Martina has significant experience writing and researching contemporary practice.
A freelance writer and editor, Martina also offers professional assistance to artists working on profiles, grants and exhibtion applications.
The movement of the aside (Abstract)
Practice-led, Doctoral research that considers the transposition of the rhetorical figure of the aside as a poetic strategy in art.
Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, 2019.
I hear voices...
constellation and nothingness as thoughtforms
Foyer, focus, fire, Bridie Lunney, Pheonix Foyer Commission, 82 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 2014.
Gloria Stern, exhibtion catalogue, Artman Gallery, Melbourne.
Self Species, Ruth Johnstone, Josephine Kuperholz, Heather Shimmen, IMPRINT Magazine, Vol. 47, No.3, Sept/Oct, 2012, p.24.
Onlooker, Jarek Wojcik, exhibition catalogue, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne; The Melbourne Review, Visual Arts, 08, June, p.42.
Un:Sighted, exhibition catalogue, Louise Blyton, Tim Gresham, Emma Langridge, Troy Mendham, Lynette Smith, Peter Summers, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne.
…time and place, Melanie Fitzmaurice, Jarek Wojcik, Kate Briscoe, exhibition catalogue, Catherine Asquith Gallery at Korean Art Fair 2011, Korea.
Anna Caione, Coperta, exhibition catalogue, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne.
A Silver Lining: FRAMED – The Darwin Gallery, Interview with Director Anne Phelan, Art Monthly Australia, November.
The gold in the shadow, exhibition catalogue, Irene Wellm - Her fragrant frown, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne.
The Sprawling Mechanism of Millieu, Something in the Air, 27 Gipps Street, Melbourne.
An Unshaped World, Judy Holding, exhibition catalogue, Framed Gallery, Darwin; 45 Downstairs, Melbourne.
Cadence, meter, measure and swing - Tim Craker, artist website.
Beginning in the middle… a conversation between curator, Martina Copley and artists, Rhett D’Costa and Robin Kingston, Exhibition catalogue, Plays and Wins: The Time It Takes, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria.
Exhibition catalogue, Books… beyond words, Artist’s Books Award Exhibition, East Gippsland Regional Gallery, Victoria.
The Walk Project, Insite Magazine, May-June, pp.7-8.
Judy Holding, exhibition catalogue, Beaver Galleries, Canberra.
Education Kit, Plays and Wins: The Time It Takes, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria.
Cadence, exhibition catalogue, WALK, National touring exhibition. Peter Corbett, Vicki Couzens, Brian Laurence, Jan Learmonth, Carmel Wallace, John Wolseley, Ilka White.
Noise, exhibition catalogue, Artefact, City Museum at Old Treasury, Melbourne.
Clearings, Colin Batrouney, Josephine Kuperholz, Dena Lester, Danielle Thompson, Lisa Tomasetti, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
It doesn’t matter where they come from… Rhett D’Costa & Robin Kingston, exhibition catalogue, Possible Words, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Churchill, Victoria.
Clearsoundings – Titania Henderson, exhibition catalogue, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne.
Translation, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
Veneer, review, un Magazine, February, Melbourne.
Not a Review, a Reminiscence, in Formation and Form: West Space 1993-2003, West Space, Melbourne.
Compendium, exhibition catalogue, ICON Museum of Art, Deakin University, Melbourne.
A photograph - Kim Lawler, profile essay, Adelaide Festival.
The Museum Aesthetic, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
A spectral blush - Cassandra Laing, exhibition catalogue, Melbourne University Gallery & Helen Gory Galerie website.
An Architecture of Skin, Robert Bridgewater, exhibition catalogue, Niagara Gallery, Melbourne ArtFair 2002.
Keeping Rooms: Ideas in Space, essay, Contemporary Sculptor’s Association Newsletter, July.
Louise Harper Recent Sculpture, review, Monument, 48, June/July, p.109.
The Verge, CSA Sculpture @ St Kilda Botanic Gardens, exhibition catalogue, St Kilda, Melbourne.
The Ship’s Wake - Peter James Smith, Underlapping Science, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 101; Melbourne & Michael Nagy Fine Art; Sydney, Australia.
Terrain - Peter James Smith, The Cinematic Trace, exhibition catalogue, Auckland, New Zealand.
49th International Biennale of Venice, review, Contemporary Sculptors Association News, No.4, September.
Melbourne Biennial, review, MESH, Experimenta Media Arts Magazine & Web Site.
Roundness, exhibition catalogue, Stop 22, St Kilda, Melbourne.
Red, exhibition catalogue, West Space, Footscray, Melbourne.
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