Newspapers, essays, articles, papers and quotes on A4 paper
A collection of articles, essays, papers and quotes (mediums of an academic research environment) question cuts to cultural production and arts education by governments and institutions.
Economic rationalism may bring the arts into the financial black, with funding cuts, merges, cutbacks and restructuring, however there are consequences that may go unaccounted for. The unintended real costs that emerge may threaten the continued development of a cultivated and innovative nation.
Exhibited in the 'Hungry for Arts Festival 2016,' City of Ryde, curated by Cassandra Hard Lawrie and at Fisher Library, University of Sydney as part of the 'Sydney Art Crawl 2017' curated by Wilson Yeung, Wendy Fang and Yves Lee.
Thank you to Bernadette Smith, for use of the photograph depicting her shopping trolley artwork in the foreground of 'A Cultural Deficit' at Fisher Library, part of her installation and performance, 'Shopping for Human Rights,' Sydney Art Crawl 2017.