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Rockingham Still from Everyday Alchemy by Natalie Blom A photograph from 'Everyday Alchemy' by Natalie Blom.of a building site. The building is multistorey and covered in scaffolding. It is overlain with multicoloured washes. What to SEE: Chemical magic
What to SEE

What to SEE: Chemical magic

6 June 2022

Saturated in colour, Natalie Blom’s photomedia works for her new exhibition ‘Everyday Alchemy” have been submerged in a concoction of liquids, with transformative results.

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Tracks We Share Contemporary Art of the Pilbara Exhibition, Ngundamurri (detail) by Juluwarlu Art Group.jpg A group of sticks, some topped with stylised masks, and all decorated with puffs of what look like dried flowers stands in front of a screen, on which is projected a view of the sky. There are silhouettes of trees and people; it looks like it's been captured between frames and the people look a little ghostly. Walking through Country together
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Walking through Country together

1 June 2022

“Tracks We Share” takes the viewer on a breathtaking journey through stories of the First Peoples of the Pilbara, discovers Craig McKeough.

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Leon Pericles_Juvenile Sweetlips Encounters a Nudibranch_2022_acrylic on canvas_100x130 copy Leon Pericles' painting is a multicoloured depiction of an underwater scene. Pericles delights with wit and wonder
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Pericles delights with wit and wonder

31 May 2022

Filled with colour and humour, the latest exhibition from beloved West Australian artist Leon Pericles is not to be missed, reports Belinda Hermawan.

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Susie Althorp, immerse (close up), 2021, porcelain, stainless steel wire, nylon thread, yellow light, Photo credit Lee Walter A close up of Susie Althorp's work for Hatched: National Graduate Survey. The image is of beads and leaf-like objects threaded onto wire and bathed in golden light. Freshly hatched statements
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Freshly hatched statements

24 May 2022

Newly graduated artists take a lively approach to the dilemmas and delights we currently face, in the latest iteration of PICA’s “Hatched” exhibition, writes Kim Kirkman.

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Brightly coloured circular rugs woven from rags are spread across the ground. Vivid colours of red, orange and blue An art project that will weave our country whole
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An art project that will weave our country whole

19 May 2022

The winners of the inaugural Arts Impact WA grant will be announced on 24 May 2022. Rosalind Appleby catches up with one of the finalists, Vivienne Robertson, who is calling us to weave our country whole.

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MC_Freakley_For You, Danielle Freakley, detail: For You, 2019-2022. Volcanic rock, water clear polyurethane, ink. Dimensions variable. Danielle Freakley's 'For You' looks like a crashing wave made of glass. Danielle Freakley peels back the layers
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Danielle Freakley peels back the layers

18 May 2022

A local artist with an international reputation, Danielle Freakley seems driven by a desire to find out what we really want to say to each other. And ahead of her exhibition at Moore Contemporary, she tells Nina Levy what she really wants to say.

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Bridget Walter, Iona Presentation College, W.A.S. Kohlbardi - Sheep Farm 202, oil and synthetic polymer paint, fleece and processed wool on a synthetic wool bale, 90 x 80 x 60 cm. Photo: Bo Wong A view of Bridget Walker's work 'W.A.S. Kohlbardi - Sheep Farm 202' for The West Australian Pulse 2022. The work is a bale of wool, onto which is screen printed a picture of two farmers and an abstract design. Young artists challenge the cynics
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Young artists challenge the cynics

4 May 2022

AGWA’s annual showcase of Year 12 art takes the pulse of a switched-on generation ready to make their mark on the world, writes Craig McKeough.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio