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Doug Hall, ‘Wreckage and reclamation: politics and art in Brisbane 1987-1997’, 3 June 2014

After heading up the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) for twenty years, Doug Hall has more, and juicier, war stories than any other museum director in the country. Arriving in Brisbane in the twilight years of the Bjelke-Petersen National Party government, Hall described his political masters as pastoralists (read, ‘rednecks’) soon to take starring roles in a succession of […]

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Fringe to Famous

‘Fringe to famous’ is an ARC-funded research project examining the crossover between ‘alternative’ and ‘mainstream’ Australian cultural production since the 1980s. The principal research partners are: Tony Moore: Senior Lecturer in the School of Media, Film and Journalism at Monash University, Australia Mark Gibson: Director of the Film, Media and Communications Program in the Monash Institute for […]

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