Jasmine Penman

Jasmine Penman is an arts professional and freelance writer from Naarm/Melbourne. Since acquiring her Masters of Art History & Curatorship from the University of Melbourne, she has worked across both the commercial and public art sectors in the city, specialising in contemporary art.

Jasmine's Latest Articles

Work by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran (Sullivan+Strumpf) at ART SG 2024. Photo: Supplied. A woman at the ART SG art fair taking a photo in front of a mid-sized ceramic sculpture. The Sculpture is colourful and looks like two adjoined elephants standing on their hind legs.

What ART SG reveals about Singapore’s booming art scene

Drawing a record number of attendees in its second year, ART SG highlights Singapore’s rising status as a key art…

Female Gaze. Image is a full body shot of the author in a blue shirt and black pants, sitting on a wall with palm trees behind her, and on the right a book cover with an image of two women in red and green, one bending over.

Book review: The Female Gaze in Art and Photography by Anita Selzer

Anita Selzer’s profile of 20 contemporary artists is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to expand their understanding of art…


Voices of resistance: Iranian artists using art to amplify calls for freedom

As protests for women’s freedom in Iran enter the seventh month, Iranian artists around the world continue to support the…


Blockbuster survey of Victorian art and design returns a decade on

Melbourne Now 2023 will showcase new and exciting works by local artists and designers working across Victoria today.


Exhibition review: Polly Borland, Nudie and Blobs, STATION

In her latest Australian exhibition, Polly Borland places the human body under the microscope (or rather, the iPhone camera).


Exhibition review: Peter Tyndall

A comprehensive and rich survey of one of Australia’s foremost Postmodernist artists.


Exhibition Review: Remark, Tony Albert, Sullivan+Strumpf Melbourne

Albert’s latest solo exhibition places our nation’s racist past under collective scrutiny.