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  • A shift in consciousness
    Reviews

    A shift in consciousness

    12 February 2020

    The virtual reality experience of ‘Awavena’ allows Craig McKeough to watch, transfixed, a revolution in the rainforest.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
    Features

    Cream of the crop 2019

    13 December 2019

    Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • Jenny Watson
Horse series painting no. 9: with yellow rug 1974
oil, synthetic polymer paint and lead pencil on canvas
177.4 x 243.9 cm
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Purchased 1988
 Jenny Watson Horse series painting no. 9: with yellow rug 1974 oil, synthetic polymer paint and lead pencil on canvas 177.4 x 243.9 cm State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia Purchased 1988 Partying with colour and nostalgia
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    Partying with colour and nostalgia

    12 December 2019

    Robert Cook (curator), ‘Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete’; ‘That Seventies Feeling … the Late Modern’ ·
    Art Gallery of WA ·
    Review by Craig McKeough ·

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    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Eva Fernandez
Flora obscura 14 (detail), 2013
digital print on Hahnemuhle fine art paper
32 x 21 cm
On loan from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection Eva Fernandez Flora obscura 14 (detail), 2013 digital print on Hahnemuhle fine art paper 32 x 21 cm On loan from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection Seeds of life and destruction
    Reviews

    Seeds of life and destruction

    25 July 2019

    Review: ‘The Botanical: Beauty and Peril’ · Art Gallery of Western Australia · Review by Miranda Johnson · This incredibly diverse exhibition guides the viewer on a journey…

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    Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art
  • Alexandra O'Brien
Iona Presentation College
I'm all ears 2018
oil on canvas, audio file and oil on headphones
three parts: two at 50.5 x 40.5 cm each; Headphones with audio: duration
2:42 min Taking the pulse of young artists
    Reviews

    Taking the pulse of young artists

    2 May 2019

    Review: ‘Pulse Perspectives’ · Art Gallery of Western Australia · Review by Lydia Edwards · There is a tendency, when it comes to exhibitions of under-18s’…

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  • A man lying on the floor surrounded by statues A tongue-in-cheek tour
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    A tongue-in-cheek tour

    23 January 2019

    Review: Andrew Nicholls, “Hyperkulturemia” · Art Gallery of Western Australia · Review by Miranda Johnson · The Grand Tour was an exclusive educational holiday, primarily undertaken…

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  • An elderly man lies on a bed, holding one wist loosely with his other hand. He looks exhausted and debilitated Intimate glimpses into humanity
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    Intimate glimpses into humanity

    9 November 2018

    Review: Black Swan Prize for Portraiture · Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) · Review by Lydia Edwards · Even amongst curators, art critics and historians,…

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    Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
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