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ELEANOR ZEICHNER

2 - UnnamedEleanor Zeichner is being mentored by Anne Loxley, writer, curator and the C3West Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney as part of the 2014 Emerging Writers Program.


AODHAN MADDEN

1 - UnnamedAodhan Madden is being mentored by Kyla McFarlane, freelance writer and curator, and Associate Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne as part of the 2014 Emerging Writers Program.


CHLOE MANDRYKE

1 - UnnamedChloe Mandryke is being mentored by Jeff Khan, curator, writer and Artistic Director, Performance Space, Sydney as part of the 2014 Emerging Writers Program.


JULIAN MURPHY

2 - UnnamedJulian Murphy is being mentored by Gabriella Coslovich, freelance writer and editor of Gallery magazine at the National Gallery of Victoria as part of the 2014 Emerging Writers Program.


MIRI HIRSCHFELD

1 - UnnamedMiri Hirschfeld is being mentored by Bala Starr, Senior Curator, The Ian Potter Museum Melbourne University as part of the 2013 Emerging Writers Program.

 


ANNIKA KRISTENSEN

1 - UnnamedAnnika Kristensen is being mentored by Aaron Seeto,Director, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney as part of the 2013 Emerging Writers Program.

 


ANDREW PURVIS

1 - UnnamedAndrew Purvis was mentored by Dr Peter Hill, artist, writer, independant curator and Associate Professor of Fine Art at RMIT University, Melbourne.

As part of the 2013 Emerging Writiers Program Andrew wrote a catalogue essay for Geroge Edgerton- Warbuton's Studio 12 Exhibition. He also wrote an artist profile for Sanné Mestrom, published in Art and Australia, viewable here.

 


CHLOE WOLIFSON

1 - UnnamedChloe Wolifson is being mentored by Kathy Bail, Chief Executive, UNSW Press, Sydney as part of the 2013 Emerging Writers Program.


TESS MAUNDER

1 - UnnamedTess Maunder was mentored by RACHEL KENT, Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 

As part of the 2012 Emerging Writers Program Tess wrote a catalogue essay for Joshua Petherick's Studio 12 exhibition and a review of Marco Fusinato:The Colour of the Sky Has Melted, Art Space Visual Art Centre, Sydney, 1 November – 9 December 2012 which was published in Art and Australia. Viewable here.

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ALISON LASEK

1 - UnnamedAlison Lasek was mentored by NIKOS PAPASTERGIADIS, Professor at the School of Cultural Studies and Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne.

As part of the 2012 Emerging Writers Program Alison wrote the catalogue essay forJake Walker's Studio 12 Exhibition. She also reviewed Ian Burns: In the Telling, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, 24 July 2012 – 20 January 2013, published in Art and Australia, viewable here.

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DAVID HOMEWOOD

1 - UnnamedDavid Homewood was mentored by JASON SMITH, Director and Chief Executive Officer at Heide Museum of Modern Art. 

As part of the 2012 Emerging Writers Program, David wrote the catalogue essay for Hanna Tai's Studio 12 exhibition and a review of William Kentridge: Five Themes, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, 8 March – 27 May 2012, published in Art and Australia, viewable here

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ASH KILMARTIN

1 - UnnamedAsh Kilmartin was mentored by BLAIR FRENCH, Executive Director of Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney, and Curatorial Convener for the 6th SCAPE: Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space.

As part of the 2012 Emerging Writers Program, Ash wrote the catalogue essay for Paul Yore's Studio 12 exhibition, and a review of Enigmas: Birch/Gawronski, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, 9 May – 22 June 2012, published in Art and Australia and viewable here

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SUMMAR HIPWORTH

1 - UnnamedSummar Hipworth was mentored by ANTHONY BOND, Assistant Director, Curatorial  and Head Curator International Art, Art Gallery of NSW.

As part of the 2011 Emerging Writers Program Summar wrote the catalogue essay for Sanne Mestrom's Studio 12 Exhibition. She also reviewed Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976–2011, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, 17 June – 24 August 2011, published in Art and Australia and viewable here.

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SERENA BENTLEY

1 - UnnamedSerena Bentley was mentored by HANNAH MATHEWS,  Associate Curator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.

As part of the 2011 Emerging Writers Program Serena wrote a review of A Different Temporality, Aspects of Australian Feminist Art Practice 1975-1985 curated by Dr Kyla Macfarlane at the Monash University Museum of Art available here and a catalogue essay for Selina Ou’s Studio 12 exhibition.

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MARIAN TUBBS

 

1 - UnnamedMarian Tubbs was mentored by DANIEL MUDIE CUNNINGHAM, Senior Curator, Artbank, Sydney.

As part of the 2011 Emerging Writers Program, Marian wrote a review of Cameraman at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, published in Art and Australia and viewable here. She also wrote the catalogue essay for Kate Smith's Studio 12 exhibition. More of her writing can be found here

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SCOTT MCCULLOCH

2 - Unnamed

Scott McCulloch was mentored by DOUG HALL, AM, Australian Commissioner for the 53rd and 54th Vennice Biennale.

