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“A Thousand Times The Rolling Sun”

OLD BEECHWORTH H.M PRISON, Victoria

Fayen d’Evie & Katie West, The Museum Incognita, 2018.
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Tessa Laird

The Old Beechworth Gaol, northeast of Melbourne, was founded in 1864, just as the importation of convicts from Britain ceased, but kept its doors open—or rather, shut—until its closure in 2004. The most notorious prisoner in this Jeremy Bentham–inspired panopticon was Ned Kelly, the iconic “bushranger” and gang-leader who killed... continue reading
“Endless Circulation,” TarraWarra Biennial 2016

TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART, Victoria

View of “Endless Circulation,” TarraWarra Biennial, 2016.
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Tessa Laird

Contemporary biennials are never simply showcases for new work: they bear the weight of meta-commentary. As they struggle to articulate the conditions of their own production and reception, they become lightning rods for debates, not least those concerning art world complicity with, or resistance to, globalization. The networks and flows... continue reading

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