Ian North: art/work/words



ISBN: 9781921668371 Category:

Maria Zagala


Ian North: art/work/words traces the career of New Zealand-born, Adelaide-based artist, curator and writer, Ian North. Edited by Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints and Photographs at the Art Gallery of South, the book features essays by ten leading academics, curators and writers – Pedro de Almeida, Peter Beilharz, Helen Ennis, Lloyd Jones, Tracey Lock, Joanna Mendelssohn, Daniel Palmer, Leigh Robb, Cathy Speck and Daniel Thomas.

The book offers an overview and assessment of Ian North’s wide-ranging career, highlighting his significant work in photography from the 1970s to the present day, and his contribution to Australian museum practice as a curator at the Art Gallery of South Australia (1971-80) and the National Gallery of Australia (1980-84). The book reprints four key essays by North including Expanse: Aboriginalities, spatialities and the politics of ecstasy (1998).

Additional information

Weight 1680 g
Dimensions 30.1 x 24.6 cm
Publisher name Art Gallery of South Australia
Publication date 18 February 2019
Number of pages 224
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Maria Zagala, Contributions by Peter Beilharz, Pedro de Almeida, Helen Ennis, Charles Green, Tracey Lock, Joanna Mendelssohn, Ian North, Daniel Palmer, Leigh Robb, Catherine Speck, Daniel Thomas, Lloyd Jones, and Maria Zagala
Dimensions 30.1 x 24.6 cm
Weight 1680 g