallery walls 1380 x 1140mm

Essay: Slow burning but incendiary

Slow burning but incendiary … Jackie Dunn, September, 2013 Post-election 2013, waiting for our new government to be sworn in and I’m listening to Julia Gillard’s biographer call her subject defiant and fatalistic as she exhorted those in parliament to ‘take their best shot’ at her before a leadership ballot last year. ‘Defiance’ and ‘fatalism’: could there be…