This page shows publications produced since the commencement of the research 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.]

Journal Articles

White, A., “Anthony Mannix’s Mixed Realities”, Art Monthly Australasia, forthcoming 2021.

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, 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.

Keynotes and Conference Papers

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