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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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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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Zoe Pepper writes a love letter to the subconscious in The Irresistible

Zoe Pepper writes a love letter to the subconscious in The Irresistible

WAAPA trained actor and director Zoe Pepper, together with her actors and co-writers Adriane Daff and Tim Watts has created a “reckless, intoxicating love letter to the subconscious” in The Irresistible. Was there a light bulb moment of inspiration that spurred the creation of this show? It was more of a piecing together of the puzzle […]

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‘Show & Tell and Body Not Fit For Purpose’ is thought provoking

‘Show & Tell and Body Not Fit For Purpose’ is thought provoking

Show & Tell and Body Not Fit For Purpose | PICA | April 28 & 29 | ★ ★ ★ ½  In Show & Tell and Body Not Fit For Purpose, choreographer Jonathan Burrows and composer Matteo Fargion, deliver a performance that is quite unlike anything I’ve seen before. The pair begin sitting in a couple of arm chairs […]

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Love nature at the Ecosexual Sauna

Love nature at the Ecosexual Sauna

Pony Express is a collaborative body led by playwright and performance maker Ian Sinclair and transdisciplinary artist Loren Kronemyer. This duo got a lot of acclaim for their work ‘Ecosexual Bathhouse’ which was recently presented in Melbourne. Now as part of PICA’s Salon exhibition ‘Radical Ecologies’ they’re delivering ‘Ecosexual Sauna’. The work focuses on the secret life of […]

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Review: Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Review: Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster |  PICA | Feb 13-19 | ★ ★ ½  A friend recommended we go see’ Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster’. Someone trustworthy. Someone who knows about these things. We went to see the show. WtF? Please explain what we saw. Someone. It was entertaining in a self conscious, self referential, […]

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Male Bonding in ‘FAG/STAG’

Local writer/performer extraordinaire Jeffrey Jay Fowler is bringing to the stage a brand new work entitled ‘FAG/STAG’ for Fringe World 2015. “It’s about a gay guy and a straight guy and it’s very much about their friendship and I guess the politics of being friends with straight people and whether there is any politics.” Fowler […]

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Perth Theatre Company Launches 2015 Season

Perth Theatre Company Launches 2015 Season

Perth Theatre Company have released their launch for the 2015 season. The program begins in March with ‘From the Rubble’, a new work based on the stories of Walkley Award winning journalist Sophie McNeill, which will be playing at PICA from the 16th to the 28th at PICA. From April 30th to May 10th in […]

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Signing Up For a Crash Course

Award-winning artist James Berlyn is presenting ‘Crash Course’, at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts this month.  The show is described as a participatory theatre experience that takes the form of an emersive language class. Each session twenty four members of the audience will attempt to re-learn a language they have lost after an undisclosed […]

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Introducing Codie Sundstrom

Introducing Codie Sundstrom

Codie Sundstrom has just released her debut EP ‘Darkest Shines’. The EP was recorded last year at Studio Couch in Fremantle and features five tracks that the self taught singer songwriter composed at just 16 years of age. Living in rural Western Australia contributes to Codie’s unique sound and perspective. Two of her songs ‘Megalomaniac’ […]

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