As part of the 2011 Emerging Writers Program, Scott wrote the catalogue essay for Trevelyan Clay's Studio 12 Exhibition Same Paintings; as well as a review for Art and Australia Magazine on Ranjani Shettar's Dewdrops and Sunshine, exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria, available here.

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KELLY FLIEDNER

1 - UnnamedKelly Fliedner was mentored by SUE CRAMER, Curator at Heide Museum of Modern Art.

As part of the 2010 Emerging Writers Program Kelly wrote the catalogue essay for Matt Hinkley's studio 12 exhibition, for which he curated an exhibition of video work by Stuart Sherman. It can be downloaded here. Kelly's review of Mortality, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 8 October – 28 November 2010, was also published in Art and Australia, available here.

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KATE WARREN

1 - UnnamedKate Warren was menored by ROBERT NELSON, Art Critic for The Age and Associate Dean, School of Art Theory and Design, Monash University.

As part of the 2010 Emerging Writers Program Kate wrote a catalogue essay for Moya McKenna's Studio 12 exhibition. It can be downloaded here. She also reviewed NETWORKS (cells and silos), Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 1 February – 16 April 2011, available to view here.

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HARRIET MORGAN

1 - Unnamed

Harriet Morgan was mentored by Dr. CHRIS MCAULIFFE, Director at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne University.

As part of the 2010 Emerging Writers program she reviewed the exhibition Jus' Drawn Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts and wrote a Studio 12 catalogue essay for DAMP. They can be downloaded here and here.

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SUSAN COHN

1 - UnnamedSusan Cohn was mentored by MAX DELANY, Director of Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), Monash University and Editorial Advisor to Art and Australia magazine.

As part of the 2010 Emerging Writer's program Susan reviewed the exhibition Autumn Masterpieces: Highlights from the Permanent Collection curated by Mark Feary at the Centre for Contemporary Photography. You can read it here.

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BROOKE BABBINGTON

1 - Unnamed

Brooke Babbington was mentored by CHARLOTTE DAY, Art Critic and Associate Curator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.

As part of the 2009 Emerging Writers Program Brooke Babbington wrote a review of Too much of Everything at Y3K and a catalogue essay for Ardi Gunawan's Studio 12 exhibition. You can download them here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 

 


NICK CROGGON

1 - Unnamed

Nick Croggon was mentored by REBECCA COATES, Art Critic, Independent Curator and Associate Curator at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.

As part of the 2009 Emerging Writers Program Nick Croggon wrote a review of Stuart Ringholt's exhibition Untitled (Waiting Room) at Anna Schwartz Gallery viewable here, and a catalogue essay for Jackson Slattery's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Infinity of wind muskets that you can download here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 




HELEN HUGHES

1 - UnnamedHelen Hughes was mentored by ALEX BAKER, Senior Curator, Contemporary Australian and International Art, National Gallery of Victoria.

As part of the 2009 Emerging Writers Program Helen Hughes wrote a review of the exhibition Talking Tapa: Pasifika Bark Cloth in Queensland at Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne and a catalogue essay for Kate Just's Studio 12 exhibition. You can download them here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 


RACHAEL WATTS

1 - UnnamedRachael Watts was mentored by Associate Professor CHARLES GREEN, Art Critic, Curator, Artist and Head of Art History, Reader in Contemporary Art, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.

As part of the 2009 Emerging Writers Program Rachel Watts wrote a review of the exhibitiion Len Eye: An Artists in Perpetual Motion at The Australian Centre for The Moving Image, Melbourne, available here, and a catalogue essay for Geoff Newton's Studio 12 exhibition. You can download it here.

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CLARISSA CHIKIAMCO

1 - Unnamed

Clarissa Chikiamco was mentored by LISA BYRNE, Independent Curator. 

As part of the 2008 Emerging Writers Program Clarissa Chikiamco wrote a review of the exhibition Darwin With Tears at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, available here, and a catalogue essay accompanying Noel Skrzypczak's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Love and babies OR Landscape of the Planet Tralfamadore, which can be downloaded here.

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TOBY MILLER

1 - Unnamed

Toby Miller was mentored by Dr. JUSTIN CLEMENS Art Critic, Poet and Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies, University of Melbourne.

As part of the 2008 Emerging Writers Program Toby Miller wrote a review on DAMP's Scene 1 published in Art and Australia, available here, and a catalogue essay accompanying Benjamin Armstrong's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Sorcery that can be downloaded here.

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LEON GOH

1 - Unnamed

Leon Goh was mentored by Dr. ANNE MARSH, Professor in Theory Art and Design, Monash University.

As part of the 2008 Emerging Writers Program Leon Goh wrote a review of the exhibition curated by Linda Williams at RMIT Gallery, viewable here, and a catalogue essay for Pat Foster and Jen Berean's Studio 12 exhibition entitled The police are the public 2008 - The public are the public 2008. You can download it here.

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ANUSHA KENNY

1 - Unnamed

Anusha Kenny was mentored by ZARA STANHOPE, Art Critic and Independent Curator.

