Minoru Uehara: Not Only Beautiful
Ryuichi Ishikawa: Empathy and Confrontation
Minoru Uehara's work explores his desire to capture the oft-overlooked beauty in the familiar of everyday life. We caught up with the photographer at our artspace to talk about his recent exhibition and popular portrayals of Okinawa in commercial photography.
Duggie Fields: Look Between the Lines
Ryuichi Ishikawa is a photographer from Okinawa, Japan. In this conversation, Ishikawa talks about his recent curatorial debut at the Okinawa Prefectural Art Museum and describes how approaches to art production in Okinawa have progressed since the reversion of Okinawa to Japanese rule.
Sally Harrison: Connecting the Dots
The iconic figures of British artist Duggie Fields live in seas of color and abstract settings to articulate the artist's messages about the media and our associations with visual culture.
Li Yun Xia: The Soul in the Scissors
Australian artist Sally Harrison depicts the natural world with vivid strokes and dots, but there hasn’t always been such colour in her life. The widely exhibited artist uses art to heal historical pain by reconnecting with her Aborigine roots.
The Founding Generation
"I feel a connection with Shannxi through the scissors” says Hong Kong-based paper cut artist Li Yun Xiawho. In a few words, she measures the distance between Hong Kong and her native Shaanxi province in China, crossing millennia as she remembers the home of an ancient art form.
Inside the Chinese Landscape
Chinese contemporary artists have become so diverse they reflect the nation's cultural and economic change. So what of China's original contemporary art luminaries?
To some, the groundbreaking impact of China's contemporary artists has left its traditional art to incense-filled nostalgia. One aspect of traditional art, the natural landscape, is finding a renewed significance in the 21st century.
Art presentation is about more than just exhibiting and showcasing. Australian artist Adam Nankervis' organic approach to curatorship is helping artwork find a voice of its own.