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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Queer artist Casey Jenkins has found funding from the Australia Council for artwork Immaculate has been rescinded.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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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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