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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Avoiding Myth & Message : Australian Artists and the Literary World
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition Avoiding Myth & Message : Australian Artists and the Literary World held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 7 Apr.-12 Jul. 2009.
Also includes The Reader - reproductions of a number of works by both artists and writers. All of these texts have in some way influenced the research and development of the exhibition. The Reader allows an insight into the curatorial process and features texts reproduced within the exhibition.
Artists include: Vernon Ah Kee, Micky Allan, Gordon Bennett, Vanessa Berry, Maureen Burns, Tim Burns, Destiny Deacon, Christopher Dean, Rosalie Gascoigne, Shaun Gladwell, Patrick Hartigan, Tim Johnson, Ruark Lewis, Colin Little, Robert MacPherson, Noel McKenna, Rose Nolan, Mike Parr, Sweeney Reed, Sandra Selig, Noel Sheridan, Imants Tillers, John Tranter, Richard Tipping, Peter Tyndall, Philip Tyndall, Gerald Murnane, Jenny Watson, William Yang.


  • Includes bibliographical references.


* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Museum of Contemporary Art , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Women's Liberationi"Talk to me about the feminist movement,", Lisa Bellear , 1991 single work poetry (p. 6)
You Are A Brand New Photographic Print To Mei"lying on the floor like that", Pamela Brown , 1984 single work poetry (p. 9)
Blowing Bubbles in the 7th. Lane, Joanne Burns , 1988 single work short story (p. 10-11)
What a Man, What a Mooni"What a man, what a moon, what a fish, what a chip, what a block, what a", Anna Couani , 1985 single work poetry (p. 12)
Soundgraphs (for Tim Johnson)i"while your hand that", Michael Dransfield , 1978 single work poetry (p. 13)
Arti"Art", Laurie Duggan , 2002 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
On the Beach : A Bicentennial Poemi"Your vocation calls", John Forbes , 1988 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Note: This poemis in six numbered parts.
Poet, Because You are Deadi"Poet", Rudi Krausmann , 1982 single work poetry (p. 18)
I Shall Surprise You with My Willi"I will make oppression work for me", Romaine Moreton , 2001 single work poetry (p. 19)
Against or for Beautyi"Peasant woman etc", Richard Tipping , 1973 single work poetry (p. 19)
Note: From Post Object Art, Australia and New Zealand, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide 1975.
Iz Az Ez Ozi"i zzz", TT. O , 2008 single work poetry (p. 21)
The Black Abacusi"All the burnt places", Robyn Ravlich , 1999 single work poetry (p. 22)
Note: This poem is in four numbered parts.
A Song While the Billy Boilsi"Bill there's", Richard Tipping , 2009 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Stockman's Rosary or Australia as Mantrai"There was movement at the station for", Peter Tyndall , 1975-1976 single work poetry satire (p. 26)
Trying to Catch the Voice, Vicki Viidikas , 1974 single work short story (p. 27)
Girls on the Avenuei"Waddayamean you've never seen 'Pure Shit'?", Alan Wearne , 2004 single work poetry
A poem focussing on the 1976 Australian film, Pure Shit.
(p. 28)

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