Naomi Hobson

The first thing that is surprising about Naomi Hobson’s Ritual – January First, currently exhibiting at Suzanne O’Connell Gallery, is that it is a show of photographs. Hobson, who has long painted intuitive, brightly coloured and somewhat abstracted landscapes (as described by the artist herself for Artist Profile), has become well-known for this work. Collected by […]

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Ballarat International Fotobiennale

What comes to mind when Ballarat, the regional Victorian town in the Central Highlands northwest of Melbourne, is mentioned? The gold rush of the late 1850s that swept this fledgling colonial outpost, and curiously Australia’s only attempt at a revolution: the fairly timid blink-and-you’d-miss-it Eureka Stockade uprising. Rebellion is a pretty neat thing to be […]

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Samantha Everton

Anthea Polson Art surveys Everton’s photographic practice of post-colonial storytelling.

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Shoufay Derz

George Shaw writes about the poetry of Shoufay Derz’s latest series ‘In Memory of Water’.

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Lisa Reihana | Cinemania

Lisa Reihana’s survey exhibition‘Cinemania’ charts the artist’s ongoing preoccupation with the complexities of cultural identity,

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The photography of Raphaela Rosella

Raphaella Rosella sees things as they are, instinctively, without embellishment. She’s a gifted visual storyteller, never allowing her images to stray into patronising or exploitative territory.

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NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Photographic Prize

This year sees the inaugural NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Photographic Prize. With its theme asking artists to explore New South Wales landscape in focus, the prize was established to compliment the three year old NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Painting Prize. Chair of the Community Relations Commission, Stepan Kerkyasharian, saw the competition as an opportunity to explore not only the […]

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PIETER HUGO @ GREENAWAY, ADELAIDE

ONE OF THE most celebrated African photographers of his generation, Pieter Hugo will soon be showing work from his Nollywood series at Greenaway Art Gallery in Adelaide. Read more about the artist and his fascinating subject matter from the Nigerian film industry in our 8-page feature article in AP Issue 10, where Hugo speaks with […]

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