artwork about unresolved histories

Traveller  2013 

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Julie Gough

Traveller  2013
HDMI video projection, 16:9, 8:43 min, colour, sound
edited by Jemma Rea

Exhibited in: Julie Gough, The Lost World (part 1), CAST, Hobart, Tasmania. 26 April-26 May 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoWJdRBVafw
Review of exhibition: THE LOST WORLD (part 1):
http://www.realtimearts.net/article/115/11155
Polly Dance, ‘Time Travelling exorcism’,  RealTime, issue #115 June-July 2013,  p.49

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Forcefield 2   2009 

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Julie Gough
Forcefield 2  2009
Tasmanian apple tree, brick fireplace, deposition from ms3251 NLA, Tasmanian oak, clag, all pages x 2 from “The Fabrication of Aboriginal History”
c. 3.4 x 3 x 6 m
The Clemenger Award exhibition – National Gallery of Victoria

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The Consequence of Chance  2011

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24hr Art - Art Installation
Julie Gough

The Consequence of Chance
2011

calico, pine, cardboard, lights
c.2.4 x 1.5 x 2.4 m
Permanent installation (2012+) in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. Parrawe, Parrawe –  Colonial Frontier Gallery, 3rd floor, Bond Store. 

Many thanks to Pink in Wagga Wagga for sewing work and Tobias Richardson in Darwin for construction work Exhibited in: ‘Immemorial – reaching back beyond memory’, developed by 24HR Art in collaboration with artists from Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Chan Contemporary Art Space Darwin, Curators: Norberto Roldan, Director, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila  Sudjud Dartanto, Independent Curator and Lecturer, Indonesia Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, Steve Eland, Director 24HR Art – NTCCA, Darwin, 27 October – 27 November 2011

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Attrition Bay 2010

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOZ3ReayXd0

Julie Gough
Attrition Bay  2010
HD1080i video, 16:9, silent, 21:00 min (film stills above)
In conjunction with John A. Douglas
Installation: found steel tubs, kangaroo hide from Botany Bay Tannery, found rubbish from beach where Captain Cook landed
Exhibited in: Shifting Sands: Botany Bay Today Curated by Ace Bourke and Anna Lawrenson. Hazelhurst Regional Gallery. 20 Aug – 10 October 2010

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Manifestation 2010

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Julie Gough
Manifestation (Bruny Island) 2010
Giclee print on Hahnemuhle photo rag paper, ed: 10
Image 400 x 600 mm (paper 600 x 800 mm)
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Julie Gough
Manifestation  2010
Tea tree, soap, wax, black crow shells, fire surrounds
c.2.4 x 1.9 x 2.4 m
Image by Jack Bett
Exhibited in: Littoral (group exhibition), curated by Vivonne Thwaites, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, 8 April – 16 May 2010

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Dark Valley, Van Diemens Land  2008

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Julie Gough
Dark Valley, Van Diemen’s Land
2008 

Tasmanian coal on nylon on antlers on Tasmanian oak
approx.120 x 100 x 30 cm
Collection of Art Gallery of NSW
Exhibited in: AFTERMATH (solo exhibition), 24 Hr Art, Darwin, Aug-Sept 2008
Exhibited in: The Dreamers, Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Emily McDaniel, Christopher Hodges, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Bill Gregory, John Mawurndjul, Vanessa Russ, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 8 July – 6 Dec 2009
http://artnews.com.au/details.php?e=1568

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The Persistence of Culture  2007

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Julie Gough
The Persistence of Culture 2007
possum pelts, kangaroo skin, eucalyptus, tea tree, pine, black crow shells
collection the artist
Exhibited in: Returning, Barn, Rosny, Tasmania, May 2009 and touring in 2010 (Group exhibition)

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Kidnap Co-ordinates  2008

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Julie Gough
Kidnap Co-ordinates  2008 
Tasmanian oak, cuttlefish bones, black crow shells 
9 panels each measuring: 46 x 73.4 x 5 cm 
collection of the artist
Exhibited in: Mute Relics and Bedevilled Creatures – Constructing an Antipodean Curio Cabinet curated by Edwina Bartlem and Sharon West, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Victoria, May 2009 (Group exhibition)

