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Artsday / Jewellery with a lot of thought

Jonathon Zalakos

Arts editor HELEN MUSA has written a full day of her “Artsday”column today. 

“HUMAN, Jewellery, Human” is an exhibition at ANCA  Gallery where contemporary Canberra jewellery and object-maker Jonathon Zalakos seeks to integrate traditional goldsmithing materials and techniques with contemporary practices and philosophical thought. At 1 Rosevear Place Dickson, until January 30, Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

NEWS is to hand that the 13th SoundOut festival of experimental music has been postponed until June 17-19. Everything will be the same except for the new dates. Inquiries to

Installation view of Elizabeth Newman “Un-titled”, by David Paterson

“UN-TITLED: Elizabeth Newman”, curated by Tony Oates at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery which surveys the work of Melbourne artist Elizabeth Newman, is still running Friday to Sunday, until January 23, with a closing event at 6pm tomorrow, Thursday, January 20 (registrations here). As well, Newman, Oates and DHG director Terence Maloon will be in in conversation at noon on Friday (January 21) and Evelyn Ida Morris’s durational piano performance, a “live soundtrack” to the show, can be heard from 6pm on the same day. Registrations essential for both here.

JUDITH Clingan’s “ Threshold” project on ageing and the end of life is moving along, with plans for a final performance on the International Day of Aged Persons, Saturday, October 1, in the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Barton. She is keen for expressions of interest and ideas on how to proceed, inquiries to

Di Broomhall, “Interplay,” 2021. Pigment on linen.

THE first exhibitions of the year at M16 Artspace are opening to the public from noon on Friday (January 21), with shows as follows: “Interweaving Passion,” by Caroline Deeble and Del Cooley, “Interplay” by Di Broomhall, “Sunset at the Furniture Store” by Louisa Giffard and in Chutespace, “Lost in the City” by Cherlynn Holmes.

FLICKERFEST 2022, the annual short film festival, will be screening around 200 films across 29 sessions over 10 days, is running at Bondi Beach from this Friday January 21 to January 30. All details here

The late Annie Greig

LIZ Lea’s BOLD dance festival, opening at the National Film and Sound Archive on March 2, is seeking proposals from Australian-based independent dance artists of any age and background for “The Annie”, a new choreographic dance film commission in the spirit of the late Tasmanian dance legend Annie Greig, who died late year. It was her wish to establish a choreographic commission for a short five to seven-minute dance film for a choreographer to work with dancers aged over 50. The commission for a new work is $4000, and applications are due by February 11 here . The successful artist will be announced at the opening night of BOLD Festival.

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