Shoot – Photographs from our Collection
Central’s Art Collection boasts some truly beautiful photographs. From stars of the WA photo world such as Max Pam, Richard Woldendorp, Frances Andrijich, Brad Rimmer and Eva Fernandez to talented members of staff or gifted graduates, this glimpse into our Collection brings landscape, the built environment and the world’s people into a compelling dialogue. View weekdays 10-4.30pm.
Curator talk with Judith Hugo, Tues 2 Feb and Thurs 4 Feb at 12.30.
18-27 Feb Shopfront gallery
Textiles are a traditionally feminine form in Western culture – this group exhibition both acknowledges and subverts this. The diverse range of approaches to textiles, spans video installation (Kate Power), sculpture (Jessica Tan), fashion and home wares (Mariaan Pugh), print (Gemma Weston), embroidery and drawing (Anna Dunnill) and large-scale weaving (Carla Adams) with work developed around notions of touch, technology and human interaction.
View 11-4 daily in the shopfront@central, 149 Beaufort St
18 Feb to 5 March Showcase gallery
A social collective of photographers who reside in Perth, regularly meet in Northbridge but like to explore the world. This exhibition showcases the vision of the individual photographers as they travel and view alternate societies, peeling back layers of what they see with an ever-present need to find greater understanding of the world.
Featuring Julian Tennant, Greg Hart, Emiko Monobe, Alistair Edwards, Darren Clayton and Bohdan Warchomij.
Floortalks on final day Sat March 5
29 Feb – 24 March
TOYGETHERNESS by Dee Dee Noonan
Wanted! Adults, young persons, or children with a special toy? Be involved in fun, creative research that seeks to playfully showcase the wonderful ways that people of all ages commune with their treasured toys. Participate in Edith Cowan University PhD candidate DeeDee Noon’s photo booth project: human being and toy posed toygether. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lure by Tom Grasso
In his first solo exhibition, Grasso captures the unspoiled landscape from Argentina to Iceland, California to Western Australia, in photographs that show the truly stunning beauty of the natural environment, devoid of the trace of humans, exuding a palpable sense of tranquillity and isolation.
Tom will lead a tour of the exhibition at 2pm Sat 5 March