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Driving Black Home 2009

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Above: film stills & installation image Clarendon House, Tasmania

Julie Gough
Driving Black Home 2 2009 (video stills above)
4:3 video, colour, silent, 3 hr: 43 min: 55 secs

Edited by Nancy Mauro-Flude
Edition: 10
Exhibited in: TRUST, Clarendon House, Evandale, Tasmania, March 2009 (Group exhibition)
Clemenger Award, National Gallery of Victoria, Sept 2009 – Feb 2010 (Group exhibition)
RIVERS RUN, Cairns Regional Gallery, 5 February – 14 March 2010 (Solo exhibition)
RIVERS RUN, Devonport Regional Gallery, September 2011 (Solo exhibition)

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The Simultaneous Effort  2008

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Julie Gough

The Simultaneous Effort 2008
Embroidered doyley on blackwood tray
35 x 60 x 3.5 cm
private collection
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)
http://www.bettgallery.com.au/artists/gough/futurehistory/index.htm 

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Head Count  2008

2008 head count FUGITIVE HISTORY

Julie Gough
Head Count 2008
Found chair with brass rods & black crow shells
85.5 x 43 x 43 cm
private collection
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)

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Some Tasmanian Aboriginal children living with non-Aboriginal people before 1840  2008

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Julie Gough
Some Tasmanian Aboriginal children living with non-Aboriginal people before 1840 2008
Found chair with burnt tea tree sticks
installed approx: 288 x 60 x 50 cm
image by Jack Bett
collection of the National Gallery of Australia

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Kidnapped  2007

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Julie Gough
Kidnapped 2008
found box, ink on leather pillow (containing lead shot), handmade pine shelf
private collection

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Black Line properties I  2008

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Julie Gough
Black line properties I 2008
Tea tree spears, acrylic polymer on timber
94 x 196 x 7 cm
collection of Janet Holmes a Court
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)
http://www.bettgallery.com.au/artists/gough/futurehistory/index.htm

Black Line properties II  2011

Blackline Properties 2011

Julie Gough
Black Line properties 2 2011
cotton, eucalyptus timber
collection the artist

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The Wait  2008

2008 THE WAIT fugitive history

Julie Gough
The Wait 2008
Found chair, brass rods with black crow & maireener shells
85.5 x 42 x 40 cm
private collection
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)

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Incident Reports  2008

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Julie Gough
Incident Reports 2008
found Tasmanian oak bookshelf, tea tree sticks, burnt-inscribed Tasmanian oak
240 x 90 x 19 cm
private collection

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The Missing  2008

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Julie Gough
The Missing 2008
burnt tea tree stick ladder with steel rods & warrener shells
190 x 48 x 35 cm
private collection

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Bind 2008

Julie Gough
Bind 2008 
Lomandra longifolia, black crow shells, antlers on Tasmanian oak
140 x 100 x 30 xm (h x w x d) 
Collection of the Art Gallery of NSW
Exhibited in: Aftermath, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin, 1 Aug – 5 Sept 2008 (Solo exhibition) 

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Recount  2008

Julie Gough
Recount 2008
Tasmanian warrener shells and THRA (Tasmanian Historical Research Association) journals on fencing wire on fence posts
approx meas. 144 x 430 x 15 cm
Exhibited in: Aftermath, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin, 1 Aug – 5 Sept 2008 (Solo exhibition)

 

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Witness  2007

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Julie Gough
Witness 2007
found chair, wood, papers with ink on goat vellum
installation approx: 180 x 350 x 35 cm
collection of the artist
Exhibited in: Interrupted – Renditions of unresolved accounts, Turner Galleries, Perth, West Australia, 2007 (Solo exhibition)
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)
http://www.bettgallery.com.au/artists/gough/futurehistory/index.htm

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Escape I  2007

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Julie Gough
Escape 1 2007 (diptych)      
wool on flywire, bull kelp on wool, timber
46 x 46 cm each
collection of the State Library of Tasmania

