What do you want when you’re Christmas shopping? I’ll bet unique gift ideas, thoughtfully produced goods and a one stop shop for everyone on your list are right up there. What about supporting Western Australian creatives in a friendly, laid back environment? That too I’d say. This is what you get when you stop by any of Perth’s regular, handmade markets.
Running from 9-13 May 2018, Scribblers is a brand new literature and arts festival for young people presented by FORM and the Town of Claremont. Starting with a three day schools program for ages 6-17 from Wednesday to Friday, the festival kicks into overdrive this Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May with a weekend of fun for children aged 0-13 and their families as well as an evening session for young adults and even a grown-ups’ event too.
The Revealed Exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre features works by more than 80 of the best new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists, showcasing the diverse and vibrant state of contemporary Aboriginal art. All works in the exhibition are for sale.
Erin Coates is in charge of coordinating and curating Special Projects at Fremantle Arts Centre. This year it includes coordinating the entire Revealed event. Kira caught up with Erin ahead of the exhibition and WA Aboriginal Art Market.
If you haven’t been to one of the Art Gallery of WA’s ARTBAR shows yet, you’re missing out. We just love getting some friends together and heading to AGWA on a Thursday night, checking out the latest exhibition before catching a live show. There are two more chances to get down there this season with comedian Hannah Gadsby performing on Thursday 27 October and folk band Husky playing on 17 November.
Worn Land is a reflection of the Pilbara’s incredibly rich and stunningly diverse landscape. Four prominent Australian contemporary artists worked with and in response to materials found in the region to create a diverse range of jewellery and objects for FORM’s latest exhibition at The Goods Shed, Claremont.