Feature

A sonic boom, then silence:

On Sandra Selig’s ‘Content in a Void’

By Genevieve Trail — 12 July, 2019

This is the final instalment in Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).     …

Memory Betrays Everybody

Curated by Anthony Bautovich

By Eleanor Zurowski — 28 June, 2019

This is a sonic response to the exhibition Memory Betrays Everybody, presented in the Black Box at UNSW Art and Design. Curated by Anthony Bautovich, the exhibition featured the work of two artists—Dragana Jurišić and Biljana Jančić. To listen to this response, press play at the top of the page. The piece is best listened…

The Bittersweet

On Nova Milne’s ‘Skin without Biography’

By Kathleen Linn — 25 June, 2019

This is the fourth instalment of Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).    Tuesday…

Independent Curating:

A written response

By Nanette Orly — 14 June, 2019

Independent Curating // Challenges, Concepts + Collabs was developed to share real-life experiences from a variety of independent curators, based in both Sydney and Melbourne, with an audience of curatorial students, emerging curators and other interested parties. Panellists included: Tahjee Moar, Tian Zhang, Kōtare, Sebastian Henry-Jones, Maeve Parker, Consuelo Cavaniglia, Andy Butler and Talia Smith….

The land between us:

On James Nguyen’s ‘Portion 53’

By Soo-Min Shim — 7 June, 2019

This is the third instalment of Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).    After…

Becoming Spectacle, Pursuing Celebrity

On Nat Thomas’ ‘Postcards from the Edge’

By Eugene Yiu Nam Cheung — 17 May, 2019

This is the second instalment of Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).   …

No Trouble Here

On Sally M. Nangala Mulda's

‘Town Camp Anywhere’

By Snack Syndicate — 24 April, 2019

This is the first instalment of Running Dog‘s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).    ‘My…

Soft Infrastructure

Connie Anthes and

Julia Bavyka

By Eleanor Zurowski — 26 March, 2019

This is a sonic response to Connie Anthes and Julia Bavyka’s exhibition Soft Infrastructure at Firstdraft and is best listened to with headphones. The exhibition considered how to ‘actively dismantle’ or ‘think away’ from the institution. Felt, as a material, is formed by ‘matting, condensing and pressing’ through ‘applying heat, moisture and friction to entangle…

Do you know this feeling?

Curated by

Sebastian Henry-Jones

By June Miskell — 8 March, 2019

This text is in dialogue with the exhibition Do You Know This Feeling? at Firstdraft. Curated by Sebastian Henry-Jones, the exhibition featured the work of Arben Dzika, Athena Thebus, Cee Powell, Chi Tran, Cristine Brache, Frontyard, IchikawaEdward, JD Reforma and Trinh T. Minh-Ha. This text riffs off JD Reforma’s work Why should I be sad?…

Autumn Almanac

Simon Yates

By Vanessa Berry — 22 February, 2019

This text is in dialogue with the exhibition Autumn Almanac at KNULP, and is the next instalment in RD’s feature series of paratextual responses. Imagine a library as wide as it is tall, as deep as it is wide, with narrow corridors in between the shelves, all of which are packed tightly with books. This was…