this work is great to find, and links to my interest in place and identity

Linda Norris Studio Blog

Really enjoyed an art event at Drefelin, Carmarthenshire curated by Jason Pinder and Simon Whitehead, “Rhôd” is artwork installed in a woodland valley and an old mill and includes sound pieces, wood and willow sculptures and a giant four poster bed among the trees, the work is by a number of artists, including Teresa Wakeling, Ed Elliot, Ben Stammers, David Cushley, Christine Cooper, Graham Dunning, Anthony Shapland, Ceri Rhys Matthews, Julie Murphy  and Andrea Buckley.

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Reclaim, Respect & Protect – 1000 Warriors are Coming!!!

Excellent activity by strong men… Bravo!

Lateral Love

THE 1000 WARRIORS ARE COMING!!!

THE 1000 WARRIORS ARE COMING!!!

CALLING ABORIGINAL AND ISLANDER MEN to Reclaim, Respect & Protect.

On Saturday the 3rd of November 2012 Aboriginal and Islander men will be Marching through the streets of Melbourne in harmony to Reclaim, Respect and Protect.

Our Children are our Future, we must be the movement of change for them NOW! LATERAL LOVE AUSTRALIA “The Decade of Lateral Love Around the World 2012 – 2022″

The purpose of the 1000 Warrior March is:

· To show solidarity amongst Aboriginal and Islander Men.

· To reinforce our place in family and community.

· To reinforce our culture as a way forward.

· To show we are role models for our families and our young.

· To make a stand for healing our country.

· To commit to the rights of Aboriginal people.

· To pledge to honour the 1000 warrior values.

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excellent interview…

Mona Blog

Vernon Ah Kee, a Brisbane-based artist, is co-founding member of the Aboriginal artist collective proppaNOW. His pencil portrait ‘unwritten #8’ is on show in our exhibition Theatre of the World.

Elizabeth Mead: Why did you start a group of exclusively Aboriginal artists?

Vernon Ah Kee: One of the reasons was that, as artists, we were being largely ignored. We felt that we were making art that had something to say. But because of the context that we’re making our art in, the context that we live our lives in as Aboriginal people, and the subject matter that we wanted to talk about, we were being ignored. So we wanted to start up an artists’ group to say that we know that our ideas are valid because there are several of us who think like that. If we band together we’ll have a much more compelling voice.

EM: What…

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am collecting links with articles discussing the work of Fiona Foley as part of my research into the contributions of Australian Artists to the pursuit of post-colonialism.