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  • Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
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    Cream of the crop 2021

    15 December 2021

    Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • PICA Sky Cave 'Coming Home'. Photo: Rebecca Mansell Two large hang gliders hang from the roof of a gallery. One is orange and has the word
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    Sky Cave reaches lofty heights

    27 October 2021

    Forged in flight, the stories woven into Amy Perejuan-Capone’s new exhibition enchant Jaimi Wright.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Amy Perejuan-Capone, Parenthesis (Four Movements at the Hard Border), digital video still, 2021. Image courtesy of the artist. A bird's eye view of four hang gliders on an airfield. The wings are brightly coloured with geometric stripes. Paying life-sized homage to flying machines
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    Paying life-sized homage to flying machines

    21 October 2021

    We may not be able to leave the country yet but local artist Amy Perejuan-Capone is finding other ways to take flight. Ahead of the opening of her latest exhibition, ‘Sky Cave’, she told Nina Levy about the projects that are seeing her fly into family history.

    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
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  • Laure Prouvost, Lick in the past, 2016, video still_2 A photograph taken from the dashboard of a car. The road stretches towards an arid looking mountain range that stands stark against a blue sky. Tales of two sun-bleached cities
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    Tales of two sun-bleached cities

    3 August 2021

    Named after The Triffid’s 1986 album, ‘Love in Bright Landscapes’ is an exhibition that explores the shiny and seamy sides of Perth and Los Angeles, writes Kim Kirkman, who also takes in two other exhibitions currently on show at PICA.

    Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
  • Grace Ware, Find a place to sit, 2020. Image courtesy Five images of artist Grace Ware, posing with an inflatable fluorsecent yellow life-jacket type object. She is dressed in black and wears a black face mask. Nurturing passion, hatching fire
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    Nurturing passion, hatching fire

    13 May 2021

    The 24 graduate artists showcased in this year’s “Hatched” exhibition have created a powerful and pensive testimonial to their generation, writes Patrick Gunasekera.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
  • Shanti Gelmi, Absent Presence, 2020, Photographed by Eva Fernandez A detail from Shanti Gelmi's 'Absent/Presence'. Two large rock like shapes sit on a hot pink background. They are black, and debased with a pink pattern comprised of chains of zig-zags, that appear to be knitted together. Out of the shadows
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    Out of the shadows

    4 May 2021

    For many years Perth-born artist Shanti Gelmi chose to deny the significance of her Indian heritage, a defensive response to the racism she encountered as a child. Recognising that her cultural heritage shaped her nonetheless, she now wonders what other unquestioned or unseen influences leave their stamp on us.

    Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
  • A close up shot of Hannah Foley that focuses on her mouth, which is slightly open as though she is breathing in. Her nose and eyes are out of the frame, highlighting the focus on the mouth. The art of breathing
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    The art of breathing

    28 April 2021

    Drawing on her training in music and dance, artist Hannah Foley has created a performance work that turns breathing into an artform. Ahead of the work’s appearance in PICA’s annual “Hatched: National Graduate Show”, Nina Levy spoke to Foley to find out more.

    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art

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Cleaver Street Studio

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