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Leith Alexander, 'Gold Chain, Soft Curls', 2020, Hahnemühle FineArt, 58 x 83 cm, $670, Framed, Edition 1 of 10 A young man holds the leg of a sheep, presumably to shear it. He is the focus of the picture, the sheep is out of focus. He sports a golden, curly mullet, with the top and sides shaved. He wears a gold chain around his neck and a singlet that is hot pink and black. Photos capture this extraordinary moment in time
Reviews

Photos capture this extraordinary moment in time

7 October 2021

In spite of leaning towards tradition in some respects, the IRIS Award 2021 makes for a compelling survey of contemporary photography in Australia and beyond, Craig McKeogh finds.

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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.

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Perth Centre for Photography A photo of Mavis Phillips is superimposed onto the window of the PCP gallery. Inside you can see people looking at her photographs. Framing life from a Noongar perspective
Features

Framing life from a Noongar perspective

25 May 2021

An exhibition of photographs by one of Australia’s earliest known First Nations photographers, Mavis Phillips (nee Walley), provides a rare Noongar perspective on mid-century life in the Wheatbelt, reports Ara Jansen.

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She is Strong A woman wearing a black crop top and black jeans carries another woman who is draped across her shoulders. The background looks like a wooden fence. Dance that defies gravity
The Festival Sessions

Dance that defies gravity

11 January 2021

Celebrating the strength of three women, She is Strong is a work that sees two local companies join forces. Aerial dance collective Natural Wings and Rachel Collier Photography have created a work that promises to leave the audience with a sense of community and connection.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio