Art in Lismore

Since arriving back in Lismore, I’ve spent a bit of time wandering around, checking out art (both public and in galleries). I’ve previously blogged about some of the art associated with the Tropical Fruits festival; these images are more permanent parts of the city’s awesome collection. Lismore Regional Art Gallery Laneway Art in Lismore

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Maudeville at Lismore Regional Art Gallery

Not long after arriving in Sydney in the mid 1990s, I remember being blown away by the elaborate wigs of drag queen, Maude Boate. In contrast to the permed and blow dried wigs of so many drag queens, Maude had cartoon-like headgear made of plastic. Maude was a regular performer at the legendary, sadly missed […]

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Resistant Obsolescence at Lismore Art Gallery

I paid a visit today to the Lismore Regional Art Gallery today, where the current exhibition’s called “Resistant Obsolescence”. The exhibition features a series of works created with “found” obsolete technology. Turntables, cassette tapes, floppy discs and other objects have been created into new artworks: some resemble the technology they’ve been created with; others have […]

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