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Giving new meaning to DIY
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Giving new meaning to DIY

26 May 2020

Looking for a post-lockdown dose of art? With its focus on the ways we occupy our living spaces, Mark Parfitt’s playful exhibition ‘Overhouse’ feels apt, writes Jenny Scott.

Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art
Exploring alienation in suburbia
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Exploring alienation in suburbia

4 March 2020

Jenny Scott says watching the strange ‘machinima’ film, Hudson Valley Ruins is compelling at times, and unsettling at others.

Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
Rhythms of life
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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’.

Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
Circus takes the twist
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Circus takes the twist

3 February 2020

While YUCK Circus falls short of delivering a feminist manifesto, it still has a subversive edge and is lots of fun, Jenny Scott finds.

Reading time • 3 minutesCircus
Photo: David Cox Young girl wearing boxing gloves, punching with joy. Brave and heartfelt
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Brave and heartfelt

21 January 2020

Surveying the ways in which young people are navigating the world today, WAYTCo’s ‘Body Rights’ is guaranteed to sell out, writes Jenny Scott.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
A project for the climate crisis
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A project for the climate crisis

22 November 2019

Sete Tele and Lisa Hirmer, ‘Drinking Water’ · Moores Building · Review by Jenny Scott · “Drinking Water”, a project by Australian dance artist Sete Tele…

Reading time • 2 minutesVisual Art
Photo: Duncan Wright Image from Western Currents A gothic approach to our coast
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A gothic approach to our coast

14 November 2019

Ron Nyisztor (curator), ‘Western Current’ · Fremantle Arts Centre · Review by Jenny Scott · A compact show exploring Western Australia’s coast as the borderline before…

Reading time • 2 minutesVisual Art
created by dji camera A dreamy exploration of emotion and the ocean
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A dreamy exploration of emotion and the ocean

12 November 2019

Penny Coss, ‘The Twist of the Sea’ · Moores Building · Review by Jenny Scott · Commissioned for “UNDERCURRENT 19”, the second edition of the Fremantle…

Reading time • 2 minutesVisual Art
Christian Thompson, Black Gum 2 from the 2007 Australian Graffiti series. Intrigue in Thompson’s powerful gaze
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Intrigue in Thompson’s powerful gaze

14 June 2019

Christian Thompson, ‘Ritual Intimacy’ · John Curtin Gallery · Review by Jenny Scott · The spaces of John Curtin Gallery have been transformed by ‘Ritual Intimacy’, an exhibition…

Reading time • 3 minutesVisual Art
Shot by Matt Schild Less is more
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Less is more

10 May 2019

Review: Hatched National Graduate Show 2019 · Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts · Review by Jenny Scott · The 2019 edition of “Hatched National Graduate Show”…

Reading time • 4 minutesVisual Art

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio