Tag: art gallery of new south wales

The Story of the Girls & Looking for Langston

Mardi Gras Visual

Arts Program

By Emma Size — 15 March, 2018

This text is part one in Running Dog’s series covering the Mardi Gras Visual Arts Program. Written in the style of a closet drama, it considers Isaac Julien’s ‘Looking for Langston’ and Ben Mercer & Tom Pender’s ‘The Story of the Girls’.    THE BELOVED is stoned, stretched out on the floor in the bodyline…

Robert Mapplethorpe:

The Perfect Medium

By Daniel Mudie Cunningham — 15 December, 2017

Recently, ACON invited me to speak on a panel at the Art Gallery of New South Wales on World AIDS Day. A tie-in with the exhibition, Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium, the panel, ‘Art, Strength and Resilience’, was composed of photographers from the LGBTIQA community: William Yang, C.Moore Hardy and Ann-Marie Calilhanna. Minutes prior to…

A shape of thought

Mikala Dwyer

By Naomi Riddle — 12 October, 2017

‘Please do not touch’ announces the forthright sign, standing to attention at the entrance of Mikala Dwyer’s exhibition A shape of thought. In the gallery beyond lies a smorgasbord of options for the unfettered hand: a collection of copper pipe elbows, stones, coins, sunshine yellow fabric; steel and aluminium and plastic sculptures that have been…