Crossing the Line 3: Global Drawing

Studio International

Janet McKenzie, published 18/12/2015

'Florence was the venue for the third of the Crossing the Line conferences, which explore the role of the artist in society. It also included two exhibitions, one of contemporary Australian drawing and another of drawings gathered from around the world...' read more

Crossing the Line 2: Drawing in the Middle East

Studio International

Janet McKenzie, published 06/10/2014


'Crossing the line was a conference that brought together specialists to examine the role of drawing in the Middle East with the aim of breaking down the cultural barriers to personal expression....' read more


The Drawn Word

Studio International

book review, published 07/03/2014

'The drawn word is the product of a research project funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council networking grant that explored the relationship between writing, drawing and literacy. As such it is a collaborative publication between Studio International, the University of the Arts London (UAL) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT)...' read more

Irene Barberis: Apocalypse/Revelation: Re Looking (Feminale: the edge of logic, intersecting luminosities)

Studio International

Dr Janet McKenzie, exhibition review, published 16/01/2013

'Irene Barberis has been inspired by and explored imagery for her art and research into the Book of the Apocalypse since 1984, exhibiting widely in Australia and abroad...' read more

Portraiture in Focus: Irene Barberis, Anita Taylor and Helen Sturgess

Studio International

Dr Janet McKenzie, exhibition review, published 31/03/2013

To focus on the portrayal of the human form in the 21st century; specifically the portrait requires a traverse of multifarious philosophical shifts, and, of stylistic movements from the past 150 years....' read more

Fold out futures: Vol,1, Chicago project, Irene Barberis and Karen Forbes. Melbourne: RMIT Press, 2007

Studio International

book review, published 26/06/2008:

'Dr Irene Barberis teaches and researches at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. She has recently collaborated in Chicago with Professor Karen Forbes of Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) in developing Metasenta, a vital, compact arts research hub, which functions internationally between universities and the wider arts and business communities...' Read more 

Apocalypse in Pink: The Work of Irene Barberis

Studio International

published 26/03/2007


'The role of faith in society and in art has been addressed in numerous forms since the new millennium, yet it is by definition problematic...' read more