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Showing at PhotoAccess, Vic McEwan, ‘Embryo’, Portsmouth 2018.

PHOTOACCESS will be hosting an opening outdoors this week as a winter warmer, serving up hot drinks by the fireside for “Shadows and Consequences”, a solo exhibition by photo-media artist Vic McEwan, to be launched by Mark Howden from Climate Change Institute at the ANU. Small groups of visitors will be allowed in at a time to see the exhibition, a series of still and moving image works that invite audiences to re-consider their relationships with the natural environment and its non-human communities. Manuka Arts Centre, 6pm, Thursday, June 25, all welcome.

Canberra alt-country and folk artist musician, Cathy Diver.

THE second week of CTC@Home continues apace, streaming from the stage of the Canberra Theatre. DJ D’Opus will preside over Wednesday’s Happy Hour from 6pm on June 24, followed at 7pm by “Roll for Intelligence Part 2”, with Joel Barcham. Friday opens with Canberra alt-country and folk artist musician, Cathy Diver at 6pm, followed by Jordan Best’s staged reading from “Leopoldville”, by Irish writer Jaki McCarrick at 7pm. At 8pm “The World From Here with Chris Endrey”, will be tackling the theme “Transcendence”. Accessible via Facebook.

Scottish muso Chris Stout from his kitchen at home.

“THE Scottish Connection” is the first of the Four Winds new series of videocasts, and sees Shetland fiddler Chris Stout, who was to have performed with Scottish harpist Catriona McKay at the cancelled Four Winds Easter Festival this year. He is joined, in lockdown, by McKay and fellow Scot, Four Winds director James Crabb. View on YouTube.

BELCO Arts’ Dance for Wellbeing classes continue online, with Dance for Wellbeing: With Parkinson’s on Tuesday 1.15pm, Dance for Wellbeing: Fully Seated on Wednesday at 10am, Dance for Wellbeing: With Dementia on Wednesday at 2pm, and Dance for Wellbeing: For Everyone on Friday at noon. Videos do not expire or disappear after they are posted online. Access via Facebook.

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