Revealed hits Fremantle Arts Centre this weekend, with a celebration of Aboriginal art in Western Australia. With an exhibition running from 8 April to 21 May, visitors have a chance to see paintings, prints, wood carvings, photography, textiles, video, weaving and more by over 75 of the best new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists. Plus, the annual Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market will transform the Fremantle Arts Centre Front Garden into a bustling marketplace this Saturday 8 April with Aboriginal art centres from across the state selling original, affordable works.
One of the artists involved in Revealed Exhibition is young Noongar man Peter Farmer. Claire caught up with Peter to chat about his two passions – art and footy.
For 10 days the the heart of Fremantle will be transformed into a display of vibrant culture and thought-provoking events. The 2016 Fremantle Festival will run from 28 October to 6 November with a series of ticketed and free shows. Below we have listed all our top picks from this year’s program, and you can browse the full program of events of here.
From 9 April to 29 May, the Fremantle Arts Centre will host the Revealed exhibition, which showcases new and emerging Aboriginal artists from across Western Australia. Featuring paintings, prints, wood carvings, photography, textiles, videos and weaving from 22 Aboriginal art centres, the exhibition presents the work of artists from remote communities alongside those from regional towns and metropolitan Perth.
Living in the south-west of WA, photographer Russell Ord is famous for risking life and limb and riding the big waves for the perfect shot. Russell’s work will be on display at Fremantle Arts Centre’s upcoming exhibition, Frontier Surfing, where we are all invited to witness his exploration of the intense relationship between the waves, the board and the rider.
1. Spear Talking Pictures
If you missed the screening of Spear at the State Theatre Centre during PIAF then don’t despair – you have another chance to catch this groundbreaking work at Luna Outdoor tonight and tomorrow night.
1. Carl Cox Ticket Giveaway
British DJ and producer Carl Cox needs little in the way of introduction. His music defined a generation in the 1980s – 1990s and he continues to bring the house down today. Cox will deliver a massive, three hour DJ set at Red Hill Auditorium