When I first heard the suggestion that the judiciary and greater Parliamentary oversight could 'save the day' and redress the reckless use of new capabilities by Britain's security service GCHQ, an image flashed into my mind of a 1903 painting by Australian impressionist Tom Roberts - known
Thank you to RTRFM for inviting me to speak about my exhibition The Assassination of Judy Garland at 464 Smart Space, Perth WA. Listen here. RTRFM has always been a consistent supporter of my work for many years. Deepest thanks. Thank you
Opening 6pm 2nd August until 11th August. Opening times Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm. I am holding my 5th solo exhibition of my paintings - The Assassination of Judy Garland - at 464 Smart Space, a fairly new urban
Even though this is a relatively small series of paintings, I'm very thankful that it has got so much coverage and interest by people intrigued by the actual content. For an artist, that's rare and I don't take it for granted. The Qouch is the publishing arm of The
The Novocaine's new singles Freedom Please & Till Death have my artwork White Noise on the cover (click on the links). This new sound connects with metal in a really original way, while keeping what's
Really honoured to be included with 14 other finalists of the London International Creative Competition (LICC) 2012 in my category Painting - Professional. It's a great initiative to bring a wide spectrum of creative talent together to share their work and is a labour of love for
A print of my painting A Parable of A Physicist And Twin Torsos, with text from myself and Professor Caslav Brukner of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna, will be included in the poster session of a new workshop on quantum biology
I am contributing artwork to the workshop, “Hitting the Target?” - How New Capabilities Are Shaping Contemporary International Intervention in 12 July 2012 - 13 July 2012 at cii – the Centre for International Intervention, School of Politics, University of Surrey in the UK. There
Late last year I was interviewed by Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, a fellow Australian with a distinguished career in international human rights law for The Art of the Possible, the Cambridge University Journal of Politics . She brought a completely different perspective to my art
Thank you to Wik Wikholm for his post about my art in the September Media section of GLBTQ - the world's largest encyclopedia of lgbtq culture.
Carl Gopal Applies Queer Lens to Tough Problems (Posted by: Wik Wikholm on 09/12/11)
Tikkun daily ( Tikkun magazine's daily blog) interviewed me about my art and, as always with good interviews, made me think better about my painting and how (and why) I go about what I do. Please take the time to visit and read their high
Hey, great to be one of the 3 'honourable mentions' in the Spring 2011 issue of Visual Overture Magazin e in Atlanta, GA, USA. (out February 18th). My painting featured is called There is Nothing Like a Drone, from my exhibition series The Assassination
I have art in the LGBT Literature Issue of Phati'tude Magazine in New York City. You can preview the issue via the link below but my image only appears in the hard copy, available from their website or Amazon.
I am the featured artist in The French Literary Review this October, an elegant little journal in the south of France focusing its passion for poetry and prose around France or themes in connection with its history and culture. It is now published
Now Available Lady Jane's Miscellany magazine features the work of critically acclaimed poets, dramatists, essayists, short story writers, artists and more! I'm really pleased to be the featured artist for their second issue with a 7 page interview and several
Publishing July/August 2010
In July I'm helping out to promote the value of diverse communities. LGBT writers in NYC and grassroots political art and poetry in Regina, SK, Canada. In this sense, it's a part of my social activism and belief that art can help to move thinking
3CR Melbourne's In Ya Face presenter James McKenzie interviewed me a few weeks ago on his live radio program. I just want to thank them again (belated post) for a frank, informed and lively discussion. I came away from that grateful for being able to explore different
My painting And Starring Benyamin Netanyahu as Norman Maine uses the main characters from the 1950s musical A Star is Born as metaphor for the current relationship between America (Esther) and Israel (Norman). It was very much a personal
Purchase a copy of Issue 9 online or at the following bookshops:
In Paris (@Librairie Les Mots la Bouche) In London (@Gay's the Word) In San Francisco (@City Lights Bookshop) I have a painting in the current issue of Chroma Journal
It's a privilege to be able to support the work of Same Sex Domestic Abuse Group (SSDAG) in Western Australia through their use of my art for the cover of their new resource booklet Towards Freedom (SSDAG, 2009).
