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2004 Australian Culture Now Exhibition Catalogue

cover of 2004 exhibition catalogue

2004 exhibition catalogue
Edited by Charles Green
224pp; colour
Paperback with clear plastic cover
ISBN 0 7241 0246 9

AU$29.95 (inc. GST)

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For the 2004 exhibition ACMI and the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) joined forces for the first time to present an unprecedented landmark national survey of the work at the edge of current artistic practice.

This major exhibition showcased new work by more than 130 leading and emerging Australian artists, and included the latest film, video, television, painting, networked media, sculpture, installation, photography, craft, design and fashion.


Body // Extreme makeover: The 21st-century body (Isobel Crombie)

Boredom // Bored? (Anonda Bell)

Collaboration // The ethics of collaboration (Nikos Papastergiadis)

Critic // The artist, the director, the manager and their critic (Blair French)

Decades // Against pluralism (Rex Butler)

Epic // Slashing and storming and sinning our way across adventure's most violent age (Clare Stewart)

Fashion // Telling tales (Katie Somerville)

Hybrid // Attack of the killer hybrids (Adrian Martin)

Indigenous // Spirit, resonance and innovation (Judith Ryan, Indigenous art 2002-04)

Net // net.bytes (Melinda Rackham)

Painting // Fast-forward painting (Kelly Gellatly)

Reality TV // Beyond the shadow of reality (Catharine Lumby)

Conceptual Map

Artist Pages // Artist biographies and statements

Exhibition Checklist

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