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Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
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.

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L-R: Maxxi Minaxi May, Deconstructing beauty, 2003, plastic dolls, paint, foamcore and wood, 105 x 21 x 5.7 cm, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia. Copyright and courtesy of the artist. Glenys Hodgeman         
Death is never out of style, 2000                              
cotton embroidery on paper burial shroud, 194 x 157 cm
  © courtesy of the artist.
Lilla Lowe, Apples and apple blossoms, 1896, oil on cedar panel, 90 x 26.5 cm, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia.  Three artworks appear alongside one another. On the far left is a shelving unit - each shelf contains plastic doll body parts, sorted by type. In the middle is A piece of white fabric with various human organs embroidered in red thread, as well as the words Le mort est jamais se demode. On the right is an oil painting of apples and blossoms on cedar wood. Getting to the heart of matter
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Getting to the heart of matter

17 September 2021

There’s a matter that deserves your attention at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, says Jaimi Wright.

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High Tide by Wendy Warrie, Acrylic on canvas, 200 x 200 cm. An abstract painting in wavy lines of shades of blue. Road tripping and mapping Country and culture
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Road tripping and mapping Country and culture

26 August 2021

‘Ngardamarri’ – the latest exhibition at FORM’s Goods Shed – is a journey through the artistic and cultural heritage of Ieramugadu (Roebourne) that’s vibrant, varied and not to be missed, says Jaimi Wright.

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Paula Hart's award winning work 'Jacaranda'. 'Jacaranda' is a façade of industrial scale lace, made from bobbin lace wire that has been woven into man-made industrial mesh fencing. The universal language of craft
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The universal language of craft

18 August 2021

Ahead of the opening of the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial, Jaimi Wright caught up with craft advocates Paula Hart and Carola Akindele-Obe to talk about why its time for craft to receive the recognition it deserves.

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Mary-Lou Divilli,_Bilbijy, 2019, photographic print. Image courtesy of the artist and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts  copy 2 A portrait photograph of a First Nations man. His face is lit by a projection of a traditional painting, perhaps of a boomerang, depicted in yellow, white and red ochre dots. Unearthing the state’s storytellers
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Unearthing the state’s storytellers

28 May 2021

As the name suggests ‘The Alternative Archive’ is an exhibition that breathes life into the concept of archives, discovers Jaimi Wright.

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Photo: Danielle Fusco A close-up of Transperth bus seats. On one rests a painted packet of chewing gum. Food for thought in the everyday
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Food for thought in the everyday

16 April 2021

Two local artists give viewers plenty to chew on in their explorations of ordinary objects and materials, discovers Jaimi Wright.

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Elizabeth Kelly glass - Thursday, 15 December 2016 Elizabeth Kelly's 'Remanoir III is made of white plastic bottles, clustered into a crystalline formation. Sustainable artworks yield poignant results
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Sustainable artworks yield poignant results

15 March 2021

In keeping with the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra, ‘on REvolution’ is an exhibition that embraces the concept of upcycling, in ways that Jaimi Wright finds both joyful and thought-provoking.

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TuinnaBlackie_TheBoab_SxSCottesloe2021_RichardWatson An image of Tuinna Blackie's 'The Boab' at Cottesloe Beach, a shiny silver scupltute of a boab tree, situated on the beach, looking out to the sea. A woman stands to one side, looking at the tree. The sky is cloudy and tinged with pink. Will people power Sculpture by the Sea?
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Will people power Sculpture by the Sea?

5 March 2021

Sculpture by the Sea is back at Cottesloe after COVID-19 forced its early exit in 2020 – and organisers vow to stand their ground despite the shifting sands of funding uncertainty, discovers Jaimi Wright.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio