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Student Timothy Delaney with Mayor Heather Henderson and his prize-winning work

A new kind of ‘hotel’ for Subiaco

Friday, 4 July 2014

In a WA first, the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at The University of Western Australia (UWA) and the City of Subiaco have collaborated to create art in the form of ‘insect hotels’ – structures used to provide a nesting site for insects.

Dancers are Yilin Kong and Kenny Johnson, Photo by Dana Weeks

Ochre bridges the gap through dance

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

There is a lot of talk about ‘bridging the gap' between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and usually it is in the context of addressing the imbalance in health and life-expectancy.

WINTERarts inspire at UWA

Monday, 30 June 2014

A wacky children's theatre production hailed as ‘pure junkyard genius', dance representations of award-winning West Australian novelists' works and a performance featuring internationally renowned clarinettist Ashley Smith are just some of the inspiring events on the menu for this year's WINTERarts festival at The University of Western Australia.

Vale Niall Lucy

Friday, 13 June 2014

Westerly are deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of Niall Lucy.

Place des Anges - photo by Jarrad Seng

Big shoes to fill at Perth International Arts Festival

Friday, 13 June 2014

The longest-running annual arts festival of its kind in the southern hemisphere - which attracts half a million people every summer - is looking for a new Artistic Director.

Students Kim Mudie, Ryan Williams, Carter Wright and Jamie Hilton

Integrated Design students create new spaces on campus

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

"Out of a dead space, they wanted to create a place where people could congregate.” That’s how newly recruited Architecture lecturer Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov described the cave-like structure made from 3,500 beer and wine cartons that, for one week, became the central, imaginative focus of a corner of the UWA campus.  

Labour of Love (2014), mixed media Valdene Buckley-Diprose (Photographer: Dale B

Art student explores sheepish myths

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts alumnus, current Masters student and sessional tutor Valdene Buckley-Diprose has been invited to exhibit in a fascinating and thought provoking exhibition Worth its Weight in Gold ('an exhibition and series of dinner events designed to... explore the continued cultural connotations and mythologies surrounding sheep and rural industry in Australia').

New AMEB Double Bass Syllabus Webinars and Play Throughs

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Kees Boersma and Sylvia Hosking present AMEB's new Double Bass Syllabus webinars.

Free lectures on women in Islam and interfaith dialogue

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

What are women's rights and duties in Islam?

The art of good health

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Engaging in the arts for enjoyment, entertainment or as a hobby can be good for your mental, social and physical wellbeing, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.