In addition to the international exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre and John Curtin Gallery,
a festival program of exhibitions and events is presented by craft artists, galleries, art spaces and craft groups in support of the IOTA21 themes.

From Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia.


Wireless Hill Museum 1 Telefunken Drive, Ardross, Western Australia

The exhibition/residency Magnification, by Perth artist Nidia Hansen investigates the 40-hectare site known as Yagan Mia / Wireless Hill. Through the lens of scientific applications such as taxonomy and magnification, Nidia’s work examines Biomimicry, metamorphosis, evolution, and communication. Utilising organic…

Thinking in 3D

Painted Tree Gallery LOT 178 Muirillup Road, Northcliffe, Western Australia

Sculptor, Mikaela Castledine, will facilitate 4 workshops in 4 communities within the Southern Forests' and Valley’s region. Participants will learn the unique crochet techniques Castledine has mastered that allow her to create robust sculptural forms suitable for interior and exterior…

Futuring Craft Conference WA

WA Maritime Museum Victoria Quay, Fremantle, Western Australia

Welcome to the Futuring Craft conference presented by the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial IOTA21. Futuring Craft addresses matters that traverse craft from design, environment, economies and fundamental human rights. Bringing together academics, makers and the craft sector from Australia and…



Peter Kovacsy Studio 89 Jamieson Street, Pemberton, Western Australia

SENTINELS is a solo exhibition featuring works in native timbers and cast glass. For more than 30 years Peter Kovacsy's contemporary craft & design practice has been galvanised by observations of the local timber workers, forestry industry, and majestic Karri…


Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury, Western Australia

Bunbury Studio Potters: Lesley Austin, Kerry Dinkgreve, Joanne Floyd, Jacki Hooper, Beth Ivanac, Deborah James, Jan James, Davida Palmer, Barbara Stuart, Robyn Weidenbruch. Bunbury Weavers: Jill Cooney, Robyn McCarron, Jane Morrow, Sharon Smith.  The exhibition includes two craft disciplines, ceramics…


Gallery Central at North Metropolitan TAFE 12 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia

Emily Beckley, Fatemeh Boroujeni, Eden Lennox, Sultana Shamshi, Melissa Cameron, Blandine Hallé With a mission to show the complexity and diversity of Australian jewellery talent to audiences outside this country, Connexions invited artists from a range of cultural backgrounds to…

When I Saw You

Ellenbrook Arts HQ 34 Main Street, Ellenbrook, Western Australia

Darryl Bedford, Jacky Cheng, Guundie Kuchling, Richard Hassell, Ingrid Mulder, Sarah Thornton-Smith Six artists explore the concept of connection in the curiosity and rituals of the everyday, taking the ubiquitous medium of paper to innovative and surprising places. Exhibition programming…

Indian Ocean Stories – tour with Corioli Souter

WA Museum Boola Bardip Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge, Western Australia

A fascinating one-hour tour about Indian Ocean artefacts and stories with maritime archaeologist Corioli Souter. The themes inherent in the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial are central to the collections and stories on display in the Tianqi Lithium Connections exhibition in the new WA…


String Symphony

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre 1 Short Street, Fremantle, Western Australia

Leon Hendroff, Rebecca Bradley Created by Australia’s renowned puppetry company, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, with designer and puppet maker Leon Hendroff, String Symphony is a large-scale, interactive performance installation that uses puppetry to explore connection, community, and collaboration. At the…