Published Writing

2020

Kylie Stillmann delves into the secret life of books

Artist Interview | with Kylie Stillmann, about Not fully or properly either of two things retrospective exhibition at Town Hall Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Sheep Show

Exhibition Preview | on Sheep Show, curated by Melissa McGrath at Mundaring Arts Centre, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Kitchen Creations: Recipes by Bo Wong, Mike Bianco and Mark Valenzuela

Feature | on artists cooking during coronavirus lockdown, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Love in the Time of COVID19

Exhibition Feature | on Love in the Time of COVD19 curated by Paul Greenaway at GAG Projects, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Jac Ball focuses on trans bodies through photo-collage

Artist Feature | on PDA by Jac Ball, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

The Subtle Art of the Residency

Long-from Feature | on the Spaced residency program run by International Art Space, Perth, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

The Supremacy of the Collection Pool

Long-from Feature | on gender equality in the Australian arts sector, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 123, pp. 70-81, ed. Kim Butterworth. Read here.

House of Clubs

Catalogue Essay | on Sheridan’s by Emma Jolley at Midland Junction Arts Centre. Read here.

2019

Matisse & Picasso

Exhibition Preview | on Matisse & Picasso at the National Gallery of Australia, curated by Dr. Jane Kinsman, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

In the Stars

Feature | on Brian Robinson: Tithuyil (moving with the rhythm of the stars) at John Curtin Gallery, curated by Dr. Chris Malcolm, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Unfolding Acts

Exhibition Preview | on Unfolding Acts: New Art from Taipei and Perth at Perth Institute for Contemporary Art for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Stacks & Sleeves: A Posthuman Landscape

Exhibition Preview | on Stacks & Sleeves at Galerie Pompom and Gallery Lane Cove, Curated by Rachel Kiang and George Adams, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

A new look at the women who shaped Brisbane’s art scene

Feature | on New Woman at the Museum of Brisbane, curated by Miranda Hine, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Made from pillars of spit: Jack Caddy

Exhibition Preview | on Made from Pillars of Spit by Jack Caddy, at Cool Change Contemporary for Art Guide Australia, issue 121, pp. 62-63, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Prue Venables on having itchy fingers and creative hands

Interview | with ceramicist/jeweller Prue Venables for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

On Cabinets

Catalogue Essay | for Fremantle 1988 retrospective by Stuart Elliott at Fremantle Arts Centre, ed. André Lipscombe. Read here.

Not by Sight

Feature | on Vis-Ability at QUT Art Museum, curated by Vanessa Van Ooyen, for Art Guide Australia, issue 119, pp. 72-75, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Convergence II

Exhibition Preview | on Convergence II by Melissa McKee and Monika Lukowska, at Paper Mountain Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, issue 119, p. 54, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Ellen Norrish & Ian Williams: The Life Around

Exhibition Preview | on The Life Around by Ian Williams and Ellen Norrish at Midland Junction Arts Centre, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Love, Displaced

Review | of Love, Displaced at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, curated by Felicity Fenner, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

You Can Take the Human out of the Lab

Catalogue Essay | for Sequestered by Tessa Rex, at Cool Change Contemporary.

Ben Quilty: Bard of Compassion

Feature | on Ben Quilty retrospective Quilty at the Art Gallery of South Australia, curated by Lisa Slade, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Desert, River, Sea

Exhibition Preview | on Desert, River, Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, curated by Carly Lane and Emilia Galatis, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Age of Empire

Feature | on Hyperkulturmia by Andrew Nicholls at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 118, pp. 73-75, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Connecting to the Earth

Exhibition Preview | on Connecting to the Earth Ana Mendieta retrospective at the Institute of Modern Art, curated by Susan Best, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 118, p. 52, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Reformers

Feature | on Love & Desire Pre-Raphaelite exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

In These Hands

Exhibition Preview | on In These Hands: Mara Nyangangka at JamFactory at Seppetsfield, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Robyn Stacey on new still lifes and old collections

Interview | with Robyn Stacey and Anouska Phizacklea, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

2018

Structural Dependency

Catalogue Essay | for Structural Dependency by Matthew Thorley at PS Art Space. Read here.

