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Castlemainia: making regional arts festivals work

Art Life editor Andrew Frost likes to drive very long distances to see art. What he found in Castlemaine Victoria offers a few clues how regional arts events can reshape Australian art…

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Friday deguatstaion: an amuse-bouche before the weekend…?

Introducing Friday Degustation

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Long live the new flesh: Lisa McCleary’s sci-fi surfaces

Lisa McCleary discusses her upcoming solos show at Gallery MC, eroticism, surfaces, sci-fi and insane amounts of hard work…

Penalties apply: the landscape of ‘Uncertain Territory’

If you’re the least bit aware of the state of the world, and its past and potential futures, then the ‘landscape’ would have to be one of the most problematic of all curatorial adventures.