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‘EULOGY’: Creators of smash-hits ‘SÉANCE’ & ‘FLIGHT’ return to Fringe World

‘EULOGY’: Creators of smash-hits ‘SÉANCE’ & ‘FLIGHT’ return to Fringe World

The brilliant minds behind the innovative multi-sensory experiences SÉANCE, FLIGHT and COMA are back this Fringe World season with an all new encounter. EULOGY transports audience through rooms and corridors of a hotel using binaural sounds and speech recognition technology, travelling between floors and deeper into the dreamscape. “EULOGY is both an intense and exhilarating ride and […]

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Artist Holly Silius reimagines traditional sculpture with trans bodies

Artist Holly Silius reimagines traditional sculpture with trans bodies

Multidisciplinary artist Holly Silius presents a new series of stone body sculptures Phantom Feel, inspired by writer and actor Lio Mehiel’s top surgery. The new series reimagines traditional figurative sculpture with a gender-queer and transmasculine body. Holly Silius is a fast emerging contemporary artist, based between the UK and LA. Silius’ body of work explores […]

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Desiree Crossing wins People’s Choice Award at Lester Prize

Outlining the silhouette of commuters on a bus traveling home after dark, Perth based contemporary painter Desiree Crossing’s The Night Commute goes deep into the psyche and emotions of travelers. The self-portrait is the winner of the Baldock Family People’s Choice Award at the 2021 Lester Awards and depicts the tiredness, hope, frustration and a […]

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‘Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia’ to open at AGWA

The Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Arts are excited to announce the expansive touring exhibition Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia, opening on Thursday 9 December 2021 at The Art Gallery of Western Australia. Drawn from the renowned collections of the National Gallery and The Wesfarmers Collection of […]

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New PICA exhibition is inspired by Jewish Adelaide Lesbian Feminists group

New PICA exhibition is inspired by Jewish Adelaide Lesbian Feminists group

A new artwork opening at PICA this week explores feminism, and gay and lesbian liberation, from the perspective of a small community in South Australia called JAFL – the Jewish Adelaide Lesbian Feminists. Alex Martinis Roe’s latest film installation, Coming Home, explores the legacy of kinship practices that began within these movements and the very […]

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Cool Change Contemporary hosts four interesting artists in August

Cool Change Contemporary hosts four interesting artists in August

Art gallery Cool Change Contemporary is displaying the work of four intriguing artists in August. The gallery will present work from Ben Bannan, Mossy Jade Johnson, Fiona Gavino and Linda Loh. Each artist has distinctively different work that covers a wide variety of themes and influences. For Bannon, who previously presented work inspired by gay […]

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Toxic Culture Too: A solo exhibition from Dr Matthew Meredith Jackson

Dr. Matthew Meredith Jackson PhD work will be featured in the new solo exhibition Toxic Culture Too. Toxic Culture Too is a return to themes from a previous solo exhibition Toxic Culture for painter Dr Jackson. Dr. Jackson is an openly queer, transgender HIV+ artist with an arts career spanning three decades. Jackson’s painting practice focuses primarily […]

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Around Australia street art murals are celebrating Mardi Gras

Around Australia street art murals are celebrating Mardi Gras

Five street art installations have appeared across Australia ahead of this weekend’s Mardi Gras celebrations including a new mural of Perth’s own Troye Sivan. The street art murals are popping up in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth and Melbourne, and highlight each city’s local ‘Rising Heroes’ from the queer community on Instagram. Instagram has partnered with […]

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New exhibition ‘Bodied’ opens at the Art Gallery of WA

New exhibition ‘Bodied’ opens at the Art Gallery of WA

A new exhibition titled Bodied opens at the Art Gallery of Western Australia on Saturday 19th December.  Described as an artistic exploration of physical form, the exhibition includes video works by  Gordon Bennett (AU), alongside pieces from Cheryl Donegan (US), Wong Ping (HK), Jani Ruscica (FI), and Kawita Vatanajyankur (AU/TH); and an artist book by Alin […]

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Richard Matias launches Retrospective exhibition and book this Friday

Richard Matias launches Retrospective exhibition and book this Friday

Local photographer Richard Matias is known for his captivating images that capture the human form through a queer lens. Following the success of his last book of work, Liberated, which continues to raise funds for the WA AIDS Council’s youth service Freedom Centre, Matias is preparing to exhibit a fresh selection of his work that reflects […]

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