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#38

Editorial #38 SPECTACLE

“This malaise, the feeling that there is nothing new, is itself nothing new of course.”[1]   “In the throes of limerence, as with hypochondria, my attention is doomed to slip away from daily tasks into hours of litany and quantification: recounting the evidence for and against; calculating the odds; assembling and reassembling the narratives in

Issue
#38

Editorial #38 SPECTACLE

“This malaise, the feeling that there is nothing new, is itself nothing new of course.”[1]   “In the throes of limerence, as with hypochondria, my attention is doomed to slip away from daily tasks into hours of litany and quantification: recounting the evidence for and against; calculating the odds; assembling and reassembling the narratives in

Inside Issue #38

Two Way Mirrors


Cher Tan

In an age of capital-D Diversity, #representationmatters — but does more visibility equal more power?

Lie down to float, please


Melanie Kung

This text is responding to the theme of Spectacle through thinking about the spaces and times which the analogue activities of reading and writing occupy alongside online ones. It takes a ‘stream of consciousness’; style as a starting point in order to write and to think through the qualities of devices equipped with a digital scroll action.

Spectacular or Speculative? Migratory Experience in Contemporary Art


Nanette Orly

Migratory experiences are often portrayed on a large spectacular stage within the contemporary arts. A shift in artistic practices, moving past object-based work and into more emotive and intimate work requires institutions to follow suit.

The Phenomenon of…The Touch of…


Dominique Nicolau, nico

An essay and companying sound-art piece in which Dominique Nicolau, nico, compares Pierre Telihard de Chardin’s concept of the Noosphere to a feeling emoted in the Australian 90s shampoo commercial – where Laura Dern picks up water from a waterfall and wraps it around herself.


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CALLOUT: #39 OCEANS

  **Proposals for content due Sunday 9 December – midnight ** ****To apply please use this form****     Witnessing the rising return of an ancient guardian, an oily residue slicks the surface: rainbow and smiling back at you. The ocean hosts complex meanings, parts unknown and monstrous, a geo-political frontier of our imagination, your

2018 Board Member call out!

  Deadline midnight 19 November, 2018 FILL OUT THE FORM HERE   Runway Australian Experimental Art is an online journal produced by The Invisible Inc., an artist run initiative that aims to promote the activities of Australian artists, writers, and curators both nationally and abroad. Read more about Runway here. We are a diverse team (check

CALLOUT: #38 SPECTACLE

  Natasha Matila-Smith Super Pure (2018)    **Proposals for content extended until 29 August 2018** ****To apply please use this form****   We are now open for applications from artists and writers for Runway #38 SPECTACLE. Aotearoa based artist and writer Natasha Matila-Smith will be guest editing the issue Spectacle, nameably the spectacle of consumption


This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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