When you go down to the woods today… reviewing Dark Mofo

Here in Tassie we’re just the other side of the (in)famous Dark Mofo Festival. The event brings around 25,000 people into town from interstate and overseas. It’s really the only festival in Australia that brings a diversity of people out to see contemporary art in such enormous numbers. Not the plastic commercialised pop, empty fireworksContinue reading “When you go down to the woods today… reviewing Dark Mofo”

The ethics of arts reviewing on a small island’

This week I did an interview on ABC radio and was prompted by the producer Rachel to think about the challenges and importance of the reviewing work I do for ArtsHub. We live and work on a small island called lutruwita (Tasmania). Most of us work in similar circles, and we know each other socially.Continue reading “The ethics of arts reviewing on a small island’”