Mathieu Gallois, 2018
Upon returning from Europe, several major developments broadened the scope of Gallois’ creative practice. Between 2004-7, Gallois completed a degree in architecture at UTS. Starting in 2005, Gallois made a conscious decision to turn the direction of his practice inwards (so to speak) and engaged with Australian Indigenous history and culture (culminating in his PhD).
Mathieu Gallois, 2017
Gallois’ deeper engagement and interest in Indigenous Australians and their culture was kindled by the music of Archie Roach. His album ‘Charcoal Lane’, and in particular his song ‘Native Born‘ challenged Gallois to start seeing Australia – in all its forms – from Indigenous perspectives.
Mathieu Gallois, 2013
The period 1966 - 1974 includes the 1967 national referendum and the discovery of Mungo Woman and Man. The former amended the Australian constitution to count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in the national census of the population...
Mathieu Gallois, 2013
In 2005, Gallois had the good fortune to meet Auntie Joyce Williams, Elder of the Wiradjuri people of Wellington Valley, located in central NSW. Starting in 2005 Joyce took the time to sit with Gallois and communicate the fuller meaning of myriad issues relating to Indigenous Australians.
Mathieu Gallois, 2012
To Move Forward To Destiny Of Full Epuality* The Wellington Times 1944 – 1965 explores the representation of Indigenous people in the Wellington Times over a period of great social change (1944 – 1965) when Gallois’s grandfather was owner and editor of the newspaper.
Mathieu Gallois, 2006
Since 1992 thousands of asylum seekers to Australia have been incarcerated for months, or years, in detention camps across Australia and the Pacific. Amnesty International estimates that as of 29 May 2005, 210 people detained in Australian immigration facilities (including the offshore centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru) had been there for over 18 months.
Mathieu Gallois, 2001
A lightweight thermoplastic polymer, polystyrene is unusual for a foam in that its molecular structure is rigid. Unlike other petroleum-based plastics, it has a degree of surface tension which resonates when strummed, and it snaps in two in a clean and satisfying way…
Mathieu Gallois, 1998
LIKE Arts Magazine, Issue 7
These last few months I have been employed at Sydney's newly-opened Fox Studios to work on a Warner Brothers action sci/fi production called The Matrix. The film is set in the 22nd century when a race of intelligent machines rule the earth, using human beings as their energy source.