Sera Waters unpicks the long stitches of Australian history

Interview | with Sera Waters, in residence at Art Collective WA, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.  Structural Dependency by Matthew Thorley at PS Art Space. Read here.

Changing Nature

Feature | on Supernatural at White Rabbit Collection, curated by David Williams, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Beyond Bling!

Exhibition Preview | on Beyond Bling! at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, curated by Robert Cook, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Perth’s new gallery: Cool Change Contemporary

Feature | on Cool Change Contemporary, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Painting with Thread

Exhibition Preview | on Painting with Thread: Tapestries and Samples from the Australian Tapestry Workshop, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Women Painting Women

Exhibition Preview | on Women Painting Women at Burrinja Gallery, curated by JD Mittman, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Bush Women

Book Introduction | co-written with Erin Coates, in Bush Women: 25 Years On, on the occasion of Bush Women: 25 Years On exhibition, published by Fremantle Arts Centre, ed. Erin Coates & John Kean. Read here.

Richard Dunlop: A Northern Survey

Exhibition Preview | on A Northern Survey by Richard Dunlop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Authentic Determination: Brigid Noone

Exhibition Preview | on Authentic Determination by Brigid Noone at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

No Woman is an Island

Feature | on Vanishing Point at Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Nigel Hewitt: Recinder

Exhibition Preview | on Recinder by Nigel Hewitt at Gallery Central: North Metropolitan TAFE, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Vocal Advocate

Feature | on composer/artist Oliver Beer, in residence at the Sydney Opera House and the Biennale of Sydney, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 112, pp. 71-73, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Kate Scardifield talks about navigating space and time

Interview | with Kate Scardifield, on Soft Topologies exhibition at UTS Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Waqt al-tagheer

Exhibition Preview| on Waqt al-tagheer: Time of Change by Eleven Collective at ACE Open, curated by Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Nur Sckembi for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Standard Bearer

Feature| on Zone of Nowhere retrospective by Kimsooja at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, curated by Eugenio Viola, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 111, pp. 59-62, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

At A Distance

Exhibition Preview| on At A Distance by Nina Frigault at Hahndorf Academy, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 111, p. 49, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

2017

In Cahoots

Catalogue Editorial| for In Cahoots: Artists Collaborate Across Country exhibition catalogue, published by Fremantle Arts Centre. Read here.

Yolngu and Martu Coming Together

Feature| on Curtis Taylor and Ishmael Marika, for Art Monthly, Issue 303, ed. Michael Fitzgerald. Read here.

Remedial Works

Exhibition Preview| on Remedial Works at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, curated by Andrew Varano, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 110, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Rock Solid Bonds

Feature| on Next Matriarch at ACE Open, for the Tarnanthi Festival, curated by Kimberley Moulton and Liz Nowell, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Nike Savvas talks about the science and phenomenology of colour

Interview| with Nike Savvas, on Living on a Promise exhibition at Arc One Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

BATAVIA (1629)

Exhibition Preview| on BATAVIA (1629): Giving voice to the voiceless for Art Guide Australia, curated by Paul Uhlmann, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Seeing Eyes

Feature| on Roses don’t have hearts, but my eyes will find yours by Myriam Mechita at GAG Projects, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Fred Williams changed the way we see

Long-form Feature| on Fred Williams in the You Yangs retrospective curated by Jason Smith at Geelong Gallery, including with interviews with Imants Tillers, Aida Tomescu and Dan Kyle, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

The Certainty of Upheaval

Catalogue Essay| for Parallels of Place, curated by Lyn Nixon and Anna Richardson at Heathcote Museum and Gallery. Read here.

