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Subvers/submerge

Mon 15 October 2012

Can clay really be considered to be subversive? There was a time (which I remember) when subversion in clay simply meant using any commercial clay body, colourant or additive, let alone making any... More

The Palmer Project: art greets ecology

Thu 22 September 2011

The Palmer Project is now a decade old and a look back, as well as a look forward, is timely. In 2001 Adelaide sculptor Greg Johns purchased a 163-hectare property just north of Palmer, about 70 km... More

Jason Collingwood

Mon 21 March 2011

Weaver Jason Collingwood has been designing and weaving rugs for 24 years. The son of the late Peter Collingwood, a weaver of world renown, Jason has also built a solid reputation as a well-respected... More

Deep south

Fri 01 October 2010

Talks with three of Hobart’s leading makers yield intriguing questions about how Australia supports its artists. On a recent visit to Hobart I was delighted to discover a cosmopolitan design... More