This page shows publications produced since the commencement of the project in 2018 and related publications by members of the research team that appeared prior to the project.

[Image: Mark Smith, Welcome, 2018, calico, cotton thread and stuffing, 110 x 55 x 34 cm. Monash University Museum of Art Collection. Image courtesy of Arts Project Australia.]

Conference Papers

White, A., “Captivity and Creativity in Wartime,” Working Group, 2023 Modern Language Association Annual Conference (San Francisco, 6 January 2023).

White, A., ‘Italian Internees and Prisoners of War in Australia 1940-1945: Carceral Aesthetics’ (Multilingual Encounters in Captivity: Italians in POW Camps), Modern Language Association Annual Conference (Washington, D. C., January 2022).

Parlane, A. & White, A., “Recentring Australian Art”, Panel, IMPACT: Art Association of Australia & New Zealand (AAANZ) Conference, Sydney, December 2021.

White, A., ‘Opening Australian Art History: The Case Of Henry Dearing,’ Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society, The University of Western Australia, School of Design, Perth (June, 2021).

Green, C, ‘Art, Wellness and Creativity,’ The Intersection of Wellness and Creativity: Mapping the Field, keynote lecture, conference, University of Melbourne (November 2019).

White, A, ‘Storytelling at The Dax Centre’, Transformational and Dangerous: The Ethics of Storytelling Workshop, Art-Based Social Enterprise and Marginalised Young People’s Transitions Project, RMIT University (November 2019).

White, A, ‘The Dax Centre: An Archive of Works by Artists with Experience of Mental Illness’, Heat & Dust: Artists, Archives, Art History, Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Power Institute, University of Sydney (November 2018).

White, A, ‘Outsider Art: Historical Perspectives’, Outsider Art: Contemporary Considerations, part of the Talk the Talk lecture series, Art Curatorship Partnership Projects, University of Melbourne (April 2018).

Journal Articles

White, A., ‘Anthony Mannix: Secessions from Systems’ Index Journal 4 (2022), 1-29, 10.38030/INDEX-

White, A., ‘Henry Dearing: Decentering Australian Art’, The International Journal of Arts Theory and History, volume 17, issue 1, 2022, pp. 25 – 38.

White, A., “Anthony Mannix’s Mixed Realities”, Art Monthly Australasia 327, Autumn 2021, pp. 80 – 87.

Parlane, A., “Overlapping Magisteria: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 05 Dec 2020 – 15 Mar 2021” Memo Review 19 December 2020.

McQuilten, G; Spiers, A, ‘Art is different: Material practice, learning and co-making at The Social Studio’, Journal of Arts & Communities, vol. 10, No1 & 2, 2020.

White, A; Parlane, A; McQuilten, G; Green, C, ‘Outsider Art in Australia: Artists’ Voices Versus Art-world Mythologies’, Art & Australia , vol. 56 Issue 1, p41-48, 2019.

Parlane, A ‘FEM-aFFINITY at Arts Project Australia’, Memo Review 20 July 2019.

McQuilten, G, ‘The political possibilities of art and fashion based social enterprise’, Continuum, vol. 31, no 1, 2017.

Parlane, A, ‘Stuart Ringholt: Works on Paper at Neon Parc,’ Memo Review, 25 February 2017.

McQuilten, G, ‘Self-Made: Arts Project Australia,’ Assemble Papers, August 10, 2015.

White, A, ‘Graeme Doyle, The Cunningham Dax Collection and Surrealist Discourse’, Papers of Surrealism, vol. 6, 2007.


McQuilten, G., and Spiers, A., “Joining my future: Art/Work, Inequality and Crisis,” Bus Projects, 19 January – 27 February 2021

Koh, E., and White, A., “The Art of Making Sense,” The Cunningham Dax Collection, 1 May – 1 November 2008.


McQuilten, G, The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community, Melbourne: Melbourne Books, 2015.

Jones, K, Koh, E, Veis, N, White, A, Hurworth, R, Bell, J, Shrimpton, B, Fitzpatrick, A, Framing Marginalised Art, UoM Custom Book Centre, 2010.