Battleground: 1917

Feature| on The Great Strike exhibition at Carriageworks, curated by Nina Miall, for Art Guide Australia, pp. 63-65, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

When the Sky Fell

Exhibition Preview| on When the Sky Fell: Legacies of the 1967 Referendum  at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, curated by Clothilde Bullen, for Art Guide Australia, Issue 108, p. 48, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

David Fairbairn

Interview| with David Fairbairn on Drawn to Print touring exhibition, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Emplacement

Catalogue Essay| for Locale… and the gesture of return at Heathcote Museum and Gallery, curated by Mel McKee and Monika Lukowska, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

The Labyrinth

Feature| on Khadim Ali and The National: New Australian Art, for Art Guide Australia, pp. 70-73, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

HERE&NOW17

Exhibition Preview| on HERE&NOW17: New Photography at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, curated by Chelsea Hopper, for Art Guide Australia, p. 47, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

John Akomfrah

Exhibition Preview| on John Akomfrah retrospective  at John Curtin Gallery, curated by Dr. Chris Malcolm, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Small Time

Catalogue Essay| for Small Time by Tom Freeman at Paper Mountain Gallery. Read here.

Internet Explorer: The Creative Administration of Digital Geography

PhD Thesis| a creative production exegesis on a romanticised, museological approach to worldwide digital geolocation imaging. Supervised by Dr. Nicole Slatter & Dr. Ann Schilo at Curtin University of Technology. Supported by the Australian Postgraduate Award and Curtin University Postgraduate Scholarship Award. Awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Thesis. Read here.

2016

High Rise, Low Rise explores Canberra and the Gold Coast

Exhibition Preview| on High Rise, Low Rise  at Gorman Arts Centre, curated by David Broker and Rebecca Ross, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

When Happiness Ruled

Exhibition Preview| on When Happiness Ruled  by Pip & Pop at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

As Long as the Night is Dark

Exhibition Preview| on As Long as the Night is Dark  at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, curated by Simon Pericich, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Varia Karipoff. Read here.

Wake in Fright

Film Recommendation| on Wake in Fright, for VHS Tracking, Issue 1, ed. Tristan Fidler. Read here.

Afronauts

Exhibition Preview| on Afronauts by Christina de Middel at Perth Centre for Photography, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement.

Bella Kelly

Exhibition Preview| on the Belly Kelly Retrospective  at John Curtin Gallery, curated by Dr. Chris Malcolm, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Toby Fehily. Read here.

Theo Koning’s Playful Sculptures Talk to Each Other

Exhibition Preview| on Fragments of Language by Theo Koning,  at Turner Galleries, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Sioux Tempestt Cuts and Pastes the City of Perth

Exhibition Preview| on Chronicle by Sioux Tempestt,  at the Museum of Perth, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

Resistance

Exhibition Preview| on Resistance, curated by Carly Lane, at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Toby Fehily.

Unknown Land pictures Country Indigenous Australians already knew well

Exhibition Preview| on Unknown Land, curated by Melissa Harpley,  at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Tracey Clement. Read here.

2015

Futile Labor/DeMonstrable

Exhibition Preview| on Futile Labour and DeMonstrable, at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Toby Fehily.

Fertile Soil

Exhibition Preview| on Fertile Soil by Thea Costantino at John Curtin Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Toby Fehily.

Accident & Process

Exhibition Preview| on Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Toby Fehily.

2014

Once Upon a Time in the West

Exhibition Preview| on Marlbatharndu Wanggagu: Once Upon a Time in the West, at FORM Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Kim Butterworth.

Erin Coates/George Egerton-Warburton

Exhibition Review| on Administration is Just Oulipian Poetry by George Egerton-Warburton and Kinesphere by Erin Coates, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Artlink, ed. Stephanie Radok. Read here.

Shared Sky

Exhibition Preview| on Shared Sky, at John Curtin Gallery, curated by Dr. Chris Malcolm, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

New Passports, New Photography

Exhibition Preview| on New Passports, New Photography, at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

Hatched 2014

Exhibition Preview| on Hatched 2014, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

Worldwide Backyard

Catalogue Essay| for Worldwide Backyard exhibition, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, ed. Gemma Weston.

