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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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Proximity Festival: Jen Jamieson wants to take you to a higher place

Proximity Festival: Jen Jamieson wants to take you to a higher place

Let’s Make Love is a part of a unique, intimate performance platform involving artists and an audience of one in a series of experiences designed to break away from conventional notions of audience and performer interaction. Jen Jamieson’s intent is to take participants “to higher places”. How would you categorise Let’s Make Love? It’s a […]

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Aeon: A secret sonic walk exploring queer ecology

Aeon: A secret sonic walk exploring queer ecology

Co-created by a team of multidisciplinary artists, Aeon lands a portable speaker in your palm and invites you to meet your fellow audience members at twilight for a one-hour walk through parkland in the vicinity of Perry Lakes in Floreat. This site-specific work deftly mixes audience participation with a contemporary art aesthetic. It situates itself […]

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The intimate imagery of Bill Henson comes to Art Gallery of WA

The intimate imagery of Bill Henson comes to Art Gallery of WA

This exhibition presents recent photographs by Bill Henson, selected by the artist, and encompasses translucent portraits and nudes, lush museum interiors and haunting landscapes, to create an intimate space where the viewer’s imagination can roam. The images in this show are drawn from a body of works created between 2008 and 2013, and continue Henson’s […]

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frag/men/t: Artist Dan Gladden explores the queer posthuman form

frag/men/t: Artist Dan Gladden explores the queer posthuman form

Spectrum Project Space will host an exhibition by artist Dan Gladden this September, featuring works that explore the idea of the ‘posthuman’ from a romanticised and imagined queer perspective. Gladden’s work primarily focuses on body image and masculine beauty, exploring merging, diving and mirrored forms from the idea of a ‘gay clone’ – the idealised, […]

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Get up close and personal at this year’s Proximity Festival

Get up close and personal at this year’s Proximity Festival

Australia’s only festival of one-on-one art comes to Cathedral Square for its fifth year. Ten days of experimental micro-performances, intimate walking tours, caffeine-fuelled discussions, and a late night party as part of Proximity 2017. This year’s Festival brings together artists from around Australia working across theatre, dance, live-art, hip hop and visual art to create […]

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Liberated: Richard Matias releases first photography collection

Perth photographer Richard Matias is raising funds for the WA AIDS Council’s LGBTIQ+ youth space The Freedom Centre with the launch of his first hard-cover collection. 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 and other swimwear brands. […]

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A new exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum

A new exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum

A landmark exhibition of WA Indigenous art acknowledging and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, opens this weekend at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA). When the Sky Fell brings together a range of Indigenous artists who continue to lay claim to country and document the history of those places significantly affected by […]

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Freedom Centre art project explores gender diversity and trans identities

Freedom Centre art project explores gender diversity and trans identities

The Freedom Centre’s Trans Art Exhibition is a collection of artworks depicting the gender journey of trans and gender diverse young people. “The Freedom Centre’s Trans Art project provides a vital opportunity for young people to creatively explore and express their gender identity through art while in a safe peer space,” said Freedom Centre Coordinator […]

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