Art

The Fabric of Wildflowers - The Art of Thelma Knox

The Fabric of Wildflowers - The Art of Thelma Knox

Fri 30 Oct 2015 - Fri 29 Jan 2016 09:00am - 05:00pm

A retrospective exhibition drawn from Thelma Knox's personal collection, which has been preserved at her family home since her death in 2009.

West Coast Lowdown

Sat 14 Oct 2017 - Sun 15 Oct 2017 09:00am - 05:00pm

Now in its 3rd edition, The West Coast Lowdown is an event that honours the traditions of the hot rod, kustom, lowrider and tattoo scenes of the 60’s and before – while firmly looking to the future to inspire individual creativity and self expression. The Lowdown brings together car builders, bike builders, artists and tattooists, mixes in modern skaters, punk rock, rockabilly music and styles, then adds in merchants from across the state and country to combine them into a powerful mix that has spawned the fastest growing sub-culture on earth. This is Kustom Kulture. Is it a tattoo show with lowriders? Or a skate party with hot rods? Whatever your interest, the Lowdown brings something for you. This year’s Lowdown includes: Featured Builder: 6 Cars, 6 Bikes built by the best in WA and across Australia Kavalcade of Kustoms: Parade of Featured Builder vehicles into the venue Lowrider Hop King Showcase: WA’s top Lowriders battle it out to see who can hop the highest and win the Crown Lowdown Invitational: Up to 30 additional hand-picked vehicles from Australia VIP Pre-Party: Exclusive Sponsors and Exhibitors Party Friday night Tattoo Alley: 30 of Australia’s top artists tattooing live 6ft Skate Ramp: Open for skaters to use, kid’s times and adult times Biker Build-Off: 20 of WA’s top custom bike builders compete to win Miss West Coast Lowdown: Top Pinup and Beauty model Bettie Butcher hosts the Pinup Competition Lowdown After Dark: From 7pm the show moves to the stage for bands, performers and more Sunday Sundowner After Party: From 6pm on Sunday we head to the Indi Bar for bands and a swimsuit competition Dolled-Up Dames Pinup Workshop: Miss VLV 2017 Miss Monique Sweet teaches a one-night pinup beauty class More details available online at www.westcoastlowdown.com.au

COCKTAILS WITH KHAN - photo by Heidrun Löhr

Cocktails With Khan

Thu 28 Sep 2017 05:30pm - 07:00pm

Join one of Australia’s hottest curators and guest Provocateur for Proximity Festival 2017, Jeff Khan for a cocktail and intimate discussion on curating art in unusual locations across Australia and the Asia Pacific.

WAFTA

WAFTA Altered States Members' Exhibition 2017

Sat 16 Sep 2017 - Sat 23 Sep 2017 10:00am - 04:00pm

The Western Australian Fibre and Textiles Association (WAFTA) Altered States 2017 Members Exhibition - a challenge to the members to bring a little imagination, some clever craft and individual flair to transform an apparent bag of waste into a work of art.

Electronic Concerto | Decibel Ensemble - PICA

Tue 24 Oct 2017 07:30pm - 09:00pm

Presented with Tura New Music as part of the 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival, Decibel Ensemble introduces a series of newly commissioned works composed for ensemble and electronic soloist, reworking the concept to put the spotlight on electronic instruments.

AEON | Lz Dunn & Collaborators - PICA

Thu 26 Oct 2017 05:30pm - 07:00pm

Presented with Tura New Music as part of the 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival, Aeon is activated by silence, sound, civic responsibility and personal desire.

Artisan Markets - Perth City Farm

Sun 17 Sep 2017 09:00am - 01:00pm

Mark your diaries this Spring to explore Perth City Farm’s new artisan market.

HEATH LEDGER

HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

Sat 14 Oct 2017 10:00am - 05:00pm

Discover a passionate film-maker – admire a screen legend – celebrate a local hero Film legend Heath Ledger was a charismatic movie star who pushed the boundaries of acting in his iconic roles. This unique exhibition has been curated in collaboration with his family and close friends. From his teenage years in Western Australia to his final role as Tony in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the exhibition follows a career driven by the actor’s passion for creativity.

Energies | Haines & Hinterding - PICA

Sat 02 Sep 2017 10:00am - 05:00pm

David Haines’ and Joyce Hinterding’s solo show Energies is a comprehensive survey of their multisensory artistic practices, featuring collaborative projects and solo works by both artists.

Mountain Mash Coworking Morning at Paper Mountain

Mountain Mash Coworking Mornings - Paper Mountain

Sun 08 Oct 2017 10:00am - 01:00pm

Get creative during Mountain Mash - a free monthly co-working morning at Paper Mountain.

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