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Articles

  • A woman wearing a clown nose, dancing with a shadow Finding light in melancholy
    Reviews

    Finding light in melancholy

    30 September 2020

    Claire Trolio reviewed Rachael Woodward’s Valentine at the 2018 Awesome Festival. We are re-posting the review to coincide with the work’s 2020 season.

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    Reading time • 3 minutesTheatre
  • Against a background of bright primary colours and black and white geometrical shapes, two figures stand draped in all manner of colourful garments and objects. Technicolour courage
    Reviews

    Technicolour courage

    20 August 2020

    What can be found in the extravagantly coloured and textured world of xhe (online)? Patrick Gunasekera tuned into Zoom to find out.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesDance
  • Michelle Vine, Affirmation Tub, 2018 A woman lies in a fur lined bath tub. She is wearing headphone. Permission for self-care
    Reviews

    Permission for self-care

    21 July 2020

    PICA’s annual “Hatched: National Graduate Show” takes a turn towards compassion this year, discovers Jaimi Wright.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • The artist (Tina Stefanou) is pictured alongside a horse, who wears a decorative shawl-type hood. A walk with Tina Stefanou
    Opinion

    A walk with Tina Stefanou

    4 June 2020

    As part of Seesaw’s ‘Day in the life’ series, artist Tina Stefanou reflects not only on her work during the pandemic, but on the role of the artist at a time that is characterised by economic, social, political and environmental injustice.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
  • A work by Annie Huang. The piece is white with detailed black lines that curlicue their way across the canvas. Hatching at home
    Q&A

    Hatching at home

    20 May 2020

    Local emerging artist Annie Huang tells Nina Levy how she’s managing the challenges of being an emerging artist and a post-graduate student in COVID times.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
  • Exploring alienation in suburbia
    Reviews

    Exploring alienation in suburbia

    4 March 2020

    Jenny Scott says watching the strange ‘machinima’ film, Hudson Valley Ruins is compelling at times, and unsettling at others.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Rhythms of life
    Reviews

    Rhythms of life

    3 March 2020

    Jenny Scott finds much to contemplate in the three video works by Tina Havelock Stevens that make up ‘Thunderhead’.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Laurie Anderson & Hsin-Chien Huang, Chalkroom, 2020. Installation view at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA). Photo: Bo Wong.  Out of mind’s reach
    Reviews

    Out of mind’s reach

    14 February 2020

    Craig McKeough finds it hard to leave the stunning, imagined world of Perth Festival’s ‘Chalkroom’.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
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