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Escape II  2007

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Julie Gough
Escape II 2007
embroidered cotton, timber & china
diptych panel 1: 51 x 51 cm panel 2: 52.5 x 52.5 cm
collection of Janet Holmes a Court

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Some words for change ~ moogara (dog),  booooo (cattle), bar (sheep), parkutetenner (horse), parrenner (axe), wetuppenner (fence), ponedim (England) 2007

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Julie Gough
Some words for change ~ moogara (dog), booooo (cattle), bar (sheep), parkutetenner (horse), parrenner (axe), wetuppenner (fence), ponedim (England) 2007
black crow (nerite) shells in cuttlefish bones on timber
50 x 50 cm
private collection
Exhibited: “Musselroe Bay” (solo exhibition) 6 – 31 March 2007, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne

Some words for Country ~Loierle, Marloielare, Trounter, Lowmyner, Tromemanner, , Melaythenner 2007

2007 some WORDS_for_COUNTRY

Julie Gough
Some words for Country Lowmyner, Marloielare, Tromemanner, Loirle, Melaythenner, Trounter2007
black crow (nerite) shells in cuttlefish bones on timber

50 x 50 cm
private collection
Exhibited: “Musselroe Bay” (solo exhibition) 6 – 31 March 2007, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne

Some words for Tasmanian Aboriginal women ~ Armither, Luanee, Laggener, Lowanna, Neeanta, Nowaleah 2007

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Julie Gough
Some words for Tasmanian Aboriginal women ~ Armither, Luanee, Laggener, Lowanna, Neeanta, Nowaleah 2007    
black crow (nerite) shells in cuttlefish
bones on timber
50 x 50 cm
private collection
Exhibited in: Musselroe Bay, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria, 6 – 31 March2007 (solo exhibition)

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Some of our women kidnapped by sealers 2007

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Julie Gough
Some of our women kidnapped by sealers 2007  (series)
book, paper, beads, fabric, acrylic on canvas, wood, cord, gunshot, leather, ink,

variable dimensions.
Collection of the artist                                                                                                                              
a. She was sold for one guinea                                                    
b. Shard (King Island 2006)                                                                                   
c. Paddle / spear                                                         
d. hide                                                      
e. Kangaroo Island sealing camps                                                                     
f. Some of our women kidnapped by sealers                                                                        
g. King Island sealing camps

Exhibited in: Interrupted – Renditions of unresolved accounts, Turner Galleries, Perth, West Australia, 2007 (Solo exhibition) 

 

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Forcefield   2007

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Julie Gough

Forcefield 2007

dead apple tree, bricks, copy of 1825 magistrate’s report,
timber, pages from “The Fabrication of Aboriginal history”
Exhibited in: Thresholds of Tolerance, ANU, School of Art Gallery, Canberra, 2007 (Group exhibition)

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A Half Hour Hidden History Reader  2007

2007 A Half Hour Hidden History Reader

Julie Gough
A Half Hour Hidden History Reader 2007
Altered book (The Tasmanian History Readers 4, Royal School Series’, Education Department, Hobart): collage and hand writing on white paint over existing text
21.3 x 15.7 x 2 cm
Collection of State Library of Queensland
Exhibited in: Lessons in History Vol 1, Grahame Galleries+Editions, Brisbane,  24 March – 28 April 2007
Recycled Library – Altered Books, curator Michael Wardell, Artspace Mackay, 4 Sept – 25 Oct and touring 2010

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The Chase  2008

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Julie Gough
The Chase 2008
found chaise lounge, leatherette & steel pins
97 x 182 x 52 cm
collection of the National Gallery of Australia
Exhibited in: Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)
http://www.bettgallery.com.au/artists/gough/futurehistory/index.htm

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She was sold for one guinea  2007

2007 she was sold guinea

Julie Gough
She was sold for one guinea 2007
found beaded decoration, text on paper, book, wooden shelf
12 x 13.5 x 20 cm
collection of the National Gallery of Australia

