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Perth audiences can see Van Gogh’s works in a whole new way

Perth audiences can see Van Gogh’s works in a whole new way

Perth audiences are going to get a chance to see the works of Vincent Van Gogh is a whole new way when Van Gogh Alive arrives at Supreme Court Gardens in May. The world’s most visited multi-sensory experience celebrates the world’s most famous artist. Van Gogh Alive is something that can entertain the whole family. Van Gogh’s […]

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BlakLight: First Nations art takes over Art Gallery of WA

BlakLight: First Nations art takes over Art Gallery of WA

In a state gallery first, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art takes the entire stage at the Art Gallery of WA during BlakLight, a month-long program celebrating the diversity of First Nations art and culture. BlakLight will see every gallery space at AGWA dedicated to Australia’s most significant contemporary art form – showcasing the diversity […]

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Dan Gladden & Kimberley Pace subvert the cishet lens with ‘LOOSE’

Dan Gladden & Kimberley Pace subvert the cishet lens with ‘LOOSE’

The filtering of gaze and desire through the cis white heterosexual male perspective is still the dominant lens in which we view and understand body, and is a lens Dan Gladden and Kimberley Pace aim to shift and subvert through these collaborative new drawings and ceramics. Dan Gladden is a WA artist who has exhibited […]

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Grab your paint brush, The Lester Prize is now accepting entries

Grab your paint brush, The Lester Prize is now accepting entries

The Lester Prize is now accepting submissions for it’s 2022 competition. Artists from across Australia are invited to submit portraits of an Australian (or Australians) that they respect or admire, or a self-portrait. In April 2019, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, one of the country’s richest prizes for portraiture was renamed The Lester Prize […]

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Meredith Jackson celebrates local and global icons in new exhibition

The Inspirational Icons Series – Meredith Jackson is a solo art exhibition by WA-based artist Meredith Jackson featuring depictions of cultural icons, many of whom are underrepresented in mainstream art and culture. “These tondos (circular paintings) and the accompanying jigsaws featuring the paintings in the exhibition were inspired by the jigsaw designs of my late […]

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Older Lesbians Launch Exhibition About Religious Discrimination

Older Lesbians Launch Exhibition About Religious Discrimination

In response to concerns about the proposed Religious Discrimination Bill, The Soup Collective launch their latest participatory art work this week at Moonah Arts Centre in Tasmania. Over the last nine months 50 lesbians aged from the cusp of 50 to 88 have developed and made an installation in the form of a lesbian church, […]

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New exhibition ‘Keeping Score’ celebrates women’s footy

New exhibition ‘Keeping Score’ celebrates women’s footy

Keeping Score: A dynamic exhibition of artworks that document the exponential growth of women’s AFL in Western Australia, opens at The Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery this March long weekend. The exhibition, Keeping Score, celebrates the incredible growth in women’s football from the first recorded game in 1915 through to today. Award winning Broome Artist, […]

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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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