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Blood on silk

Giant installation probes emotional landscape of hospitals

Blood on Silk: Last Seen by Western Sydney artist Fiona Davies will be launched at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre this Friday. Made from 800 square metres of exquisite handmade silk paper, Blood on Silk: Last Seen will be the largest indoor artwork in Western Sydney ever seen. Casula Powerhouse’s inaugural TurbineRead more »

The David Griggs acrylic on canvas work, Zoloft Nation.

Love, loss and death: Griggs exhibition has it all

Between Nature and Sin, the first major survey of David Griggs, an Australian born, Philippines based artist, will go on exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre next month. Curated by Megan Monte and presented by Museums & Galleries NSW, the exhibition will bring together portraiture, photography and film developed in Manila,Read more »

Susanna Strati’s Wreath #2: Communion breads, copper, paper, graphite, ink, silk.

Art and innovation: Paramor prize up for grabs again

The Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation was launched last year in memory of Wendy Paramor, one of Australia’s most loved and celebrated modern female artists. It’s back again in 2016 for the second year in a row. Paramor exemplified the artistic creativity of the region through her innovative forward-thinking arts practice. ARead more »

Mike Parr's Entry by Tranquilization Only exhibition is on at Campbelltown Arts Centre until October 16.

Artist rattles your cages: what’s my role?

Just like a lot of modern art, Entry by Tranquilization Only, a major new commission work by Mike Parr at Campbelltown Arts Centre, seeks to challenge the viewer – to rattle his or her cage. Entry by Tranquilization Only wants to start a conversation about the role of the artistRead more »

arts workshops

Garry Fleming joins local painter for art workshops

A local artist has teamed up with one of the world’s most prolific children’s author illustrators to run high quality art workshops in south west Sydney in December and January. The world famous half of the team is Garry Fleming, an Australian artist who has sold millions through 96 books publishedRead more »

Solid State

Solid State exhibition looks at its host, Casula Powerhouse

Peter Tonkin, the lead architect in the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre development, will be the guest speaker when new exhibition Solid State is launched there from 6pm on Friday night, July 17. Solid state physics concerns itself with the properties and structures of solid objects. The science focuses on theRead more »

arts centre

Residents asked: want new arts centre in Liverpool CBD?

Would you like to see a new community arts and cultural centre built in the Liverpool City Centre? If so, what would it look like and what kind of exhibitions, performances and facilities should it have? These are some of the questions Liverpool Council is asking the community about buildingRead more »

The Crow's Egg

Is this the next Slumdog Millionaire?

Dubbed the next Slumdog Millionaire, The Crow’s Egg is a funny and charming film from South India. This is a crowd pleaser for young and old alike and it will be on at Casula Powerhouse this weekend as part of the 2015 Sydney Film Festival. Two mischievous and resourceful brothers liveRead more »

Anna Kristensen's Indian Chamber (detail), 2011. Image courtesy of the artist and Gallery9, Sydney.

Casula Powerhouse to host exhibition about itself

An exhibition at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre in July will look at the history of … Casula Powerhouse. Titled Solid State, this free exhibition will be on display from July 18 and until September 6. Solid State investigates the physical structure of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre as the architectural remainsRead more »

Clay

Clay skulls honour those who passed away

Day of the Dead is an annual Mexican holiday, a happy and colourful celebration where death takes a lively, friendly expression. The legacy of past civilizations is depicted through colourful works art expressing people’s beliefs that death is a transition from one life to another, where communication exists between theRead more »

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