The Queen of the Night is an orchid cactus that flowers between dusk and dawn, once a year, for a single night.
The power in Tamara Maximova’s flowers comes from her passion. “When I paint I don’t think. I feel,” she says. “Emotions. Emotions. Emotions.”
If you get to see Obsessed: Compelled to Make “live”, a short film of the exhibiting artists is on continuous loop beside their artworks. You put on headphones and hear their voices. You see them at work in their studios, or outdoors on their tribal lands, and when the film is finished you get to examine the fruit of their labours.
The month-long Weave Festival (March 1-31), offers an extensive and in-depth experience of Aboriginal and Pacific cultures.
These intrepid women paved the way for new generations of Australian women artists.
Inequality has ballooned to “extreme levels” in some countries.
Tell: Indigenous Contemporary Photography runs until February 24.
Handcrafts and writing addressing the theme of ‘Yearning for Peace’
A recent photo exhibition by Redfern photographer Jack Carnegie was held October 6-13 at Duckrabbit, Little Eveleigh St Redfern.
The exhibition at Carriageworks, 1917: The Great Strike, jointly curated with the City of Sydney, is open 10am-6pm every day until August 27