We see intimate confessions of love, bold expressions of desire, cool regard, and deep beauty as the artist delves the dichotomies of life.
—Naomi Tosic, 2022
8 Soudan Lane Paddington NSW 2012
Working in her Canberra studio, German-born artist Stefanie Schulte listens to music. Many artists do that while working, but Schulte’s listening is different: she sees music as much as she hears it, and that faculty is apparent in her latest suite of paintings, Vivaldi’s Seasons at ANCA.
With a current exhibition at Anna Schwartz Gallery and upcoming performances at the Sydney Opera House, artist Lauren Brincat talks to writer and curator Anador Walsh about curtains, going backstage, David Bowie, and the collaboration process.
For three decades Marco Fusinato has worked across his noise guitar performances, installations, and appropriated musical scores. Interrogating moments of extremity, whether political or musical, Fusinato is now representing Australia in the 2022 Venice Biennale — which you can stream live. Here, he talks about punk, noise and music, and moments of radicalism.
Wiradjuri artist S.J Norman recently won the 67th Blake Prize, which recognises achievement in spiritual art. Norman’s winning photograph documents the 147 incisions made on the artist’s back during a 2019 performance, which marks the 147 Aboriginal people who died in police custody in the preceding decade. Wiradjuri poet and artist Jazz Money sat down with Norman to discuss the significance of these images.
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