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  • 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
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    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 minutesDance
  • 79305_Pic 2.tif Ethel Spowers, Harvest, 1932, linocut, 19.3 x 29.1 cm, The University of Western Australia Art Collection, University Senate Grant, 1982 Telling the stories of an eclectic era
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    Telling the stories of an eclectic era

    21 September 2019

    Review: Sally Quin, “Cosmopolitan” · Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Review by Craig McKeough · The curatorial challenge in pulling together an exhibition of Australian art…

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  • Installation view, left to right: Teelah George, 'Blue Biro', 2018-2019, thread, linen and bronze, 220 x 190cm; Marzena Topka, 'Geometrisation of bodies' (suspended animation), 2014-2019, deconstructed office clothing, dimensions variable; Susan Roux, '(un) / fold' (detail), 2019, Canson paper, ink, thread and polish, dimensions variable; and Ómra Caoimhe, 'The Sum of the Parts' (detail), 2019, hand-spun tussah silk thread and wool thread, wool cloth, wooden beads, nails, bees wax and oil on curved wooden panel, loom parts and wooden spool, dimensions variable. Photo: Lyle Branson. 003 Installation view, left to right: Teelah George, Blue Biro, 2018-2019, thread, linen and bronze, 220 x 190cm; Marzena Topka, Geometrisation of bodies (suspended animation), 2014-2019, deconstructed office clothing, dimensions variable; Susan Roux, (un) / fold (detail), 2019, Canson paper, ink, thread and polish, dimensions variable; and Ómra Caoimhe, The Sum of the Parts (detail), 2019, hand-spun tussah silk thread and wool thread, wool cloth, wooden beads, nails, bees wax and oil on curved wooden panel, loom parts and wooden spool, dimensions variable. Photograph by Lyle Branson. A material world
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    A material world

    13 September 2019

    Review: Joanna Sulkowski, ‘HERE&NOW19: Material Culture’ · Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Review by Miranda Johnson · As the name implies, Lawrence Wilson Gallery’s annual “HERE&NOW”…

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  • Decades of natural wonder from Nikulinsky
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    Decades of natural wonder from Nikulinsky

    21 June 2019

    Review: Philippa Nikulinsky, ‘Nikulinsky Naturally’ · Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery ·  Review by Miranda Johnson · Since the 1970s, Philippa Nikulinsky has been travelling to remote areas of Western…

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  • AES+F, Inverso Mundus, Still #1-18, 2015, pigment InkJet print on FineArt Baryta paper, 32x57.5 cm (12.5x22.7 in), edition of 10. Image courtesy of AES+F and Anna Schwartz Gallery A group of people in different uniforms and outfits lying on top of one another Film fascinates
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    Film fascinates

    14 March 2019

    Perth Festival review: Felicity Fenner (curator), Love Displaced · Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Review by Jess Boyce · Curated by Felicity Fenner, Lawrence Wilson Art…

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  • Tarryn Gill, 'Belly of the Beast'. Tarryn Gill's Belly of the Beast Intricate and ephemeral
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    Intricate and ephemeral

    13 March 2019

    Review: Ted Snell (curator), “RITUAL” · Presented at There is gallery by Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Review by Miranda Johnson · Curated by Ted Snell,…

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  • Photo: Stefan Gosatti A man and a woman with a microphone Cream of the crop, 2018
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    Cream of the crop, 2018

    20 December 2018

    What were Seesaw writers’ favourite shows this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be…

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  • 5_Jo Darbyshire_The Glorious Decline Painting by Jo Darbyshire in deep purples, reds and blues A moving reflection
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    A moving reflection

    22 September 2018

    Review: Various artists, “NO SECOND THOUGHTS: Reflections on the ARTEMIS Women’s Art Forum” · Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Review by Miranda Johnson · “NO SECOND…

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