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Uninvited Interventions  2007

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Julie Gough
Uninvited Interventions 2007             
wood, canvas, acrylic paint, 198 x 190 x 200cm

collection the artist
Exhibited in: Interrupted – Renditions of unresolved accounts, Turner Galleries, Perth, West Australia, 2007 (Solo exhibition)

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Some of our women kidnapped by sealers  2007

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Julie Gough
Some of our women kidnapped by sealers 2007                 
inkjet print, edition of 10, framed in Tasmanian oak
83 x 118 cm
1/10 in the collection of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania

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Promissory note – opposite Swan Island  2005

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Julie Gough
Promissory Note ~ Opposite Swan Island  2005
tea-tree, timber, string, fur
229 h x 240 w x 130 d cm
Flinders University Collection, Adelaide
Exhibited in: On Island, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania, 2005 (Group exhibition)

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A Blanket Return  2004

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Inspired by the above (left) art work:
Claude-Marie-François Dien (1787–1865), after Charles Alexander Lesueur (1778–1846)
Terre de Diemen: Armes et Ornemens (1802)
Plate xiii, Voyage du decouvertes aux terres australes, [etching] 1807
Le Muséum d’histoire Naturelle du Havre, France. Ref: MH18.011.2

Julie Gough
A Blanket Return 2004
wool, shell, wood, wire
variable dimensions
collection of the National Museum of Australia

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Blood Counts  2004

2004 BloodCounts

Julie Gough
Blood Counts 2004
Melbourne Town Hall
commissioned installation (details)
Ti-tree, cotton, kelp, clay, acrylic
collection the artist
Exhibited in: If only you knew, Melbourne City Hall, Victoria, 2004 (Group exhibition)

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Chase  2001

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Julie Gough
Chase 2001
Tea-tree sticks, jute, cotton, steel
Approx. 300 x 240 x 300 cm
Site specific installation commissioned for the Nineteenth Century Australian Gallery in the National Gallery of Victoria. Installed October 2002 – July 2004
Designer: Megan Atkins
Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria

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Stand  2000

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Julie Gough
Stand 2000
tea tree roofless ‘hut’ at Lovely Banks on Midlands Highway with lamp
8 x 8 x 8 ft
Exhibited in ’10 Days in the Island’ 2000

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How They Got Here  2000   

2000 How they got here

Julie Gough
How they got here 2000
bricks, mortar, cast iron plaque
2000, 840 x 700 x 465 cm 
Exhibited in: heart on your sleeve, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2000 (Group exhibition)

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and how it’s Been   2000

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Julie Gough
…and how its been 2000
bricks, crushed abalone shell and mortar, whole abalone shell, photograph
815 x 1320 x 230 cm
Exhibited in: heart on your sleeve, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2000 (Group exhibition)

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Rail  2000 

1999 Rail

Julie Gough
Rail 2000
acrylic medium, wood
240 x 120 x 9 cm
Collection the artist
Exhibited in: heart on your sleeve, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2000 (Group exhibition)

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Shadow of the spear  1997

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Julie Gough
Shadow of the spear 1997
Tea-tree, slip cast ceramic swan eggs, pyrographically inscribed Tasmanian oak strips
variable dimensions
Collection of the Art Gallery of Western Australia

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Pogography 2000 (Tool for land reclamation vs tools for land degradation)  1997

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Julie Gough
Pogography 2000 – The Sub-dividing Games (Tools for land degradation vs tools for land reclamation), 1997
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arden tools, pogo stick, flag, pillows, acrylic paints

variable dimensions
collection of the artist
Exhibited in: Black Humour, CCAS (Canberra Contemporary Artspace) – touring nationally to 1999, 1997 (Group exhibition)

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Imperial Leather  1994

 1994 Imperial Leather

Julie Gough
Imperial Leather 1994
cotton, wax, composition board
149 x 204 x 15 cm
collection of the National Gallery of Victoria
Exhibited in: New Faces – New Directions, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 1995 (Group exhibition)

 

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