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  • Olga Cironis, Echo, 2021, still from single-channel digital video with sound, duration 3:55 min, ed. 1/5, courtesy the artist and Art Collective WA. This project has been made possible with the support of the Minderoo Foundation. A young woman stands in a desert setting, framed by a blue sky. She wears a dress with puffed sleeves and a full skirt, made of camouflage fabric. She also wears a string of pearls. She gazes beyond the camera. The disruption and solace of Olga Cironis
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    The disruption and solace of Olga Cironis

    14 April 2021

    Woven together with various threads, including human hair, ‘Dislocation’ is an appropriate title for a survey of the works of local artist Olga Cironis, discovers Miranda Johnson.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
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  • Photo by Cam Campbell 
IG and FB @placeorpoint A view from the back of Hackett Hall, framed by the whale skeleton. WA’s musical richness on display
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    WA’s musical richness on display

    10 March 2021

    Perth Festival’s second chamber music concert highlights the extraordinary talent of Western Australian musicians in a concert of intimacy and magnitude, writes Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A singer and guitarist on an outdoor stage, performing with their eyes closed. Songs from the heart
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    Songs from the heart

    8 March 2021

    Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse continue the songline tradition with the premiere of Koort, the second part of their song cycle, in a performance that Kobi Morrison says brought tears of both sorrow and happiness.

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  • Music as call for change
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    Music as call for change

    5 March 2021

    Erin Hutchinson is transported by the loud and the quiet of Black Brass’s maelstrom of music, memory and storytelling.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’
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    Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’

    5 March 2021

    The Rechabite’s first foray into dining with a difference has potential, says Erin Hutchinson, but lacks bite.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • Bruce Lee rips his shirt off as he sizes up his opponent More than nunchuks and kicks
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    More than nunchuks and kicks

    2 March 2021

    Barbara Hostalek describes the momentous occasion of witnessing the world premiere of Fist of Fury, entirely dubbed into Noongar language.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • Yabini Kickett, Burdiya-ka (Bosses) (Caroline Kickett and Helen Picket), 2021 Two portraits of First Nations Women, both photographed in bush settings. The woman on the left looks straight to the camera. She wears a light turquoise t-shirt. The woman on the right wears a pink t-shirt and looks out to the right, away from the camera. Both women look calm. Stories of survival
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    Stories of survival

    2 March 2021

    Curated by Glenn Iseger-Pilkington ‘nyinalanginy / the gathering’ is a thoughtful and provocative exhibition of works by First Nations people of the Indo-Pacific region, writes Michelle White.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
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