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www.jarradseng.com Kids' Gig Guide. A man in yellow sunglasses and a white shirt smiles as he holds up a small dog made from folded cardboard. What to SEE: Winter holidays kids’ gig guide 
Kids

What to SEE: Winter holidays kids’ gig guide 

22 June 2022

There’s no excuse for boredom in the July school holidays with a wealth of entertainment and activities around town for the young ones in your life. Check out the winter edition of our kids’ gig guide.

Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
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
Reviews

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.

Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
A collection of sculptures by Nazerul Ben-Dzulkefli. The sculptures are made of a metal, maybe bronze, and glint in the light. They are somewhat human in shape, with horn like features. Calling on spirits, demi-gods and unseen beings
What to SEE

Calling on spirits, demi-gods and unseen beings

11 May 2022

Artist Nazerul Ben-Dzulkefli may be a recent graduate but he’s already making a name for himself at Perth’s independent galleries, with ceramic works that draw on the rich tapestry of his Malay-Javanese upbringing in Singapore’s cultural melting pot.

Reading time • 10 minutes
Grace Ware, Find a place to sit, 2020. Image courtesy Five images of artist Grace Ware, posing with an inflatable fluorsecent yellow life-jacket type object. She is dressed in black and wears a black face mask. Nurturing passion, hatching fire
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Nurturing passion, hatching fire

13 May 2021

The 24 graduate artists showcased in this year’s “Hatched” exhibition have created a powerful and pensive testimonial to their generation, writes Patrick Gunasekera.

Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
Shanti Gelmi, Absent Presence, 2020, Photographed by Eva Fernandez A detail from Shanti Gelmi's 'Absent/Presence'. Two large rock like shapes sit on a hot pink background. They are black, and debased with a pink pattern comprised of chains of zig-zags, that appear to be knitted together. Out of the shadows
Q&A

Out of the shadows

4 May 2021

For many years Perth-born artist Shanti Gelmi chose to deny the significance of her Indian heritage, a defensive response to the racism she encountered as a child. Recognising that her cultural heritage shaped her nonetheless, she now wonders what other unquestioned or unseen influences leave their stamp on us.

Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art
A close up shot of Hannah Foley that focuses on her mouth, which is slightly open as though she is breathing in. Her nose and eyes are out of the frame, highlighting the focus on the mouth. The art of breathing
Q&A

The art of breathing

28 April 2021

Drawing on her training in music and dance, artist Hannah Foley has created a performance work that turns breathing into an artform. Ahead of the work’s appearance in PICA’s annual “Hatched: National Graduate Show”, Nina Levy spoke to Foley to find out more.

Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
Michelle Vine, Affirmation Tub, 2018 A woman lies in a fur lined bath tub. She is wearing headphone. Permission for self-care
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Permission for self-care

21 July 2020

PICA’s annual “Hatched: National Graduate Show” takes a turn towards compassion this year, discovers Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
The artist (Tina Stefanou) is pictured alongside a horse, who wears a decorative shawl-type hood. A walk with Tina Stefanou
Opinion

A walk with Tina Stefanou

4 June 2020

As part of Seesaw’s ‘Day in the life’ series, artist Tina Stefanou reflects not only on her work during the pandemic, but on the role of the artist at a time that is characterised by economic, social, political and environmental injustice.

Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio