CURIOSITY & RITUALS OF THE EVERYDAY

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.

HOME/PLACE

City of Kwinana Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana Town Centre, Kwinana, Western Australia

Arif Satar, Audrey Fernandes-Satar The City of Kwinana presents HOME/PLACE, an artist-in-residence community arts and storytelling project during IOTA21. The project will result in the creation and presentation of distinctive artworks that tell Western Australian stories of identity, memory and…

MAGNIFICATION – Nidia Hansen

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…

WAFTA ‘After Bloom’ Kings Park Wildflower Festival 2021

Yorkas Nyinning Gallery Pioneer Womens' Memorial, Forrest Drive, Kings Park, Western Australia

Julia Andrijasevich, Kerrie Argent, Joy Cicchini, Annette Davis, Julie Devereaux, Nicole Francois, Philomena Hali, Penny Jewell, Trudi Pollard, Rowan Rovere, Pip Rundle, Alla Salem, Tania Spencer, Linda Stokes, Jane Stone, Julie Sutton, Joyce Tasma, Pauline White, Anne Williams After Bloom…

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…

Lee Harrop: Down Under

Art Collective WA 565 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia

Lee Harrop will work in the Art Collective WA gallery space to produce new work using the medium of stone, a material that represents the deep time that is our past, present, and future. The title of the work plays…

CraFtable

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…

BLUE

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery 24 Chapman Road, Geraldton, Western Australia

Lead Artist: Cecile Williams Developed in collaboration with Yamaji Art, the Midwest Multicultural Association and the many small, crafting groups dotted throughout the Midwest, this curated exhibition is energised and guided by a visiting lead artist to bring together the…

Biophilic Bamboo Base (B3)

John Curtin Gallery Building 200A, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia

Chamila Subasinghe, Richard Manser, Shaun Banner, Michael Phillips, and Curtin University students Biophilic Bamboo Base (B³) is an architectural performance piece based around the innate relationships between humans and their environment. Paying tribute to an envisioned harmonious relationship between craft,…

Free

Makers’ Film Festival 21

WA Maritime Museum Victoria Quay, Fremantle, Western Australia

The Makers’ Film Festival is A new short film festival with a focus on craft–makers, making, and materials. Shown in two parts, the 25 films were selected from an open call for submissions and were chosen for their diversity of…

Weekends with Nalda

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

For the past twelve years, Nalda Searles has travelled to the Southern Forests region for her annual weekend residential workshop in the town of Northcliffe. Each year a different aspect of fibre art-making has been explored. There are dedicated participants…

Nalda Searles Weekend Residential Workshop

Karri Hill Cottages 262 Karri Hill Road, Northcliffe, Western Australia

This is the 12th consecutive weekend residential workshop Nalda Searles has spent conducted in Northcliffe. This extended relationship between artist and community has yielded a wonderful connection of reciprocal respect. Each year Nalda selects a different focus to explore within…

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…