On Art

‘Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries: The Slickest Little Korean Scumbag Downunder’

Edge of Elsewhere, Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2012

‘On the Way’

Stewart MacFarlane: paintings, Wei-Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2012

‘My China Project’

The China Project, Queensland Art Gallery, 2009

‘Penumbra: Contemporary Art from Taiwan’

Art Monthly, May 2008

‘Back to the Avantgarde’

Griffith Review, Edition 18: ‘In the Neighbourhood’, 2007

‘Citizens of the World’

Writing the Painting, University of South Australia, March 2006

‘The Sinking Ship’

Interesting Times, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, September 2005

‘Going, going, Guan’

on Guan Wei, Weekend Australian, September 18–19 2004


Shen Jiawei: Zaijian Revolution, gallery4a, 2002

‘Many Faces of Buddha’

The Bulletin, 20 November 2001

‘Coloratura Ghosts: Greg Leong’s Singing Histories’

Greg Leong’s Singing History Quilts for New Chinese Australians, Launceston, 2001, pp. 2-6

‘Cultural Dialogues – Sherman Galleries; Asia-Australia Arts Centre’

Art and Australia, August 2001

‘At Home: Liu Xiaodong and Yu Hong’

ArtAsiaPacific, No. 30, 2001

‘Guo Jian: Mama’s Tripping’

Mama’s Tripping Guo Jian, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, 2000

‘Liu Xiao Dong: Realism with a Twist’

Liu Xiao Dong and His Time, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, 2000; and Works of Liu Xiao Dong, 1990–2000, Beijing

‘Inside out: Anatomy of an exhibition’

Art Monthly Australia, no. 130, June 2000

‘The Rose Crossing’

The Rose Crossing: Contemporary Art in Australia, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, 1999

‘Art to the power of three’

The Bulletin, 7 September, 1999

‘Pulping Herbert Read in a Washing-machine: Contemporary Chinese Art’

London Review of Books, 10 June 1999

‘Breaking through’

Guan Wei: Nesting, or the Art of Idleness 1989-1999, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1999

‘Fang Lijun: Human Images in an Uncertain Age’

ArtAsiaPacific, No. 15, 1997

‘A Squeeze of Lemon Every Time’

Quadrant, September 1997

Review of The Art of Gordon Bennett by Ian McLean and Gordon Bennett

Australian Book Review, February 1997

‘What is the life behind things?’

Artlink, vol. 16 no. 4, 1996

‘Over the Borders: The Second Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’

The Australian’s Review of Books, September 1996

‘Taiwan Treasure Island: an introduction’

ARTTAIWAN: The Contemporary Art of Taiwan, edited by Nicholas Jose and Yang Wen-I, G+B Arts International Limited in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1995

‘A Breathtaking Balancing Act’

Guan Wei: The Great War of the Eggplant and Sausage, Canberra School of Art, 1994


Identities: Art from Australia, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 1993

Mao Goes Pop: China post-1989 (edited)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1993

‘Towards the World: China’s New Art, 1989–93’

China’s New Art, Post-1989, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, 1993

‘Survivors: Contemporary Artists from Beijing’

Chinese ‘New Wave’, Contemporary Art Services, Tasmania, 1992

‘Echoes of China: three contemporary artists from Peking’

The Sydney Review, October 1991