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An Aboriginal painting of a European ship. The ship is a white silhouette against a brown and white striped background. Visual Arts – sailing on ‘Wardan’
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Visual Arts – sailing on ‘Wardan’

11 January 2022

Perth Festival’s choice of wardan – the ocean – for this year’s festival theme plays out beautifully in its visual arts selection. Ara Jansen plunges in to pull out some highlights.

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Tyrown Waigara HERO SHOT A Nice Place to Hate Yourself (2021) (61 cm W x 51 cm H x 4 cm D) copy 2 An acrylic painting in vibrant yellows, pinks and reds. The work is abstract but images are recognisable, such as a house, a pair of eyes, a ladder. Some objects are on their side, playing with our perspective. Take a walk on the dark side
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Take a walk on the dark side

1 June 2021

Bringing their dark sides into the light, artists provide viewers with a tantalising glimpse inside their creative minds in ‘The Dark Side’ exhibition, writes Craig McKeough.

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Kaylene Whiskey, Cher and the Water Snake, 2017, acrylic on linen, 76 x 101cm. Courtesy of the artist, Iwantja Arts and the Sims Dickson Collection  Fremantle double feature delights
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Fremantle double feature delights

14 October 2020

Celebrating womanhood, ‘Bodywork’ and ‘Are You Having a Good Night’ are two of the best exhibitions of the year to date, says Miranda Johnson.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio