Eternal Soundcheck

Discipline - No. 3 Winter 2013


244 pages.  Colour.  

Words from the publisher:

Discipline is a Melbourne-based contemporary art journal. It has a focus on longer, research-based essays, interviews and artist pages.

While based and published in Melbourne, the writers and artists who have contributed to Discipline are both local and international. In presenting longer-form essays, the journal aims to ground a new body of sustained intellectual writing about contemporary art that does not merely fall back on the crutch of ʻpluralityʼ as a means for theorising art after postmodernism and globalisation.

Discipline aims to publish highly focused essays that take on, critically and intelligently, the full strength of contemporary artworks, working through their specific concepts, histories, politics and materialities.





    Nicholas Croggon and Helen Hughes  Introduction

    Jan Bryant  The Obscurity of the Present...

    Justin Clemens  Contemporary Art as Minimal Domination

    Rex Butler  John Nixon: A Communist Artist

    Juliet Rogers A Love for the Fallen: A Melancholic Relation to the Art of September 11, 2001

    Quentin Sprague White Lines: The Recent Work of Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

   Helen Johnson  Lend Me Your Ear: On Hany Armanious’s Fountain (2002)

   Maggie Finch  Simryn Gill: Questions of Coherence, Knowledge and Information

    Anusha Kenny  Still Searching: Time in the Work of Anastasia Klose

    Lauren Bliss A Love Story: A Constructed World, Speech and What Archive, The Telepathy Project

    Lisa Radford  Geoff Newton: Fan Tribute History Parallel Bootleg Paintings

    Adrian Martin Notching Up the Imaginary: Film, Art and the Support-Surface

    David Homewood  Return to Disorder: Dale Hickey’s Passage from Conceptual Art to the Cup paintings (1972-73)

   David Wlazlo  The Austrian Question: Ian Burn and Institutional Misrecognition

   Joel Stern and Andrew McLellan  What is Not Music? An Interview with Mattin

    Terry Smith  Contemporary Art and Contemporaneity: Reflections on Method, Review of Reviews (Part 1)

    Huw Hallam  Cosmopolitan Imaginings, Review: Nikos Papastergiadis, Cosmopolitanism and Culture

   ST Lore  The Bomb and the Still Life: Strategies to Secure the Present




    Interview with Edith Scob by Raimunduas Malasauskas, Valentina Desideri, Mark Geffriaud and Géraldine Longueville




    Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano

    Nick Selenitsch

    Justin Andrews

    Claire Lambe

    Alicia Frankovich

    Patrick Pound

    Kate Smith

    Narelle Jubelin and Jacky Redgate

    The Mulka Project

    Lauren Berkowitz

    Nathan Gray

    Harriet Morgan

    Rob McLeish

    Dan Arps

    Zoe Croggon

    Brook Andrew

    Alex Vivian




    Annie Wu & Ziga Testen