Fiona Foley


Fiona Foley: Lick My Black Art

Foley’s work in this exhibition presented a direct critique of the recent interest in ‘the margins’ and referenced remembered objects from her childhood on Thorgine (Fraser Island).Curated by Clare WilliamsonPublicationFiona Foley: Lick My Black Art...

Rewind: Fiona Foley: Lick My Black Art

...8220;,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”240″,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”360″}}]]Fiona Foley: Lick My Black Art, installation view, ACCA, 1993. Courtesy ACCA Archive I HAVE NEVER LIVED WITH A WOMANI AM BLACK, BRITISH, CURATORI DON’T GO...

Fiona Foley: Lick My Black Art


Counter-monuments: Session Two

Warriors Speaker: Dr Fiona Foley This paper discusses a proposal for a memorial to the 1851 massacre that took place on K’gari killing Badtjala men, women and children. Foley argues that public art is a way of putting in plain sight a history that has been shrouded...

1993 the program’s focus on identity and exhibitions by a diverse selection of artists including Jon Cattapan, Fiona Foley, Pat Hoffie and John Dunkley-Smith. The ACCA staff in 1993 included Jenepher Duncan (Director), Clare Williamson (Curator), Mary Dancuk (Administrator) and Lyn Gash (Acting Secretary...

Unfinished Business: Perspectives on art and feminism

Continuing ACCA’s ongoing series of Big Picture exhibitions focussing on contemporary art’s relation to wider social, cultural and political contexts, Unfinished Business is a major exhibition conceived to animate critical, albeit under-represented, practices and debates within contemporary Australian art and society.
Surveying the diverse scope of feminist art practices – including painting, performance, photography and film to community […]


Counter-monuments Symposium: Session Two

Chair: Genevieve Grieves, Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Melbourne IN THIS SESSION: Honouring our Aboriginal Warriors by Dr Fiona Foley Mutually assured construction by Carol Que and Joel Sherwood Spring Mass Exposure: Memory Laundering, Racial Literacy and the Art of Truth Telling...

Counter-monuments: Indigenous settler relations in Australian contemporary art and memorial practices

...and the decolonisation of dominant settler narratives, institutions and symbols.  Speakers include: Paola Balla, Lilly Brown, Dr Fiona Foley, Kate Golding, Dr Julie Gough, Genevieve Grieves, Dianne Jones, Djon Mundine OAM, Dr Odette...
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Unfinished Business: Perspectives on art and feminism

...publication with contributions from artists, art historians, academics, activists and cultural commentators. The exhibition includes key works by Frances (Budden) Phoenix, Fiona Foley and Vivienne Binns, all of whom have experimented with the materiality of textiles and the symbolic power...

Rewind: Blakness: Blak City Culture!

...who was then, with artists Brenda L. Croft, Fiona Foley and others, one of the main driving forces behind Boomalli Aboriginal Artists’ Co-operative. Then based in Chippendale, near Redfern in inner Sydney, Boomalli for many years championed the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...