Vivienne Binns and Australian Feminist Art


Speakers in the COFA video (2013) include: Vivienne Binns, artist, senior lecturer, Canberra School of Art, Bec Dean, Co-Director, Performance Space and Andrew Frost, founder, The Art Life.

Artist Talk By Vivienne Binns

Watch the first 22 minutes of the above video! This COFA talk features Vivienne Binns artist, senior lecturer at Canberra School of Art. Vivienne is the unofficial founder of feminist art in Australia. She introduces the ‘Sexing the Agenda’, a special issue of Artlink (magasine) looking at gender in the 21st Century and she speaks about being a feminist artist in Australia in the seventies. The event took place in 2013.

Vivienne Binns features in Lesbian Art – An Encounter With Power by Elisabeth Ashburn, (Craftsman House, 1996).

Related Links

Vivienne Binns page at Milani Gallery with photos from her recent exhibitions.

Maree Azzopardi in Sweden 2008

Video: Sydney-based artist Maree Azzopardi at Galleri Tapper-Popermajer, Sweden in 2008. The exhibition was curated by Jonathan Turner.

Visual artist Maree Azzopardi features in Lesbian Art – An Encounter With Power by Elisabeth Ashburn, (Craftsman House 1996). In 2010 Maree Azzopardi was one of 14 acclaimed artists from 7 countries to appear in the exhibition ‘Matt Dave Gold’, which was presented to coincide with the 2010 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. The group exhibition celebrated the sport of diving and Australia’s Olympic gold medalist Matt Mitcham. ‘Matt Dave Gold’ was also curated by Jonathan Turner.

Call for proposals for OUTsider Film & Arts Festival

OUTsider Film & Arts Festival in Austin, USA showcases LGBTQIA film and art via unique festival experiences in order to educate and entertain the public as well as to support the creative endeavors of LGBTQIA artists and academics.
OUTsider welcomes submissions in all art forms (film, theater, music, poetry performance art, visual art, etc.) for a five-day multi-arts LGBTQIA festival taking place February 18 – 22, 2015 in Austin, TX. They also welcome presentation and panel topics for their interactive conference, which will run concurrently with the festival.

Deadine: Sept 1, 2014
Further details about how to submit at the festival’s website.

LGBT Art: Our Common Wealth art exhibition

Press release by QCC

Queer Cultural Center – Special Event

Queer Cultural Center(QCC) and the Commonwealth Club present:

LGBT Art: Our Common Wealth art exhibition
Opening Reception and Walk-Through
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
5:00pm

The Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, second floor
San Francisco

Join the Commonwealth Club and members of The Queer Cultural Center with artists from the current exhibition for a reception and walk-through of the exhibit.

Artists: Kim Anno, Lenore Chinn, Bren Ahearn, Jeremy Sanders, Indira Allegra, Preston Gannaway and Laurie Toby Edison, join curator Pamela Peniston in an examination of their work and a discussion of LGBT art.