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Ian Strange: Suburban Interventions 2008 – 2020 (CANCELLED)

Ian Strange is a Western Australian-born artist who has forged an international career with a series of site specific and community based projects.

  • Dates:Feb 6 - Apr 24
  • Time(s):Mon - Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat & Sun, 12-4pm; Feb 6, 6.30-8.30pm
  • Venue:John Curtin Gallery
  • Festivals:Perth Festival 2020

Details

  • Hosted By:John Curtin Gallery
  • Venue Address:Kent Street, Bentley WA 6102
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:John Curtin Gallery
  • Visual Arts:Photography,Video

Description

His ambitious transformations of full scale homes manifest the anxieties in suburban life, presenting images eerily devoid of the human presence that their existence depends on. Suburban Interventions is the first large scale survey of the artist’s photography and films, offering an in depth opportunity to unpack more than a decade of artistic practice.

Mia Kurrum Maun (Far From Home) (CANCELLED)

Acclaimed artist Sandra Hill examines the spectre of Aboriginal cultural annihilation

  • Dates:Feb 6 - Apr 24
  • Time(s):Mon – Fri, 11am – 5pm; Sat & Sun, 12 – 4pm; Feb 6, 6.30-8.30pm
  • Venue:John Curtin Gallery
  • Festivals:Perth Festival 2020

Details

  • Hosted By:John Curtin Gallery
  • Venue Address:Kent Street, Bentley WA 6102
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:John Curtin Gallery
  • Visual Arts:Aboriginal,Painting

Description

Much of this exhibition reveals Hill's own lived experience as a Noongar woman of the Stolen Generations and the profound impact that government policies and widespread racial discrimination have had upon generations of Aboriginal women. For the first time Hill’s work uncovering these experiences has been brought together to present a compelling portrait of Australia's recent shared history.

Peter Williams, Medium (CANCELLED)

Hugely popular psychic-medium Peter Williams is coming back to Koorliny in March and September!

Details

  • Type:Well Being

Description

  • $45pp

Peter Williams will demonstrate his amazing ability as he contacts and communicates with loved ones on the other side. He will be delivering their messages to the audience live on the night.

Peter Williams is internationally known for his heartfelt and accurate insights and continues to amaze audiences with his ability to communicate with loved ones in the Spirit world. Peter has been reading for clients in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Japan for over 10 years. During a live event Peter uses his special ability to connect with souls that have passed over and help bring closure to those in need.

Altar'd Lament (CANCELLED)

Examining migration, diaspora culture and history.

  • Dates:Mar 28 - Apr 26
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts,Video

Description

Altar’d Lament is produced by Masonik, a multi-disciplinary art collective, and features live music, video projection, and spoken-word performance alongside an immersive art installation.

?The exhibition centres on the history of rebetiko, a form of Greek popular music that emerged from the 1922 destruction of the city of Smyrna. Masonik presents this tradition as simultaneously fragile and resilient, comforting and threatening, and an important cultural refuge for the exiled.

Ctrl + H

Astro Morphs is a collective that uses video art, prints, sculpture, music and costume to reimagine the different strains of nature in which we are immersed.

  • Dates:May 2 - Jun 7
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts,Photography,Sculpture

Description

?At Heathcote, Astro Morphs: Ctrl + H takes the form of an experimental combination of narrative, science, high art, and pulp culture. The project’s protagonists, now evolved to the level of polymorphic neonates, surrender themselves to their new environment and bare witness to the life forms that inhabit it.

Counterpart

Showcasing the work of Katrina Barber, Greg Barr, David Guhl, Rebecca Johnston, and Jane Ryan.

  • Dates:May 2 - Jun 7, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Craft,Other Visual Arts,Painting,Sculpture

Description

COUNTERPART is an exhibition of leading Western Australian artists who have an intellectual disability. The artists involved represent diverse practices including painting, sculpture, and textile and ceramics. This exhibition is an important opportunity to showcase the excellence of the artists as well as their distinctive perspectives and experienc

I Thought It Would Be Roses...

I thought it would be roses is an exhibition about the experience of womanhood.

  • Dates:May 2 - Jun 7
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts

Description

Artist Chloe Bartram brings together a group of women to produce a series of love letters upturning patriarchal tradition.

The sexual narratives of young women are typically understood through cliché and fairytale. Bartram subverts this pattern through an involved process of interview, collaboration, and exchange.

