Photo: Anthony Tran Pushed to the brink
Opinion

Pushed to the brink

5 April 2020

In difficult times we turn to the arts for comfort… but as the COVID-19 crisis intensifies, the Australian arts sector is being eroded, writes Nina Levy.

Reading time • 8 minutesTheatre
Photo of Chalkroom activity at PICA Navigating the pandemic
Feature

Navigating the pandemic

19 March 2020

As arts organisations cancel events around the country, Nina Levy takes a look at the impact of the pandemic on the West Australian arts sector, how the Government can help, and what your arts experiences might look like as social distancing becomes the norm.

Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
'Hush' by Olga Cironis. Photo: Jessica Wyld. A golden chair by the sea
Q&A

A golden chair by the sea

12 March 2020

Fremantle-based artist Olga Cironis is a veteran of Sculpture by the Sea. As her latest work, Hush, invites the bottoms of Perth to take a (shiny) seat and contemplate the ocean, she talks to Nina Levy about her work, her creative process and why she loves living in WA.

Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
Brenna Harding as Rose Pickles (right) with Natash Herbert as Dolly Pickles. Photo: Philip Gostelow. No clouds in Rose’s head
Q&A

No clouds in Rose’s head

5 March 2020

This is the second time that actor Brenna Harding has taken on the role of Rose Pickles in the stage adaptation of Tim Winton’s epic novel Cloudstreet. A co-production by Black Swan State Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre, directed by Matthew Lutton, the production debuted in Melbourne in 2019, and is currently playing Perth Festival. And Brenna is relishing the chance to revisit her role in the play, she tells Nina Levy.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Magical and moving
Review

Magical and moving

4 March 2020

In Denmark, Nina Levy cannot help but feel part of the joy of the collective dance performance, Chorus.

Reading time • 7 minutesDance
A joyous collision
Review

A joyous collision

27 February 2020

Teac Damsa is back for another Perth Festival, and its new show, MÁM, takes Nina Levy on a wild and crazy ride.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Class photo in 'Colossus' Captivating crowd control
Review

Captivating crowd control

20 February 2020

Nina Levy’s two-year wait to see Stephanie Lake’s contemporary dance work Colossus was well worth it, she says.

Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival
Rock show vibe electrifies
Review

Rock show vibe electrifies

19 February 2020

Discipline meets wild fury in STRUT Dance’s ‘Hofesh in the Yard’, and Nina Levy finds it exhilarating.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Shiny immersion
Review

Shiny immersion

14 February 2020

Nina Levy enjoys the shimmering combination of art installation and dance in In Cahoots.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
The joy of movement
Review

The joy of movement

10 February 2020

Nina Levy finds much to enjoy in WA Ballet’s ‘Light and Shadow’ in the Quarry Amphitheatre.

Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival

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