Author Archives: Mikaela

About Mikaela

I am an artist and writer living in the Perth Hills

FineArtFriday: Helen Seiver at BRAG

Fine Art Friday spent last Friday talking to artists and eating good food so pushed back a quick trip down south to later on the weekend and into the following week – and then, finding it hard to write properly … Continue reading

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FineArtFriday – MJAC and MAC

FineArtFriday did a little visit to MJAC and MAC today to visit all the shows that opened on Fridays when I had to be elsewhere. At the Midland Junction Art Centre there is a very beautiful collection of portraits by … Continue reading

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Fine Art Friday: The Mandorla Art Award 2018 Winner – God is in the House

  So Fine Art Friday got a little derailed this week with a surfeit of fine art and the distraction of a significant honour. It was such a busy week with three openings to attend on three consecutive days but … Continue reading

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Fine Art Friday – Recinder by Nigel Hewitt

Once again it is Fine Art Friday (although it is fine art pretty much every day of the week at Castledine and Castledine!) and I want to chat about Nigel Hewitt’s exhibition Recinder at Gallery Central in Aberdeen Street Northbridge. … Continue reading

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Come to Grief

I can’t bear to watch the footage of the beached whales in Augusta, it is so incredibly sad. I wrote this poem  in April 2016 after seeing the following photo on the internet but it is still appropriate.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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A little sea bathing would set me up for ever…

It is about to be March and it is time to head down to the beach to marvel at the art at the fabulous petting zoo of sculpture that is Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2018. My work this year … Continue reading

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Biennale on film

My visit to the Venice Biennale 2017 So (or allora as they say here in Venice) there is barely a pavilion in the Giardini which isn’t showing a video of some description. Some are explanatory and accompany the art, which … Continue reading

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