Showcase

‘Showcase’ will profile the creativity, skill and talent of artists and arts organisations in Western Australia through media, social media platforms and outdoor screens across the city.

‘GRRR’, rubber doll body and animal head (both found on roadside, 1990s), Xanthorrhoea bracts, acrylic medium, 16 x 11 x 11 cm. On loan Anne M Brody Collection, Perth. Artist: Nalda Searles. Photographer Rebecca Mansell.
Photo: ‘GRRR’, rubber doll body and animal head (both found on roadside, 1990s), Xanthorrhoea bracts, acrylic medium, 16 x 11 x 11 cm. On loan Anne M Brody Collection, Perth. Artist: Nalda Searles. Photographer Rebecca Mansell.

The exhibition combines historical and new artworks, sourced from major art collections and the artist’s own studio. 

Nalda is best known for her unique sculptural practice which connects strongly to the histories of regional WA and includes long term engagement with remote Indigenous communities.  

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Grant: Arts 15k-plus

'Kangaroo Couple', 1995-2008, wollen gown, plant dyed silk, Xanthorrhea bracts, silk strings, common fodder, cotton mannequins. On loan Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth. Artist: Nalda Searles. Photographer: Rebecca Mansell.
Photo: 'Kangaroo Couple', 1995-2008, wollen gown, plant dyed silk, Xanthorrhea bracts, silk strings, common fodder, cotton mannequins. On loan Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth. Artist: Nalda Searles. Photographer: Rebecca Mansell.
A woman looking at a sculpture
Photo: 'Kaarnka...crow crown' Nalda Searles 1995. Photo Rebecca Mansell
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