Making art vs making ends meet, especially during a cost of living crisis, means making tough decisions, Oslo Davis discovers.
10 regional shows to see this summer
From an intriguing exhibition on baroque masters to a show ostensibly all about dogs, here’s our curated list of regional offerings to see throughout the country this summer.
It’s a Horror Show
Horror is where the marginalised can see themselves—as a horror-themed exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art reveals.
Unboxing the cultural impact of sneakers
Sneakers are a cultural phenomenon made up of paradoxes. Some see them as an accessible and inclusive force in fashion that serve as an outlet of self-expression for many; yet to others they are a symbol of out-of-control consumerism. Two Queensland exhibitions are embracing these dualities, though from contrasting angles: Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street at HOTA on the Gold Coast, and Torsion at Brisbane’s Metro Arts.
Women In Still Life
As representations of contemporary life, especially the domestic and intimate, continue to be meaningful, the still life genre endures—as 16 women artists attest in a new show at Bett Gallery.
Where are textiles heading next? New Exuberance finds out
New Exuberance at Benalla Art Gallery centres how textiles permeate our lives, from clothing to design to art. Encompassing fashion house collaborations to First Nations cultural practices, the show canvasses textile practices today—and where they’re heading next.
Tarnanthi returns to South Australia
Adelaide’s annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art festival returns, and this year includes the first-ever survey exhibition by Vincent Namatjira, as well as artworks by over 1500 Indigenous artists.