Divya Venkataraman

Divya Venkataraman is an Indian-Australian writer and editor based on Gadigal land (Sydney). Her writing has been published in Vogue, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, The Sydney Morning Herald and more. She is a proud member of the Sweatshop Writers Collective.

The Currency of Love

By Divya Venkataraman — 23 September, 2021

At an exhibition like The National: New Australian Art, whose third iteration sprung up across the MCA, the AGNSW and Carriageworks in March, many of the artworks are big. Not necessarily big in any metaphorical sense. Just large. Imposing. So, perhaps in response to the scale of the works before me, I wandered past Fiona…