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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 22, 2019

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AboutFrances Wilkinson, Author at The Creative Issue

Frances Wilkinson

Frances Wilkinson

Frances Wilkinson is an independent curator and producer living and working in Melbourne. Born in Perth, she spent her childhood in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, and has been living in Melbourne for the last 12 years. She completed her Masters of Art Curatorship at the University of Melbourne in 2013, and has experience curating and producing at organisations including Screen Space, No Vacancy, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne Music Week, the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, and Exit Art, NYC. Her main curatorial interests are the inversion and/or convergence of different artistic subjects including viewing spaces, modes of production, and roles of the artist/producer/curator. She is also interested in the personification of objects (including art objects). She currently works as a Gallery Assistant at Arts Project Australia.

Posts By Frances Wilkinson

Dark Mofo 2015: Experiencing Extremes

July 12, 2015 |

This year’s Dark Mofo was based on extremes: fire and ice; darkness and light; warmth and cold (and a bitter, bitter cold at that). Read More

Somewhere in the City

June 15, 2015 |

Somewhere in the City exhibition opened at Arts Project Australia in Northcote, Melbourne on the warm afternoon of Saturday 13th of June.  A gallery that supports and promotes the work of artists with intellectual disabilities, advocating for their inclusion in contemporary practice, Arts Project Australia hosted a packed out gallery of old and new friends who came along to the opening.

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Ryan Gander: READ ONLY

June 12, 2015 |

Renowned British artist Ryan Gander was in Melbourne for the opening of his exhibition READ ONLY, which opened at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art on Wednesday 3rd June.

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BLURB: the woes of the wall text

June 7, 2015 |

Those of us who visit art exhibitions regularly have all been guilty of over-indulging in the wall text. Be it as a result of feeling overwhelmed by the art around us, intimidated by it’s meaning, or simply feeling lazy, an accepted common starting point in our journey around the gallery is the explanatory wall text.

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