published by Julie Gough




Gough, J, 2009, Tayenebe – Tasmanian Aboriginal Women’s Fibre work, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Hobart. ISBN   978-0-9806327-1-2

Book Chapters


Gough, J, ‘The Possessed Past. Museum: infiltration and Outreach and the Lost World (Part 2)’, pp.51 – 102, in Carroll, Khadija von Zinnenburg. and Gough, Julie. and Viejo-Rose, Dacia. and Smith, Ellen. and Balzar, Christoph. and Adams, Mark. and Thomas, Nicholas.  The importance of being anachronistic :  contemporary Aboriginal art and museum reparations / essays by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, Julie Gough, Dacia Viejo-Rose, Ellen Smith and Christoph  Balzar ; with photographs by Mark Adams and a foreword by Nicholas Thomas ;  edited by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll  Discipline in association with Third Text Publications [Melbourne, Victoria]  2016

‘Colonial Representation and Appropriation of the Tasmanian Aboriginal shell necklace’, pp.65 – 73, and ‘The Gift of Sharing’, pp. 97 – 99, Kanalaritja: an unbroken string, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, ISBN: 9344187003074


‘Honouring the past / making a future – The Tasmanian Aboriginal shell necklace tradition’ and ‘Lola Greeno: Cultural Caretaker’ in Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels, Object Gallery, NSW, pp.108-116, 159, ISBN: 978-0-9578180-1-9

Gough, J, ‘Forgotten lives – the first photographs of Tasmanian Aboriginal people’, 2014, in: Calling the Shots: Aboriginal Photographies, edited by Dr Jane Lydon, Aboriginal Studies Press, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies (AIATSIS), Canberra, Australia, ISBN: 9781922059598


Gough, J, 2011, ‘The conciliation (etching)’, Alisa Bunbury (ed.) This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper, National Gallery of Victoria,  isbn: 9780724103447


Gough, J and Naylor, S, 2009, ‘Circuit Breaking? Indigenous Australian Art and Critical Discourse’, Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence(ed) Jaynie Anderson, Miegunyah Press, University of Melbourne, ISBN 978‐0‐522‐85711‐5, ch.164, pp.820‐825


Gough, J, 2006, ‘Being collected and keeping it real’, Keeping Culture: Aboriginal Tasmania, (ed) Amanda Jane Reynolds, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, ISBN    1 876944 48X, pp. 9-20

Gough, J, 2006, ‘Being there, then and now – aspects of south east Aboriginal art’, Landmarks, (ed) Judith Ryan, National Gallery of Victoria, ISBN    0 7241 0267 1, pp.125 -131


Gough, J, ‘Aboriginal Art’, ‘ Langerrareroune (Sarah Island)’, ‘Oyster Cove’, ‘Penemeroic, Toinneburer, Rawee’, ‘West coast Aboriginal escapes’, in (ed.) Alison Alexander, 2005, The Companion to Tasmanian History, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, ISBN  186295223X, five entries p.1, 206, 261-2, 268-9, 383. Download:


Gough, J, ‘Richard Browne’, ‘Benjamin Dutterau’  ‘Conrad Martens’, ‘John Skinner Prout’, in ed. Lindsay, Frances, 2004, The Joseph Brown Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, 2004, ISBN  0724120523 pbk,p.40; p.42; pp 46-7; p.50.

Gough, J. & Purich, T, 2004, ‘Minyma Tjuta: Many women working with fibre and the figures of Kantjupayi Benson’ in ed. Judith Ryan, Colour Power – Aboriginal Art post 1984, National Gallery of Victoria, 2004, ISBN  0724120566  pbk, pp.126 -130


Gough, J, 2000, ‘Cultural Relevance and Resurgence: Aboriginal Artists in Tasmania Today’, Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture, ed. Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale, Oxford University Press, ANU, 2000, ISBN  0195506499, pp.255-259. Download: 2000 Oxford companion entries

Gough, J, 2000, ‘Physiological Adaptation to Cold and other true horror stories’, Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture, ed. Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale, Oxford University Press, ANU, 2000, ISBN  0195506499, p.97

Gough, J, 2000, ‘History, Representation, Globalisation and Indigenous Cultures: A Tasmanian Perspective’, in Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World, eds Claire Smith and Graeme Ward, Allen & Unwin, 2000, ISBN  186448926X , pp.89-108

Journal articles


Gough, J, ‘The Chase: Finding the hidden figures of history’, Art Monthly Australia, Issue 298, May 2017, pp. 56-61


Kent, Helen, Susie May & Julie Gough, 2014, ‘Working with contemporary  Indigenous art as text: Julie Gough’s Imperial Leather’, UNESCO Observatory Multi-Disciplinary Journal in the Arts, vol. 4, issue 1, 2015, pp. 1–13


Gough, J, 2013, Fugitive history, images, Griffith Review, no. 39 (Autumn 2013), pp.193-200


Gough, J, ‘2011 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, vol 512, July 2012, pp. 42-45


Gough, J, 2010, ‘TAYENEBE/EXCHANGE’, Artlink, vol 30, #1, March 2010, pp.81-83.


