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L-R Todd Anderson, Jonas Carnegie in The Beauty Index, Mandurah by Annette Carmichael, photo by Mark Labrow Four men move across a stage with their arms reaching to the left across their bodies and their knees bent. They focus strongly to the right. They are dressed in shades of black and dark grey. Dreams of dancing men
Reviews

Dreams of dancing men

3 May 2021

In The Beauty Index, choreographer Annette Carmichael offers a future for masculinity that embraces softness as much as strength.

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Art and culture matter in our State election
Opinion

Art and culture matter in our State election

3 March 2021

In the lead up to the State election on 13 March, it is critical that our political leaders recognise that Western Australian arts and creative jobs are increasingly at risk as pandemic restrictions continue. We are currently enjoying a summer festival season that is being strongly supported by the public, yet these experiences are under threat without strategic thinking and investment.

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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
Digging into the FIFO dream
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Digging into the FIFO dream

19 October 2020

Returning to the stage for the first time since the pandemic, Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company has teamed up with Goolarri Media Enterprises to present a new work that provides us all an opportunity to reflect on the way we live our lives, says Barbara Hostalek.

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A young woman sits on a couch with a bowl of popcorn From the loungeroom
Opinion

From the loungeroom

17 July 2020

Seesaw is thrilled to collaborate with WA Youth Theatre Company to present a series of blogs from the company’s Loungeroom Project.

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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.

Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
Do I have a purpose anymore?
Opinion

Do I have a purpose anymore?

13 May 2020

Six weeks into isolation, independent actor, director and producer Libby Klysz describes her existential crisis, in this next instalment in the “Day in the life” series.

Reading time • 9 minutesTheatre
May Greenberg A headshot of May Greenberg Letting the ideas marinate
Opinion

Letting the ideas marinate

12 May 2020

Life as an independent dancer is challenging under normal circumstances. So what’s it like during a pandemic? As part of our “Day in the life” series, May Greenberg shares her experiences.

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