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CONTENTS 6 Editorial 8 Dispatches Andrew Stephens

14 Notes from the field Chloé Wolifson

32 ‘Tarnanthi 2019’: Still listening Michael Fitzgerald, Adelaide

36 Noiseless currents, strong and deep:

‘New Glass Now’ Nola Anderson, Corning

40 A collegial history:

‘MasterMakers’ at RMIT Gallery Anne Brennan, Melbourne

42 Threads of social justice:

‘The #UDHRquilt Project’ at MoAD Meredith Hinchliffe, Canberra

44 The power of yearning:

Raquel Ormella’s ‘I hope you get this’ Angus McGrath, Canberra

48 A space to speculate:

Bonita Ely’s ‘Future Tense’ at Griffith Hilary Thurlow, Brisbane

50 A playground at the earth’s middle Chaitanya Sambrani, Yogyakarta

52 Encyclopedic artist, enormous book:

At Home in the World: The Art and Life of Gulammohammed Sheikh Julie Ewington

60 Imbued with taksu: Balinese art in Darwin Kellie Joswig, Darwin

64 What Ben Quilty offers us Anna Zagala, Adelaide

68 For my mother

Brenda L. Croft

74 Into the light:

Charlotte Posenenske at Dia:Beacon Amelia Winata, New York

80 Milton Moon 1926 – 2019 Vicki Grima

CONTRIBUTORS

Nola Anderson is an arts writer living in Canberra; she is currently writing a book on the life and art of Australian glass artist Klaus Moje; Anne Brennan is an artist and writer on the visual arts, craft and design; she is currently an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the ANU School of Art & Design Centre for Art History and Art Theory; Brenda L. Croft is from the Gurindji/Malngin/ Mudburra peoples of the Victoria River region in the Northern Territory, and also has Anglo-Australian/German/Irish/Chinese heritage; based in Canberra, she is Associate Professor, Indigenous Art History and Curatorship at the Australian National University; Julie Ewington is an independent writer, curator and broadcaster living in Sydney; Michael Fitzgerald is Editor of Art Monthly Australasia; Vicki Grima is Executive Officer and Editor of the Australian Ceramics Association; she lives in Sydney; Meredith Hinchliffe is a freelance curator, writer and arts advocate living in Canberra; Kellie Joswig is Acting Curator of CDU

Art Collection and Art Gallery in Darwin; Angus McGrath is a writer, artist and performer, recently relocated to Sydney from Canberra; his interests and work intersect sound, queerness, film and subcultural studies; Chaitanya Sambrani is an art historian and curator specialising in modern and contemporary Asian art; he teaches at the ANU School of Art & Design; Andrew Stephens is a visual arts writer based in Melbourne; he is Editor of Imprint for the Print Council of Australia; Hilary Thurlow is an emerging curator and writer from Brisbane; Amelia Winata is undertaking a PhD at the University of Melbourne on the German artist Charlotte Posenenske (1930–1985); she is also Co-editor of Memo Review and Index Journal; Chloé Wolifson is a Sydney-based independent writer and curator; Anna Zagala is a Warsaw-born, Melbourne-raised and Adelaide-based writer living on unceded Kaurna land.

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