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Take a trip down memory lane
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Take a trip down memory lane

16 August 2023

You’ll find plenty to spark memories of your own in Placemarks, an exhibition that sees artists explore far flung places from childhood, former homes and old haunts in the suburbs.

Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
The paper folding in Natalie Blom's 'Similar but not quite (echoes in the void)' (2023) is a fitting nod to the multi-faceted nature of memory.

 A piece of paper, printed with photographs of a young woman, is folded into a multifaceted, geometrical shape. Finding presence in absence
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Finding presence in absence

19 April 2023

Though bemused by its installation choices, Belinda Hermawan finds some thought-provoking art works in Tracing Absence, an exhibition that explores loss.

Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
Scene in gallery with a feature image across the wall with the word RETHINK in black and white script Gems in our own backyard
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Gems in our own backyard

4 February 2022

This annual exhibition by ECU Galleries offers an unpretentious, environmentally savvy message, writes Jaimi Wright.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
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.

Reading time • 7 minutesVisual Art

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

 

Cleaver Street Studio