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Pig Memory Ii, Jonathan P. Cockburn Jan 1982

Pig Memory Ii, Jonathan P. Cockburn

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The work by Jon Cockburn exhibited in the Wynne Competition at the AGNSW (1982-83) was entitled Pig Memory II (1982), this work being a relief sculpture that explored the fragmentation of meaning that accompanies the scattering of a sense of place reaching back to Jon Cockburn’s adolescence, partly achieved by the inclusion of a Sepik (PNG) icon in the form of a small carved pig given to Jon by his father when they lived in the small town of Maprik, in the East Sepik District of Papua New Guinea. From this carved animal totem comes the meaning about which ...


Word Works At Experimental Audio Works, Jonathan P. Cockburn Jan 1982

Word Works At Experimental Audio Works, Jonathan P. Cockburn

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

A list of five Word Work pieces performed by Jon Cockburn at the Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, Sydney on the evening of Wednesday 17 March.


Ambiguity And Tension, Jonathan P. Cockburn Jan 1982

Ambiguity And Tension, Jonathan P. Cockburn

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

• Approximately two weeks after the opening of the 4th Biennale of Sydney (the Biennale opened on 07 April and ran until to 23 May 1982) it was noted by Jon Cockburn that a wall in the exhibition at the AGNSW was not being used (word going around the art community was that an exhibit had failed to arrive).

• On the 08 May 1982, Jon Cockburn (with the assistance of Jill Moonie, photographic documentation and Tammy Smith, Roxy [Pat McGuire], Kim Machin and Tim Harris as lookouts) entered the AGNSW and on the blank wall of 4th Biennale Exhibition erected an ...


Word Works Satellite Exhibition/Performance Event 4th Biennale Sydney, Jonathan P. Cockburn Jan 1982

Word Works Satellite Exhibition/Performance Event 4th Biennale Sydney, Jonathan P. Cockburn

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

‘Word Works’ were performed by Jon Cockburn on Tuesday, 27 April 1982, 7.30-9.30pm, at ‘An Evening of Performance Art’ a satellite program organized by Derek Kreckler, during the 4th Biennale of Sydney, and held at the Shepherd and Newman Warehouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney.

The list of word works performed by Jon Cockburn included some, if not all, of the following titles

• Suicide

• Terence Maloon

• A Shove in the Right Direction

• The Reason Why

• Terry Smith

• Loosing Confidence...or Post Modern Sexuality

• of Joseph Beuys

• Four light pieces for interlude in a Performance

(Above word works written between early 1981 ...