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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.

Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
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Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
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Cream of the crop 2021

15 December 2021

Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
PICA Sky Cave 'Coming Home'. Photo: Rebecca Mansell Two large hang gliders hang from the roof of a gallery. One is orange and has the word
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Sky Cave reaches lofty heights

27 October 2021

Forged in flight, the stories woven into Amy Perejuan-Capone’s new exhibition enchant Jaimi Wright.

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Amy Perejuan-Capone, Parenthesis (Four Movements at the Hard Border), digital video still, 2021. Image courtesy of the artist. A bird's eye view of four hang gliders on an airfield. The wings are brightly coloured with geometric stripes. Paying life-sized homage to flying machines
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Paying life-sized homage to flying machines

21 October 2021

We may not be able to leave the country yet but local artist Amy Perejuan-Capone is finding other ways to take flight. Ahead of the opening of her latest exhibition, ‘Sky Cave’, she told Nina Levy about the projects that are seeing her fly into family history.

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Laure Prouvost, Lick in the past, 2016, video still_2 A photograph taken from the dashboard of a car. The road stretches towards an arid looking mountain range that stands stark against a blue sky. Tales of two sun-bleached cities
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Tales of two sun-bleached cities

3 August 2021

Named after The Triffid’s 1986 album, ‘Love in Bright Landscapes’ is an exhibition that explores the shiny and seamy sides of Perth and Los Angeles, writes Kim Kirkman, who also takes in two other exhibitions currently on show at PICA.

Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
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.

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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
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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.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio