Have uploaded to our photo-web site a special section on the first photography curators — Australian that is. We have listed four: Jennie Boddington, Ian North, Gael Newton (me!), and Alan Davies. The listings for Jennie and myself include 1983 interviews by the Australian Centre of Photography. These are very long! (you have been warned)
Click here for the link.
If you know of any other useful online material on these people, please make contact.
The elders: Indigenous photography in Australia
The wonders of looking through your own archive. I realised I had not uploaded an essay from 2006 on Michael Riley. Have now — so here’s the link — click here.
The Guardian online presentation
Highway 61 revisited — photographs of this historic route. Click here
Twenty Years of Australian Feminist Photography
My 1994 review of Indecent Exposures: Twenty Years of Australian Feminist Photography by Catriona Moore, Allen & Unwin in association with the Power Institute of Fine Art, Sydney — click here
For the list of my essays (being updated) click here
Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism
Celebrating IWD — 8th March 2018
Adelie Hurley (1919–2010) - The first Australian female commercial photojournalist
Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018
Keeping warm and enjoying a coffee
Time out on a freezing cold morning in Canberra
Queen’s Birthday honour to former NGA curator
As listed: Dr Anne Mary Gray AM
Continue reading Anna Gray AM
Call for entries
click on image for details — entries close 26 July 2017
till 29 Jan 2017 — Photographers Gallery London — click on image above
Ann Shelton opens at Auckland Art Gallery
click on image for news about the photography exhibition 26 Nov 2016–17 April 2017
Image linked from a site by Amy Dickinson — click here
Yes they were there
click here — for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
Click on image for the exhibition details at China In The World (ANU)
Continue reading Wei Leng Tay—The Other Shore
another male federal politician, another of Malcolm Turnbull’s chosen boys, demonstrates how being patronizing to women must be a qualification for being in the Turnbull government.
Continue reading Mansplaining a qualification for being a federal bloke
From The Conversation, Michelle Smith, Deakin University
Over the weekend, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton inadvertently sent a text message calling journalist Samantha Maiden a “mad f—ing witch” to Maiden herself, rather than his intended recipient, fellow MP Jamie Briggs.
Continue reading Witches both mad and bad: a loaded word with an ugly history
August/September 2015 issue available online — click on the image for the reports
Anne Summers Reports — April/May 2015
Please download Anne’s latest report on many issues — always a good read. And once you have read the reports, see if you can support this publication by becoming a subscriber. Click on image for the link.
There’s a way to go yet to achieve equity
I suspect as with climate deniers, there are people who think that the western world has achieved equity for women and for the non-white races.
Continue reading Equity at the movies