Contemporary Australia: Women celebrates the diversity, energy and innovation in work by senior, established and emerging contemporary Australian women artists across all media and backgrounds. Lavishly illustrated with reproductions of sculptures, painting, installation, photography, film, video and performance works by more than 30 artists. Released to accompany the 'Contemporary Australia: Women' exhibition at GOMA from April - July 2012. Over 30 essays explore the artists and works with resp
Everything You Didn't Need to Know about Australia
The pitfalls of throwing a boomerang, the world's first feature film (1906), the largest coral reef in the world--these are just some of the subjects in this lively fact book sampling every aspect of Australian culture. Answers to such pesky questions as "Who holds the Australian Test Cricket team in-flight beer drinking record?" and "How do you play a didgeridoo?" provide hours of fun for tourists and armchair travelers.
A splendid re-issue from one Australia's underground legends. Rowland S. Howard has been involved in creating & documenting innovative, unique music since the mid-1970's, all the while cultivating an unmistakable guitar sound, and a habit of writing music & lyrics that are simply to die for.From writing for various punk fanzines in his native Australia as a teenager, to writing the wildly popular ''Shivers'' whilst in The Young Charlatans, to becoming an integral part of influential bands like