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  • AGWA Rooftop, Art Gallery Of Western Australia, Australia, Ever Present Family Day, Northbridge, Venue, Western Australia Arts sponsorship. Perth city skyline at twilight with a group of people gathered on a rooftop dance party in the foreground Show me the other money
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    Show me the other money

    1 July 2022

    The pressure on the arts community to wean itself off mining and fossil fuel money has been amplified by the outcome of the Federal election. But are there realistic alternatives to an industry that looms so large over all aspects of West Australian business and culture? Mark Naglazas reports.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Tracks We Share Contemporary Art of the Pilbara Exhibition, Ngundamurri (detail) by Juluwarlu Art Group.jpg A group of sticks, some topped with stylised masks, and all decorated with puffs of what look like dried flowers stands in front of a screen, on which is projected a view of the sky. There are silhouettes of trees and people; it looks like it's been captured between frames and the people look a little ghostly. Walking through Country together
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    Walking through Country together

    1 June 2022

    “Tracks We Share” takes the viewer on a breathtaking journey through stories of the First Peoples of the Pilbara, discovers Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
  • MC_Freakley_For You, Danielle Freakley, detail: For You, 2019-2022. Volcanic rock, water clear polyurethane, ink. Dimensions variable. Danielle Freakley's 'For You' looks like a crashing wave made of glass. Danielle Freakley peels back the layers
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    Danielle Freakley peels back the layers

    18 May 2022

    A local artist with an international reputation, Danielle Freakley seems driven by a desire to find out what we really want to say to each other. And ahead of her exhibition at Moore Contemporary, she tells Nina Levy what she really wants to say.

    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
  • An artists impression of a treelined avenue with waterways and people walking through Government reveals plan for  Perth’s ‘beating cultural heart’
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    Government reveals plan for Perth’s ‘beating cultural heart’

    18 May 2022

    The McGowan Government has announced extra funding for the Perth Cultural Centre redevelopment. But can infrastructure investment alone resuscitate an arts and culture sector still struggling with the challenges of COVID and ongoing budget cuts?

    Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • Bridget Walter, Iona Presentation College, W.A.S. Kohlbardi - Sheep Farm 202, oil and synthetic polymer paint, fleece and processed wool on a synthetic wool bale, 90 x 80 x 60 cm. Photo: Bo Wong A view of Bridget Walker's work 'W.A.S. Kohlbardi - Sheep Farm 202' for The West Australian Pulse 2022. The work is a bale of wool, onto which is screen printed a picture of two farmers and an abstract design. Young artists challenge the cynics
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    Young artists challenge the cynics

    4 May 2022

    AGWA’s annual showcase of Year 12 art takes the pulse of a switched-on generation ready to make their mark on the world, writes Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
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  • Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow
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    Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow

    19 February 2022

    An intimate concert with Katie Noonan confirms the breadth of her reach as one of Australia’s leading performers, and takes long-time fan Rosalind Appleby back to an earlier encounter.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival

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