Feminist Renewal Art Network (FRAN)

Feminist Renewal Art Network (FRAN) brings together a group of Adelaide-based women who are active in the visual arts and have been meeting on a regular basis since 2014. The impetus for forming the group was initially the enthusiastic response to the exhibition Beyonce is a Feminist (2013), curated by Brigid Noone of Fontanelle Gallery,…

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…

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…

#dearministerforwomen

Angry about the state of affairs in Australia at the moment? Want an outlet? #dearministerforwomen is an online art activist forum open to anyone to voice their dissatisfaction with the current political and social climate. We would love people to stage their own form of protest, document and hashtag #dearministerforwomen it will become a snapshot…

Lee Lozano’s Decide to Boycott Women (Re-performed)

Lee Lozano’s Decide to Boycott Women (Re-performed) Elizabeth Pulie 28th – 29th March 2015, Marrickville Garage In August 1971 Lee Lozano commenced her conceptual work, Decide to Boycott Women. Initially a month-long experiment wherein she refused to speak to women in order to ‘improve communication’ with them, Lozano ultimately maintained this work for the rest of…

Julie Ewington

Future Feminist Archive – March 2015 Launch for 40th Anniversary of International Women’s Year

Future Feminist Archive is a yearlong project across Australia, in which artists, archivist and art historians engage with archives and collections of all kinds to create exhibitions, workshops, performances and publishing outcomes. Future Feminist Archive is, therefore, styled as a “hypothetical” question. The project will forge connections between diverse community histories and current ideas relating…

Lisa Tolcher "Journey into the Inner Sanctum" 2015 (detail)

“Taking Up Space” – Articulate Gallery

Opening Friday 6 March, 6-8pm Saturday 7 March to Sunday 22 March Articulate Project Space 497 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt NSW 2040 Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11 to 5 (unless otherwise stated) Artists in Taking Up Space: Anka Leśniak, Anke Stäcker, Anne Graham, Barbara Halnan, Che Ritz, Elizabeth Ashburn, Georgina Brinkman, Helen M Sturgess, India Zegan, Janine…

Girls at the Tin Sheds Posters

Girls at the Tin Sheds: DUPLICATED – Sister show to GIRLS AT THE TIN SHEDS

Curated by Louise Mayhew February 26 – March 21. Throughout the 1970s and 80s the Tin Sheds was a cultural epicentre. Open access screen-printing facilities drew students, artists and activists through its doors. They left with posters advertising marches, dances, films, community concerns and political outrage. Two exhibitions (one at Sydney University Art Gallery and…