Fremantle Press illustrator and artist Peter Kendall will be showcasing a series of works in an exhibition titled Went to Sea in May. Kendall, an Archibald finalist, will present sculptures, installations, drawings and paintings.
Fremantle Press author Tracy Farr is headed to one of the most acclaimed literary festivals in Australia, the Mildura Writers Festival. Farr, who was awarded the 2015 residency, will spend the entire month of July in Mildura, Victoria, where she will host a writing workshop, write blog entries for the festival and continue to work on her latest novel.
In her 20-year career as an event manager Kris Williams has been the director of Storylines, the All Saints’ College Literature Festival, and has worked for major events like Perth Writers Festival. Here are her tips for schools wishing to start their own festival.
Speaking from a boom lift where he was working on a mural for PUBLIC 2015, Perth-born visual artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers chatted to us about attending the upcoming Reading Matters conference in Melbourne, which kicks off May 28.
In an unexpected collaboration local poet Nandi Chinna will team up with a Dutch robot for the 2015 Fremantle Street Arts Festival. SKRYF, which is the brainchild of Eindhoven artist Gijs van Bon, will creep around the Fremantle Town Hall leaving a trail of Chinna’s poetry created from piles of sand.