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Light and shapes 2021 Cotton tea towel, print ink On a colourful teatowel, we can see various stencilled outlines, in particular that of a cat. McKnight’s tender-hearted house tour
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McKnight’s tender-hearted house tour

22 April 2022

West Australian artist Justine McKnight invites us into her home, to celebrate both the cosy familiarity and the complexity of domestic life.

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Anita Churchill wide shot courtesy Grace Lillian Lee and Chris Baker Local threads
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Local threads

18 April 2022

It’s one thing to buy locally designed clothes… but what about locally designed fabric? Nina Levy did some digging and discovered a plethora of textile designers working right here in WA.

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A landscape with a cloudy sky and green hills in the background and an abstract red pattern in the foreground River of dreams, river of life
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River of dreams, river of life

4 April 2022

Nada Murphy’s solo exhibition is a thoughtful examination of connections to water and country, and a pertinent statement for the times, writes Craig McKeough.

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Tony Jones, Porthole 1,2 ,4, 2021, photo Laetitia Wilson Three models of boats from Tony Jones' Flying Circus exhibition, mounted on a wall from Tony Jones' 'Flying Circus' exhibition. ‘Flying Circus’ – a love letter to the Swan
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‘Flying Circus’ – a love letter to the Swan

29 March 2022

Anyone who grew up around Perth and its waterways will find Tony Jones’s new exhibition appealing, says Craig McKeough, but you don’t have to be a boatie to appreciate this show.

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Sonia and Elisa Jane Carmichael, Dabiyil Bajara, 2021, cyanotypes on cotton, 5.5 x 2.7m each. Photography by Pixel Poetry A series of six painted canvases curve around the edge of a wooden-floored room. Each painting is of an abstract waterscape, painted white on a blue background. The paintings are variously combined of lines and circles, as well as the occasional animal and have a map-like quality. Creating artistic asylum at Fremantle Arts Centre
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Creating artistic asylum at Fremantle Arts Centre

16 March 2022

Less than a year into his tenure at Fremantle Arts Centre, curator Glenn Iseger-Pilkington has made a splash with his first exhibition, “Undertow”, but that’s the tip of the iceberg in terms of the centre’s plans, discovers Rania Ghandour.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio