A deep dive into the Derbarl Yerrigan

A deep dive into the Derbarl Yerrigan

15 February 2021

Rosalind Appleby finds herself convincingly submerged in the flow of art, sound and video of Alluvial Gold, a brilliant introduction to Perth Festival.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Three large men flex their muscles. The image is a negative and the figures are in darkness. They look like they're dancing. and each figure is tinted, one yellow, one blue and one red. Feast of art feeds local appetites

Feast of art feeds local appetites

10 December 2020

It’s time to dump cultural cringe. This year’s visual arts program at Perth Festival is both bigger than before and almost 100% local. It’s exciting and a chance for everyone to put a little more art into their lives. Ara Jansen reports.

Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
We Built This City (on ground up oyster
oyster shells, brass, lead, steel, interactive
audio component, 270 x 290 x 4 cm
Composer: Stuart James
Structure fabrication: Neil Aldum
Studio assistants: Tanya Lee, Kate Driver,
Jennifer Jamieson, Jessica Wyld, Annabel
Dixon An aquatic adventure

An aquatic adventure

8 December 2020

In ‘Alluvial Gold’, artist Erin Coates plunges us into the little known
depths of one of Perth’s best-known landmarks, writes Belinda Hermawan.

Reading time • 7 minutesPerth Festival
Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio


Cleaver Street Studio