Artist Curators Authors Hiram To and Urszula Szulakowska – Belles Lettres – Group Exhibition – John Mills National and John Mills Annexe – 1987
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Artist Curators Hiram To and Urszula Szulakowska – Belles Lettres – Group Exhibition – John Mills National and John Mills Annexe – 1987
Urszula Szulakowska has written extensively on the history of alchemical illustrations, as well as on the influence of alchemical imagery on contemporary art-practice. Her monographs include The Alchemy of Light (Leiden: 2000), The Sacrificial Body and the Day of Doom (Leiden: 2006) and Alchemy in Contemporary Art (Ashgate: 2011). She has also written many monographs and art criticism about international contemporary art, with a special interest in Australian and East European culture. She has been a lecturer in the history of art at the universities of Sydney, Queensland and Leeds and she has also presented scholarly papers at universities in France, Poland, Lithuania, Croatia and Hungary. At present she is Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.
Hiram To was born in Hong Kong in 1964 and died in Hong Kong in March, 2017. He lived in Scotland from 1978-83, and in Australia from 1986-95 where he was a mainstay of the vibrant artist-run scene in Brisbane and South east Queensland. Hiram To lived in Hong Kong from 1995- 2017 where his writing was regularly published in South China Morning Post, Bazaar Hong Kong and City Magazine