Reviews

A Safe Landing

Review: Up in the Sky | Landing Points  Finding a starting point in reviewing the summer exhibition Landing Points: Race, place and identity showing at the Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest is a difficult task. This is in part […]

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Reviews

Experiencing It All Through Immersive Theatre

Experiencing It All Through Immersive Theatre The distinction between art and life was blurred inside Laurence Rosier Staines’s interactive theatre piece, You Can Have It All, held at Sydney’s 2017 Underbelly Arts Festival. Participants took on roles of watching, acting […]

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Reviews

Chaos and Control in Angela Goh’s Scum Ballet

Angela Goh’s Scum Ballet was a remarkable feat of contradiction and harmony. The hour-long choreographed performance effortlessly engaged with ideas surrounding femininity, mysticism and violence. Conceived and choreographer by Goh and performed alongside Eugene Choi, Ellen Davies, Verity Mackey and Ivey Wawn; […]

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Reviews

Queer Attachment in Bathurst

Review: The Unflinching Gaze: Photo media & the male figure, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Two men stand about half a metre apart at a waterside beat in New York. We see only the lower halves of their bodies. One is in […]

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Reviews

In the Shadows of History

LISTEN: Andrew Cruz (Anino Shadowplay Collective, Manila) performs the show’s opening monologue.   In the darkness of Carriageworks, This Here. Land reveals characters whose lives intertwine in President Rodrigo Duterte’s tumultuous Philippines. Premiered at Liveworks 2017, this new theatre-piece investigates the role of […]

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Live

So I went to the Hobiennale…

So I went to the Hobiennale is a democratic documentation of the Hobiennale, a 10 day festival running from 3-12 November 2017 bringing together over 100 artists from 18 Artist-Run Initiatives presented at 12 venues across Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart. […]

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Reviews

Keep Calm and Carrion

Is there such thing as vertebrate privilege? Who here has a metamorphic urge to return to the primordial soup? Would our species benefit from a molecular refresh button? The CARRION team massage us into mesmeric space where sound, sculpture, light […]

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Features

Artist Profile: Cigdem Aydemir

Confronting at first, Cigdem Aydemir’s Bombshell (2013) is a performed artwork where the artist’s body is fully covered – in all black – wearing a Niqab that blows in all directions. The fabric moves to expose more black clothing underneath […]

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