Venice Biennale: Views of an Invigilator, July 2013

22 November 2013

Natalya E. Maller was one of a select group chosen to invigilate the Australian Pavillion at the 2013 Venice Biennale. As the exhibition draws to a close Maller reflects on the exhibition that was. As an invigilator for the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, I was able to spend extended periods of time with.

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Spotlight on Venice: The Art of In-Between-Ness: Michael Brand and the Venice Biennale

17 July 2013

On 6 June 2013, journalist Liz Schaffer spoke with Michael Brand, Director of the Art Gallery of NSW who recently returned from the art-filled streets and pavilions of Venice.  Liz Schaffer: What draws you to Simryn Gill as an artist? Michael Brand: Her sensitivity to the world around her which, in her case, is at least two.

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Wind, rain, music and laughter…

29 June 2012

With over 200 great artists spread across eight venues and a number of off-site projects across Kassel it didn’t feel like enough time to see everything despite having three full days at dOCUMENTA (13) — especially when you throw in the small issue of about a12,000 mile journey from Australia if I wanted to pop.

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Armanious to Gill: Venice Biennale looks to 2013

29 November 2011

Sydney-based visual artist Simryn Gill has been chosen as the sole artist to represent Australia at the 55th Venice Biennale.

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