CURIOSITY & RITUALS OF THE EVERYDAY

In addition to our 36 lead artists from Indian Ocean Rim Countries
IOTA21 presents a festival program of exhibitions and events.

Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia

Oblivion

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury

Ruth Halbert, Elisa Markes-Young, Katharina Meister 'Oblivion’ is a word heavy with meaning and the threat thereof is central to the contemporary mindset. Further to the migrant experience and fears of pending ecological and societal collapse, our complex digital lives…

Nalda Searles – Finders Keepers

Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring

Curated by Sandra Murray Nalda Searles is one of Western Australia's most highly respected sculptors. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally in a 40-year career. This pivotal exhibition embraces both previous and new works, drawing together a captivating representation…

Free

HOME/PLACE

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

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…

In Situ

Holmes à Court Gallery @ No.10 10 Douglas Street, West Perth

Shivani Aggarwal, Sujora Conrad, Nien Schwarz, Holly Story, Warburton Story Wire Artists In Situ is a group exhibition featuring contemporary artists who each fold craft into their practice. The artists address the Triennial’s themes of votive, family/utility, shelter and adornment…

HOLD

Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy, Midland

Andrea Day, Anne Williams, Cecile Williams, Dawn Gamblen, Denise Pepper, Fiona Gavino, Jan Mullen, Kate Campbell Pope, Leanne Bray, Liliana Stafford, Louise Wells, Merle Davis, Mikaela Castledine, Maxxi Minaxi May, Stella Picciotto Winn, Tania Spencer, Siân Boucherd, Katrina Virgona, Martien…

Carriers of Culture

Mossenson Galleries 115 Hay St, Subiaco

Namiyal Bopirri, Lorrain Connelly Northey, Robyn Djunginy, Daisy Nadjungdanga, Maria Ware, Utopia Artists Women have long been regarded as important carriers of tradition, history, and culture in their communities. This is particularly so in First Nations communities where women are…

Magnification, an exhibition by Nidia Hansen

Wireless Hill Museum 1 Telefunken Drive, Ardross

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…

Converging Currents

Wanneroo Gallery 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo

Contemporary 84, Claire Davenhall, Fiona Gavino, Marilyn Hamilton, Courtney Hill & Valerie Shaw, Susan Hoy & Judy Rogers, Jocelyne Leath, Wendy Lugg,  Helen O'Hara, Olga Perova, Jan Rowe, West Australian Quilters Association What devides us, also connects us. Situated on…

WAFTA ‘After Bloom’ Kings Park Wildflower Festival 2021

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

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

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…

Prue Venables – Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Art

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury

Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centre's series Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft. Prue Venables' sculptural artworks possess clarity, luminosity and a quiet beauty. The works in this exhibition explore the significance of…