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The Court boasts colourful new mural created by artist Jackson Harvey

The Court boasts colourful new mural created by artist Jackson Harvey

The Court Hotel has installed a colourful mural to represent the diversity of Perth’s LGBTQIA+ community. The new artwork was created by Jackson Harvey, who is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Fremantle. Jackson Harvey’s work is world renowned, with pieces sprawling throughout United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas and parts of South East Asia. OUTinPerth found […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Thinking Queerly: Queer history, context & art at PrideFEST

Thinking Queerly: Queer history, context & art at PrideFEST

UWA’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery is hosting a symposium that examines the links between queer histories and social contexts through the lens of art. Thinking Queerly will feature presentations from former Justice of the High Court and LGBTQIA+ advocate, the Hon. Michael Kirby, and Acting Curator of International Art at the Art Gallery of WA, […]

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Queer artist says Australia Council has misrepresented her work

Queer artist says Australia Council has misrepresented her work

Queer artist Casey Jenkins has found funding from the Australia Council for artwork Immaculate has been rescinded. The funding has been pulled after her work was heavily criticised on Sky News, but the Australia Council says negative media was not the reason they backed out. The Melbourne artist was documenting her attempts to become pregnant via […]

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‘WOMXN: Hard and Soft’ exhibition coming to Spectrum Project Space

‘WOMXN: Hard and Soft’ exhibition coming to Spectrum Project Space

A new exhibition is coming to Edith Cowan University’s exhibition space, exploring the experiences of women and non-binary people. WOMXN: Hard and Soft brings together the work of female and non-binary artists studying or graduated from ECU, delving into the overarching theme of ‘Hard and Soft’. Curated by Olivia Colja, the works aethetically and metaphorically […]

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Jo Darbyshire explores mental health history in ‘Tales of the Surreal’

Tales of the Surreal is a solo exhibition by Jo Darbyshire about the history of mental health, a response to Heathcote Hospital site and investigating the archives of the oral history collection from Heathcote Hospital which existed on the gallery site from 1928 until 1994. Jo presents a body of work, installation, sculptural works and […]

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