The story behind the whole 2001 "Untitled" exhibition
My second cover art for US poetry magazine Breadcrumb Scabs is out for February 2010. View the full cover in the 'Media' section (click left).
Lena's poets always dive off the edge and this issue is no different. A great supporter of diverse cultures and bad-tempered poets.
I have new cover art in the US, for Literal Latté in New York City for the June 2009 issue. This publication has been helping new writers to get a foot in the door of the traditional publishing
This month I have an oil pastel on the cover of Breadcrumb Scabs ' Issue 6, June 2009 [pictured], a new independent poetry magazine from Michigan. This little publication is raw, quirky, and a bit in your face in a way I thought had disappeared. Lucky that quality
I am a featured artist in the latest issue of Drexter Magz, the pdf arts and culture magazine from indonesia. Many thanks guys. Some great artists in this issue.
New Paintings Like everyone else, I never thought to see the day. Obama will need a lot of
This publication ran from 2006-2009
Daily Constitutional Launch - By Proxy (Issue 6, Summer 2008, Saturday, August 16, 2008, 5:00-7:00 pm.
Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce a launch for Issue 6 ("By Proxy") of the Daily Constitutional, a bi-annual magazine devoted to providing
The ‘silencing effect’ of laws that make being ‘un-Australian’ (or Un-American-Un-British) harder to measure, while increasing the power to detain us indefinitely without sufficient evidence of guilt, creates a real fear of self-expression. It dampens the creativity and honesty in our work. - Carl
This is the updated image for the review in Brontë Blog for a painting which got into the head of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights and discovered some quantum shenanigans going on. Thanks guys. And this is also the Kate Bush Song that played up in the
My new show, We'll Always Have Paris - bent tales from the sub-atomic is now open at Keith+Lottie Gallery, from January 17 to February 01, 2008. This is a very different show for me, stylistically I've drawn on my roots in design and merged my
Artist statement: © Carl Gopalkrishnan 2007. Shanghai Romance (digital print). Re-writing classic narratives with a quantum lens. Beauty of Physics Art Prize 2007 University of Waterloo
From previous academic research into visual narratives, I have been struck by how the internet has challenged our
EXHIBITION - Pittsburgh, PA, USA Sept 14- Oct 20, 2007. American Caricature: An Exhibit of Political Cartoons - A World View of the United States by 34 political cartoonists. Opening Sept 14 - Oct 20, 2007, Three Rivers
Cover Art: Social Policy Magazine , New Orleans, USA. 2007 (Education Reform). I really found this a challenge, as I worked with a great editor, Caitlin, who sent me the complex articles on the No Child Left Behind Act which was being reviewed by Congress during
A quick round up. I did a few illustrations for online magazine New Matilda, just to see how it would go. A great experience, but not something I continued as I'm working a full time job paying off a number of things including a new exhibition in 2008. But a
This is an interview I did after I was invited to speak about the various political art projects I was doing, including the Social Policy Magazine cover, the Reflex exhibition in NYC, and some work I was doing for New Matilda magazine in Australia. The interviewer is Matthew
NEW EXHIBITION: CUNY Graduate Centre NY April 2007
I will have 2 pieces in Leading labour cartoonist Gary Huck's Reflex: An exhibition of political cartoons. A world view of the United States to be launched April 26-28, 2007 at the CUNY Graduate Center, 34th Street and Fifth Avenue,
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The catalogue exhibition - artist statement from Sedition and Other Bedtime Stories, 2006. Right click to vew larger.Invitation with image Viva Las Shiva.
Photos copyright Amanda Brown 2006.
This is an interview I gave to promote the Sedition show with McKenzie Murray interviewing me.
RTRFM Radio in Perth have been very supportive, especially with Sedition and Other Bedtime Stories. They were really surprised that I was doing the only