Archive for November, 2011

Outpost postings…

Last weekend we went out to Outpost: Art from the street on Cockatoo Island. There is much to see and each weekend for a month new artists come with their spray cans and their backpacks and their skateboards to do their stuff at the site. The pavilions and tunnels display the work on boards very much in the manner of
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Beyond the Self: contemplating portraiture from Asia

Last weekend I went to an amazing show in Canberra. It’s called Beyond the Self: contemporary portraiture from Asia and is showing at the National Portrait Gallery. Here’s the link. It’s a kind of survey of contemporary self-portraiture in Asia. Much of the work is an on-going dialogue of contemporary themes such as politics, the re-writing of history and the
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