Paramodel/The Tenth Sentiment

Exhibition Preview| on Paramodel and The Tenth Sentiment by Ryota Kuwakubo, at John Curtin Gallery, curated by Dr. Chris Malcolm, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

Ambitious for the Audience

Artist Profile| on Tom Muller, for Artsource WA Quarterly members’ magazine, ‘WA artists post-MoMA Cancellation’ issue, ed. June Moorhouse. Read here.

The Refusal of Time

Exhibition Preview| on The Refusal of Time by William Kentridge, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth

2013

Moment Fixation

Catalogue Essay| on Test Screen by Tim Carter at Paper Mountain Galleries.

Thank Christ the Visitors Have Gone

Catalogue Essay| on The Ten Commandments by Richard Lewer at Hugo Michell Gallery. Read here.

The Art of the Long Conversation

Artist Profile| on Antony Muia, for Artsource WA Quarterly members’ magazine, ‘the artists’ voice in public discourse issue, ed. June Moorhouse. Read here.

A Company Town

Feature| on Daniel Peltz, on residency with International Art Space and SPACED II at Tom Price, Western Ausrtalia, for Artlink, ‘Mining’ issue, ed. Stephanie Britton. Read here.

Destination Art

Interview| with Art Gallery of Western Australia director Dr. Stefano Carboni, for ArtiFacts members’ magazine, ed. Carola Akindele-Obe.

Bank West Art Prize

Exhibition Review| on 2013 BankWest Art Prize at BankWest Place, curated by Sandra Murray, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

Dark Portals

Exhibition Review| on Dark Portals by Sera Waters at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, for Art Monthly Australia, ed. Maurice O’Riordan. Read here.

2012

HERE&NOW12

Exhibition Review| on HERE&NOW12 at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, curated by Katie Lenanton, for Artlink, ed. Stephanie Britton. Read here.

The Men in Gold

Artist Profile| on Abdul Abdullah, Nathan Beard and Casey Ayres for Frankie.

In the Shadow of the Past

Exhibition Review| on In the Shadow of the Past, this World Knots Tight by Kate McMillan at Venn Gallery, for Artlink, ed. Stephanie Britton. Read here.

Look. Look Again. 

Feature| on Look. Look Again. Cruther Collection of Women’s Art retrospective at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, for Artlink, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

Objects. Food. Rooms.

Feature| on Object. Food. Rooms. by Thomas Rentmeister at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth.

The Embassy will be Open

Feature| on The Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere  at the National Gallery of Victoria, for RealTime Arts, ed. Keith Gallasch. Read here.

Picasso to Warhol

Exhibition Preview| on Picasso to Warhol at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth

Plastic Eden

Exhibition Preview| on Plastic Eden by David Charles Collins at Venn Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth. Read here.

Pictures of the Floating World

Exhibition Preview| on Pictures of the Floating World by Woody Mellor at Melody Smith Gallery, for Art Guide Australia, ed. Dylan Rainforth

2011

An Opinionated Education

Website|film review blog, September 2010 – January 2012. Read here.

Vanishing Point

Exhibition Review| on Picnic at Fanging Rock by Casey Ayres at OK Gallery, for Runway, ed. Amber McCulloch. Read here.

Flash of Brilliance

Interview| with photographer David Charles Collins, for Fudd Online, ed. Nick Fitzpatrick.

Model Mystery

Exhibition Review| on Model Mystery: 19th Century Prisoner Art by Tom Freeman at the Museum of Natural Mystery, for Grok, ed. Sean McEwen

Enlightenmount

Feature| on the pictorial representation of mountains in Western art history for Avant Garden, ed. Dan Bourke

2009

Don’t Be Evil

Feature | on the Google iLibrary, for Tete-a-Tete magazine, ed. Clare Peake.

LIMV Cookbook II

Recipe Illustration| for Benjamin Golby’s apple crumble recipe in the Love Is My Velocity Cookbook II, ed. Katie Lenanton. Read here.

Sheridan Coleman

Artist Autobiography | for RELATIVE Magazine, issue II, ed. Matt Hollywood.