Issue 289, May, 2016

   01 Connective threads by Angela Goddard, Brisbane

Exterior view of The Walls, Miami, Gold Coast, 2015; image courtesy The Walls; photo: Alan Warren

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   02 From ‘Cream’ to ‘Coconut Water’: Feeding Queensland regional audiences by Hamish Sawyer, Caloundra

Vai Niu Wai Niu Coconut Water, exhibition view with installation detail by Eric Bridgeman, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, 2015; image courtesy Caboolture Regional Art Gallery; photo: Al Si... more >

   03 Reflections in a muddy puddle: Jenny Watson in conversation by Wes Hill, Brisbane

Jenny Watson, Reflection in a muddy puddle, 2013, oil on linen and mixed media, 250 x 141cm, image courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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   04 The past comes close: New works by Bruce Reynolds by Virginia Rigney, Brisbane

Bruce Reynolds, Vase with Cypress, 2016, lino on board, 168 x 103cm; image courtesy the artist and Jan Manton Art, Brisbane

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   05 DIY, ARI: Brisbane’s artist-run spaces now by Lisa Bryan-Brown, Brisbane

‘Weeping Woman’ performance, That Space, Brisbane, August 1986; image courtesy the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane; photo: The Shared Camera

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   06 andu: A son’s story by Michael Cook, Sunshine Coast

Michael Cook, Mother (Bicycle), 2016, inkjet print on paper, 80 x 120cm, edition of 8; image courtesy the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane

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   07 Sageraw Thonar: Stories from the southeasterly season by Miriam Carter, Cairns

Laurie Nona, Malngu Sagrr Gimeiya, 2016, linocut print on paper, 154.3 x 110.5cm (image size); image courtesy the artist and Badu Art Centre; photo: Jon Linkins

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   08 Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori: The splendour of colour by Louise Martin-Chew, Brisbane

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Thundi, 2013, synthetic polymer paint on linen; collection: The Estate of Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori; © Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally... more >

   09 Whorled worlds and echoes from history: Jitish Kallat in conversation by Gene Sherman, Sydney

Jitish Kallat, Public Notice, 2003, installation view, 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2006–07; burnt adhesive on acry... more >

   10 Confronting the nature of representation: ‘Afterwork’ at Para Site by Chloé Wolifson, Hong Kong

Santiago Sierra, La trampa (The Trap), Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile, 2007, photograph; image courtesy the artist and Para Site, Hong Kong

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   11 Deep hanging out: Francis Upritchard at MUMA by Amita Kirpalani, Melbourne

Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs, exhibition view, Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), Melbourne, 2016; image courtesy the artist and MUMA, Melbourne

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   12 Curiouser and curiouser: The 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art by Stephanie Radok, Adelaide

Tarryn Gill, Guardian Figure, 2015, installation view, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, 2016; mixed media including foam, faux fur, LED lights, 46 x 40 x 30cm; photo: Saul Steed

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   13 Illuminating tradition: ‘Shimmer’ at Wollongong by Miranda Samuels, Wollongong

Lola Greeno, warrener, 2015, warrener shells, stainless-steel wire, commissioned for ‘Shimmer’; photo: Bernie Fischer

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   14 Conflicted emotion: Elizabeth Gower’s ‘he loves me, he loves me not’ by Amelia Winata, Melbourne

Elizabeth Gower, he loves me, he loves me not, 2016, installation images, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 2016; photos: Tobias Titz

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   15 Gordon Darling 1921 – 2015 by Angus Trumble, Canberra

Jiawei Shen, L. Gordon Darling AC CMG, 2006, oil on canvas, 168.8 x 153cm; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, purchased with the assistance of the Mundango Charitable Trust and Claudia Hyl... more >

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