2016 is a record-breaking year for women in the Blacktown City Art Prize, with all 6 prizes awarded to female artists, or predominantly female collectives.
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As Blacktown Studio Artists Collective launch their inaugural exhibition Blank Slate, arts activist and author Katherine Knight introduces the underlying themes and histories uniting its members.
The judges have selected 92 artworks to be exhibited in the 2016 Blacktown City Art Prize. See the complete list of 2016 finalists. The winning works will be announced on Friday, 2 December 2016.
Nerine Martini discusses the joys and challenges of creating large scale public commissions, and how she facilitates the process of community participation in her creative projects.
Diaspora-Making Machines is an exhibition that explores the systemic devices (the machines) that generate movement and the dispersal of communities (the diaspora). Nerine Martini discusses how migration and its aftermath is a central theme in her work.