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Brightly coloured contemporary ceramic vessels. Ebony Russell.
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Craft and design curators on artists to watch

From fashion to ceramics to drones – these artists have caught the eyes of curators this year.

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Exhibition review: Adelaide Biennial: Inner Sanctum, AGSA

Forcing a rethink of how we view exhibitions, José Da Silva's Adelaide Biennial plays off our 'Inner Sanctum'.

‘Tutti Fruiti’ by AQC tutor Chris Jurd, part of the AQC Teach Me display. Photo: Supplied. An intricate quilt with a pink dotted background and floral motif, nine squares lined up in the centre, each with a round patterned floral motif.
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What’s in a quilt convention?

The Australasian Quilt Convention offers a platform for showcasing the best quilters from around the world and encourages learning and…

Quilt work from the exhibition 'Quilts: The Fabric of War 1760-1900' at The David Roche Collection. Photo: Supplied. A harlequin quilt pattern with red, pink, yellow, blue green, white, purple and black diamond patches. It features various emblems, the US flag, the union jack and the words 'IN GOD WE TRUST'
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Quilts by men: fabrics of war

Significant and rarely seen quilts from 1760-1900 will be on display in Adelaide, offering insight to their makers' lives and…

Sturt. Black and white image of several woman and a male teacher learning woodworking techniques.
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Australia’s oldest craft gallery and studios facing closure

Sturt Gallery and Studios has closed doors as it undergoes a review for its future viability.

First Nations garments. Image is a row of scarves hanging down and depicting kitsch images of Aboriginal people and culture.
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How First Nations artists are reclaiming colonial objects and celebrating culture through garments

While 'Aboriginalia' and 'Koori Kitsch' are popular terms, 'First Nations garmenting' is an emerging trend adopted by many artists whose…

AIDS quilt on view at ‘Bloodlines by The Huxleys’. Photo: Supplied. A large quilt hangs inside a darkened gallery space with portrait photos of the many who lost their lives in the AIDS epidemic.
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Exhibition review: Bloodlines by The Huxleys, Abbotsford Convent

An incredibly moving exhibition that pays tribute to artists who lost their lives in the AIDS epidemic.

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School activities review: Slow Art Collective: Pavilion 2024, Abbotsford Convent

A free, immersive and creative workshop experiences for kids.

Rows of colourful handpainted capes. Dennis Golding
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Touring exhibition teaches kids that we can all be superheroes

First Nations artist Dennis Golding offers lessons in finding power and pride, with his exhibition offering a healing space where…

LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA, installation view at Warrnambool Art Gallery. Photo: Supplied. An exhibition space partitioned with orange, dark turquoise and pink sheer curtains. In front of the curtains hang embroideries by Mirka Mora and clothing by Gorman x Mirka.
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Exhibition review: LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, Warrnambool Art Gallery

A lyrical and symbiotic pairing of fashion design, sculptural installations, painting, embroideries and more by two Australian icons.

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