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AS IF: 40 years and beyond – Celebrating the Women’s Art Register

In October 2015, the Women’s Art Register, a dynamic slide library holding over 20,000 images and representing over 5000 artists, celebrates 40 years of persisting and insisting that women’s art matters. To honour this remarkable achievement, the Women’s Art Register will host a curated mini-festival of women’s artmaking, showcasing a dazzling array of women’s artistic…

f generation

Event: f generation

f generation: feminism, art, progressions is a collaborative platform for exploring feminism in contemporary art. 2015 marks 40 years since International Women’s Year in 1975. During that year key feminist art events took place at George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne Student Union. These included a pivotal lecture by renowned international artist and theorist Lucy…

Alison Alder, Australia, "When the Close a Pit The kill a Community", 1984.  Redback Graphix
Australia, 1979 - 1994

Alison Alder at Future Feminist Archive in Wollongong

Alison Alder and Mini Graff are Future Feminist Archive artist/researchers based at Wollongong Art Gallery. Alison reports from the University of Wollongong Archive where she is researching the Kembla Coal and Coke Miners’ Women’s Auxiliary. Alison’s first assignment as a raw arrival to Redback Graphix from Melbourne in 1984, was to make a poster for the KCC…

Brenda Samuels, Powerade, 2015, oil on canvas. 30x30cm

Art: Paintings by Mum

‘Paintings by Mum is an exhibition of paintings by Brenda Samuels, curated by her daughter Miranda. It runs from the 7th August – 22nd August at Airspace Projects, Marrickville. The show utilises housework as a curatorial strategy to explore ideas surrounding the value of housework, mother-daughter collaborations, intergenerational feminisms and the demographic of the ’emerging…

Bussaraporn Thongchai, Me and Mom, 2010

Exhibition: My Sisters and other Ghosts

Please join Jasmin Stephens for the opening of My Sisters and other Ghosts – Genevieve Chua, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp and Bussaraporn Thongchai – on Saturday 29 August at 3pm at The Cross Art Projects, Sydney. Sydney-based Phaptawan Suwannakudt, writer Denise Thwaites and Jasmin will introduce the exhibition on behalf of the artists. My Sisters and other Ghosts…