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Cream of the crop 2019

Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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Jessie Camilleri-Seeber and Mitchell Aldridge. Photo: Emma Fishwick.

Navigating an uncertain path

Review: Strut Dance and Tura New Music, “In Situ 2019” · Cyril Jackson Senior Campus, 6 November · Review by Nina Levy · I’ve always loved…

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Music: Tura Soup Night 3

8 October @ The Sewing Room · Presented by Tura New Music · Tura’s third servings of sound at The Sewing Room: GreyWing – [ text…

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Music: Tura Soup Nights 1

13 August @ The Sewing Room · Presented by Tura New Music · Tura’s monthly night of new sounds at The Sewing Room. This Month Featuring:…

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Vanessa Tomlinson, Robyn Schulkowsky  and Louise Devenish. Photo by Tristen Parr

Trio play out of their skins

Review: University of Western Australia & Tura New Music, Armadillo · University of Western Australia, 16 July · Review by Jonathan W. Marshall · A percussion trio led…

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Zubin Kanga is at the intersection of technology and piano. Photo Raphael Neal.

Mix and match media

Review: Zubin Kanga ‘Piano Ex Machina’ ⋅ State Theatre Centre, April 24 ⋅ Review by Eduardo Cossio ⋅ Many contemporary composers have sought to create works that are…

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Hacking the piano

At Seesaw we enjoy publishing a range of voices. In this feature WA Academy of Performing Arts student Mae Anthony offers her insights as a Gen…

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Some things leave you speechless

Perth Festival review: Cat Hope, Speechless ⋅ Sunset Heritage Precinct, February 28 ⋅ Review by Laura Biemmi ⋅ So often, words fail us. The tragedies of our time can…

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Speak Percussion, Polar Force. Photo by Christophe Canato. Courtesy the artists and Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. Two men in black shirts tap on pipes with small hammers

The pathos of the natural sublime

Fringe World review: PICA with Tura and Speak Percussion, Polar Force⋅ PICA, January 21⋅ Review by Jonathan W Marshall⋅ Both Australia and New Zealand have been offering…

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