• Opening of Raquel Ormella’s graphic novel 'Joan Kerr and the Mysterious Vanessa’

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  • Opening of Raquel Ormella’s graphic novel 'Joan Kerr and the Mysterious Vanessa’

    25 June 2016

  • Opening of Raquel Ormella’s graphic novel 'Joan Kerr and the Mysterious Vanessa’

    25 June 2016

Riotous Suburbs, Lynn Turnbull, Stacey Miers, Jo Holder — 22 June 2007

Lynn Turnbull, co-convenor REDWatch; Stacey Miers, town planner and convenor Residents of Woolloomooloo; Squatspace and others moderated by curator Jo Holder. A conversation on the vestiges and spin surrounding Sydney’s so-called ‘riots’ and art Sydney’s history of change and struggle architecture and urban planning.

Articles

[1] Read, Glen Searle, ‘The Redfern-Waterloo Authority: Sydney’s Continuing Use of Development Corporations as a Primary Mode Of Urban Governance’, paper 2004.
Reviews the NSW government’s use of urban development corporations since the 1960s as an exemplar of the ‘new state spaces’. This is compared to their lessening use in other areas such as the UK.
View here (PDF)

[2] Shirley Fitzgerald, City Historian for the City of Sydney, ‘History you must be joking’, annual lecture of the History Council of NSW
View here (PDF)

[3] Exhibition: Strangely Familiar (Fiona MacDonald and Fiona Hall curated by Ricky Subritzky), UTS Gallery, 2006. Art Works
View here (PDF)

Artist's Links

Mervyn Bishop
http://www.abc.net.au/message/blackarts/perform/s1077825.htm

Ricardo Felipe
http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/article.php?sid=1236

Ruark Lewis
www.ruarklewis.com

Exhibition: http://ourluckycountry.blog-city.com/our_lucky_country.htm#comment
Exhibition: Banalities for the Perfect House, Slot façade, Redfern, Sydney, 2007. www.slot.net.au

MacDonald & Subritzky
Exhibition Spin and Fold at Daneyal Mahmood Gallery and Pace University Gallery New York, 2007
http://www.daneyalmahmood.com/macdonaldsubritzky.html
Exhibition: Dreamhome, (Fiona MacDonald and Susan Norrie curated by Ricky Subritzky) Gfineart, Washington, DC , 2006
http://www.hss.uts.edu.au/dreamhome
Exhibition: Strangely Familiar (Fiona MacDonald and Fiona Hall curated by Ricky Subritzky), UTS Gallery, 2006. Strangely Familiar Art Works (pdf, 3.8mb)

Squatspace
http://www.squatspace.com
Paul Wrigley
http://www.gbk.com.au

Adrian Wills
http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2007/s1914202.htm
http://www.afc.gov.au/newsandevents/mediarelease/2007/release_545.aspx

Community groups, organisations & related exhibitions:

Minto Resident Action Group
www.rememberingminto.org.au

REDWatch-Redfern Eveleigh Darlington Waterloo Watch
http://www.redwatch.org.au/

Community Breakdown: Breaking down The Gordon Estate in Dubbo
ABC National, Street Stories, 1 April 2007
Street Stories: www.abc.net.au/rn/streetstories/stories/2007

PeaceTrain from Bankstown to Cronulla, 25 Novemebr 2006
http://www.yapa.org.au/youth/activism/stories/peacetrain.php
http://www.myspace.com/peacetrain06

Boat-People: since their first projection onto the Sydney Opera House in October 2001, Boat-People’s work exists online and in public spaces, but the crew has exhibits in gallery spaces and works with institutions.
www.boat-people.org or www.bestweforget.org

Online ‘UnAustralian’ show: http://www.unaustralia.com/exhibition/AAUNOZ/exhibition.html

More Than Bricks and Mortar Minto: a case study, 2007
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/mint-a22.shtml

NYU Exhibition: Exquisite Crisis & Encounters, 2007, on the vestiges and ramifications of the civil unrest in Los Angeles following the not-guilty verdict in the Rodney King murder in 1992.
http://www.apa.nyu.edu/gallery/exquisite

Borderland ejournal Suvendrini Perera Race Terror, Sydney, December 2005
http://www.borderlandsejournal.adelaide.edu.au/vol5no1_2006/perera_raceterror.htm

Public Housing news and information: subscribe to Garry Mallard’s national Tenant Support Network
TSN@the nexus.org.au

Aboriginal Housing Company (The Block, Redfern)
www.ahc.org.au

AHURI (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute): specialising in housing and urban research and policy.
http://www.ahuri.edu.au/

Department of Housing NSW, Living Communities Project
www.housing.nsw.gov.au

Inquiry into Macquarie Fields Public Disturbance
http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/committee.nsf/0/24451B2590D52746CA25718F00064EB0

ABC Radio National Social History Unit
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/history/history.htm

Remaking Multicultural Australia
http://www.multiculturalaustralia.edu.au

Research Institute on International Activism
http://www.international.activism.uts.edu.au/index.html

Thanks
The curator thanks the artists and Lynn and Geoff Turnbull, REDWatch, Stacey Miers, Peter Butler & MacFields RAG, Squatspace (especially Lucas Ihlein and Diego Bonetto), Barry Keldoulis and Sally Brand, GBK Gallery, Michele Asprey, Melissa Johnston, Boomalli, Ace Bourke, Hetti Perkins, Anne Kay, Lisa Kelly & Josie Cavallaro, Catriona Moore, Neil Towart, Jack Mundey, Susan Charleton, Dubbo Daily Liberal for its excellent reportage.

Local Related Exhibitions
It’s a new day, Artspace, 2006; Art, Activism & Environment, Campbelltown Arts Centre, March-April 2007; If you see something, say something, Mori Gallery, Gallery 4A, Chrissie Cotter, January 2007; Green Bans exhibition material from We love the Loo: Commemoration of the Saving of Woolloomooloo from Development, co-curated by Paul True, CFMEU and Neil Towart, Mary McDonald Community Centre, The Loo, 2006. Event concept and realisation Jeanette Ravet; Remembering Minto, display in Minto Community Library, curator Cathy Shepherd, 17 May 2007.