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Five dancers wearing sleeveless organe tops and loose grey pants move-animal-like across on the stage on all fours. Behind them in a black and white digital animation of stylised animals including a rhino, camels and a giraffe.
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Dancing with wolves in the national capital

The work of one of the world’s greatest contemporary choreographers has never been seen in Canberra – until now.

War memorial art. A sculpture garden with green grass, some trees and a series of smooth sphere-shaped stone droplets placed on the grass around the trees.
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Does this new sculpture change how we publicly memorialise war?

A new permanent sculpture at the Australian War Memorial may signal a shift in how we publicly acknowledge veterans’ experiences.

robotic sculpture of a box with hands. Jordan Wolfson.
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Experiencing Jordan Wolfson's $6.6 million robotic sculpture

ArtsHub takes a look at the new robotic sculpture by the often controversial, always thought-provoking Jordan Wolfson.

Lawyer turned artist Brett Lethbridge's 'Justice' depicts the scales of justice. It is the cover artwork of 'Research Handbook on Art and Law', co-edited by McCutcheon about art and law's interactions. Image: Supplied.
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A burgeoning career path that links arts and law

Why important career prospects are quickly emerging at the nexus between art and law.

Emily Kam Kngwarry. Image is a gallery with batiks and large paintings hanging from the ceiling and on the walls.
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Repositioning Emily Kam Kngwarray, and why now

A rethinking of the work of Emily Kam Kngwarray reminds us that Country and Community come first.

Gauguin. Painting of two Tahitian women.
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Do we want Gauguin back?

The NGA's recently announced 'Gauguin World' exhibition raises questions, but also proposes new answers.

Deep inside my heart. Image is a bronze figure bending right over from the waist and holding their feet. There are beads all around their feet. Elsewhere in the gallery space are plinths with sculptures on them and art works on the walls.
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Exhibition review: Deep inside my heart, NGA

The NGA's collection show has oomph and demonstrates the importance of collecting lineages.

'Hajji and her daughters', an artwork by Amani Haydar. Image: Supplied, courtesy of Amani Haydar.
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Arts with law: a complementary and powerful combination

Creating social change and addressing the inadequacies of systems around gendered violence, through arts and law's intersection.

This Rough Magic. Image is a bare stage with several actors, kneeling, sitting or standing, one holding up a stick, and another holding a cloth that could symbolise a child.
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Asylum seekers meet Shakespeare in bold new take on The Tempest

Written by playwright Helen Machalias, ‘This Rough Magic’ uses Shakespeare as a lens through which to explore our nation’s treatment…

Rachel Pengilly, Christopher Samuel Carroll, Brendan Kelly and Ash Hamilton in ‘I Have No Enemies’. Photo: Michelle Higgs, Novel Photographic.
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How independent theatre enriches the local arts ecology

With a burgeoning number of indie theatre companies and a wide array of performing arts venues, Canberra is poised to…

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