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Calling all queer artists – are you ready to light up for pride?

Calling all queer artists – are you ready to light up for pride?

The City of Vincent are looking for an artist to exhibit work in their Lightbox Laneway Gallery for the October- December period. The period covers the Pride festival so its a great opportunity for someone to showcase their queerest of queer work! All applications will be considered by the City of Vincent’s Arts Advisory Group and […]

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Get out of the city and head to the York Festival

Get out of the city and head to the York Festival

WA’s oldest inland town kicks off its annual community celebration of culture and arts on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September with the Act-Belong-Commit 2018 The York Festival. Thousands of people are expected to visit the charming, historic Wheatbelt town which is just one hour from Perth. During the festival you can check out the […]

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City of Vincent seek artists for Pride related projects

The City of Vincent is seeking artists for two upcoming Pride related projects. First off the search is on for four artists to paint Traffic Control Boxes in celebration of Pride month. Successful artists will be paid $500. In 2017 Perth artist Brenton See transformed a Traffic Control box on the corner of Newcastle Street […]

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Greater Together: Will Huxley on art, relationships & role models

Greater Together: Will Huxley on art, relationships & role models

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Art are throwing their very first fundraising party, transforming the PICA building into a fabulous visual sensation. Women of Music Production Perth will be taking over the dance floor all night long, featuring spins from local favourites Feels, and a selection of local female, trans and non-binary music makers, and Jen […]

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Celebrate the art of WA comics at Spectrum Project Space

Celebrate the art of WA comics at Spectrum Project Space

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) Spectrum Project Space proudly presents Comics West celebrating the last thirty years of comic making in Western Australia, including comics pages, illustrations, digital comics and augmented reality. Making comics is a hidden activity, occurring in home studios as a side job for many of its makers. Comics artists spend many long […]

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Local LGBTI+ artists wanted for Pride Art exhibition

Local LGBTI+ artists wanted for Pride Art exhibition

International law firm Clifford Chance are looking for Perth-based LGBTI+ artists to take part in their annual Pride Art exhibition next month. Organised by the company’s LGBTI+ network ARCUS, this year will be WA’s second time participating in the international initiative to promote LGBTI+ inclusion in employment. In 2017, queer artists Liam Colgan and Shaun […]

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Portrait of Courtney Barnett makes Archibald Prize final

A portrait of queer indie music star Courtney Barnett is among the finalists for this year’s Archibald Prize. Barnett was captured by friend Melissa Grisancich who painted the ARIA award winning singer-songwriter after spending some time at the musicians home taking photographs and doing sketches. “I’m a big fan of her music with its unique mix […]

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Local artist dismantles time in space with Charged

Local artist dismantles time in space with Charged

Charged, by Tanja Visosevic explores time, through investigating death-row Prison films, specifically those that use the electric chair within their narrative; as a form of execution. Visosevic uses the exhibition space as a project room to explore time, experimenting with film and installation; dismantling of time in space. Entering the room, where the door is […]

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Photographer Richard Hedger captures Mardi Gras memories

Photographer Richard Hedger captures Mardi Gras memories

A new book from photographer Richard Hedger celebrates 40 years of gay liberation in Australia by capturing some of the LGBTI communities most intriguing and colourful members. As the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras marks it’s 40th year, Hedger set about photographing 40 queer folk to capture their stories of floats, fun, fantasy and […]

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Artist Holly O’Meehan’s new exhibition combines crochet and ceramics

Artist Holly O’Meehan’s new exhibition combines crochet and ceramics

A new exhibition from artist Holly O’Meehan opens this week at Paper Mountain. Elusive Tactility features works that combine crochet and ceramics. The artist’s functionless vessels are described as “asking more questions than they answer in a whimsical dialectic between form and lack of function.” A recent trip to India has inspired her latest collection. Each piece begins […]

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