Author Archives: Lizzil Gay

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my acknowledgement of country

‘i live, create and work on the sacred and sovereign lands of the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the Kulin Nations. i acknowledge that the sovereignty of these lands has never been ceded and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Empty Ocean and Exhibit A by Mike Parr

Empty Ocean and Exhibit A  (Dark Mofo, Bruny Island and Detached Gallery) Excited to be getting on a ferry at 1am to make the trip to Bruny Island, I was rugged up and already tired. The trip through the water … Continue reading

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sick and tired

“It was Krishnamurti, the great Indian philosopher, who said “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” I submit to you, if you’re willing to take your hand off the throttle of your … Continue reading

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i don’t love you 

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Democracy

Direct Democracy Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA 26 April – 6 July 2013 I always find it refreshing to see art so clearly and unashamedly articulated as political. Direct Democracy an exhibition at MUMA was full of politically … Continue reading

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13 Rooms

Exhibition in Sydney 11-21 April 2013 13 Rooms is an exhibition, “a magic formula of iconic artists who have pioneered the field of performance art” according to the brochure. I headed to Sydney ready to be inspired and amazed by … Continue reading

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Where burlesque meets performance art…

meets “Oh my God! I can’t believe she just did that! ” Yep, that’s right, the Voodoo Trash Dolls hit the stage last week after four years. As one who is not a fan of the current wave of burlesque, … Continue reading

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