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…

Download the FFA Symposium Program

This symposium brings together artists, archivists, filmmakers, curators and art historians to discuss ways to recover lost Feminist archives and to imagine the new. Future Feminist Archive is, therefore, styled as a “hypothetical” question. To find out more about what’s on at the AGNSW as part of the FFA Symposium, download the FFA Symposium Program (PDF)

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Euraba Papermakers

Euraba is for everyone, we don’t specifically see ourselves as feminist but we are a group of strong women, carving out a path for ourselves with the support of many others. The installation at SCA Gallery is based on the medicinal Eura leaf. The Story of Euraba is distinctive not the least because it was…

Alice Lang Originals (2014)

Conference: Curating Feminism

CURATING FEMINISM A Contemporary Art and Feminism event co-hosted by Sydney College of the Arts, School of Letters, Arts and Media, and The Power Institute, University of Sydney How can curating be an activist practice, especially in the realm of gender? What does it mean to be a feminist curator, or to adopt a feminist…

Curating Feminism Keynote Lecture

Curatorial Activism: Toward an Ethics of Curating Professor Maura Reilly coined the phrase ‘curatorial activism’ several years ago to address an urgent need in the contemporary art world for curatorial strategies that provide alternatives to exclusionary models of collecting and display that continue to re-produce inequality under the aegis of the art historical canon (and…

If Not Why Not? panel at Artspace March 2013

Feminism in Contemporary Art: If Not Why Not?

On 23rd March 2013 Artspace, Sydney presented with JANIS and in association with Art Month, Sydney a panel discussion: Feminism in Contemporary Art: If Not Why Not?The speakers were Julie Rrap (artist), Catriona Moore (Academic ArtHistTh and author of Dissonance: Feminism in the arts 1970-1990), Natalya Hughes (artist), Anna Davis (curator, MCA) and Jess Olivieri…

Sessions: GEOcritical AAANZ Conference 2014

Call for Session Proposals   Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference 5-8 December 2014 Launceston, Tasmania The conference theme, GEOcritical, is a concoction that both delimits and opens up creative speculation. Taking the GEO prefix sits us firmly on earth, world, ground, and by extension, in specific places and conditions of being.…

Parisian street art. Pic: jacqueline Millner

Event: Transgressive Teaching

An initiative of Sydney College of the Arts Contemporary Art + Feminism research cluster, Transgressive Teaching is a free workshop with leading feminist scholars and artists exploring how to teach feminism and how to teach in a feminist way. SATURDAY 29 MARCH 2014 Session 1 – The Past Now: Feminist herstories and the contemporary curriculum Chair: Catriona Moore, Art History…

Papers: 2014 Luce Irigaray Conference

Topologies of Sexual Difference  Luce Irigaray Circle Conference, Melbourne, Australia Wednesday 10 December to Friday 12 December 2014 The Communication, Politics and Culture Research Centre at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, with the support of the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, will host an interdisciplinary conference inspired by Luce Irigaray and her thinking…