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…

Call Out: Full Flight participants, 1980-1983

Future Feminist Archive brings together a cross-section of people in communities across NSW to  to discuss ways to create connections between local archives and local feminist histories. Led by community members and archive specialists it aims to consider ways of recovering archives that have been forgotten. It explores new relationships between archives and feminism. Future…

Exhibition: The f Word

The f Word, Contemporary Art in Australia Second instalment at Ararat Regional Art Gallery Opening event Saturday August 30, With artist talks at 1pm by Laurene Dietrich, Eliza-Jane Gilchrist, Georgia MacGuire, Inez de Vega and Lyndal Walker Official opening remarks at 2pm Exhibition open to the public from August 28 to October 12, 2014 The f…

Lola Ryan, Shell-work bridge, 2002, 15 x 37 x 7 cm, CCWA 716o, © courtesy the artist’s estate

Exhibition: Glitter

GLITTER: PAT LARTER vs LOLA RYAN CRUTHERS COLLECTION OF WOMEN’S ART LAWRENCE WILSON ART GALLERY AT THE DR HAROLD SCHENBERG ART CENTRE 26 JULY – 27 SEPTEMBER 2014 Glitter presents the vibrant and engaging work of two distinct yet connected artists. Pat Larter and Lola Ryan’s works speak with unique voices on kitsch, decoration, the…

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.…

Project: The F Word

The F Word is a multifaceted feminist art project spanning three years (2012-2014). Comprised of a series of workshops, seminars, exhibitions and public events, this project explores contemporary feminist art in Victoria.   Featured in 2012 was a two week residency at West Space, Melbourne. Film programs, knitting workshop, feminist forums and events were hosted…

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project

PFFP Memory Project brings together artists, historians, academics and former occupants of the Precinct’s historical institutions in a collaborative contemporary art and social history project to activate the site as a creative hub and pre-vision it as Australia’s first internationally recognised Site of Conscience. About A social history and contemporary art project centered on the…