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  • A series of creatures made of pom poms. Each pom has a face and legs Breaking the rules to tantalise the senses
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    Breaking the rules to tantalise the senses

    14 June 2021

    Who says artworks should be for the eyes only? In two new exhibitions, DADAA offers a multi-sensory experience that feels fun and refreshing, writes Kim Kirkman.

    Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
  • Alison Kennedy (VIC)
ICU, 2019
240 x 300cm
white ink screenprint
on 30 high impact
polystyrene panel
1/1 Meshing old traditions with new technologies
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    Meshing old traditions with new technologies

    10 June 2021

    With a broad definition of what constitutes “print”, the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award’s openness to boundary-pushing work is one of its greatest strengths, says Miranda Johnson.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Tyrown Waigara HERO SHOT A Nice Place to Hate Yourself (2021) (61 cm W x 51 cm H x 4 cm D) copy 2 An acrylic painting in vibrant yellows, pinks and reds. The work is abstract but images are recognisable, such as a house, a pair of eyes, a ladder. Some objects are on their side, playing with our perspective. Take a walk on the dark side
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    Take a walk on the dark side

    1 June 2021

    Bringing their dark sides into the light, artists provide viewers with a tantalising glimpse inside their creative minds in ‘The Dark Side’ exhibition, writes Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Mary-Lou Divilli,_Bilbijy, 2019, photographic print. Image courtesy of the artist and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts  copy 2 A portrait photograph of a First Nations man. His face is lit by a projection of a traditional painting, perhaps of a boomerang, depicted in yellow, white and red ochre dots. Unearthing the state’s storytellers
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    Unearthing the state’s storytellers

    28 May 2021

    As the name suggests ‘The Alternative Archive’ is an exhibition that breathes life into the concept of archives, discovers Jaimi Wright.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Perth Centre for Photography A photo of Mavis Phillips is superimposed onto the window of the PCP gallery. Inside you can see people looking at her photographs. Framing life from a Noongar perspective
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    Framing life from a Noongar perspective

    25 May 2021

    An exhibition of photographs by one of Australia’s earliest known First Nations photographers, Mavis Phillips (nee Walley), provides a rare Noongar perspective on mid-century life in the Wheatbelt, reports Ara Jansen.

    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
  • Nicholas Carter, Wesley College, 'Dad' 2020, graphite on paper, two parts: 104.5 x 80 cm each (framed)  Two black and white portraits of a man, one of the back of his head, one of his face. He is bald and looks to be about 50 years old. He looks calm and serious. Quality not quantity for the win
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    Quality not quantity for the win

    17 May 2021

    This year’s “Pulse Perspectives” may be smaller in size than usual but the result is a treat, says Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
  • Grace Ware, Find a place to sit, 2020. Image courtesy Five images of artist Grace Ware, posing with an inflatable fluorsecent yellow life-jacket type object. She is dressed in black and wears a black face mask. Nurturing passion, hatching fire
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    Nurturing passion, hatching fire

    13 May 2021

    The 24 graduate artists showcased in this year’s “Hatched” exhibition have created a powerful and pensive testimonial to their generation, writes Patrick Gunasekera.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
  • Promotional image for Sioux Tempestt's
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    Take a ride outside your comfort zone

    13 May 2021

    Artist Sioux Tempestt is taking art of the traditional white walled gallery and into the pub in her new exhibition ‘INNOMINATE’.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio