The Aboriginal Art Reading Group will be on vacation for the month of June. We will resume our monthly gathering on 18 July 4-5pm in Dr. Susan Lowish’s office, room 351 East Tower, John Medley Building, University of Melbourne with articles from Artlink’s upcoming issue Indigenous: Beauty and Terror 2011, which will be launched this Thursday, 2 June, at Federation Square’s Talk blak, talking back: conversations on political blak art. For more on the event click here.
Artlink Indigenous: guest co-editors Daniel Browning and Stephanie Radok.
A bumper annual survey of current developments and issues in this rich and diverse field. Artlink Indigenous: Beauty and Terror 2011 follows in the footsteps of the groundbreaking blak on blak issue of 2010 with abundant images, incisive profiles of contemporary Indigenous artists, sharp analysis of exhibitions of Aboriginal art in Australia and overseas, and cutting edge polemics on the politics of Aboriginal art. Writers include Larissa Behrendt, Djon Mundine, Greg Lehman, Brenda Croft, Ian McLean, Tom Mosby, Claire Eltringham, Georges Petitjean and Christian Thompson.