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  • Photo of Chalkroom activity at PICA Navigating the pandemic
    Feature

    Navigating the pandemic

    19 March 2020

    As arts organisations cancel events around the country, Nina Levy takes a look at the impact of the pandemic on the West Australian arts sector, how the Government can help, and what your arts experiences might look like as social distancing becomes the norm.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
  • Rhythms of life
    Review

    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
  • Photo: Daniel James Grant Daley King standing at a trolley, mixing up a lipstick. Lip-slicking history lecture
    Review

    Lip-slicking history lecture

    31 January 2020

    Jonathan W. Marshall learns about the history of lipstick while Daley King whips up a batch in Lipstuck.

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    Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
  • Jen Jamieson and participant in This is not personal Two women, one sitting at a table, pen in hand, the other slightly squatting to talk to her, Cards for humanity
    Review

    Cards for humanity

    26 January 2020

    Designed for those days when your mental health needs a hand, we could all benefit from Jen Jamieson’s This Is Not Personal, suggests Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
  • 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 minutesMusic
  • Photo: Bo Wong Tiny illuminated coffins containing elements of Martu culture An intimate glimpse into Martu culture
    Review

    An intimate glimpse into Martu culture

    12 December 2019

    Review: Curtis Taylor, ‘Untitled (Uura)’ · Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts · Review by Jess Boyce · Though Curtis Taylor is recognised as one of Australia’s…

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    Reading time • 3 minutesVisual Art
  • Photo: Bo Wong Conversations within but not between
    Review

    Conversations within but not between

    29 November 2019

    Review: Charlotte Hickson and Ashley Yihsin Chang, ‘Unfolding Acts: New Art from Taipei and Perth’ · PICA · Review by Jess Boyce · “Unfolding Acts: New…

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    Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art
  • Hsiao-Tzu Tien. Photo: Emma Fishwick. Hsiao-Tzu Tien. Photo: Emma Fishwick. An intricate layering of art forms
    Review

    An intricate layering of art forms

    14 November 2019

    Review: Steamworks Arts, 歸屬  Gui Shu (Belong) · PICA Performance Space, 13 November · Review by Nina Levy · Described as a fusion of dance, music,…

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    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
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