As part of the 2008 Emerging Writers Program Anusha Kenny wrote a review of the exhibition True Crime: Murder and Misdemeanor in Australian Art at Geelong Gallery, see it here, and a catalogue essay for Matthew Shannon's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Infinity of wind muskets. You can download it here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 




ANDREA BELL

1 - Unnamed

Andrea Bell was mentored by KELLY GELLATLY, Curator, Contemporary Australian and International Art, National Gallery of Victoria.

As part of the 2007 Emerging Writers Program Andrea Bell wrote a review of the exhibition Rules of Engagement at Westspace and a catalogue essay accompanying Christian Thompson's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Constellations. They can be downloaded here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 




MAURA EDMOND

Maura Edmond was mentored by VICTORIA LYNN, Art Critic and Independent Curator.

As part of the 2007 Emerging Writers Program Maura Edmond wrote a review of the exhibition Strange Fruit: Testimony and Memory in Julie Dowling's Portrait at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, and a catalogue essay accompanying Florentina Munteanu's Studio 12 exhibition exhibition entitled Self Flesh. They can be downloaded here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 


DYLAN RAINFORTH

Dylan Rainforth was mentored by ANDREW MCKENZIE, Art Critic, Publisher and Editor.

As part of the 2007 Emerging Writers Program Dylan Rainforth wrote a review of the exhibition A Constructed World at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and a catalogue essay accompanying Bianca Hester's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Provisional Devices For The Production Of A Propositional Living Space. They can be downloaded here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 


SAIGE WALTON

Saige Walton was mentored by Dr. EDWARD COLLESS, Art Critic and Head of Visual Art History and Theory in the Faculty of the VCA (Victorian College of the Arts), University of Melbourne.

As part of the 2007 Emerging Writers Program Saige Walton wrote a review of the exhibition Almost Everywhere Apparent at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, and a catalogue essay accompanying Matthew Griffin's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Gestures to Nowhere. They can be downloaded here and here.

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MELISSA AMORE

1 - Unnamed

Melissa Amore was mentored by ASHLEY CRAWFORD, Art Critic, Publisher and Freelance Curator.

As part of the 2006 Emerging Writers Program Melissa Amore wrote a catalogue essay accompanying Michelle Ussher's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Dragonflyeye. It can be downloaded here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 

 


KATE JUST

1 - Unnamed

Kate Just was mentored by Dr. DANIEL PALMER, Senior Lecturer, Theory of Art and Design, Monash University.

As part of the 2006 Emerging Writers Program Kate Just wrote a review of Louise Weaver's solo exhibition at McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park (Langewarrin, Victoria) and a catalogue essay accompanying Kath Huang's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Before Monday. They can be downloaded here and here

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship 




OLIVIA POLONI

1 - Unnamed

Olivia Poloni was mentored by SARAH THOMAS, Independent Curator.

As part of the 2006 Emerging Writers Program Olivia Poloni wrote a review on the exhibition RAPT!! at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and a catalogue essay accompanying Alex Martinis Roe's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Sticky Dimensions. They can be downloaded here and here.

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AMY SPIERS

Amy Spiers was mentored by SARAH TUTTON, Art and Australia Melbourne Contributing Editor and Curator ACMI.

As part of the 2006 Emerging Writers Program Amy Spiers wrote a review of the exhibition I'm Growing to Love You at Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, and a catalogue essay accompanying Nick Selenitsch's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Stuck. They can be downloaded here and here.

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MICHAEL ASCROFT

Michael Ascroft was mentored by Dr. ANTHONY GARDENER, Art Critic and Academic.

As part of the 2005 Emerging Writers Program Michael Ascroft wrote a review of Azlan McLennan's VCA Graduate Show exhibition and a catalogue essay accompanying Viv Miller and Gareth Durant's Studio 12 exhibition entitled The Power Part II. They can be downloaded here and here.

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NICOLA HARVEY

Nicola Harvey was mentored by TESSA DWYER, independent writer, curator and former Director of the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.

As part of the 2005 Emerging Writers Program Nicola Harvey wrote a review of The raw and the Cooked at Blindside and a catalogue essay for Stuart Ringholt's Studio 12 exhibition. You can download them here and here.

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VERONICA TELLO

Veronica Tello was mentored by LINDA MICHAEL, Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Heide Museum of Modern Art.

As part of the 2005 Emerging Writers Program Veronica Tello wrote a review of Kiron Robinson's exhibition at the Alliance Francaise Gallery, Melbourne and a catalogue essay accompanying Viv Miller and Ali Sanderson's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Heart. They can be downloaded here and here.

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ROB MCKENZIE

Rob McKenzie was mentored by NATALIE KING, Independent Curator and Director of Utopia, Asialink.

As part of the 2005 Emerging Writers Program Rob Mckenzie wrote a review of Vivienne Binns's exhibition Some new, Some old, Some collaboration at Sutton Galllery and a catalogue essay accompanying Alicia Frankovich's Studio 12 exhibition entitled Of Stadiums and Construction Sites. They can be downloaded here and here.

Please note all mentor biographies were accurate at the time of the mentorship