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River location for sculptures by the sea

Works from Sculpture by the Sea could soon be described as sculptures by the river. The eight sculptures will be installed along the Georges River in the inaugural Liverpool Sculpture Walk from December 7.  “We are thrilled to be partnering with Sculpture by the Sea for Liverpool Sculpture Walk,” says Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller.Read more »

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Alan Baker drawings go on exhibition

Camden’s Alan Baker Art Gallery will present its first feature exhibition from this Thursday, April 11. The exhibition will bring to life 20th century, previously unseen drawings by Alan Baker, including the two featured alongside this story.  The exhibition, Drawing Life, will also feature artwork from the local artist’s contemporariesRead more »

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost open award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands).

Fisher’s open prize goes to ‘ghost’ artist

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands) features a “blank sheet’’ upon which the body becomes a text. This has been a recurring motif across his varying practices, transforming in different contexts from emails, to paper, Word.Doc, google.doc, to film, to a white bedRead more »

Wendy Harmer checks out her handiwork.

Wendy Harmer ponders secret stories of Casula

Best selling author, comedian and ABC Radio Sydney Mornings presenter WENDY HARMER, who has curated an exhibition from the Casula Powerhouse arts centre collection of more than 5,000 artworks, writes here that Casula Secrets reveals some of the interesting and mysterious stories of this South West Sydney suburb: Casula isRead more »

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Local author to launch new book in Campbelltown

Campbelltown City Library Service will host a poignant talk by local author and long-time resident of the Macarthur region, John R Bicknell, to launch his new book, Twelve Years In “Care”: A British Child Migrant’s Story. The book launch at HJ Daley Library on Wednesday, October 11 will be partRead more »

The Faith exhibition commemorates Aboriginal rights activist Faith Bandler.

New exhibitions explore Australian identity, heritage, belief and community

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will unveil five new exhibitions with a spectacular launch day on Saturday, October 7. Running until November, the exhibitions will explore Australian identity, heritage, belief and community. Exhibitions include Have you seen MY Emily?, an examination of Australia’s complex relationship with Aboriginal art and artists; AlRead more »

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The write way to talk up endangered species

The Macarthur region’s talented young writers and artists have been recognised at the Threatened Species art and writing competition awards presentation at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. The presentation was held on National Threatened Species Day last week and provided entrants with the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of theRead more »

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