After Shane Breynard resigned as the director of the Canberra Museum and Gallery last year, the Cultural Facilities Corporation, which manages CMAG, has finally announced its desire to find a new director.
The exhibition, "Differing Perspectives", by Adelaide artists Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang had a difficult beginning due to COVID-19, but they managed to make it work, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews a mystery drama movie that turns out to be a homage to horror and mystery novelist Shirley Jackson, who may have by now faded from the memories of all but her most devoted aficionados.
On learning that the running time for "Waves", a film about an African-American family, is 135 minutes, you might be forgiven for approaching it with reservations and a little caution. Don’t do that, advises reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
While the program announced today seems full of bounce and vigour, in contrast to the clear and self-explanatory “Enlighten” and “Floriade”, the enigmatic title is reminiscent of some other Canberra festivals, “You Are Here”, “I am Me” and “Art Not Apart”, with the potential to confuse rather than enlighten the public, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Pollock’s “Blue Poles” has gone under the microscope for its most comprehensive conservation project to date, reports arts editor HELEN MUSA in her regular round up of what's on in Canberra's arts scene.
'Safety Net', the short film featuring young Canberran Will Best, is up for Best Short Film at the “Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival”, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA in her weekly Arts in the City column.