Author Archives: Mikaela

About Mikaela

I am an artist and writer living in the Perth Hills

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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Sculpture at Bather’s Beach Fremantle 2017

Thanks to the brilliant photographer Richard Gale for these lovely shots of my turtle at Sculptures at Bathers This exhibition is on until Sunday 12th March. https://sculptureatbathers.com/artist/mikaela-castledine/

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If the weather is bedding

If weather is bedding and it so often is cloud pillows blanketing heat sheets of lightning then the continental coverlet of February has slipped sideways as if after a kicking night in which all came untucked and we wake in … Continue reading

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‘Damage’ Bankwest Art Prize 2016

The 2016 Bankwest Art Prize opened last night. This is Western Australia’s most prestigious award for WA artists. I am extremely happy to be a finalist amongst some very august company. My piece for this exhibition is called Damage. This work … Continue reading

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Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2016: Big Intentions

So for the last two weeks I have been enjoying another wonderful Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi. There is a great line up of works and some fabulous artists from all over the world. My stupas have settled in really … Continue reading

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Short Story Published

Last night the latest book of short stories from Margaret River Press was launched at the Centre for Stories in Northbridge. Shibboleth and Other Stories is a great collection of work edited by Laurie Steed, it contains my story All the … Continue reading

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Installation: Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2016

Big Intention: Inspired by the Buddhist Stupas from Myanmar. Medium: Crocheted nylon Para cord over steel frames. Artist: Mikaela Castledine. Video Production: Josh Hopkins. Music: Andy Hopkins.

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