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  • Yola Bakker crouches in a bush setting. She wears a lime green, black and white dress in what looks like an Aboriginal design and holds a scarf out, in ochres, black and white, also featuring an Aboriginal design. Practising poetry and dance in the Pilbara
    Q&A

    Practising poetry and dance in the Pilbara

    16 September 2020

    How many artists do you know who work in the mining sector? We tend to think of the arts and mining as mutually exclusive but regional West Australian performer and writer Yola Bakker is proving that it is possible to work across both sectors.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesDance
  • Let’s get loud
    Q&A

    Let’s get loud

    20 August 2020

    WA’s first electric string quartet is turning up the volume for classical music. Rosalind Appleby talks to the members of Inneka string quartet.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • Big Band Birthday
    Q&A

    Big Band Birthday

    13 August 2020

    “You will be taken to another world of orchestral jazz sounds that you may have never heard before… elements of jazz, funk, psychedelic rock, film music and classic big band sounds.” Mace Francis promises a big party to celebrate his orchestra’s anniversary this month. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
  • A young woman in a purple robe is dancing in a green field. An electronic antidote
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    An electronic antidote

    12 August 2020

    In keeping with the times, local sound artist and electronic music producer Elsewhere/Rebecca (aka Rebecca Riggs-Bennett) has launched a debut album that’s designed specifically for home listening.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesMusic
  • Tyrown Waigana Tyrone Waigana stands in front of a corrugated fence. He is smiling. He wears a blue button down shirt. To the left is a small plant. Freo artist wins NAIDOC prize
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    Freo artist wins NAIDOC prize

    14 July 2020

    NAIDOC week may have been postponed but its prestigious national poster competition is right on schedule, and the winner is Fremantle artist Tyrown Waigana.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
  • black and white image of a man with a beard and arms oustretched Film fest couched by COVID
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    Film fest couched by COVID

    29 June 2020

    Couched Online Fest provides a glimmer of light for film lovers as the Revelation Perth International Film Festival is postponed until December.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesFilm
  • Casey Thornton at work. Casey Thornton painting a picture of a girl, sitting next to a fox. She wears a fur stole and holds what looks like a ball, embossed with a floral design. Pandemic silver linings
    Q&A

    Pandemic silver linings

    26 June 2020

    While COVID-19 shutdowns have had a massive impact on the arts, for regional WA artists, the global shift in the way we use technology may help to overcome the tyranny of distance, observes Narrogin-based artist Casey Thornton.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
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 Alli Butler stands in front of a wall made of sandstone rocks. She is wearing a glam jade green dress and sunglasses, and carries a speaker. It's sunny and she casts a shadow on the wall. On the road: Alli Butler
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    On the road: Alli Butler

    16 June 2020

    Seesaw’s Q&A series is heading on the road, to find out how artists around WA have been managing COVID-19 challenges. This week Wheatbelt-based singer-songwriter, actor and comedian Alli Butler shares her experiences of lockdown and the start of recovery.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
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