Australian Video Art Archive

Anne Marsh


Pat Brassington: This is Not a Photograph

Quintus an imprint of the University of Tasmania, 2006. 63 pages.

"This glowing pink book ... unequivocally positions Pat Brassington as one of the most significant photographic practitioners currently working in Australia."
[Helen Ennis, Photofile, no. 79, 2007]

"Marsh provides an account of how Brassington’s photographs might operate as psychic and socio-political disruptions. The text is dependent on Marsh’s long-standing interest in psychoanalysis (and a psychoanalytically informed photographic theory), one seemingly shared by Brassington ... psychoanalysis provides both an iconography and an analytical tool, in a way that neatly stiches together Brassington’s work ... and Marsh’s reading of it."
[Shaune Lakin, Art Monthly, no 202, August 2007, p. 20]