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Pure human magic
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Pure human magic

19 November 2020

The Lester Prize’s 2020 exhibition enchants with its mix of accessibility, inclusivity and celebration of community identity, says Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
Oliver-Max Taylor, ‘Bust’, 2020, ceramic; ‘Body #1’ ‘Body #2’ & ‘Body #3’, 2020, photograph. Image courtesy of Mayma Awaida. Cool Change delivers a breath of fresh air
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Cool Change delivers a breath of fresh air

10 September 2020

Cool Change Contemporary has re-opened with an exhibition series that provides a moment for reflection and refreshment, observes Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art
Michelle Vine, Affirmation Tub, 2018 A woman lies in a fur lined bath tub. She is wearing headphone. Permission for self-care
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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
Susan Roux, Acid Migration, 2020, ink, carbon, thread and polished steel on archival photographic print, 150 x 270 x 50cm (1) Susan Roux's 'Acid Migration'. The work is highly textured, almost rocky, with a black 'ground' and white 'sky'. Between order and chaos
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Between order and chaos

9 June 2020

The exhibitions of West Australian artists Susan Roux and Paul Uhlmann both complement and call out to one another, observes Jaimi Wright, in shades of grey that feel appropriate for these uncertain times.

Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
Artist holding up pictures of their mentees Mentoring from a distance
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Mentoring from a distance

30 April 2020

Fremantle’s artist-run housing initiative, SHAC, has managed to work around COVID-19 restrictions to present a new exhibition and workshop programme, discovers Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
Tilted realities
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Tilted realities

17 March 2020

Joanna Lamb’s ‘Things Past’ and Jennifer Cochrane’s ‘From the Shadows’ invite the viewer into a fascinating world of abstract perspectives and hyperreality, discovers Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
Bjoern Rainer Adamson Tending local talent
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Tending local talent

30 October 2019

Review: The John Stringer Prize Exhibition · John Curtin Gallery · Review by Jaimi Wright · A city’s cultural identity, in a lot of ways, is…

Reading time • 3 minutesVisual Art
A rich tapestry of life and death
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A rich tapestry of life and death

13 September 2019

Review: Deborah Worthy-Collins, ‘Bone of my Bone, Flesh of my Flesh’ ·
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Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio