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Artsday / PhotoAccess migrates to the digital realm

Richie, 2019, detail

PHOTOACCESS’ latest exhibition, “A Young Black Kangaroo” by Dean Qiulin Li, due to run in the PhotoAccess Huw Davies Gallery, has now relocated to the digital realm. It’s an ongoing photographic project documenting people and stories from the public housing community in Woolloomooloo, Sydney, including images of local characters like Richie/Cindy Pastel, a retired drag queen, who says the movie “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” was based on his life story. Accessible here.

IN a collegiate spirit, the Canberra Theatre is recommending that theatre-goers head to the Melbourne Theatre Company’s MTC Digital Theatre to view Joanna Murray-Smith’s romantic thriller, “Berlin”, now available to stream on-demand until 11.59pm May 27  here

James Batchelor and collaborators at “Sophiensæle for Tanz”

CANBERRA dance artist James Batchelor and his collaborators are enjoying a productive northern season with live performances at Berlin’s Tanz in August, tours to Düsseldorf and a plan to perform “Deepspace” and “Hyperspace” in Versailles and Dijon, followed by a multi-city tour as part of the Australia Now program. 

HAZEL Hall tells “CityNews” that Manning Clark House Poets will reschedule those poets who missed their readings at the House during the lockdown.  In the meantime, she says, those who have been featured poets there can send her a poem for showcasing  on the Facebook page. The document, to be sent here should be in Word and the poem no longer than one page long including a 50-word bio. Published poems are welcome.

Lucy Sugerman

LUCY Sugerman is holding a four-hour online song writing class for Music for Canberra from 1pm, September 29. She’ll be focusing on the aspects, craft, and process of song writing and the importance of self-expression and creative collaboration. Registrations here.   

MEGALO’S online Intaglio exhibition is live on the Megalo website, and extended until October 5, while applications are now open for the online Megalo Members Show, “Lithography”. Free for all current members at


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