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  • Love tells the story of a boy, his mum and their love luggage. Photo supplied Summer 2020 gig guide for kids
    Feature

    Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

    17 December 2019

    Summer has barely begun and we’re sweltering already. Thankfully we have the beach and festival season to help us and our children through these hot months. Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of the Fringe and Perth Festivals.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesKids
  • 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
    Feature

    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
  • Photo: Jacob Nash. Walking the walk with Iain Grandage
    Feature

    Walking the walk with Iain Grandage

    31 October 2019

    We are living in strange times but Iain Grandage’s debut program for Perth Festival provides a sense of hope. Nina Levy spoke to the Festival’s new artistic…

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  • Soloist Karina Utomo. Photo: Rachael Barrett. A woman singing against a pink drape. Balancing the scale
    Opinion

    Balancing the scale

    8 March 2019

    Did anyone else notice? Featured among the international artists appearing at the Perth Festival were two local composers, and they were both women. Cat Hope’s searing…

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  • Cassils, Alchemic, as part of Perth Festival, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2019.
Photo: Christophe Canato. Image courtesy of Cassils and Ronald Feldman Gallery. Three people in an art gallery, watching a film of a person in a fire-proof suit, engulfed in flames. Flux and fluidity
    Review

    Flux and fluidity

    27 February 2019

    Review: Cassils, “Alchemic” and Marco Fusinato, “Lower Power” · PICA, 16 February · Review by Jenny Scott · Curated by Anne Loxley and Eugenio Viola, “Alchemic” offers an…

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  • Helicopter Joey Tjungurrayi, 'Wangkartu' 2017, kiln fired glass, 31.2 x 21.7 cm, courtesy Warlayirti Artists. A privilege to witness
    Review

    A privilege to witness

    27 February 2019

    Perth Festival review: Art Gallery of WA, ‘Desert River Sea’ · Art Gallery of Western Australia · Review by Miranda Johnson · Step into the world…

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  • Ian Wilkes, Photo: Daniel Grant. An Aboriginal man, dressed in an animal skin, standing with his arms outstretched Ambition vs art
    Review

    Ambition vs art

    17 February 2019

    Perth Festival review: Ochre Contemporary Dance Company & Daksha Sheth Dance Company, Kwongkan (Sand) · Fremantle Arts Centre, 16 February · Review by Varnya Bromilow ·…

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  • A star is born
    Review

    A star is born

    15 February 2019

    Perth Festival review: The Last Great Hunt, Lé Nør   · PICA, February 13 · Review by David Zampatti · Lé Nør  (The Rain) is the most ambitious…

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