Khadim Ali began his art career painting propaganda murals in Iran before training in Persian miniatures and eventually finding his way to Australia. Now the acclaimed Hazara artist is launching his largest solo show at the Institute of Modern Art.
Using apparently innocent phrases and bright enamel paint, Jon Campbell’s joyful paintings unpack the pathos and humour of Australian vernacular and suburban life.
Plus, why did the Australia Council commission a report on Graphic storytelling? Co-author Pat Grant joins acclaimed Montreal-based cartoonist Lee Lei.