Artlink has not only set a standard of readability that is exceptional in the field. It has stood firmly against temptations that much of the comparable literature has found irresistible. One of the most insidious of these is the invitation to embrace the artworld’s profitable association with the dealership system and the art market. Another is the pressure to acquiesce in a conception of its role as the public relations arm of the culture industry.
Arts writer and philosopher
In times of plenty, scarcity and global rethinking of sustainable models for consumption, we consider ways that visual artists work the food chain and champion the art of food, cooking and degustation. Privileging diverse forms of cultural knowledge, and the agency of First Nations Australians, food-led reconciliation is a core focus of this issue.