Gwynneth Porter (Publisher) Dan Arps (Publisher) Warren Olds (Designer)

Natural Selection Archive

Natural Selection Archive by Gwynneth Porter, Dan Arps, Warren Olds
Natural Selection Archive by Gwynneth Porter, Dan Arps, Warren Olds

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Natural Selection was an online publication presented as a downloadable PDF that contained writing and page works relating to Australasian art. The intention of the editors, Gwynneth Porter and Dan Arps, was to produce a vehicle for the arts community providing a ‘free-press, non-financial approach to criticism’ (Editorial, Issue 1). It ran from 2004 to 2010 and there are seven issues. Besides editors Porter and Arps and designer/ webmaster, Warren Olds, issues were guest edited by James Lynch and David Hatcher and for some issues edited by a team of artists and art writers. The archive, covering the years 2004 to 2010, consists of printed out issues of Natural Selection, 'coloured-in' and commissioned covers, exhibition documentation and presentations, as well as promotional items and collateral from Documenta 12, Kassel, 2007.

Natural Selection Archive
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E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Gwynneth Porter, Dan Arps and Warren Olds, 2013
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Research Library
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Not on display

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