Tag: Photography

Fragile Fantasy

Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer

By Hannah Jenkins — 3 May, 2019

The difference between light and truth: Photography captures light and shadow. The camera captures what’s there in front of it, so, for a time, photography was near synonymous with truth. Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer’s black and white photography tears apart this assumption with both clinical precision and grotesque abandon. His portraits and still lifes appear to show…

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…

INSIDE

Curated by

Stella Rosa McDonald and Rafaela Pandolfini

By Sarinah Masukor — 17 November, 2017

For the group exhibition, INSIDE, curators Stella Rosa McDonald and Rafaela Pandolfini have brought together a collection of new and old works that signify unstable, recalcitrant and predominantly female bodies. Some of the nineteen artists included fit this interpretive framework plainly, while others stretch into more complex conceptual terrain – the body, if it is…