Prudence Gibson

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Who speaks for the trees? Written and produced by Dr. Prudence Gibson in collaboration with UNSW Art & Design industry partner Royal Botanic Gardens and Bundanon Trust, this short film is a proof-of-concept for a UNSW Art & Design ARC Linkage proposal.

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A new survey exhibition of contemporary artist Janet Laurence urges us to reconsider the relationship between art, nature and politics.

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In a contemporary culture that is saturated with images of death, homelessness and war, it is perhaps the quiet stillness of David Goldblatt’s images that make them a little unnerving.

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A new study appears to show plants can learn from experience, raising intriguing questions about the possibility of plant cognition, writes Prudence Gibson. 

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As scientists make a renewed push for greater action on climate change, a new installation at the Australian Museum brings home the fragility of our world, writes Prudence Gibson.

Burning of the Garden Palace

Sydney's Garden Palace burned to the ground in 1882. Now Indigenous artist Jonathan Jones is exploring the epic event from an Aboriginal perspective, writes Prudence Gibson.

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The latest books by UNSW academics.

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It is the combination of immigrant identity, sexual awakening and creative imagination that makes Yang a major figure in Australian art, writes Prudence Gibson.

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In this show, 12 performers blur the boundary between dance and exhibition as they roam – naked – through Sydney’s Carriageworks, writes Prudence Gibson.

Wynne Prize

The Wynne Prize is a strange mash-up of media and concept, with a dearth of female winners, writes Prudence Gibson.

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