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X-mas with Cait Harris and Ivan Cheng

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For the special x-mas show on Eastside Radio 89.7fm comedian Cait Harris and performance artist Ivan Cheng recorded their work for us. Have a listen here Cait Harris is a Sydney based performer… Continue reading

DESTABILIZING CANON: WOMEN IN POP ART & WHY DON’T WE KNOW THEM

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When we think of Pop Art we usually think of it as being a male dominated movement. Names such as Warhol, Lichtenstein, or Hamilton immediately spring to mind while it is almost impossible… Continue reading

50 years of PACT & Fringe premiere of movement-generated BODYSCAPES

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On Thursday 11 September, we spoke about PACT’s 50th birthday and Sydney Fringe Festival performance ‘Bodyscapes’. PACT’s Artistic Director, Katrina Douglas took us back to 1960s and explained why the centre for emerging… Continue reading

PRIMAVERA with Mikala Dwyer

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Curator of 2014 Primavera, Sydney-based artist Mikala Dwyer joined me in the studio couple of weeks ago (August 14, 2014) to talk Australian emerging art scene. How do we define emerging? Why she… Continue reading

Score: experience an edgier and more experimental side of the best in Australian and international dance-making

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Jeff Khan, Artistic Director of Performance Space, came to our studio last Thursday (July 24th) to talk about SCORE, a five-week festival of dance and sound-art taking place at Carriageworks from Friday 1st… Continue reading

On Endurance Art with Frances Barrett

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Last Thursday, we spoke to Frances Barrett about the Long-durational Performance Art. We touched upon the strategies employed in physical and mental preparation for these endurance pieces, potential ethical concerns involved, questions of time… Continue reading

LONG-DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART

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    Inspired by the upcoming visit to Australia of the renowned New York based artist Tehching Hsieh, tonight on Something Else, Julia and Ira talk about LONG-DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART. Their guest in… Continue reading

Talking Sol LeWitt

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You can now listen to Ira & Julia talking Sol LeWitt with Macushla Robinson, assistant curator of contemporary international art at the Art Gallery of NSW.  Podcast is now available here Art Gallery… Continue reading

Idea is “a machine that makes the art”

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Tonight on Something Else, Julia and Ira chat to Macushla Robinson emerging theorist and assistant curator of contemporary international art at the Art Gallery of NSW. The topic is Sol LeWitt, conceptual art… Continue reading

Sebastian Goldspink turns underground into Alaska Projects

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On last night’s episode of Something Else, Julia and Ira spoke to Sebastian Goldspink, founder and director of Alaska Projects, a Sydney based artist run initiative established to turn the city’s unused or… Continue reading

It’s time for Tino Seghal’s ‘encounter’

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Last year’s Venice Biennale winner, Tino Seghal is showing his work ‘This is so contemporary’ at the Art Gallery of NSW from today, Feb 6th until Feb 23rd. On last Thursday’s episode of… Continue reading