The Creative

The Creative: Art Photographer Marika Brock

Published on November 30, 2016
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This weekend, WA’s best Christmas market returns to the Fremantle Arts Centre. Carefully curated to contain a collection of unique and innovative Western Australian designer products, the market is a must visit if you are looking for clever gifts with a local focus. One of the artists popping up at the market is Marika Brock, an art photographer who produces colourful and striking prints, often featuring iconic places around Freo and Mt Lawley. Marika is today’s creative. Read more

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The Creative: Sam Price aka NAIK

Published on November 8, 2016
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The all new Kaleidoscope Festival will light up the Joondalup City Centre from 10 to 13 November and shine a light on some of Australia’s most dynamic creatives – including musician, filmmaker and all-round rad guy Sam Price. Read more

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The Creative: Actor James Sweeny

Published on October 31, 2016
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A role in the WA premiere of Molière’s Tartuffe – The Hypocrite marked a return to Perth for the Albany born WAAPA graduate James Sweeny, who currently lives in Sydney where he shares a house with Tartuffe co-star and WAAPA classmate Alex Williams. Read more

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The Creative: Theatre Artist Lisa Louttit

Published on October 11, 2016
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Hailing from the US and settling in Perth two years ago, Lisa Louttit is a seasoned theatre maker, albeit one who local audiences might be yet to discover. She is directing and producing an upcoming show at the Blue Room Theatre, [PORTO], a one-act play set in a neighbourhood bar that looks into the struggles of shifting Western culture. We caught up with Lisa to talk about her move to Perth and this new production. Read more

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A Great Team: Director Emily McLean & Actor Alison van Reeken

Published on September 14, 2016
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Now showing at the Blue Room Theatre, Grounded stars one of WA’s finest actors, Alison van Reeken, as The Pilot and is directed by the equally fine Emily McLean. Ali and Emily first met back in the 1990s when they both attended WAAPA together and since then have worked closely producing some excellent pieces for the stage. Read more

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The Creative: Performer Lisa Adam

Published on August 26, 2016
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Black Swan State Theatre Company’s upcoming production Clinton: The Musical will explore the duality of one of the USA’s most devisive presidents. Two actors will portray opposing sides of the one man: WJ Clinton, the sober, wise leader poised to make great strides to major socio-political change; and Billy, the reckless, fun, and decidedly unprofessional. A story about Bill Clinton would be nothing without ever-faithful wife Hillary who will be played by Lisa Adam. Read more

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The Creative: Anastasia Kezia aka The Articulate

Published on August 15, 2016
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The beautiful hand-lettering of The Articulate has been on our radar for quite sometime as we yearn to be as perfect with a pen as she. Born in Jakarta and moving to Perth 14 years ago, Anastasia Kezia is the woman behind the paper and today we chat to her about her business and the city she now calls home. Tash will be sharing tips and tricks at an upcoming workshop with the City of South Perth, too! Read more

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The Creative: Theatre Technician John King

Published on June 22, 2016
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I’m quite partial to the horror genre, so it was with keen interest that I read about three horror classics being performed at the Nexus Theatre this July. DraculaFrankenstein and The Mummy Rises are being revitalised by three different independent theatre companies. We Love Perth caught up with theatre technician John King to chat about Dracula and the horror genre on the stage. Read more

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The Creative: Ceramicist Anthea Carboni of Yuniko Studio

Published on June 21, 2016
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Anthea Carboni makes irresistible ceramics under the name Yuniko Studio. No two of her pieces are exactly the same, rather she responds to her materials and creates functional items that are perfect in their imperfection and uniqueness. If you’re heading to Perth Upmarket this weekend you can see Anthea’s pieces in person, but in the meantime here’s an insight into her practice and some pictures to swoon over! Read more

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The Creative: Actor & Director Stuart Halusz

Published on June 6, 2016
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We caught Black Swan State Theatre Company’s production of Angels in America last week and loved it. The three-hour epic is set in 1985 and centres around a young man diagnosed with AIDS and the people who surround him. Stuart Halusz stars in the production as a homophobic, repressed, Mormon lawyer with a drug addicted housewife. Read more

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