Larrikins

The project aims to re-articulate the archetypal Australian larrikin as queer, left-wing and feminist.

  • Dates:Jun 13th - Jul 19th, 2020
  • Venue:Heatcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:LGBTI,Adults
  • Visual Arts:Video

Description

Larrikins is a video artwork by Perth-based performance artist Taylor Reudavey. It critiques the idea of larrikin masculinity through the practice of drag kinging. Larrikins follows the characters of Troy Knightley, Julian Mirage and Gavin “Gav” Stone – all performed by Reudavey in drag.

Timestamp

Timestamp is an exhibition that considers the human condition through deep-time contexts.

  • Dates:Jun 13th - Jul 19th, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Drawing,Other Visual Arts,Sculpture,Video

Description

Artists Rob Kettels and Larissa Losch present a series of drawings, sculpture, video and installation that questions the classical divide between biology and geology by reconsidering the human as inherently one in the same as the environment, where mineral and organism inform each other.

Defence/Defiance

The exhibition considers the way nature responds to human interference such as land clearing, farming, introduced animals, roads and other infrastructure.

  • Dates:Jul 25th - Aug 30th, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Centre
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For seniors
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts,Sculpture

Description

Defence/ Defiance is an exhibition by Holly O’Meehan inspired by the native bushland and coastal landscapes of Great Southern region. Combining ceramics, crochet, and found objects, O’Meehan alternately entices and repels the viewer through contrasts of texture and medium.

Outgrowth

In this exhibition artist Alana Di Giacomo examines the ways organic matter and human elements can entwine and interact.

  • Dates:Jul 25th - Aug 30th, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Visual Arts:Sculpture

Description

Within Outgrowth, Di Giacomo explores how found materials, both industrial and organic, are reinterpreted as hybrids and new forms. Di Giacomo presents a series of poetical sculptures and installation art that respond to the natural and historical context of Heathcote Cultural Precinct.

 

Habitation & Decay

Mixed media works on paper investigate combinations of cockroach images with iconic motifs of human habitation to reconsider our relationship with these insects.

  • Dates:Sep 5th - Oct 11, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults
  • Visual Arts:Photography

Description

Ben Crappsley presents Habitation & Decay, an exhibition proposing the cockroach as a helpful subject in considering positive and negative aspects of our society’s occupation of the environment. Cockroaches are often viewed as a pest that needs to be removed from our domestic habitat. Though they share our space, they dwell in a substratum of our built environment and our psyche.

Heathcote Select

Selected by head curator, Jana Braddock.

  • Dates:Sep 5th - Oct 11th, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For teens 13-17,For seniors
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts,Painting

Description

Heathcote Museum & Gallery is proud to present Heathcote Select, an exhibition of tertiary graduate students from Western Australian arts institutions.

Some Kinda Fantasy

Hansal challenges the feminine constructs and the psychological conditions tied to the female human body.

  • Dates:Oct 17th - Nov 22nd, 2020
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:Heathcote Cultural Precinct, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross, 6153, Perth
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,For teens 13-17
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts,Sculpture,Video

Description

Some kinda fantasy is an exhibition about the idea of the female body. Artist Luisa Hansal presents sculpture and video that explores the experience of the body as a changing, temporal, and corporeal being. The project employs dough as a sculptural material, its ephemeral properties acting as a metaphor for the human body and also an expression of indulgence or gluttony.

Apparition - Harvey Mullen (POSTPONED)

In a time of increasing sensitivity to climate change, Apparition is an exhibition that examines our connections to the natural world.

  • Dates:Mar 28 - Apr 26
  • Venue:Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Details

  • Hosted By:Heathcote Cultural Precinct
  • Venue Address:58/60 Duncraig Rd,Applecross WA 6153, Perth WA 6153
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Visual Arts:Drawing,Other Visual Arts

Description

OPENING 27 March 6-8pm

Through print and sculptural artwork, Artist Harvey Mullen investigates natural phenomena and enquires into the essence of landscape as a genre.

Fragility permeates his work. Ghostly sculptures of trees are reconstructed from fragments of bark. Technological waste is used to produce abstract cloudscapes. An environment is created where the weight of its presence also suggests the possibility of its absence.

Heathcote Gallery is open Tue-Fri 10am-3pm, Sat/Sun 12-4pm

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