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Theatre: Free Admission

14 – 18 February @ Studio Underground · Presented by Artist-In-Residence Ursula Martinez · In the current social media-obsessed climate of self-promotion, Olivier Award-winning performance provocateur Ursula Martinez is up on her dirty soapbox, baring her soul (and possibly more) in an attempt to understand the absurdity of modern living. Free Admission sees Martinez building… Continue reading Theatre: Free Admission

Ursula Martinez performing in a white suit against a red curtain
Comedy, News, Perth Festival, Reviews, Theatre

Brickbats and bouquets

Perth Festival review: Ursula Martinez, Free Admission · Studio Underground, February 14 · Review by Robert Housely · The art of bricklaying, typically, is practised by tanned alpha men in stubbies shorts and blue singlets on dusty building sites. When a well-manicured gay woman with hair in a neat bun wearing a white business suit does it… Continue reading Brickbats and bouquets

News, Reviews, Visual arts

Scratching Under the Surface: Richard Bell

Review: Scratch an Aussie, Richard Bell – Art Gallery of Western Australia, 22 August – Review by Belinda Hermawan – In his video piece Scratch an Aussie, Richard Bell explores racism in Australia through a beguiling mix of playfulness, mimicry and word association. Bell plays a psychiatrist who himself seeks counselling to process the apparently heavy… Continue reading Scratching Under the Surface: Richard Bell

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Photography: The Iris Award: finalist exhibition, opening & winner announcement

Exhibition opens 31 August 2017, 6.30PM @ Perth Centre for Photography – 388 Hay Street Subiaco. All welcome, free admission. The IRIS Award is an international prize recognising new and outstanding portraiture in photographic art. FINALISTS TO BE EXHIBITED Matthew Abbott Aaron Bradbrook Darcy Burns Daniel Bushaway Su Cassiano Eleanor Cox Robyn Daly Ebony Dennis… Continue reading Photography: The Iris Award: finalist exhibition, opening & winner announcement

Kadmos & Agaue
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Artisanal and delicious

Review: Vahri McKenzie, Bakkhai · Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, June 16 · Review by Xan Ashbury · Tragedies are not meant to make the audience feel down-hearted. Instead, the audience should feel a pleasurable sense of emotional release. Isn’t that how it goes? I’m no expert in Greek theatre but I feel like the cast… Continue reading Artisanal and delicious

Features, News, Opinion, Visual arts

The interpretation of [downstream] dreams

An essay about Tom Blake’s “Downstream Dreams”, exhibited at Moana Project Space, 17-19 November 2017 · By Belinda Hermawan · Within ten minutes of arriving at the opening night of Tom Blake’s “Downstream Dreams” at Moana Project Space, I find myself standing next to an old schoolmate of Tom’s, the two of us looking inward at the… Continue reading The interpretation of [downstream] dreams

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Visual art: A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence

24 February – 18 June 2018 @ Art Gallery of WA. A CITY. A FAMILY. A COLLECTION OF MAGNIFICENCE. Introducing the private art collection of one of Florence’s most eminent families, the Corsini family. Featuring Renaissance and Baroque paintings by Italian artists such as Botticelli, Tintoretto, Caravaggio and Pontormo – these extraordinary works of art… Continue reading Visual art: A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence