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YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

ART BALL has established itself as the most fabulous events on Perth’s social calendar, a night of surprises, fashion and performance held in the esteemed surroundings of the WA Art Gallery. Among the cavalcade of performers at this year’s event is Melbourne drag-cabaret-burlesque outfit YUMMY. They’ve built up a loyal following in Perth from their […]

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‘Looking Now Anyone Here’ explores cruising and gay beats

‘Looking Now Anyone Here’ explores cruising and gay beats

A new exhibition opens at Paper Mountain on Friday May 10th. Looking Now Anyone Here examines the function, aesthetics and architecture of public toilets that serve as gay beats. ‘Beats’ are described as areas frequented by gay men and men who have sex with men, where cruising occurs. The exhibition investigates the cultural and historical significance […]

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Review | Snuggle up with Our Sandman at Cool Change Contemporary

Review | Snuggle up with Our Sandman at Cool Change Contemporary

Our Sandman | Cool Change Contemporary | til 19th Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Imagine a show where you get to snuggle up in a super comfy bed and share in a myriad of weird spoken dreams. Add sipping on chamomile tea, soothing aromatherapy and beautiful visuals that bring you to the blissful edge of […]

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Sculpture by the Sea returns to Cottesloe this March

Sculpture by the Sea returns to Cottesloe this March

Cottesloe Beach will once again become a beautiful backdrop for the 15th annual Sculpture by the Sea. The much-loved exhibition has grown over the years into one of Perth’s largest free public events, attracting hundreds-of-thousands to see the wonders on the shore. This year more than 70 Australian and international artists will showcase their work […]

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Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

What is the perfect way to learn more about the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts? Get down to WAAPA’s Open Day this August for an access all areas experience. WAAPA offers full-time courses in Aboriginal Performance, Acting, Arts Management, Costume, Dance (Classical Ballet and Contemporary), Design, Lighting, Music (Classical, Jazz, Contemporary Music and Composition […]

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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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Photography book gets into the holiday spirit for the Freedom Centre

Richard Matias’ photography book LIBERATED is the perfect Christmas gift. The stunning project from the local photographer donates all of its profits to supporting LGBTI youth via The Freedom Centre. Matias is an expert at capturing the male form, with his work appearing in DNA Magazine, as well as being commissioned by 2Wink Australia, LOLOS […]

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Claire Alexander takes a snapshot of Perth’s drag scene in new book

Claire Alexander takes a snapshot of Perth’s drag scene in new book

If you’ve been to Connections Nightclub or The Court Hotel while drag performers are working the stage, there’s a very high chance you’ll recognise the subject of this interview. Photographer, anthropologist and academic Claire Alexander is a fixture of Perth’s drag scene, documenting our local queens and touring RuPaul’s Drag Race girls alike – with […]

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