Giles Fielke
'Triennial', at NGV International, by Giles Fielke

Richard Mosse, Incoming, (2015–16), three channel black and white high definition video, surround sound, 52 min 10 sec (looped).

Triennial, NGV International, December 17, 2017 – April 15, 2018.

Buried within the question recently explored by Felicity D. Scott, ‘Who is the festival for?’, is the rapidly fading possibility of a public. It is a discourse that seems to slip too easily into arguments about the centrist compromise of regulated-, or neo-liberal, architectures of the state....

Victoria Perin
Del Kathryn Barton, "The Highway is a Disco", at NGV Australia, by Victoria Perin

Del Kathryn Barton, inside another land, 2017, synthetic polymer paint on inkjet print (1 of 75 parts), edition: 2/2, 83.0 x 69.0 x (sheet, each). Collection of the artist, © Del Kathryn Barton.

Del Kathryn Barton, The Highway is a Disco, Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria Australia, Federation Square, Level 3, 17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018

Although Memo Review has already examined an exhibition from the National Gallery of Victoria's quadruple billing of female Austral...

Julia Lomas
Angela Brennan's 'Forms of LIfe' at Ian Potter Museum of Art, by Julia Lomas

Angela Brennan, Forms of Life, installation view, Ian Potter Museum of Art. Courtesy Niagara Galleries, Melbourne and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. Photo: Christo Crocker.

Angela Brennan, Forms of Life, Ian Potter Museum of Art, 5 September 2017 – 25 February 2018.

In Angela Brennan’s exhibition at the Potter, a wall painting of textual fragments poses the question: “What do you want a poet for? To save the city of course!” Brennan’s engagement with the artefacts of early Greek...

Kate Warren
'Cover Versions: Mimicry and Resistance' at Shepparton Art Museum, by Kate Warren

Frédéric Nauczyciel, A Baroque Ball (Shade) [Paris Ballroom Scene & Dale Blackheart (Baltimore)], 2014, digital video, 5:13 minutes. Courtesy and © Frédéric Nauczyciel.

Cover Versions: Mimicry and Resistance, Shepparton Art Museum, 11 November 2017 – 14 January 2018 Curated by Anna Briers.

There is nothing I enjoy more than a good impersonation. I recently came across a video of a young Martin Short appearing on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. The conversation had turned to the var...