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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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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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Government reveals plan for Perth’s ‘beating cultural heart’

18 May 2022

The McGowan Government has announced extra funding for the Perth Cultural Centre redevelopment. But can infrastructure investment alone resuscitate an arts and culture sector still struggling with the challenges of COVID and ongoing budget cuts?

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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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Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow
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Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow

19 February 2022

An intimate concert with Katie Noonan confirms the breadth of her reach as one of Australia’s leading performers, and takes long-time fan Rosalind Appleby back to an earlier encounter.

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A man stands on a spiral staircase, wearing a black jacket, with his hands in his pockets Your guide to the new Art Gallery of WA
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Your guide to the new Art Gallery of WA

4 November 2021

On the eve of the reopening of the Art Gallery of WA, Director Colin Walker gives us a peek behind the scenes: what to expect, why there were delays and how the new-look gallery has put WA artists front and centre.

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a city skyline seen from the roof of a building Gallery revamp more than bricks and mortar
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Gallery revamp more than bricks and mortar

4 November 2021

The long-awaited renovation of the Art Gallery of WA will be revealed this weekend. Director Colin Walker shares his vision for the new-look gallery.

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Your Arts Playground podcast: November

28 October 2021

This month we’re excited about the re-opening the Art Gallery of WA, the Fremantle Biennale, the Perth International Jazz Festival… and more!

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Cleaver Street Studio

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