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  • 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
    Reviews

    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
  • 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
    Q&A

    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
  • 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
    Features

    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.

    Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
  • Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Tanya Lee speaking at Night School. Photo: Tasha Faye Redefining the meaning of success
    Opinion

    Redefining the meaning of success

    20 October 2020

    What do you say to recent fine arts graduates when the outlook for the arts and for humanities education appears to be so bleak? Artist Tanya Lee found the words at the closing event for PICA’s ‘Hatched 2020 National Graduate Show’.

    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
  • A woman wearing a clown nose, dancing with a shadow Finding light in melancholy
    Reviews

    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
    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.

    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.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
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