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  • What's on in Perth: The Hoopla Sessions. Pictured is a group of people standing amongst inflatable sculptures, decorated in brightly coloured stripes What to SEE: July gig guide
    What to SEE

    What to SEE: July gig guide

    22 June 2022

    Got the rainy day blues? Our July gig guide is packed with shows and exhibitions that will warm your heart.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • An Aboriginal painting of a European ship. The ship is a white silhouette against a brown and white striped background. Visual Arts – sailing on ‘Wardan’
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    Visual Arts – sailing on ‘Wardan’

    11 January 2022

    Perth Festival’s choice of wardan – the ocean – for this year’s festival theme plays out beautifully in its visual arts selection. Ara Jansen plunges in to pull out some highlights.

    Reading time • 10 minutesPerth Festival
  • Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
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    Cream of the crop 2021

    15 December 2021

    Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Merrick Belyea, Brigadoon, oil on board, 5 panels. Each panel 122.5 x 91.5cm, image courtesy of artist.  Three abstract works, painted in rich earthy tones. A well-deserved win for Belyea
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    A well-deserved win for Belyea

    1 December 2021

    In an impressive field, it’s the confidence of experience that distinguishes Merrick Belyea’s work, writes Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Yee I-Lann, (Malaysia), Pangkis, 2021, single channel video, duration 9 minute 30 second loop, Image courtesy of artist. A group of seven men are dancing, their heads linked together by a tangle of wires. Celebration of craft is a stunner
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    Celebration of craft is a stunner

    22 September 2021

    The first of the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial’s centrepiece exhibitions weaves together the disparate cultures of the Indian Ocean rim in ways that Craig McKeough finds profound.

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  • 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
  • But nothing is as it seems
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    But nothing is as it seems

    1 March 2021

    The startlingly realistic sculptures and installations by Abdul-Rahman Abdullah in ‘Everything Is True’ issue a challenge to apply our own versions of the truth to them, Craig McKeough writes.

    Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio