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'Fragility' by Jan Rowe A quilt depicts burnt-out bushland. Quilting for the new millennium
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Quilting for the new millennium

22 September 2022

‘Stitched and Bound’ will turn your pre-conceived ideas about quilting upside down, says Jaimi Wright, in an exhibition that unpicks and upcycles tradition to catapult it into the 21st century.

Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
A row of crocheted chickens in bright colours sit on a table. One wears a card identifying it as a prize winner. A crafty renaissance at the Perth Royal Show
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A crafty renaissance at the Perth Royal Show

16 September 2022

The Perth Royal Show’s creative arts competition has long been popular with the very young and very old, but with millennials embracing the art of craft, things are looking different. Ara Jansen reports.

Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
Cornucopia of craft surprises and delights
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Cornucopia of craft surprises and delights

5 October 2021

Ambitious and diverse, Fremantle Arts Centre’s instalment of ‘IOTA21: Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday’ is a seamless continuation of the celebration of contemporary craft that began at John Curtin Gallery, discovers Craig McKeough.

Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
Yee I-Lann, (Malaysia), Pangkis, 2021, single channel video, duration 9 minute 30 second loop, Image courtesy of artist. A group of seven men are dancing, their heads linked together by a tangle of wires. Celebration of craft is a stunner
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Celebration of craft is a stunner

22 September 2021

The first of the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial’s centrepiece exhibitions weaves together the disparate cultures of the Indian Ocean rim in ways that Craig McKeough finds profound.

Reading time • 6 minutesCraft
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.

Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art

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