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Displaying from Saturday, July 01, 2017
 July 2017
Saturday 01
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - ’Can Touch This’ Tour : For Visitors With Visual Impairment Website | More Information
Join us for an innovative touch and audio descriptive tour of Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986 – 2001 and HERE&NOW17: New Photography. Audio Description enhances visual art for people who are blind or vision impaired. A trained Audio Describer delivers a verbal description of the visual (...)

17:00 - EVENT - TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT (Part 1) : Announcing the inaugural TEDxUWASalon! Website | More Information
** Presenting the inaugural TEDxUWASalon Series, ART // ACT **

We invite you to explore the concept of "artistic activism". Join the global discussion on the power of spreading ideas through the visual and the verbal. Discover how local change-makers are taking a stand on (...)
Wednesday 05
14:00 - WORKSHOP - ** SOLD OUT** Fibre Art Animals : Learn to make a fibre art animal in this hands-on children's art workshop Website | More Information
Join Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan and learn how to make a fibre art sculpture animal – a dog, bird, lizard or other desert creature - from straw and colourful natural fibres.

Learn techniques from an acclaimed local artist whose woven work has been widely exhibited. All participants will (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Politics, art and madness in Putin’s Russia : Russian artists have often deployed ostensibly ‘mad’ tactics to provoke public response. More Information
Russian artists have often deployed ostensibly ‘mad’ tactics to provoke public response, and provide commentary on social and political affairs. In turn, Russian authorities have turned to the label of madness to discredit, marginalise and institutionalise artists who dared to engage in such (...)
Thursday 06
14:30 - WORKSHOP - **SOLD OUT** Needle-felted Pet Portraits : Join artist Elizabeth Marruffo for a fun children's art workshop learning to make a mini felt sculpture Website | More Information
Using 100% Australian Merino wool and a picture of your pet, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will show you some simple tricks to sculpt a beautiful little portrait of your pet. As your imagination runs wild we will also make accessories and food for your tiny companion.

Needle felting is so (...)
Friday 07
10:30 - WORKSHOP - **SOLD OUT**Cuties and Mini Beasts : Using colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will teach children how to sculpt tiny creatures Website | More Information
It’s time to get tiny! Artist Elizabeth Marruffo will take you on a sculpting adventure as you create tiny creatures of the fantastic. Using polymer clay and a range of clever sculpting tools and techniques, you will learn the basic skills that will help you sculpt anything you like.

Drag (...)

13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - The Likeness – Curator tour and talk Website | More Information
The Likeness is an exhibition drawn from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art and curated by Gemma Weston.

It is a partial survey of 100 years of Australian portraiture, reflecting how artists have utilised the genre to explore ideas of self-determination, identity and the changing - (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents - Verbitsky & WASO : 30th Anniversary Celebration Website | More Information
Under the baton of Maestro Vladimir Verbitsky, The Symphonic Chorus of UWA join WASO and the WASO Chorus in the Russian masterpiece, Rachmaninov’s massive, Edgar Allan Poe-inspired choral symphony The Bells. Program

RACHMANINOV The Bells TCHAIKOVSKY Manfred Symphony Vladimir Verbitsky (...)
Saturday 08
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Paint Yourself : Use modern make-up to create your own self-portraits. Website | More Information
Did you know that many of the earliest pigments used to paint with were first used to decorate our bodies? Let’s see how we can use modern make-up as a palette and create our own self-portraits. If you can apply a decent foundation, you’re already on your way to painting a great portrait.


13:00 - WORKSHOP - Paint Yourself - WINTERarts Workshop Website | More Information
View The Likeness and learn some tips and tricks from professional artist Elizabeth Marruffo to paint your own portrait. All materials provided. Participants will need to bring with them a printed A4 sized ‘selfie’ picture of themselves.

Limit of 20 people for ages 13-17 years

13:30 - GUIDED TOUR - ** SOLD OUT** Hidden UWA - Behind the Doors : Discover the hidden secrets and forgotten spaces of UWA's Crawley campus Website | More Information
Have you ever wanted to climb the 184 steps to the top of the UWA clock tower to marvel at the view? Come and discover this and some of the other hidden secrets and treasures at UWA’s Crawley campus on a tour Behind the Doors, led by the University’s recently retired “Oracle” Terry Larder.

Thursday 13
10:00 - EVENT - Somerville Forest KIN Village : A full day of arts and nature this school holiday Website | More Information
At KIN Village, children will have the chance to explore and play in nature under the pines in UWA’s beautiful Somerville Auditorium. With the guidance of the team at Educated by Nature, children will build a village of cubbies, make nature-inspired art, learn whittling, play wilderness adventure (...)
Saturday 15
10:00 - EVENT - WA Writers Professional Development Day : Gain insight into the publishing process. Website | More Information
Learn how to get your work published with tips and practical guidance from industry professionals.

Join UWA Publishing for a professional development day and gain insights into the entire publishing process – from writing a compelling book proposal, to marketing and publicity. Learn how (...)
Tuesday 18
7:30 - FESTIVAL - Social Impact Festival 2017 : Ten days of unique and inspiring participatory events based on social impact in Western Australia Website | More Information
The Social Impact Festival 2017 is a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems.

The festival will bring almost 200 contributors, who are leading experts and social (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Jane Austen and the Promotion of Virtue Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ned Curthoys, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia.

In a famous and enduringly influential reading of Jane Austen’s novels, the moral philospher Alasdair MacIntyre argues in his germinal work of moral philosophy After Virtue (1981) that (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Shaping the Fractured Self : Join us for the launch of an important new poetry anthology, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
UWA Publishing warmly invites you to the launch of Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of chronic illness and pain, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson.

Shaping the Fractured Self showcases twenty-eight of Australia’s finest poets who happen to live with chronic illness and pain. The (...)
Friday 21
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Medicine, the Great Nest, and the Little Business of Being Human : Public talk with Peter Underwood Website | More Information
‘The whole universe is one single nest,’ from the Upanishads, adopted as a motto by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). In this special talk, Peter Underwood will discuss two recent radio snippets broadcast on Radio National, both concerning medical research.

Peter Underwood is a doctor (...)
Saturday 22
14:00 - WORKSHOP - TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT (Part 2) : In partnership with Alumni for Social Impact - UWA & The Centre for Social Impact, we bring the second part of TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT. Website | More Information
** Presenting the inaugural TEDxUWASalon Series, ART // ACT **

We invite you to explore the concept of "artistic activism". Join the global discussion on the power of spreading ideas through the visual and the verbal. Discover how local change-makers are taking a stand on (...)
Sunday 23
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Poetry masterclass : Writing poetry of and from the body with writer Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
"It is always what is under pressure in us, especially under pressure of concealment – that explodes in poetry." Adrienne Rich

In this workshop writer and editor Heather Taylor Johnson will guide participants on how to nd language for the unspeakable.

Why is poetry (...)

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Prose masterclass : Writing about bodily trauma with writer Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
Join writer Heather Taylor Johnson in giving your illness narrative meaning, not a label.

David Foster Wallace famously said "The role of literature is to disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed". In the case of an illness narrative, the author is both the one doing (...)


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