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Sat 13 Aug — Sun 23 Oct

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Tania Ferrier: Pop Porn | City of Fremantle Art Collection

Tania Ferrier’s new exhibition Pop Porn is a reverent acknowledgement of women’s experiences and an investigation into the representation of women in popular pornography of the 1980s. This City of Fremantle Art Collection exhibition presents a series of Ferrier’s new print works and short animated videos alongside a survey of her internationally renowned Angry Underwear…

Sat 13 Aug — Sun 23 Oct

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A Gentle Misinterpretation: Australian Artists and Chinoiserie

‘Chinoiserie’, the Western appropriation of Asian aesthetics, briefly represented the height of fashion for European aristocracy during the early eighteenth century, before falling out of favour and being variously characterised as effeminate, immoral and transgressive. Today the style remains something of a guilty pleasure, via its undeniable aesthetic charm, but intensely problematic and kitsch appropriation…

Sat 7 May — Sun 31 Jul

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2022 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

The Revealed Exhibition returns in 2022, celebrating the creativity, ambition, and diversity of contemporary Aboriginal Art practice here in Western Australia. The annual Revealed program – encompassing this exhibition as well as an online Art Market, artist talks, demonstrations, workshops and an opening weekend celebration – provides a unique opportunity for Perth arts lovers to…

Sat 7 May — Sun 31 Jul

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Nih! Yeyi Yorga Waangkiny | Listen! Women Talking Now

Nih! Yeyi Yorga Waangkiny features a small but considered collection of works by Nyoongar women, or yorga, each at different stages of their lives and creative careers, as well as those no longer with us. In this space, the works of Nyoongar yorga offer a moving reflection on their individual lives and the worlds that…

Sat 5 Feb — Mon 25 Apr

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Undertow

A wave crashes upon the shore, the forces of deep oceans far and wide propelling it towards the coastline. Each and every wave writes a story, a history, as it crashes upon sandy or rocky shores. The undertow pulls backwards, out to sea, in a counter current full of tension and unease as the next…

Sat 20 Nov — Sun 23 Jan

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Hundreds & Thousands

Immersive kids’ colour adventure Following on from the blockbuster 2018 kids’ exhibition Animaze, Fremantle Arts Centre presents an even bigger and more colourful creative experience for kids with Hundreds & Thousands. Hundreds & Thousands sees the galleries transformed into colour-filled worlds, with vibrant interactive artworks and immersive spaces designed for children and families to enjoy.…

Sat 18 Sep — Sun 7 Nov

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IOTA21: Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday

Presented in partnership with IOTA21: INDIAN OCEAN CRAFT TRIENNIAL The Indian Ocean Craft Triennial (IOTA) is a new festival that celebrates the traditions and rituals of contemporary craft, bringing together makers, artists and crafted works from countries around the Indian Ocean Rim. IOTA’s inaugural exhibition, Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday, presents the work of…

Fri 27 Aug — Sun 5 Sep

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Place Names Walyalup Exhibition

You are invited to come celebrate the koort and kaartadjin of Place Names in Walyalup. Presented in partnership with Community Arts Network, Place Names Walyalup is an exhibition that explores significant Noongar place names in Fremantle. Individual artworks by Noongar community come together in a large scale map that holds memory, language, sites and stories.…

Sat 24 Jul — Tue 7 Sep

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Jacobus Capone: Beating Heart

This ambitious solo exhibition by Perth artist Jacobus Capone presents three significant bodies of work including video, installation and works on paper. At the centre of Beating Heart is Capone’s epic 10-channel video installation Echo & Abyss, shown in its entirety for the first time. Experienced from within a vast circle of screens, the work…

Sat 24 Jul — Tue 7 Sep

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Stanislava Pinchuk: The Archaeology of Loss

The Archaeology of Loss is Ukrainian-Australian artist Stanislava Pinchuk’s first Western Australian exhibition of her conceptual poetics and engagement with sites of global conflict and catastrophe. Stemming from her experiences of the illegal invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Pinchuk’s practice speaks to personal and collective experiences of cultural displacement while wrestling with history and the material…