• YEDI / SONGS from Patrick William Carter, 2021, installation at PICA. Image by Cole Baxter An image from a video installation by Patrick William Carter, with three panels. All three panels show an abstract pattern painted in green on a pink background. The middle panel shows a First Nations man playing a guitar. Dancing his drawings to life

    Dancing his drawings to life

    4 March 2021

    Disciplines collide in ‘YEDI / SONGS from Patrick William Carter’ to create a joyful retrospective of the artist’s work, reports Michelle White.

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  • Three large men flex their muscles. The image is a negative and the figures are in darkness. They look like they're dancing. and each figure is tinted, one yellow, one blue and one red. Feast of art feeds local appetites

    Feast of art feeds local appetites

    10 December 2020

    It’s time to dump cultural cringe. This year’s visual arts program at Perth Festival is both bigger than before and almost 100% local. It’s exciting and a chance for everyone to put a little more art into their lives. Ara Jansen reports.

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

    Finding light in melancholy

    30 September 2020

    Seesaw’s junior reviewers enjoy the shades of sadness in Valentine, feelings echoed by Claire Trolio’s review of the same show at the 2018 AWESOME Festival.

    Reading time • 4 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

    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.

    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

    Permission for self-care

    21 July 2020

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

    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

    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.

    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

    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.

    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio