Author Archives: Mikaela

About Mikaela

I am an artist and writer living in the Perth Hills

Gerald Murnane Collected Short Fiction – a partial review

I recently decided to purchase a collection of short fiction by Gerald Murnane, inspired by Leigh Sales reading out a passage on the podcast Chat 10 looks 3 which she shares with Annabel Crabb. Murnane is having something of a … Continue reading

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Whale Credo

I saw a whale or not exactly a whale or exactly a whale but not exactly saw rather I saw the place where a whale could have been spouting his little spout like a herald announcing arrivals to those who … Continue reading

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But I Digress

          Today I saw some works that I admired They were white and blue on paper pulpy as pears that is to say fruitful and receptive and laid with an abandon a fecundation maybe of indigo … Continue reading

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FineArtFriday – Don’t Jettison Everything

Just because I haven’t been writing about art in the last few weeks doesn’t mean I haven’t been doing it, seeing it, talking about it – quite the opposite, I have been doing so much of those things I haven’t … Continue reading

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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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