Gough, J, 2009, ‘Tayenebe – Tasmanian Aboriginal women’s fibrework’, Object Magazine 59, October, pp32-33, issn: 1038-1856. Download: 2009_Object TAYENEBE


Gough, 2006, J, ‘Trading Places – why make Indigenous Art and where goes culture?’, MACHINE, Artworkers Alliance Queensland, Brisbane, Dec 2006, issue 2:3, issn: 1834-0237, pp.7-9. Download: 2006_Machine_article_Indig_Art

Gough, J, 2006, ‘The ‘Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award: some thoughts from the baseline’, Artlines – Queensland Art Gallery contemporary art journal, April 2006, ISSN 1325-8842, pp. 50-51


Gough, J, 2005, ‘Space to Move and Grow: Bill Viola, Dadang Christanto, Hany Armanious, Wendy McGrath’ Art and Australia, Vol 43 No 2 Summer 2005, ISSN 0004-301X, p.276


Gough, J, 2004, ‘Lola Greeno’s Purmaner’, ABV 44 – The Annual Journal of the National Gallery of Victoria, (ed) Isobel Crombie, ISSN 0066 7935, pp. 94-95

Gough, J, 2004, ‘Messages received and lately understood’, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Vol.2, Number 1, issn 1443-4318, pp.155–162


Gough, J, 1997, ‘Indigenous Australians in the Australian Museum’, Periphery #31, May 1997, issn 1034-0580, pp.10-13      

Gough, J, 1997, ‘Cultural Relevance and Resurgence – Aboriginal Artists in Tasmania Today’, Art and Australia, Sept.1997, Vol.35 /No.1, issn 0004-301X , pp.108– 115


Gough, J, 1996, ‘From the Deep South bearing True North – Reflections on the Wijay Na ? Conference and Exhibition’, Periphery # 28, August 1996, issn 1034-0580, p.7


Gough, J, 1995, ‘N.J.B. Plomley – My memories of that meeting’, Pugganna, TAC (Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc), Feb 1995, No.42

Exhibition catalogue essays


Gough, J, in Harms, Lisa and Brown, Nic and Gough, Julie and Salmon, Fiona and Radok, Stephanie and Flinders University Art Museum, 2013, Crystal Palace, edited by Stephanie Radok, Flinders University Art Museum Adelaide, S. Aust, ISBN: 9780980520880

Gough, J, TESTING GROUND, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart. ISBN: 978-0-9870996-2-4

Gough, J, ‘Up Close and Personal – Diverse and dedicated Indigenous ceramicists in Australia’, 2011 Indigenous Ceramic Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, Feb. 2012, pp-8-11, ISBN: 978-0-9870487-3-8


Gough, J, 2009, ‘Being Home: responsibility to Country’, re-earthing exhibition catalogue essay, Devonport Regional Gallery, March, ISBN  978-0-9806231-0-9, pp. 6-15


Gough, J, 2008,  ‘The haunted and the bad’, Catalogue essay, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Victoria, July. ISBN   978-09579354-5-7. Download catalogue: 2008_Haunted_catalogue


Gough, J, 2007, ‘The Ranger: Seeking the hidden figure of history’ catalogue essay for exhibition: The Ranger, SASA Gallery, UNISA, 11 Sept – 2 Oct 2007, Curator Mary Knights, pp. 7-11, ISBN   978-0-9803062-6-2. Download catalogue:

Gough, J, ’Strait on Shore’ catalogue essay for King Island Community art    installation, Currie, King Island, March 16 – April 30, 2007


Gough, J, ‘Recovering’, Cross-Currents exhibition catalogue essay, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art, 2 July – 7 August, 2005


Gough, J, ‘Every which way but lost – the surround sound of skin’, SKIN exhibition catalogue essay, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre (Touring exhibition) , Hobart. 8 July – 8 August , 2004


Gough, J, Talking Together – Conversations between artworks’, Catalogue essay for the Exhibition Talking Together.  Curated by Lola Greeno, University Gallery, Launceston, September, 2000, pp.4-8