Posts Tagged: fine art
Is That All There Is? The Critical Role of 21C Art Mediums (2020)
[A version of this was published – as – Mauro-Flude, Nancy (2020) ‘Is That All There Is? The Critical Role of 21C Mediums’. NiTRO 32, The Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts. December. Ed. Kit Wise. ] …I stood there shivering in my pyjamas and watched the whole world go up in [...]
Economic Disobedience and Avenging the Imaginary in the Age of the Never-Ending Culture Wars
Are we tired of talking about the obvious value of culture yet? If indeed, according to the Australian government, that art is useless and culture has absolutely no value, this coven of creatives are brought together to plot an imaginary revenge that involves feminist futuring, witching brews, holograms, assassin laundromat cells and economythologies. Shall we? [...]
In the wake of Brexit – Dispensing Spice into Scandinavian Space.
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. – Hamlet, Act I, Shakespeare. On the eve of the Brexit outcome I was sitting in South Hobart, hearing, listening and watching the results unfold, absorbing and reacting to the hysteria rippling through social media channels that one could refer to as the town square 2.0. Quite spent – [...]
Transnational Artistic Practices and Local Perspectives?
As the 2015/16 course leader for the MFA at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Faculty of architecture and fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (Kunstakademiet i Trondheim, Fakultet for arkitektur og billedkunst). I was pleased to be invited by the MFA candidates I have nurtured for the past year to write a foreword for their Graduation [...]
The Artist is staged : “I am Googable”, therefore, I am
There was a time in the early 2000s when wireless Internet hubs in public spaces became popular within the computer sub-cultures, arguably spawning future Anons when the aspiration was not to be ‘Googable’ but to be mercurial and faceless. In many cases, you only become aware of the name of the actual real life person [...]