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Camille Henrot monograph

With a diverse creative practice combining film, drawing and sculpture, and taking inspiration from subjects as varied as literature, mythology, cinema, anthropology, evolutionary biology, religion and the banality…

NGV Triennial 2020 publication

This five-volume publication features contributions by over eighty authors from around the globe and casts a wide gaze across themes that are drawn from the works in the…

KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness publication

KAWS is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation.  Working across art, fashion and design, he creates colour-filled paintings, murals, large-scale sculptures, street and…

Shirin Neshat: Dreamers

NGV International 14 Nov 19 – 19 Apr 20 Shirin Neshat (1957– ) is an Iranian-born artist and filmmaker living in New York. Since the early 1990s, her…

THE CENTRE: ON ART AND URBANISM IN CHINA

It is without question that China is today synonymous with change. The past forty years in China – whether in terms of its geopolitical influence and economic position,…

9 Stories / 9 Histoires / 九則故事 Lee Mingwei

This catalogue results from nine conversations between Lee Mingwei and nine curators or institutional directors—Adeline Lépine, Christine Macel, Limor Tomer, Suhanya Raffel, Kathryn Weir, Eugenie Tsai, Stephanie Rosenthal,…

Julian Opie publication

Published to accompany the exhibition Julian Opie at the National Gallery of Victoria, and edited by Dr Simon Maidment, this 264-page title features a wide range of works, each distilling…

Awards for NGV Triennial

The inaugural NGV Triennial was a wild ride, an exhibition of over 100 artists and designers from 32 countries that attracted 1.23 million visitors to the National Gallery…

Agency and affect: curating political change

PhD thesis now available online via the University of Melbourne repository. Undertaken at the Centre for Ideas, Faculty of the Victoria  College of the Arts, University of Melbourne….

NGV Triennial 2017 publication

Featuring more than 100 artists and designers from thirty-two countries, NGV Triennial 2017 surveys the world’s best art and design. Their cutting-edge work represents a diversity of cultures,…

Gareth Sansom: Transformer catalogue

Gareth Sansom: Transformer, edited by Simon Maidment, accompanies the solo exhibition at NGV Australia of Gareth Sansom. It includes 130 works from the artist’s sixty-year career, as well…

David Hockney: Current publication

David Hockney: Current is a new landmark publication exploring the artist’s oeuvre and works over the past decade, edited by Simon Maidment. This major and illustrated volume includes…

Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine

NGV INTERNATIONAL 13 MAY – 23 OCT 2016 Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine is a solo exhibition of one of India’s pre-eminent contemporary artists, Subodh Gupta, curated by Simon…

Richard Mosse: The Enclave

NGV INTERNATIONAL 10 OCT 2015 – 28 FEB 2016 Commissioned for the Irish representation at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 and recently acquired by the National Gallery…

Lurid Beauty publication

Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes provides an exploration of the Surrealist movement tracing its beginnings and far-reaching influence on Australian art, film and photography, edited by Simon Maidment and Elena…

Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism And Its Echoes

NGV Australia 9 October 2015 to 31 January 2016 Lurid Beauty presents over 200 paintings, drawings, collages, sculptures, fashion, films and photographs as well as considering theatre and…

Ryan Trecartin: Re’Search Wait’S

NGV INTERNATIONAL 15 MAY – 13 SEP 2015 Ryan Trecartin is recognised as one of the most inventive and exciting young artists working today, described by New Yorker…

Carsten Höller: Golden Mirror Carousel

NGV INTERNATIONAL 10 OCT 2014 – 5 MAR 2015 Artist Carsten Höller works to turn reality on its head, creating situations through which we can reimagine how we…

David McDiarmid: When This You See Remember Me

NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE 9 MAY – 31 AUG 2014 I never saw art as being a safe thing. I know that exists but that’s not something that…

Melbourne Now

National Gallery of Victoria NGV International & NGV Australia 22 November 2013 – 23 March 2014 As one of my first projects with the NGV, I contributed as…

Ode to Formation

A catalogue essay on Belle Bassin‘s work in Ode to Form, an exhibition at West Space, curated by Kelly Fleidner. Full text on the Ode to Form website:…

Victorian College of the Arts consultancy

Satellite Art Projects recently completed the first phase of strategy development for the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, in the implementation of digital technologies in…

When the Journey becomes the Destination

Feature article for Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 2010 issue, Ed. Anne Loxley. Excerpt only.

Kindness & Criticality

Text for Column 4, published by Artspace Sydney (Ed. Reuben Keehan). A response to Spaces of Art, 2009 international conference held at the Art Gallery of NSW & Artspace, Sydney.

Gordon Matta-Clark: Open House essay

Essay to accompany exhibition I curated, appearing in the Visual Arts Program Critical Reader accompanying the Melbourne International Arts Festival 2009.

Gordon Matta-Clark: Open House exhibition

n exhibition of film works of Gordon Matta-Clark at Melbourne’s Arts Centre, curated by me. 10–24 October 2009, as part of Melbourne International Arts Festival 2009.

Melbourne Festival Visual Arts & Design

A Critical Reader to accompany the Visual Arts & Design Program of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, 9–24 October, 2009. Edited by Simon Maidment and featuring contributions from:…

Interview with Fabien Giraud & Raphael Siboni

Melbourne Festival Visual Arts Coordinator Simon Maidment met with French artists Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni on the occasion of their first Australian exhibition Les choses qui tombent [‘sometimes…

Slave to the rhythm

Simon Maidment and Mark Feary talk with Danius Kesminas Published in cac interviu, issue 9-10 / 2008 spring – summer.

The Devolution Project – catalogue

Catalogue essay to accompany exhibitions at West Space, Melbourne from 25 July – 2 August 2008 and University of Southern Queensland Gallery, Toowoomba from 8 August – 28…